Juan de Pareja CH.1

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burgeon

to grow quickly

anguish

suffering

attired

dressed or clothed

contralto

low singing voice for women

divert

to take someone's attention (di = opposite; away)

dirge

songs that used at funeral

capricious

change moods quickly

fatalism

accept bad things because it is the fate

fleeting

happening quickly

frugal

simple, cheap

imperious

bossy, feeling the best

malady

sickness or disease

mass

church service

pest

infectious disease

plume

feather

promenade

walk as in a show

prophetic

being able to see the future

pupil

student; center of the eye

quill

feather pen

rosary

ritual for prayers

sheen

brightness

siesta

afternoon nap

sober

serious, not showy

taciturn

quiet

taffeta

silky fabric

wharf

dock for ships

mantilla

black scarf that used to cover a woman's head

fretful

worried , anxious

feeble

weak

envy

jealous

hastily

quickly

impetuous

changeable

page

servant boy, often to run errands

plague

disease that killed a lot of people

pretext

excuse, fake reason

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