The Devil in the White City Glossary

The Devil in the White City Glossary

Deny

To lie

Or, to stop someone from having something or someone

Inspire

To make another have the urge or ability to do or feel something, especially to do something creative

Evanescence

The event of fading and gradually vanishing from sight.

Loam

a soil with roughly equal proportions of sand, silt, and clay

Conflict

A serious disagreement or argument

Or, to clash or be incompatible with something/someone

Intermittent

occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady

Encounter

to come across

Desolate

feeling utterly unhappy

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