I only waved denial and gurgled in my throat. She went on “It’s bad enough to have you flirt over the Ouija board with that hussy ----.”
(a) What was John denying?
(b) What does the word ‘hussy’ mean?
(c) Why did Lavinia think that John was flirting?
(a) John was denying the accusation that he was hiding somebody in the room.
(b) The word ‘hussy’ means an immoral girl or woman.
(c) During the Ouija board party, a ghost named ‘Helen’ called John a traitor; therefore, Lavinia thought that John was flirting with someone.