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English Vocabulary: Candide Set 4

Terms

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Profound
coming from a great depth; deep
Hanger
one who hangs something; a decorative strip of cloth hung on a wall; a short sword
Conceit
favorable and especially unduly high opinion of one's own abilities or worth
Avert
to turn away; to ward off or prevent
Scourge
Source of widespread devasation, like from a war; to chastise severely
Amiable
friendly and agreeable in disposition; cordial
Sage
one venerated for experience, judgement, and wisdom
Choleric
easily angered, bad-tempered
Varlet
a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel (also a servant?)
Antagonist
someone who offers opposition; opposite of the hero or protagonist

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