The Castle of Amontillado Glossary

Ventured: To start to do something new or different that usually involve risk.
Example:It was obvious she was scared to venture anywhere near the edge.
Vow: A serious promise to do something or to behave in a certain way.
Example:That night she made a vow to herself.
Connoiseur: A person who knows a lot about something, an expert in a particular subject.
Example:I am becoming a connoisseur of these games over the years.
Doubt: To be uncertain about something, to believe that something may not be true.
Example:I doubt if she’ll go to you.
Immolate (immolation): To kill or destroy by fire.
Example:He was crazy so he immolated him.
Motley: Made up of many different people or things.
Example:Motley collection of vehicles of all types.
Conical: Shaped like a cone.
Example:That thing has a conical surface.
Fearful: Very bad or extreme. Feeling fear.
Example:Her large eyes were fearful once again.
Bargain: An agreement in which people or groups say they will do or give something in exchange for something else.
Vault: An arched structure of mansory usually forming a ceilling or roof.

Definitions taked from “Merriam Webster” dictionary.


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