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Tale of Two Cities vocab book 2

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Eminence
Noun, High station, rank, or repute
Obstinancy
Noun, The quality or state of being stubborn; stubbornness.
trepidation
Noun, Tremulous fear, alarm, or agitation; perturbation
abominable
Adjective, Repugnantly hateful; detestable; loathsome
auspicious
Adjective, Promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable.
insinuation
Noun, An indirect or covert suggestion or hint, especially of a derogatory nature.
acquitted
Verb, Relieved from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty
vehemence
Noun, The quality of being zealous; forceful in expression
incumbent
Adjective, Holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently.
insolent
Adjective, Boldly rude or disrespectful; contemptuously impertinent; insulting.
lucrative
Adjective, Profitable; moneymaking; remunerative
unscrupulous
conscienceless; unprincipled.
ludicrous
Adjective; Causing laughter because of absurdity; provoking or deserving derision; ridiculous; laughable.
vivacity
Noun, Liveliness; animation; sprightliness.
barbarous
Adjective, Uncivilized; wild; savage; crude.
conspicuous
Adjective, Easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable.
Constraint
noun limitation or restriction
incorrigible
adjective, incapable of being reformed, uncontrollable
morose
adjective showing a brooding ill humor
transitory
short-lived or temporary
Altercation
noisy quarrel
shroud
burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
sagacity.sagacious
ability to make good judgments
Magnanimous
generous and understanding and tolerant