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Pride and Prejudice Vocab

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Discretion
Cautious, reserved in speech
Amend
To compensate for a loss
Amiable
Pleasing, admirable
Former
Previous person
Latter
Last person
Civil
Mannerly, polite
Mortified
Subdued, deadened
Felicity
Happiness
Indignation
Angry because something is unjust
Propriety
Quality, special characteristics
Vexation
The act of harassing or troubling
Complaisance
Disposition to please or oblige
Condescend
To descend to a less dignified state, to show superiority
Impertinence
Irrelevance, not within good taste
Approbation
The act of approving formally
Deference
Respect and esteem
Reproof
To criticize someone for a fault
Rational
Sane or logical
Commendation
compliments or commends
Condescension
A patronizing attitude, superior attitude
Disdain
Feeling of contempt, scorn
Forbearance
Refraining from doing something
Imprudent
Lacking descretion
Diffidence
Reservation, hesitance
Lamentation
Mourning or wail
Abhorrence
Loathing or hating
Incredulous
Unbelievable, not believable
Repine
Feel or express discontent, fret
Impropriety
A failure to observe standards or show due honesty or modesty