Pride and Prejudice Vocab

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Discretion

Cautious, reserved in speech

Amend

To compensate for a loss

Amiable

Pleasing, admirable

Former

Previous person

Latter

Last person

Civil

Mannerly, polite

Mortified

Subdued, deadened

Felicity

Happiness

Indignation

Angry because something is unjust

Propriety

Quality, special characteristics

Vexation

The act of harassing or troubling

Complaisance

Disposition to please or oblige

Condescend

To descend to a less dignified state, to show superiority

Impertinence

Irrelevance, not within good taste

Approbation

The act of approving formally

Deference

Respect and esteem

Reproof

To criticize someone for a fault

Rational

Sane or logical

Commendation

compliments or commends

Condescension

A patronizing attitude, superior attitude

Disdain

Feeling of contempt, scorn

Forbearance

Refraining from doing something

Imprudent

Lacking descretion

Diffidence

Reservation, hesitance

Lamentation

Mourning or wail

Abhorrence

Loathing or hating

Incredulous

Unbelievable, not believable

Repine

Feel or express discontent, fret

Impropriety

A failure to observe standards or show due honesty or modesty

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