Great Expectations Vocabulary

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Conciliatory

intended to restore harmony or goodwill

Consternation

feelings of anxiety or dismay

Felicitous

happy; well chosen or suitable to the circumstances

Imperiously

assuming power of authority without justification; arrogant and domineering

Penitent

a person who repents sin

Remonstrance

criticism; forceful protest

Satire

literature that uses humor or sarcasm to riducle human vices or follies

Vicariously

experience in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another

Amalgamation

a union or merger of parts

Disconcerted

thrown into confusion

Inscrutably

in a manner that is not easily interpreted or understood

Sagacious

of keen and farsighted perception of judgment

Unremunerative

not profitable

Reticent

not wanting to talk

Rumination

a state of deep thought or pondering

Audacious

risky, brazen, bold, unrestrained

Auspicious

fortunate, lucky

Forbearance

self-control; the act of refraining from something

Genteel

aristocratic; gentlemanly

Incongruous

not matching or fitting

Irresolute

unsure on how to proceed; uncertain

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