20 terms

The Necklace and Possibility of Evil Vocab

9th Grade
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Prospects
chances or possibilities; especially for success or profit
Vexation
anger or annoyance
Pauper
a poor person
Adulation
excessive praise or flattery
Aghast
filled with shock or horror
Ruinous
bringing ruin or downfall, disastrous
Gamut
the entire range or series of something
Privation
lack of basic needs or comforts of life
Exorbitant
much too high, excessive
Askew
crooked, to one side
Indulgent
in a tolerant manner
Rapt
deeply delighted, enchanted
Appropriation
money set aside for a specific purpose
Unchecked
not restrained or controlled
Degraded
fallen into a life of wickedness; depraved
Proverbial
widely spoken of, famous
Consequently
as a result, therefore
Reprehensible
deserving of blame
Potential
possible, but not yet existing
Banish
to force to go away; drive out