Glossary part 2

terms found within poems

Allay - to lessen or relieve

Assail - to assault or attack

Desire - to wish or long for

Ebbing - declining or decaying

Landin' (Landing) - a platform between flights of stairs

Locomotive - any self-propelled vehicle

Luminous - radiating or reflecting light

Perish - to pass away or disappear

Quicksilver - the metallic element mercury

Relative - having relation or connection

Spouting - to emit or discharge forcibly in a stream or jet

Suffice - to be enough or adequate for

Swerve - to turn aside abruptly in movement

Thwack - a word that represents a catching sound

Utter - speak or pronounce