The War of the Worlds Glossary

The War of the Worlds Glossary

Scrutinised

Carefully watched

Transient

Existing for a very short time

Calamity

Disaster

Exceptional

Unusual

Inconcievably remote

So far away that humans cannot imagine or understand it

Cumbersome

Large and heavy, to the point where it is difficult to use

Perish

Die violently

Ruthless

Extremely cruel and heartless

Immensity

Largeness; enormous scale

Tumultuous

Constantly changing

Staccato

A very fast paced rhythm

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