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20 terms

Colonial Period

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Chide
to speak disapprovingly
Vexation
a cause of trouble or annoyance
piteous
arousing sympathetic sorrow
asunder
into separate pieces
savory
the taste and odor of something
bereft
deprived or lacking of something
entreat
to ask urgently, plead
repine
to feel or express discontent or dejection
succor
aid, help, relief
lee
protecting shelter
profane
to treat with irreverence or contempt
discourse
conversation
bier
a stand bearing a coffin or corpse
abate
to put an end to
contrivance
a mechanical device
recompense
to give compensation, to pay for
vanity
proud of oneself and selfish
sabbath
seventh day of the week, day of worship
taciturn
disinclined to talk
bereave
suffering the death of a loved one