Pulp Fiction Glossary

Pulp Fiction Glossary

iniquity

immoral or grossly unfair behavior

loathsome

causing hatred or disgust

odious

repulsive and repugnant

righteous

morally justifiable

lurid

vividly shocking or sensational

pulp fiction

sensational writing that is generally regarded as being of poor quality

redemption

the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil

non-linear

not denoting, involving, or arranged in a straight line

homage

to pay tribute to something admired

regression

a return to a former or less developed state

proprietor

the owner of a business, or a holder of property

prosperous

financially successful

medieval

very old-fashioned or primitive

divine intervention

miracle caused by a deity's active involvement in the human world

contemplation

the action of looking thoughtfully at something for a long time

domesticated

fond of home life and housework

dilemma

a difficult situation or problem

adrenaline

a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, especially in conditions of stress,

confiscate

to seize someone's property through legal authority

take a dive

to lose on purpose

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