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Pride & Prejudice 1

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caprice
a sudden desire
emphatic
forceful and definite in expression or action
disconcert
to throw into confusion
gallantry
an act of marked courtesy; courteous attention to a lady; spirited and conspicuous bravery
censure
harsh criticism or disapproval
folly
lack of good sense or normal prudence and foresight
synonymous
having the same connotations, implications, or reference
impertinent
given to or characterized by insolent rudeness
fortnight
a period of 14 days; two weeks
indignation
anger aroused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean
insipid
lacking in qualities that interest, stimulate, or challenge
draught
a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
countenance
the appearance conveyed by a person's face
assent
to agree to something especially after thoughtful consideration
eminent
standing above others in quality or position
stout
strong of character; physically or materially strong
prevail
to be or become effective or effectual; triumph
odious
arousing or deserving hatred
deceitful
having a tendency to not be honest
expostulation
to have an act or an instance to reason earnestly with a person for purposes of dissuasion or remonstrance
reprehensible
worthy of or deserving to voice disapproval of
infinite
immeasurably or inconceivably great or extensive
civility
training in the humanities
novelty
something new or unusual
willful
done deliberately
propitious
favorably disposed; being a good omen
felicity
the quality or state of being happy
rectory
the house in which a parish priest or minister lives
amends
compensation for a loss or injury
deference
respect and esteem due a superior or an elder
affability
being pleasant and at ease in talking to others
parsonage
the house provided by a church for its pastor
deign
to condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved
esteem
the regard in which one is held
proxy
an authorized act for another
procure
obtain by particular care and effort
probity
adherence to the highest principles and ideals
exultation
the act of being extremely joyful
humility
the quality or state of being humble
discernment
the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure
bestow
to present as a gift or an honor
insolent
insultingly contemptuous in speech or conduct
perverse
turned away from what is right or good
injunction
a writ (document) granted by a court of equity whereby one is required to do or to refrain from doing a specified act
patroness
a woman who uses wealth or influence to help an individual, an institution, or a cause
condescend
to assume an air of superiority
coquetry
a flirtatious act or attitude