Little Women Vocabulary Lesson 29-31

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prim
exaggeratedly proper
conferred
to consult together; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation
symposium
a meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations
motive
cause for action
coveted
greatly desired, longed for
commencement
the act of starting something, an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
impetuosity
unthinking action, reckless enthusiasm
stile
an upright that is a member in a door or window frame, steps or bars for people to climb over a fence
remorsefully
regretfully; full of sorrow
implored
to beg in earnest
instinct
inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli, a natural feeling that guides one to act in a certain way