glossary of unfamiliar terms

connotation - an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning
dominion -sovereignty; control
dusk - the darker stage of twilight
fleecy - made of or lined with a soft, warm fabric
groove - a long, narrow cut or depression, esp. one made to guide motion or receive a corresponding ridge
gulls - fool or deceive
lute - a plucked stringed instrument with a long neck bearing frets and a rounded body with a flat front that is shaped like a halved egg
mortality - the state of being subject to death
pinnacle - a high, pointed piece of rock
syntax - the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language
tumult - a loud, confused noise, esp. one caused by a large mass of people
utter - complete; absolute
weep - shed tears
wholly - entirely; fully
windily -marked by or exposed to strong winds