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Mahtomedi 7th Grade Honors English-A Christmas Carol Vocab
Terms in this set (50)
1.inordinately or wrongly desirous of wealth or possessions; greedy.
1.gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
2.characterized by or expressing gloom
1.firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinion.
2.characterized by firmness and determination, as the temper, spirit, actions, etc.
1.courteous and gracious; friendly; warm: a cordial reception.
2.invigorating the heart; stimulating.
3.sincere; heartfelt: a cordial dislike.
4.Archaic. of or pertaining to the heart.
1.a person's relatives collectively; kinfolk; kin.
2.a group of persons related to another; family, tribe, or race.
3.relationship by birth or descent, or sometimes by marriage; kinship.
4.natural relationship; affinity.
1.portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening; inauspicious: an ominous bank of dark clouds.
2.indicating the nature of a future event, for good or evil; having the significance of an omen; being a portent:
Some of these events were immediately ominous, while others only later revealed themselves as such.
1.without means of subsistence; lacking food, clothing, and shelter.
2.deprived of, devoid of, or lacking (often followed by of): destitute of children.
1.a chain or shackle placed on the feet.
2.usually, fetters. anything that confines or restrains:
1.admitting or capable of some specified treatment:
susceptible of a high polish; susceptible to various interpretations.
2.accessible or especially liable or subject to some influence, mood, agency, etc.:
susceptible to colds; susceptible to flattery.
3.capable of being affected emotionally; impressionable.
1.lying down; reclining; leaning.
3.Zoology, Botany. noting a part that leans or reposes upon its surface of origin.
a person who goes or travels on foot; walker
an act or instance of supplicating; humble prayer, entreaty, or petition.
1.to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval.
2.Obsolete. to show.
verb (used without object), remonstrated, remonstrating.
3.to present reasons in complaint; plead in protest.
1.a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression.
2.sober thoughtfulness; pensiveness.
3.Archaic. the condition of having too much black bile, considered in ancient and medieval medicine to cause gloominess and depression.
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