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Catherine the Great Vocab List 1

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habits
something that you do without thinking because you have done it so often.
task
a job or a mission one has been asked or is required to do, 2) a piece of work to be done
anxiousness
the quality of being anxious, 2) distress or uneasiness, 3) anxiety
candlelight
the light of a candle
correspondence
the letters which pass between correspondents, 2) communication between persons by means of letters.
document
an original or official paper, usually of importance
evident
obvious, clear or noticeable
obviously
clearly or easily seen and understood, 2) without doubt
paced
to walk with slow or regular steps back and forth
recalled
to remember
revealed
to make known that which has been concealed or kept secret, 2) to unveil 3) to disclose 4) to show
thoroughly
entirely and completely, 2) with careful attention
warily
in a cautious and distrustful manner
intended
to plan to do something, (e.g. she intended to go swimming today)
reign
to process or excercise sovereign power or authority, 2) to excercise government as a king, emperor etc... 3) to hold supreme power, 4) to rule
condition
mode or state of being
apparently
seemingly, appearing in a particular way (sometimes his appearance may not reflect the truth)
blazed
to burn or shine brightly
bundles
a number of things tied or wrapped together
corresponded
to communicate by writing a letter
dated
to mark with a date
decades
a period of ten years, 2) a group or division of ten
diaries
a book with a seperate space or page for each day, in which you write down your future arrangements, meetings etc.... or which you use to record your thoughts and feelings on what happens each day.
occasions
the time when something happens, 2) a special event
political
connected with politics i.e. the governing of a country
relationship
the state of being related or connected by kindred, affinity or other alliance
roused
to wake someone up or make someone more active.
border
a boundary, 2) a frontier of a state.
experinece
something that has happened to you
situation
a condition or state (I was in an awkward situation when i lost my school bag)
contained
to hold or include
journal
a diary
mystery
something wholly unknown 2) something which has not been or cannot be explained or understood 3) an enigma
occured to
to come to mind or to come into one's thoughts
package
a parcel or a packet
paused
to hesitate or stop for a very short period of time before starting again
records
to hesitate or stop for a very short period of time before starting again
request
what someone asks for
summon
to call or notify to come or appear
carriages
a wheeled horse-drawn passenger vehicle, usually designed for comfort or elegance.
dismissed
to send someone or something away
interim report
a short account that will later be followed by a full report
wheeled
having wheels (e.g. a four wheeled carriage)
conceited
proud and self important
flattering
to make somebody seem better or more attractive than he/she really is.
impressionisms
a strong effect on your mind or feelings
knowledge
information that you have learnt and remembered
pitching
to dip or jolt from side to side or forwards and backwards alternately
regarding
concerning about or with respect to
affection
love, fondness or liking (I have a great affection for my nephew)