Jane Eyre Vocabulary

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Abhor

to hate

Persue

to read thoroughly and carefully

Heterogeneous

consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature

Parley

a negotiation between enemies

Diffidence

lack of self-confidence

Gorge

overeat or eat immodestly

Insurrection

organized opposition to authority

Ruth

a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

Vehement

marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions

Dearth

an insufficient quantity or number

Virulent

extremely poisonous or injurious

Mandate

the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory

Aperture

a natural opening in something

Civility

the act of showing regard for others

Doleful

filled with or evoking sadness

Opprobrium

a state of extreme dishonor

Execration

the object of cursing or detestation

Emulation

effort to equal or surpass another

Vassalage

the state of a serf

Hiatus

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

Homily

a sermon on a moral or religious topic

Riveted

fastened or made firm

Ignominy

a state of dishonor

Sanguine

inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life

Thwarted

disappointingly unsuccessful

Turbid

(of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment

Reprimand

an act or expression of criticism and censure

Divest

reduce or dispose of

Interloper

someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

Consternation

fear resulting from the awareness of danger

Indemnity

a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

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