Paul Reveres Ride Vocabulary

muffled- quieted
Aloft- above
spectral- like a ghost
Alley- a narrow road or path that leads behind a building
Tramp- the sound the soldiers made when marching
Tead- footsteps
stealthy- sneaky; catlike
Sombre- (also spelled somber) dreary; gloomy
Impetuous- forceful or passionate
Kindled- started a fire
defiance- an act of challenge.
Peril- danger
Aghast- horrified

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