Little Women Vocabulary Chapter 13-16

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wistful
full of longing or unfulfilled desire
earnest
not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal
rumpled
having wrinkles
pathetic
(adj.) marked by strong emotion, especially pity and sorrow; able to move people emotionally; worthy of pity; woefully inadequate
indifferent
showing no care or concern in attitude or action
diverted
pleasantly occupied; turned away.
omen
a sign of something about to happen; a sign or warning.
accustomed
commonly used or practiced; in the habit of
correspondence
compatibility of observations, written communication
virtue
the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong, moral excellence
gallivanting
traveling or roaming about for pleasure; to wander seeking pleasure.
solace
give moral or emotional strength to, (n.) comfort, relief; (v.) to comfort, console
petticoat
undergarment worn under a skirt, a woman's slip or underskirt that is often full and trimmed with ruffles or lace
christened
to receive into the Christian church by baptism; baptize; to give a name to at a baptism
cherub
A supercute chubby-cheeked child; a kind of angel