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Glossary of Boylan Honors 3 Flashcards

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fickle
changeable or unstable in affection or interest
abash
make ashamed and ill at ease
discerning
having or showing good judgement or understanding
demur
be unwilling because of doubts or objections
industries
jobs or tasks
interposed
came between
civility
politeness
gossamer
a very thin, soft, filthy cloth
tippet
a scarflike garment for the neck and shoulders
tulle
a thin, fine netting used for veils or scarves
blithe
cheerful, carefree
jobbers
middlemen who buy goods wholesale to sell to dealers
trottoirs
sidewalks
ranklings
angry or bitter feelings; resentments
unrequited
not returned
rack
an upheaval, as by a storm
exulting
rejoicing greatly
keel
a piece protruding from the bottom of a ship to help maintain balance
abeyance
temporary suspension, as of an activity or function
effuse
pour out
bequeath
leave (property) to another by last will and testament

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