Victorian england vocab

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homely

(adj) not elaborate or complex

herald

(v) to give notice of

quarrel

(n) a ground of dispute or complaint

aristocratic

(adj) belonging to, having the same qualities

manifold

(adj) marked by diversity or variety

fancies

(v) to have a fancy for

metropolis

(n) a large, important city

retort

(n) a quick, witty, or cutting reply

bachelor

(adj) unmarried man

hereditary

(adj) passed down through family

engaged

(adj) busy or occupied

devoid

(v) strip of some quality

unimpeachable

(adj) questionable as to honesty

scintillating

(adj) animated, vivacious

endevour

(v) make an effort

chagrin

(n) a feeling of vexation marked by disappointment or humiliation

retrogression

(n) movement backward

assailants

(n) a person who attacks

jollification

(n) merrymaking, jolly

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