Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Definitions

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Abject

showing utter resignation or hopelessness

Abominable

exceptionally bad or displeasing

Benefactor

a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

Boisterous

violent; rough; noisy

Gaunt

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Haggard

showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

Hypocrisy

insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have

Immodest

not modest in conduct, utterance, etc.; indecent; shameless.

Indignation

anger as a result of something unjust

Malefactor

someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime

Melancholy

a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed

Metamorphoses

changing shape/form

Mortify

to humiliate

Peevishly

showing annoyance, irritation, or bad mood

Redemption

(Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

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