Halloween words

Vocabulary words for the Halloween season.

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  1. black cat
    large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
  2. candy apple
    an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  3. costume
    the attire characteristic of a country, time or social class
  4. dress up
    put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
  5. ghost
    the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
  6. Hallowe'en
    the evening before All Saints' Day
  7. Halloween
    the evening before All Saints' Day
  8. haunt
    follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
  9. holiday
    leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
  10. jack-o'-lantern
    lantern carved from a pumpkin
  11. mask
    a covering to disguise or conceal the face
  12. monster
    an imaginary creature usually having human and animal parts
  13. mummy
    a body that is embalmed, dried, and wrapped for burial
  14. prank
    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  15. pumpkin
    a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
  16. scary
    provoking fear terror
  17. skeleton
    the structure providing a frame for the body of an animal
  18. taffy apple
    an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  19. toffee apple
    an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  20. trick or treat
    a request by children on Halloween
  21. vampire
    a corpse rising at night to drink the blood of the living
  22. werewolf
    a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again

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