Night: Night Parts 3-5 Flashcards


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Night
Chapters 4-9
Chapters 4-9
updated 10 months ago by ljustice
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english, biography & autobiography, jewish, history, modern, 20th century, holocaust
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queue

line of people waiting their turn

2

cauldrons

kettles or pots

3

gallows

wooden frame for hanging people

4

manacled

handcuffed; shackled

5

sabotage

subversion; destructive action or interference by an enemy

6

prostrated

cast oneself face down in humility, submission, or adoration

7

lamentation

expression or cry of grief

8

mirage

illusion; something illusory or unattainable

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countenance

facial expression

10

interminable

unending; incessant

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emaciated

thin; gaunt; haggard

12

wallowing

taking pleasure in; reveling

13

meager

scanty; inadequate; deficient in quantity or quality

14

crucible

severe test or trial

15

derision

ridicule; mockery

16

dysentery

severe diarrhea caused by infection

17

automatons

those who behave or respond in a mechanical way, like robots

18

bereaved

saddened by a loved one’s death

19

privations

lack of basic necessities or comforts of life

20

encumbrance

burden; a dependent person

21

apathy

lack of emotion or passion

22

indifference

lack of interest or concern

23

livid

deathly pale; pallid; ashen

24

simultaneously

existing or occurring at the same time; concurrent

25

hillock

a small hill

26

vulnerable

capable of being hurt physically or emotionally

27

visionary

deceptive; misleading; imaginary

28

liquidated

gotten rid of; done away with