The Nose (Akutagawa) Glossary

The Nose (Akutagawa) Glossary

acolyte

a person assisting a priest in a religious service

preoccupation

engrossed with something

tormented

experience severe mental or physical suffering

disciples

a follower or pupil of a teacher

layman

a non-ordained male member of a Church

refuge

being safe or sheltered from pursuit

taxing

physically or mentally demanding