A hollow or concave utensil, as a cup, bowl, pitcher, or vase,used for holding liquids or other contents.( The runaway slaves)
The formal agreement between a group of bondholders and the debtor as to the terms of the debt.( From an article from BHS)
a person who favors the abolition of any law or practice deemedharmful to society
“abolitionist literature”( The runaway slave)
Intended for benefits rather than profit
“Whose owner was regarded as kind and benevolent “( The runaway slave)
Asmall vehicle consisting of a platform mounted on runners foruse in traveling over snow or ice
“Sled runner”( The Shawl)
Weak intellectually or morally
“Old men described as feeble”( The runaway slaves)
To depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid captureand legal prosecution
“and methods of absconding”( The runaway slave)
That does not relent, unyielding severe, strict, or harsh; unrelenting
“relentlessly from one generation to the next”( The runaway slave)
Approval or favor; encouragement; moral support.
“A stupid countenance”( The runaway slave)
The utmost length to which one can go in action; the utmost extent or limit of ability or resources.
“A wandering goat untethered and gnawing bramble”( Beloved)
To give, assign, or bestow in great quantity; load , to heap blessings upon someone, to heap someone with work.
“Negroes heaped on them”(Beloved)
A reason or cause of condemning, the act of condemning
” Denver had to take pride i the condemnation Negroes heaped on them” (Beloved)
To increase the severity, bitterness or violence
“The problem was further exacerbated if a a recipient was illiterate” ( The runaway slave)
a square or oblong usually fabric garment or wrapper used especially as a covering for the head or shoulders.
to escape the perception, understanding, or grasp of.
“But who she owed or what to pay it with eluded her.”