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36 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
loitered
latent
obdurate
prevailing
stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose
hidden; concealed
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action
existing at a particular time; current
loitered
stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose
latent
hidden; concealed
17 terms
Great Expectations
obstinately
ague
countenances
blithe
Stubbornly (adv.)
fever and chills (noun)
expressions (noun)
joyful (adj)
obstinately
Stubbornly (adv.)
ague
fever and chills (noun)
35 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary #1
Explicit
Prodigious
Vicarious
Ravenous
Very Clear; free from vagueness
Enormous
Performed or experienced by one person as a substitute for an…
Very Hungry
Explicit
Very Clear; free from vagueness
Prodigious
Enormous
10 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
disconsolate
imperious
concillatory
prodigious
deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compell…
trying to gain the goodwill of another by friendly acts
immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
disconsolate
deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
imperious
overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compell…
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Great Expectations Vocabulary #1
Explicit
Ravenously
Impart
Profound
-clearly expressed
-extremely hungry
-to make known; tell
-having deep insight or understanding
Explicit
-clearly expressed
Ravenously
-extremely hungry
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Great Expectations Vocabulary - Sect. III
extricate
engendered
feign
rhapsody
To free from difficulty or entanglement
produced; brought about
Pretend
n. a state of great happiness; such a state expressed in spee…
extricate
To free from difficulty or entanglement
engendered
produced; brought about
50 terms
Great Expectations - AP Vocabulary
Narrative
Chronological
Ab ovo
Neologism
A story, actual or fictional, expressed orally or in writing.
Arranged in order of time.
Latin, meaning from the egg, from the beginning.
A newly coined word or phrase or a new use of an existing word.
Narrative
A story, actual or fictional, expressed orally or in writing.
Chronological
Arranged in order of time.
35 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary 2
loitered
latent
obdurate
prevailing
stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose
existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden; concealed
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action
existing at a particular time; current
loitered
stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose
latent
existing but not yet developed or manifest; hidden; concealed
10 terms
Great Expectations: Selected Vocabulary
explicit (adj.)
prodigious (adj.)
vicarious (adj.)
ravenous (adj.)
very clear (as directions); free from vagueness
enormous
performed or experienced by one person as a substitute for an…
very hungry
explicit (adj.)
very clear (as directions); free from vagueness
prodigious (adj.)
enormous
20 terms
Great Expectations: Selected Vocabulary
Explicit
Prodigious
Vicarious
Ravenous
very clear ( as directions) ; free from vagueness
enormous
performed or experienced by one person as a substitute for an…
very hungry
Explicit
very clear ( as directions) ; free from vagueness
Prodigious
enormous
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Great Expectations Vocabulary Wright-THS
Great Expectations... List 1
Abhorrence
Apparition
Apprehension
...
dislike, hatred, disgust... a feeling of repugnance or loathing.
illusion; ghost
anxiety, fear
Great Expectations... List 1
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Abhorrence
dislike, hatred, disgust... a feeling of repugnance or loathing.
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Uncongenial... "Joe's blue eyes turned a…
Sagacious... "I sagaciously observed, if…
Candor... Joe sank his voice to a whisper…
Conciliatory... My sister catching him in…
to behave in an unfriendly manner
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical…
the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in spe…
intended or likely to placate or pacify
Uncongenial... "Joe's blue eyes turned a…
to behave in an unfriendly manner
Sagacious... "I sagaciously observed, if…
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical…
26 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Flints
nettles
briers
fugitive
Used to produce a spark,something very hard or unyielding
plant covered with stinging hairs, to irritate or provoke
tangled mass of prickly plants
a person who is fleeing from prosecution
Flints
Used to produce a spark,something very hard or unyielding
nettles
plant covered with stinging hairs, to irritate or provoke
15 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary Set 1
explicit
prodigious
vicarious
ravenous
very clear
enormous
performed or experienced by one person as a substitute for an…
very hungry
explicit
very clear
prodigious
enormous
Great Expectations vocabulary
felicitous
indiscriminate
reverence
obtrude
appropriate manner
distinctions
profound respect
to force yourself on someone
felicitous
appropriate manner
indiscriminate
distinctions
16 terms
Great Expectations - Vocabulary
Reproach
Baker's dozen
Dismal
Rampaged
expression of disapproval or disappointment
group of 13
causing a mood of depression or gloom
rush wildly/madly, riot
Reproach
expression of disapproval or disappointment
Baker's dozen
group of 13
25 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
vicariously
disdainfully
melancholy
plaintively
experiencing something by imagined participation in an other'…
scornfully
sad; gloomy
sadly
vicariously
experiencing something by imagined participation in an other'…
disdainfully
scornfully
Great Expectations Vocabulary List
capricious
conciliatory
felicitous
imprecations
ADJ - unpredictable; inconsistent; changing one's mind quickl…
ADJ - intended to restore harmony or goodwill;... appeasing; soo…
ADJ - happy; admirably appropriate, very well-suited for the…
N - curses; a spoken curse
capricious
ADJ - unpredictable; inconsistent; changing one's mind quickl…
conciliatory
ADJ - intended to restore harmony or goodwill;... appeasing; soo…
20 terms
Great Expectations- Vocabulary
trembling
irritated
unpleasant
tombstone
when your body shakes because you are scared
when you feel annoyed or disturbed by something or someone
causing discomfort or unhappiness
A large stone that has the names of people who have died on it.
trembling
when your body shakes because you are scared
irritated
when you feel annoyed or disturbed by something or someone
14 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
poverty
criminal
benefactor
sympathetic
Inability to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
Laws dealing with offenses against society (murder, rape, ars…
one who provides help, especially in the form of a gift or do…
(n.) - an expression of pity for another, compassion
poverty
Inability to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
criminal
Laws dealing with offenses against society (murder, rape, ars…
23 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Alleviated (v)
Alluded (v)
Audacious (adj)
Condescend (v)
Lessened; relieved
Referred to indirectly
Brave; without fear
Lower oneself to another's level
Alleviated (v)
Lessened; relieved
Alluded (v)
Referred to indirectly
10 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
seclusion
astonished
haughty
dignity
the act of placing or keeping someone away from other people:…
a feeling of great wonder or surprise: amazed
having the insulting attitude of people who think they are be…
a way of appearing that suggests seriousness, self-control, h…
seclusion
the act of placing or keeping someone away from other people:…
astonished
a feeling of great wonder or surprise: amazed
26 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Truculent
Tumult
Indelible
Avarice
easily angered, harsh, displaying ferocity
a state of disorder, great or emotional confusion
impossible to forget or erase
strong desire to have or get money
Truculent
easily angered, harsh, displaying ferocity
Tumult
a state of disorder, great or emotional confusion
29 terms
Great Expectations vocabulary
Flints
Whittles
Augment
Hulks
Tools used to make spark
Food
Make bigger of greater
Prison ships
Flints
Tools used to make spark
Whittles
Food
34 terms
Great Expectations vocabulary
Idiosyncracy
Augmented
Disconsolate
Conciliatory
Noun... A characteristic, habit, or mannerism that is peculiar o…
Verb... Increased
Adjective... Cheerless; hopelessly unhappy
Adjective... Attempting to gain or regain one's good favor or fr…
Idiosyncracy
Noun... A characteristic, habit, or mannerism that is peculiar o…
Augmented
Verb... Increased
10 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
miscreant
paroxysm
relinquish
diffidence
(N) A person who has done something wrong or unlawful.
(N) A sudden attack of a particular emotion or activity
(V) Voluntarily case to keep or claim; give up
(N) Modesty or shyness resulting from a lack of self-esteem
miscreant
(N) A person who has done something wrong or unlawful.
paroxysm
(N) A sudden attack of a particular emotion or activity
559 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
beacon
bleak
derived
elude
a signal or guidance device like a lighthouse
exposed and barren; desolate; gloomy
taken from, received, or obtained from a source
evade or escape from by cunning or strength
beacon
a signal or guidance device like a lighthouse
bleak
exposed and barren; desolate; gloomy
27 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Explicit
Consternation
Garret
Impart
fully and clearly expressed
a sudden, alarming or dread that results in confusian
attic
to make known; to give
Explicit
fully and clearly expressed
Consternation
a sudden, alarming or dread that results in confusian
20 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Nettle
Obstruction
Fugitive
Larceny
A plant with jagged leaves with stingy hairs
A block or closing
A person who has escaped from a place
Theft of person property
Nettle
A plant with jagged leaves with stingy hairs
Obstruction
A block or closing
20 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Trenchant
Remonstrance
Augment
Imprecations
Keen, sharp, penetrating
Present reasons to oppose; plead in protest
To make greater, more numerous, large or more intense
To evoke evil on; to utter curses
Trenchant
Keen, sharp, penetrating
Remonstrance
Present reasons to oppose; plead in protest
52 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
divined
connubial
disconsolately
larceny
discover something by guesswork or intuition
relating to the married state
very unhappy or sad
act of stealing something
divined
discover something by guesswork or intuition
connubial
relating to the married state
49 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary 2
ravel
dismal
detrimental
supplicant
fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
causing gloom or misery
harmful; damaging; N. detriment
A person who humbly or earnestly asks for something
ravel
fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
dismal
causing gloom or misery
24 terms
great expectations vocabulary
Capricious
Ludicrous
"There was an air of toleration or____…
Perusal
unpredictable, sudden change of mood
Ridiculous
Depreciation (disapproval)
act of reading/examining something
Capricious
unpredictable, sudden change of mood
Ludicrous
Ridiculous
50 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary #3
engender
attribute
elicit
prolix
to produce, cause, or bring about
(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated w…
(v.) to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as anoth…
Excessively long and wordy (of a person, piece of writing, et…
engender
to produce, cause, or bring about
attribute
(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated w…
131 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
Pollard
Wittles
Battery
Gibbet
Trees with their branches cut back to promote new growth
Vittles, dialect for victuals, food
A military fortification equipped with guns
A structure like a gallows from which the corpses of criminal…
Pollard
Trees with their branches cut back to promote new growth
Wittles
Vittles, dialect for victuals, food
20 terms
Great Expectations: Selected Vocabulary
explicit
prodigious
vicarious
ravenous
very clear
enormous
performed or experienced by one person as a substitute for an…
very hungry
explicit
very clear
prodigious
enormous
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Great Expectations Vocabulary 3
engender
elicit
prolix
uncouth
to produce, cause, or bring about
(v.) to bring forth, draw out, evoke (Although I asked severa…
Excessively long and wordy (of a person, piece of writing, et…
(adj.) unrefined, crude; awkward or clumsy
engender
to produce, cause, or bring about
elicit
(v.) to bring forth, draw out, evoke (Although I asked severa…
18 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary - Sect. III
extricate
engendered
feign
rhapsody
To free from difficulty or entanglement
produced; brought about
Pretend
n. a state of great happiness; such a state expressed in spee…
extricate
To free from difficulty or entanglement
engendered
produced; brought about
84 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
ravenously
prevailing
connubial
disconsolately
hungrily
most common; widespread
relating to marriage
gloomily
ravenously
hungrily
prevailing
most common; widespread
20 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary 1
callous
contrive
drudge
indispensable
emotionally hard; unfeeling(adjective)
to devise or plan cleverly(verb)
hard, menial work; a person who performs this work(noun)
absolutely necessary(adjective)
callous
emotionally hard; unfeeling(adjective)
contrive
to devise or plan cleverly(verb)
25 terms
Vocabulary #6 Great Expectations
REPROACH
CULMINATE
IMPEND
PENITENTIAL
AN EXPRESSION OF DISAPPROVAL
TO REACH ITS HIGHEST ALTITUDE
TO HOVER THREATENINGLY, MENACE
APOLOGETIC, SORRY
REPROACH
AN EXPRESSION OF DISAPPROVAL
CULMINATE
TO REACH ITS HIGHEST ALTITUDE
48 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary #2
ravel
dismal
detrimental
supplicant
fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
causing gloom or misery
harmful; damaging
one who asks humbly and earnestly
ravel
fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
dismal
causing gloom or misery
48 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary III
engender
elicit
prolix
uncouth
to create
to draw forth, bring out from some source
excessively long and wordy
crude
engender
to create
elicit
to draw forth, bring out from some source
10 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary Phase 1
disconsolate
consternation
prodigious
conciliatory
dejected, downcast, cheerless
confusion, shock
large, big
pride, sense of air
disconsolate
dejected, downcast, cheerless
consternation
confusion, shock
60 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary 2016
disconsolately
imprecation
penitent
presentiment
hopelessly unhappy
a curse
repentant or contrite
foreboding
disconsolately
hopelessly unhappy
imprecation
a curse
SAT Vocabulary: Great Expectations
benevolence
derision
despondency
fortuitous
kindness, generosity, charity
scoffing at, mockery, ridicule
depression, dejection
something that happens by accident or change (usually good)
benevolence
kindness, generosity, charity
derision
scoffing at, mockery, ridicule
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Great Expectations Vocabulary FE
Eluding
Consternation
Fervour
Indispensable
Evade or escape from
Feeling of anxiety of dismay
Intense and passionate feeling
Absolutely neccessary
Eluding
Evade or escape from
Consternation
Feeling of anxiety of dismay
17 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
explicit
ravenously
rampaged
trenchant
(adj.) definite, clearly stated... clear, certain... false, inaccur…
(adv.) hungrily... ferocious, greedy... full, satisfied
(v.) to act violently... rage, tear... calm
(adj) sharply perceptive; keen; penetrating... caustic, acid... cal…
explicit
(adj.) definite, clearly stated... clear, certain... false, inaccur…
ravenously
(adv.) hungrily... ferocious, greedy... full, satisfied
14 terms
Great Expectations Vocabulary
frantic
felicitous
superciliously
divined
(adj.) very excited or upset; marked by fast, wild, or nervou…
(adj.) appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or…
(adv) behaving or looking as if one is superior over another…
(v) to discover by intuition or insight; to perceive intuitiv…
frantic
(adj.) very excited or upset; marked by fast, wild, or nervou…
felicitous
(adj.) appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or…
10 terms
Great Expectations
Philip Pirrip (Pip)
Estella
Mr. Joe Gargery
Mrs. Joe
Main character; lives on farm and receives money and goes to…
Raised by Miss Havisham who taught her to break men's hearts,…
Raises Pip when his sister dies, become good friends with Pip
Mean to Pip, dies in her 20s'
Philip Pirrip (Pip)
Main character; lives on farm and receives money and goes to…
Estella
Raised by Miss Havisham who taught her to break men's hearts,…
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