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Glossary of English Vocabulary: Candide Set 7 and 8

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Clerics
a member of the clergy
Insolence
the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take all liberites; being "fresh" as my grandmama would say
Expedient
appropriate to a purpose; something that is a means to an end
Apprehension
fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread (also could be capturing or arresting)
Cauldron
a large vessel, such as a kettle or vat, for boiling
Jargon
nonsensical, incoherent, or meaningless talk; a hybrid language or dialect, a pidgin
Victuals
food fit for human consumption
Inevitably
impossible to avoid or prevent
Quoit
a game at which flat rings of iron or rope are pitched at a stake (like horseshoe)DAMN THOSE PPL AND THEIR STUPID WORDS
Prodigious
impressively great in size, force, or extend; extraordinary; marvelous (ominous?)
Humility
the quality or condition of being humble (thankful...same thing)
Parroquets
same as parrots or parakeets
Circumspection
knowing how to avoid embarassment or distress; prudent
Ecstacy
intense joy or delight
Genteelly
refined in manner; well-bred and polite
Repartee
a swift, witty reply
Exploits
acts or deeds, especially brilliant and heroic ones
Fortnight
a period of 14 days, or two weeks
Ranson
to be defined later (i personally think its like, a reward for capturing something)
Piaster
a fractionaly monetary unit in Egypt

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