Here are some interesting words and their meanings that I found when I was reading Anne Frank's Diary.
Melancholy, (p 70) means sadness and depression.
Hordes, (p 80) means a large group or crowd.
Derision, (p 81) is to scorn or ridicule.
Passive - isn't this a wonderful word! - not resisting or fighting against something.
Fatalistic. (p 84) A fatalist is a person who accepts whatever happens and thinks that it could not have been prevented
tumultuous (p 113) means noisy.
written by Nicola
Literature Circles Round 2 - pp71-144