Flashcards in Vanished Man Section 1 Deck (23):
a hospital for the treatment of chronic diseases, as tuberculosis or various nervous or mental disorders.
distracted; deeply agitated.
concerned with or comprehending only what is on the surface or obvious
equipment, apparatus, or furnishing used in or necessary for a particular activity
an apartment or room rented by a tenant
strikingly bold or brilliant; showy
profitable; moneymaking; remunerative
having a high reputation; honored; esteemed
gruesome and horrifying; ghastly; horrible.
a close association with or detailed knowledge or deep understanding of a place, subject, period of history, etc
the pattern or melody of pitch changes in connected speech, especially the pitch pattern of a sentence, which distinguishes kinds of sentences or speakers of different language cultures.
meaningless, rapid talk; mere chatter; gabble.
the entire stock of skills, techniques, or devices used in a particular field or occupation
respect or reverence paid or rendered
skill or adroitness in using the hands or body; agility
The act of apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding.
Importance or other superiority
indecent; lewd; obscene
subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion
sincere penitence or remorse
a ghost or spirit supposed to manifest its presence by noises
rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy; clamorous; unrestrained