Little Women Chapters 9-12

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Terms in this set (...)

fortnight
a period of fourteen consecutive days
relics
The body parts, clothing, or objects associated with a holy figure, such as the Buddha or Christ or a Christian saint.
frolicked
to play in a happy, lively way
talisman
a trinket or piece of jewelry thought to be a protection against evil
agitated
troubled emotionally and usually deeply; mixed up
abashed
feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
petulantly
insolent or rude in speech or behavior
chagrin
strong feelings of embarrassment
bewildered
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
spectacle
a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; remarkable, lavish display
postmistress
a woman postmaster; in charge of mail.
nosegay
an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
sincerity
the quality of being open and truthful
rations
a fixed allowance of provisions or food, esp. for soldiers or sailors or for civilians during a shortage
averison
a strong or fixed dislike
wickets
small gates/doors
skirmishes
small military battles
pretense
the act of giving a false appearance
impromptu
with little or no preparation or forethought
amicable
characterized by friendship and good will; friendly.