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Pride and Prejudice Vocab

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Acrimony
bitterness; animosity
Affability
friendliness; graciousness
Circumspection
caution; careful consideration of all circumstances before deciding
Coquetry
flirtatious behavior
Deign
to think fit with one's dignity; condescend
Derision
ridicule; mockery
Divert
to turn aside, amuse, or entertain
Effusion
an unrestrained expression of emotion
Eminent
standing above others in quality or position
Fastidious
possessing careful attention to detail; difficult to please
Forbearance
good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
Haughty
arrogant; condescending
Impertinent
insolent; rude; forward
Imprudent
lacking self-restraint; unwise
Insipid
lacking interest or significance
Licentiousness
lacking legal or moral restraints
Obsequious
Overly submissive and eager to please
Pedantic
tending to show off one's learning
Pretension
a bold or presumptuous assertion; a false claim
Profligate
recklessly wasteful
Rectitude
moral uprightness; righteousness
Sanguine
confidently optimistic and cheerful
Supercilious
proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
Vexation
annoyance; irritation
Vindication
defense; excuse; justification