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Definition: Extending high in the air of imposing height, towering


Found in ” Success Story” ( Line 4)

Knowing the definition of loftier helped me understand what the speaker wanted for themselves and how they would feel if they had chose another route to their success. It shows how the speaker would limit them self and inspired them a life of very high disappointment. Show how quick they are to give up instead of accepting the challenge of success.


Part of speech: Noun

Definition: a platform at a height above ground or floor level.

Source: Merriam Webster

Found in Success Story; line 13

Knowing the definition helps me get a better understanding of where the speaker thinks their life is going and how tall the speakers achievements are and what role the sky plays on it.


Part of speech: Verb

Definition: To spread by scattering

Source: Merriam- Webster

Found in Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “pity me not because the light of day ” (Line 12)

Knowing the definition helped me understanding what was happening with the wreckage and how it impacted the gales. It put an image in my head on how scatter pilled up. As well as connect line 12 to line 13.