Great Expectations Vocab

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a note that is written or carved on something

vivid

strinkingly bright or intense, full of life

falter

to hesitate or waiver in action, unsteady

beacon

a guiding pr warning signal

gibbet

gallows

impregnable

strong enough to resist or withstand attack

reproach

to blame or find fault with

forge

a fireplace for heating medal

adjoin

to be closw to or in contact with

disconsolate

hopelessly or unhappy

dexterity

skill or agility of th hands

ensued

followed for a purpose

deduce

to derive as a conclusion

partake

to have a part in

apparition

supernatural appearance

murky

dark,gloomy,

morbid

suggesting an unhealthy mental state

erudition

knowledge acquired by study

rivited

hrld together or captured by

rimy

covered with frost

vicariously

experienced through someone else

shrouded

cloacked,hidden,

exonerated

acquitted, cleared of accusations

disdainfully

in a proud manner, look down on someone

consternation

sudden alarming reaction, distress

segacious

wise

appropriated

to take possession of/set aside for a purpose

abhorence

hateful, disgusting

trenchent

incisive

giddy

lighthearted, silly, foolishly excited

interlocular

a speaker in the middle of things

pall

a cloth that goes over a casket, darkening, subduing of emotions

perspicuity

a clear understanding, see through it

ague

akes, pains, fever

elixor

a potion that makes you better - prolonges life

scrutiny

examie very closely

imprecations

a curse

elude

to refer to something

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