Lachrymose GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Lachrymose GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈlæk.rɪ.məʊs/ (adj) Definition sad and crying, tending to cry easily, tearful, easily moved, in tears, maudlin, weepy, sobbing, mournful, dismal, sorrowful, unhappy, teary, doleful Example You could say this world is more connected than it’s ever been. Friends, family, and strangers who live miles apart can communicate instantly thanks to social … Read more

Lament GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Lament GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ləˈment/ (noun & verb) Verb: to express grief, sadness or regret about something, express sorrow, rue, bemoan, deplore, grieve, howl, bewail, mourn, moan Noun: a poem, piece of writing or eulogy that expresses sadness about someone’s death, cry, weeping, wailing, howling Holidays are a time when you especially miss a loved … Read more

Mourn 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 29

Mourn 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 29 /mɔːn/ (verb) to grieve and show great sadness usually due to someone’s death, grieve for, weep for, lament, cry over, grieve over, bewail, bemoan – deplore, regret, rue This article reports empirical research into public books of condolence signed following two key mourning events within British culture: the … Read more

Shriek 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 2

Shriek 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 2 Shriek 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 2 /ʃriːk/ (noun & verb) a loud and high-pitched piercing cry or sound, shrill cry, scream, screech, roar, howl, yell, yelp – make a shrill sound or cry, say something in a shrill voice, scream, howl “Terrified” boy pretending to shriek with … Read more

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin English Short Story

The Story of an Hour The Story of an Hour Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband’s death. It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints that revealed in half … Read more