A Hanging by George Orwell

A Hanging by George Orwell

gallows
instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging
desolately
in a hopeless or lonely way
pariah
a person who is rejected (from society or home)
servile
being submissive or slave like
timorously
showing or suffering from nervousness, fear, or a lack of confidence
snigger
a disrespectful laugh
garrulously
excessively talkative, esp. on trivial matters
refractory
stubbornly resistant to authority or control
amicably
characterized by friendship and good will
Haven’t found the essay you want?