English Vocabulary – Halloween II

It’s time to learn more Halloween related vocabulary. We hope you are relaxed and ready to learn. Try not to get too spooked out.

Jack-o-lantern – a pumpkin that has had its insides removed and a face cut into it for Halloween.

mask – a covering for your face or for part of your face.

moonlight – the light of the moon.

owl – a bird that usually hunts at night and that has a large head and eyes, a powerful hooked beak, and strong claws.

potion – a drink that is meant to have a special or magical effect on someone.

prank – a drink that is meant to have a special or magical effect on someone.

pumpkins – a large, round, orange vegetable used as food and sometimes as a decoration.

scare – to cause (someone) to become afraid.

shadows – a dark shape that appears on a surface when someone or something moves between the surface and a source of light.

skeleton – the structure of bones that supports the body of a person or animal.

skull – the structure of bones that form the head and face of a person or animal.

spell – a group of secret words that are believed to have magic power.

spider – a small creature that has eight legs and usually creates a web of sticky threads in which it catches insects for food.

spirit – the force within a person that is believed to give the body life, energy, and power.

spooky – strange and frightening.

treat’o’trick – a custom on Halloween in which children knock on people’s doors and say “trick or treat” when the doors are opened to ask for candy.

vampire – a dead person who leaves the grave at night to bite and suck the blood of living people.

warlock – a man who has magical powers and practices witchcraft : a sorcerer or wizard.

web – a net made from silk threads woven together by a spider.

werewolf – a person who sometimes changes into a wolf especially when the moon is full.

wigs – artificial hair that you wear on your head because you are bald or in order to change your appearance.

witch – a woman who is thought to have magic powers.

zombie – a person who moves very slowly and is not aware of what is happening especially because of being very tired.

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