To better see all uses of the word
Heart of Darkness
please enable javascript.

Used In
Heart of Darkness
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "I thought his memory was like the other memories of the dead that accumulate in every man’s life,—a vague impress on the brain of shadows that had fallen on it in their swift and final passage; but before the high and ponderous door, between the tall houses of a street as still and decorous as a well-kept alley in a cemetery, I had a vision of him on the stretcher, opening his mouth voraciously, as if to devour all the earth with all its mankind.

  • There are no more uses of "decorum" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • All decorum was lost in the classroom.
  • She insists upon decorum and civility at her meetings.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading