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Vocabulary from Pride and Prejudice--Mrs. Haney's Research and Reading

Archly

Brashly; mischievously

Censure

Disapproval

Disconcerted

Thrown into confusion

Entail

To limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified line of heirs

Vexed

Irritated; annoyed

Abominable

Deserving scorn; hateful

Condescend

To assume a superior manner

Dissemble

To hide; to disguise

Imprudent

Unwise

Incredulous

Unbelieving; skeptical

Lament

To express sorrow or regret

Pompous

Pretentious; overly dignified

Affability

Friendliness

Ardently

Passionately

Composure

Calm state of mind

Discernment

Perceptiveness

Indignation

Anger at an injustice

Scruples

Principles of right and wrong

Tumult

State of confusion and disorder

Anguish

Deep suffering or pain

Consolation

Comfort; help for sorrow

Felicity

Great happiness

Impetuous

Impulsive

Indolence

Habit of laziness

Profligate

Recklessly wasteful; pleasure seeking

Alacrity

Speed

Effusion

Outpouring of words or feelings

Irrevocably

In a manner impossible to reverse

Saucy

Teasingly or amusingly bold

Unabated

Maintaining full force

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