Fanny Kemble

Vocabulary – Fanny Kemble

Outspoken: adjective; uttered or expressed with frankness or without reserve
Opponent: noun; adversary, rival, enemy
Slaveholder: noun; someone who owns slaves
Namesake: noun; somebody or something with the same name as somebody or something else
Distress: noun; mental suffering, e.g. that caused by grief, anxiety, or unhappiness
Deepened: verb; to become deep or deeper, or make something deep or deeper
Sensation: noun; a state of avid public interest in a phenomenon
Graphic: adjective; very realistic; including a number of vivid descriptive details, especially exciting or unpleasant ones. A violent video game may be described as graphic
Horrors: noun; something that causes a very strong feeling of fear, shock, or disgust
Dissolved: verb; to break apart. In this case to break apart a marriage and a nation
Abolition: ending of slavery, the official ending of the practice of slavery