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Great Expectations Vocab 1

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Imperious
Arrogontly overbearing or urgent
prodigal
Wastefully extravegant
Dissuade
To persuade a person from following a certain path
Gluttony
Excess in eating or drinking
Prodigious
Inexpressibely great in size or extent
Vestry
A room in a church that is used by priests for classes and to prepare for services
Elixer
A sweetened solution of alcohol and water or an underlining principle
Regale
To entertain, usually with food and drink
Restorative
Having the power to restore
larcenous
Relating to or guity of theft
Waistcoat
A garment normally worn by men under a doublet
Conciliatory
Placit; yielding or to unite or win over
Cravat
A cloth worn around the necks of men in the 17th century in substitution of a bow tie
Commiserate
To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with
Banns
An announcement,especially in a church, of an intended marriage.
Aghast
Struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Omnipresent
Present everywhere symaltaneously.
Connubial
Related to marratlge or marrage state.
Vivacious
Full of animation and spirit
Ensue
To follow as a result of something or to take place subsequently
Imprecation
A curse
Trenchant
Forcefull, effective, and vigerous
Intimate
To make known subtly or indirectly
Homily
A tedious, moralizing lecture or admonition
Chandler
A person who makes candles or a specialized retailer
Bile
An alkaline brownish yellow substance secreated by the liver or bitterness in tmperor
Impregnable
Difficult to capture or control
Detest
To intensly dislike; abhor
Contumacious
Obstinently disobedient
Assail
To attack with words; to ridicule or to trouble
Vicarious
Done as if one is taking on the feelings of another
Garret
An attic
Consternation
A state of paralyzing fear
Expectorate
To eject from the mouth by coughing or spitting

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