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Glossary of English Vocabulary: Candide Set 9

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Socinian
an adherent of a 16th century Italian sect with unitarian views (denial of the divinity of Jesus)
Lamentation
a cry of sorrow and grief
Reciprocally
in exchange or reciprocation (mutual or shared manner)
Descried
discovered by careful observation or scrutiny
Malcontents
chronically dissatisfied people; those who rebel against the established system
Fanatics
those marked by extreme, unreasoning enthusiasm for a cause
Post-chaise
a closed, four-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage that was formerly used to transport mail and passengers
Convalescent
a person who is recovering from an illness, an injury, or a surgical operation
Venom
a poisinous secretion of an animal; malice or spite
Punters
a trader who hopes to make quick profits, like a speculator; a gambler

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