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Literature Final Exam - definitions

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reproach
with blame
indignant
very angry
sly
sneaky and very clever
obscure
not well known
evade
to escape
valor
being brave
perilous
dangerous
pedestal
base or foundation used for support
comprehend
to completely understand
wager
to bet
peeve
extremely annoyed
stingy
unwilling to spend money
rogue
rascal, scoundrel
immortal
living forever
abrupt
without warning, almost rude
tolerate
to bear or put up with
idle
inactive or not busy working
blemish
flaw; not perfect
engross
preoccupied; completely absorbed
ogle
to look at with great admiration or affection
exquisite
very beautiful
contemplation
thoughtful study
inscrutable
not easily understood
venomous
poisonous
obstinate
stubborn