Little Women Vocabulary Chapters 26-28

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compelled
To force or drive; exert a strong, irresistible force on
ravishing
stunningly beautiful
covert
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
pining
a feeling of deep longing, desiring
droll
comical in an odd or whimsical manner
nobility
a privileged class holding hereditary titles, a high-ranking social class
acquaintance
a relationship less intimate than friendship
confiding
with trust or faith, trustful
illuminations
Books with drawings copied by hand, usually by monks, Hand painted book illustrations
stoutly
bulky in figure, in a firm, bold or forceful manner
evaded
to escape or avoid something
stern
the rear part of a ship; remarks in forceful way
eligible
qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen
pondering
thinking carefully about
leisure
free time