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Glossary of English Vocabulary: Candide Set 11

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Maxim
a saying thta is widely accepted on its own merits (like axioms in math)
Sequin
a small n shiny ornamental disk; a gold coin of the Venetian republic
Masquerade
a costume party at which masks are worn; a disguise or false outward show
Droll
amusingly odd or whimsically comical
Adherents
supporters of a cause or an individual
Providence
care or preparation in advance; foresight
Compassion
Been defined earlier...you should know this one
Petrified
siffened or stonelike; deadened; paralyzed with terror; ummm...wood
Cadi
an inferior judge or magistrate (from the Mohammedans), usually the judge of a town or village
Crucial
of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

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