Paul Revere Vocabulary Aloft: Above Muffled: Alley: Path/Road. Tramp: Walking heavily or noisy. Tread: When your foot hits the ground. Stealthy: Getting away with something secretly. Sombre: Sad/ Depressing. Spectra;: Like A Ghost Kindled:Starting a fire. Aghast: Afraid/Scared. Defiance: Wanting a Challenge. Peril: Awaiting of Danger. Impetuous: With Force.