Glossary

  • afar: from, at, or to a distance; far away.
  • bared: without covering or clothing; naked; nude.
  • brooding: preoccupied with depressing, morbid, or painful memories or thoughts
  • fearsome: afraid; timid.
  • flurry: a light, brief shower of snow.
  • haughty: disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious.
  • illuminated: to supply or brighten with light.
  • presuppose: to suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted in advance.
  • spleen: ill humor, peevish temper, or spite.
  • sweeping: moving, driving, or passing steadily and forcibly on.
  • swiftly: coming, happening, or performed quickly or without delay.
  • unleashed: to abandon control of.
  • waning: to decline in power, importance, prosperity.