Word List: archaic, cursed, enigmatic, eerie, foreboding, grave, haunt, hieroglyphics, malevolent, supernatural
For centuries, people have whispered of the cursed Egyptian tomb, hidden deep within the desert sands. The entrance was adorned with archaic hieroglyphics that warned of the tomb’s malevolent spirit. Despite the foreboding warnings, a group of archaeologists were determined to uncover its secrets.
As they entered the tomb, they felt an eerie sense of unease. The walls were covered with enigmatic symbols and the air was thick with the presence of something supernatural. Suddenly, they heard a haunting noise and realized that they were not alone.
The group soon discovered that the tomb was haunted by the ghost of an ancient Egyptian ruler, who had placed a curse upon the tomb to protect its secrets. Despite their attempts to leave, they found themselves unable to escape the tomb’s graveyard-like atmosphere.
The archaeologists soon fell victim to the curse, never to be seen or heard from again. It is said that their spirits still haunt the tomb, and that anyone who enters will suffer the same fate.
|very old and no longer used
|archaic language, archaic manuscript, archaic weapon
|doomed to misfortune or suffering
|cursed object, cursed land, cursed family
|difficult to understand or explain
|enigmatic symbol, enigmatic figure, enigmatic statement
|strange and frightening
|eerie atmosphere, eerie feeling, eerie sound
|an ominous or supernatural sign
|foreboding warning, foreboding dream, foreboding silence
|serious and dignified
|grave tone, grave situation, grave expression
|visit or appear to in a ghostly form
|haunted house, haunted mansion, haunted castle
|a system of writing using pictures
|ancient hieroglyphics, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Mayan hieroglyphics
|having or showing a wish to do evil to others
|malevolent spirit, malevolent look, malevolent intent
|relating to forces beyond the natural world
|supernatural power, supernatural event, supernatural creature