Pride & Prejudice 1

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caprice

a sudden desire

emphatic

forceful and definite in expression or action

disconcert

to throw into confusion

gallantry

an act of marked courtesy; courteous attention to a lady; spirited and conspicuous bravery

censure

harsh criticism or disapproval

folly

lack of good sense or normal prudence and foresight

synonymous

having the same connotations, implications, or reference

impertinent

given to or characterized by insolent rudeness

fortnight

a period of 14 days; two weeks

indignation

anger aroused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean

insipid

lacking in qualities that interest, stimulate, or challenge

draught

a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)

countenance

the appearance conveyed by a person's face

assent

to agree to something especially after thoughtful consideration

eminent

standing above others in quality or position

stout

strong of character; physically or materially strong

prevail

to be or become effective or effectual; triumph

odious

arousing or deserving hatred

deceitful

having a tendency to not be honest

expostulation

to have an act or an instance to reason earnestly with a person for purposes of dissuasion or remonstrance

reprehensible

worthy of or deserving to voice disapproval of

infinite

immeasurably or inconceivably great or extensive

civility

training in the humanities

novelty

something new or unusual

willful

done deliberately

propitious

favorably disposed; being a good omen

felicity

the quality or state of being happy

rectory

the house in which a parish priest or minister lives

amends

compensation for a loss or injury

deference

respect and esteem due a superior or an elder

affability

being pleasant and at ease in talking to others

parsonage

the house provided by a church for its pastor

deign

to condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved

esteem

the regard in which one is held

proxy

an authorized act for another

procure

obtain by particular care and effort

probity

adherence to the highest principles and ideals

exultation

the act of being extremely joyful

humility

the quality or state of being humble

discernment

the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure

bestow

to present as a gift or an honor

insolent

insultingly contemptuous in speech or conduct

perverse

turned away from what is right or good

injunction

a writ (document) granted by a court of equity whereby one is required to do or to refrain from doing a specified act

patroness

a woman who uses wealth or influence to help an individual, an institution, or a cause

condescend

to assume an air of superiority

coquetry

a flirtatious act or attitude

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