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Ethan Frome- Chapter 1 Vocabulary

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apprehensions
worries
arcade
an arched, covered passageway
declivity
a descending slope
demurred
objected; quieted
disquieting
disturbing, alarming
effacement
inconspicuousness
effrontery
shameless boldness
fancy
to imagine
fatuity
foolishness
furrows
narrow grooves or trenches in the ground
impudent
bold, rude
incisively
directly and decisively
intangible
not being able to be touched
oblique
devious or obscure
obstinately
stubbornly
peristyle
an opening surrounding a building or court
rapt
wholly absorbed
revelry
partying
suppleness
adaptability, compliance
tenuous
feeble, flimsy, weak
thronged
crowded
tramp
footsteps
undulations
wavy appearances; waves
vexed
annoyed