Vocabulary from Chapters 1 and 2 of Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
an upright post with a beam projecting horizontally from its top, from which the bodies of executed criminals were hung on public display
the pale grayish yellow color of flax
Difficult or impossible to attack or challenge
to attach or add on something
relating to marriage
extremely miserable or disappointed
forceful, effective, and vigorous
a druggist; a pharmacist.
skill and grace in physical movement
a feeling of alarm, confusion, or dismay
similar or equivalent
a sweetened solution of a drug in alcohol and water
to add to something in order to make it larger or more substantial
a participant in a discussion or conversation
to pour a liquid gently and carefully from one container to another.