class distinctions based on birth, wealth, etc.
to be brief and short to the point of being rude
often thought to have magical powers because it was thought that their shape resembled the human body, appears in many poems
abnormal eye condition, often called nearsightedness
exclusive right or privilege
a slang term usually for whiskey or bourbon
lacking energy, lazy
say the right thing to a person without being offensive
oppose; make angry
a unit of dry measure equal to 32 quarts
a gradual wearing away
agreement without protest
in this case, a condition
to feel resentment or disapproval about the fact that they have something
the front of a building; the part facing the street
feeling of being ineffective; uselessness, hopelessness
showing no emotion
a type setting machine used in publishing
hold back, suppress
impressive on account of age or historic associations
the place where a jury is selected and case is tries.
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