Volume 1 Vocab of Pride and Prejudice (Scherbel Period 8)

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alacrity

eager readiness, willingness; quick understanding

appertain

to belong or relate to

approbation

approval, sanction, praise

arch

teasing, pleasantly mischievous

ascertain

to make certain or definite; to discover through examination or experiment

asperity

sharpness of temper; harshness

avowal

frank admission, open declaration; confession

caprice

whim, impulse; impulsive change of mind

circumspection

cautious judgment

complaisance

willingness to please, compliance

complacency

quite satisfaction, contentment; self-satisfaction

diffidence

lack of self-confidence; hesitancy to assert oneself; shyness

diffuseness

a spreading out; scattering wordiness

discretion

prudence, carefulness in words or actions

ductility

quality of being easily molded or led

effusion

unrestrained emotional response

expostulation

earnest protest

felicity

happiness, good fortune; quality of pleasing expression in speech or writing

forbearance

patient restraint, self-control

importune

to trouble someone with demands, to urge persistently

iniquitous

wicked, unjust

manifold

many and varied

mien

manner, air; way of carrying oneself

mortify

to cause someone to experience shame or humiliation

obliging

helpful, ready to serve

odious

hateful, disgusting, offensive

panegyric

formal speech or writing praising a person or event

pedantic

displaying scholarship, lacking in judgment or sense of proportion

piqued

prided oneself or aroused interest

pliancy

adaptability

precipitance

great haste, rashness

prognostics

forecasts, predictions

scrupulousness

showing careful attention to what is right or proper

solicitude

care, concern; sometimes excessive concern

supercilious

disdainful, contemptuous, proud, haughty

surmise

guess, conjecture

vex

to annoy, disturb

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