The Importance of Being Earnest Act 3

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apprise

to make aware of

capacious

able to hold a large amount; roomy

consternation

amazement or fear that makes one feel confused

credulity

tendency to believe too readily

effrontery

extreme boldness; presumptuousness

insuperable

incapable of being overcome

ostentatious

intended to attract notice and impress others

earnest

serious; sincere

scoundrel

a disreputable person; rascal

temperance

restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food

repellent

driving away; disgusting; offensive; repulsive; unattractive; N.

esteemed

highly regarded

quail

to cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart

refute

to prove to be false or incorrect

tutelage

the act of training or the state of being under instruction.

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