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A Christmas Carol Vocabulary - Stave 2
Vocabulary words from Dickens' A Christmas Carol Stave 2.
not transparent; not clear
1. inverted order; 2. wrong; perverted; contrary to nature; absurd
an effort; an exertion of physical or mental powers in the attainment of an object
a hollow, conical utensil to be put on a candle to extinguish it
to shift back and forth uncertainly
petition; earnest request
the mark or remains of something; as in the vestiges of ancient civilization
beyond the common degree or measure
submission to inferiors in granting requests or performing acts which strict justice does not require
earthly; having to do with the earth
a kind of glass bottle for holding wine or other liquors
a two-wheeled carriage drawn by a horse
1. the state of being moved with violence; as in, the sea after a storm is in agitation; 2. disturbance or tranquility of the mind; state of frustration
that which is supposed; conjecture; hypothesis; opinion or belief without proper evidence
greatly agitated; noisy; turbulent; violent
marked by uproar; noisy
loud; noisy; turbulent; tumultuous
to strip; to take from by force; to rob
not capable of being repressed, restrained or controlled
having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering
that cannot be successfully resisted or opposed; overpowering