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The Lady, or the Tiger? Frank Stockton Vocabulary.

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1 The Lady, or the Tiger? Frank Stockton Vocabulary

2 Barbaric: uncivilized, wild Progressive: moving forward, new-age thinking Florid: having a healthy red color Untrammeled: free of action, unrestricted Notion: a general idea Valor: courage, bravery Refined: having or showing well-bred feeling, taste

3 Exuberant: extremely excited, lively, enthusiastic Inevitable: certain to happen Impartial: not partial or biased, free of judgment/opinion Fate: something that unavoidably happens, can’t prevent Emanated: to come forth, flow out, issue

4 Allegiance: to loyalty of a citizen to his/her government, to another Ingrafted: to insert, become one Incorruptible: that cannot be bribed or swayed Procured: to obtain to get by care, effort or use of special means Doleful: sorrowful, mournful, melancholy

5 Dire: causing or involving great suffering, dread Subordinate: placed in or belonging to a lower order or rank Retribution: act of punishing or taking vengeance for wrongdoing, sin, or injury Epithalamic: a poem or song written to celebrate a wedding

6 Solemnized: to perform a ceremony (of marriage) Tribunal: a court of judgment Fervent: having/showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm Imperious: Domineering in a haughty manner, overbearing Unsurpassed: unable to go beyond or exceed

7 Aesthetic: the appreciation of beauty or value Moiety: half of something Fervid: strongly emotional or intense in spirit Damsels: a young woman, girl, a maiden Parapet: a defensive wall Devious: sneaky, or sinister Grievous: causing grief or sorrow Reveries: a state of dreaming, day dreaming

8 Rapturous: full of feeling, intense delight Multitude: a great number Futurity: future time Deliberation: careful consideration before decision Presume: to take for granted, assume or suppose

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