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Vocabulary. The Cask of Amontillado By Edgar Allen Poe. Preclude. Verb To make impossible. Fettered. Verb To chain. Motley. Adjective Composed of many different and unrelated elements or colors Noun A clown costume. Rapier. Noun A long, slender, two-edged sword. Explicit.

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vocabulary

Vocabulary

The Cask of Amontillado

By Edgar Allen Poe

preclude
Preclude
  • Verb
  • To make impossible
fettered
Fettered
  • Verb
  • To chain
motley
Motley
  • Adjective
  • Composed of many different and unrelated elements or colors
  • Noun
  • A clown costume
rapier
Rapier
  • Noun
  • A long, slender, two-edged sword
explicit
Explicit
  • Adjective
  • Definite
repose
Repose
  • Verb
  • To lie at rest
  • Noun
  • Calmness
flagon
Flagon
  • Noun
  • A large container for liquids, as wine or liquor
niter
Niter
  • Noun
  • A white or gray harden form of potassium nitrate
sconces
Sconces
  • Noun
  • A wall bracket for candles or light
implore
Implore
  • Verb
  • To beg; ask with sincerity
flambeaux
Flambeaux
  • Noun
  • Lighted torch
amontillado
Amontillado
  • Noun
  • A variety of sherry
impunity
Impunity
  • Noun
  • Protection against punishment
accost
Accost
  • Verb
  • To approach and speak to in a bold way
connoisseurship
Connoisseurship
  • Noun
  • Expert knowledge in some particular field , often in art or food
immolation
Immolation
  • Noun
  • A Sacrifice
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