English Short Story Vocab. Words

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amenity something that adds to ones comfort or convenience
condone to forgive or overlook
cultivated refined or cultured suspicison; inspiring confidence
droll amusingly odd or comercial
imperative absolutly necessary
quarry the object of a hunt: prey
scruple a feeling of uneasiness that keeps a person from doing something
solicitously in a manner expressing care or concern
tangible capable of being touched or felt
uncanny so remarkable as to seem supernatural
zealous intensly enthusiastic
abscond to go away suddenly and secretly
apenture an opening, such as a hole or gap
immolation death or destruction
impunity freedom from penatly or harm
preclude to make impossible, especially by taking action in advance
repose to lie dead or at rest
subside to decrease in amount or intensity; to settle down
termination an end, limit, or edge