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Vocabulary from Chapters 1 and 2 of Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens

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gibbet
an upright post with a beam projecting horizontally from its top, from which the bodies of executed criminals were hung on public display
flaxen
the pale grayish yellow color of flax
impregnable
Difficult or impossible to attack or challenge
adjoin
to attach or add on something
connubial
relating to marriage
disconsolately
extremely miserable or disappointed
larceny
theft
trenchant
forceful, effective, and vigorous
apothecary
a druggist; a pharmacist.
dexterity
skill and grace in physical movement
consternation
a feeling of alarm, confusion, or dismay
correspondent
similar or equivalent
elixir
a sweetened solution of a drug in alcohol and water
Augment
to add to something in order to make it larger or more substantial
Interlocutor
a participant in a discussion or conversation
Decanted
to pour a liquid gently and carefully from one container to another.