Glossary

  • 1. Obese- very fat or overweight
  • 2. Prosperous- having or characterized by financial success or good fortune
  • 3. Billowing- a great wave or surge of the sea.
  • 4. Corset- close-fitting undergarment, stiffened with whalebone or similar material
  • 5. Jingling- to make clinking or tinkling sounds, as do coins, keys, or other light, resonant metal objects when coming into contact or being struck
  • 6. Ethereality- light, airy, or tenuous
  • 7. Infinite- immeasurably great
  • 8. Crystalline- like crystal
  • 9. sledges - a vehicle of various forms, mounted on runners and often drawn by draft animals, used for traveling or for conveying loads over snow
  • 10. Merriment- cheerful or joyful gaiety
  • 11. Runic- consisting of or set down in runes
  • 12. Tintinnabulation- the ringing or sound of bells.
  • 13. Palpitating- to pulsate with unusual rapidity from exertion, emotion, disease
  • 14. Clangor- a loud, resonant sound
  • 15. Monotone- a vocal utterance or series of speech sounds in one unvaried tone.