20 terms

Jane Eyre

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Acrid
extremely or sharply stinging or bitter; sharp or harsh to the taste or smell.
Antipathy
opposition in feeling; a natural, basic, or habitual aversion
Incur
to bring upon onself
preternatural
supernatural
insuperable
impossible to surmount
Indemnity
protection, as by insurance, from liabilities or penalties incurred by one's actions
Duplicity
deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in tow different ways concerning the same matter with intent to deceive
wanton
without regard for what is right, just, humane; careless, reckless
turbid
a cloudy liquid; acts like fog or ash
Execration
the act of cursing or detestation
ignominy
personal dishonor, disgrace
sanguine
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident; enthusiastic, animated or lively
diffidence
lacking confidence in ones self; usually timid or shy
Ire
intense anger or wrath
insolent
boldly rude or disrespectful
Noxious
unhealthy for a human; usually a gas substance or smell
Precocious
very advanced in mental development at a young age
dearth
scarcity or lack; an inadequate supply
peremptory
leaving no opportunity for refusal or denial; imperative
engender
to produce, cause; or give rise to; generate