Name 5 vocabulary words from the book, "The Man Who Was Poe" and define them.

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There are myriad vocabulary words in “The Man Who Was Poe," but these I like because they communicate new ideas about familiar words or new words for familiar words.

Baleful means in a threatening manner or foreshadowing of evil or some other tragic developments.

Brawl as a noun is a noisy fight. As a verb, brawl means to quarrel in a noisy, angry, or disruptive way.

Insinuate means to insert oneself or one’s opinion in a subtly way.

Piqued means to cause or feel anger or resentment.

Sordid can mean unorthodox or dishonest. It can also mean run down and disgusting.

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