The Ghost Sonata Glossary

The Ghost Sonata Glossary

aversion

a strong dislike or disinclination

carouse

drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way

denounce

publicly declare to be wrong or evil

despicable

deserving hatred and contempt

elegance

gracefulness

hazard

a danger or risk

impertinent

not showing proper respect

imposing

grand and impressive in appearance

inquire

ask for information from someone

mahogany

hard reddish-brown timber from a tropical tree, used for high-quality furniture

quilt

a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied in a decorative design

reckless

done without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action

recur

occur again, periodically, or repeatedly

remarkable

worthy of attention

Samaritan

a charitable or helpful person

slander

the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation

terminate

bring to an end

valiant

possessing or showing courage or determination

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