Presentation on theme: "Impunity (n)Freedom from punishment or harm I must not only punish, but punish with impunity."— Presentation transcript:
Impunity (n)Freedom from punishment or harm I must not only punish, but punish with impunity.
Retribution (n)Punishment for a wrong; justice; revenge A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser.
Impose (v)(used with upon) take advantage of My friend, no; I will not impose upon your good nature.
Implore (v)Beg Once more let me implore you to return.
Obstinate (adj)Stubborn There was then a long and obstinate silence.
Preclude to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible: The insufficiency of the evidence precludes a conviction. this was a point definitively settled—but the very definitiveness with which it was resolved precluded the idea of risk.
Connoisseur a discerning judge of the best in any field: a connoisseur of horses. He prided himself on his connoisseurship in wine.
Recoil to draw back; start or shrink back, as in alarm, horror, or disgust. “You jest,” he exclaimed, recoiling a few paces.
Endeavor (v.) to exert oneself to do or effect something; make an effort; strive: We must constantly endeavor if we are to succeed It was in vain that Fortunato, uplifting his dull torch, endeavored to pry into the depth of the recess.
Succession the coming of one person or thing after another in order, sequence, or in the course of events: many troubles in succession. A succession of loud and shrill screams, bursting suddenly from the throat of the chained form, seemed to thrust me violently back.
Avenge 1. to take vengeance or exact satisfaction for: to avenge a grave insult.vengeance 2. to take vengeance on behalf of: He avenged his brother.vengeance Vengeance - revenge At length I would be avenged; (p. 286)
Accost to confront boldly: The beggar accosted me for money. He accosted me with excessive warmth, for he had been drinking much. (p. 288)
Abscond to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money. they had absconded to make merry in honor of the time. (p.288)
Sufficient adequate for the purpose; enough: sufficient proof; sufficient protection. These orders were sufficient,
Gait a manner of walking, stepping, or running. The gait of my friend was unsteady (p. 289)
Vain (in vain) Without effect It was in vain that Fortunato, uplifting his dull torch, endeavored to pry into the depth of the recess.