Great Expectations vocab 21-30

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(n) Miscreant

one who behaves criminally or viciously
-He was a miscreant to anyone wearing yellow.

(n) paroxysm

a sudden violent emotion or action
-He had a paroxysm when someone said yellow was stupid.

(v) relinquish

to withdraw or retreat from
-He relinquished the red t shirt.

(n) diffidence

hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence
- He was in diffidence when talking about the purple cow.

(v) reiterate

to state or do over again or repeatedly sometimes with wearying effect
-Must I reiterate the face that I love the colour pink?

(n) presentiment

a feeling that something will or is about to happen
-He had a presentiment that blue was going out of fashion.

(adj) uncouth

strange or clumsy in shape or appearance
-His orange hair was very uncouth.

(adj) brazen

marked by contemptuous boldness
-His puke green socks were brazen.

(v) extricate

to distinguish from a related thing
-He extricated his special black socks from the rest.

(adj) irresolute

uncertain how to act or proceed
He was irresolute when deciding what colour socks to wear.

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