Jane Vocab 2

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  1. conflagration
    a very intense and uncontrolled fire
  2. unvarnished
    free from any effort to softed to disguise; not having a coating of stain or varnish
  3. extrication
    the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
  4. august
    profoundly honored; or of befitting a lord
  5. raptures
    utterance or expression of ecstatic delight; the carrying of a person to another place or sphere of existance
  6. caper
    playful leap or hop; crime; ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun; light-hearted recreational activity for amusement
  7. resplendent
    having great beauty and splendor
  8. repast
    the food served and eaten at one time
  9. trepidation
    feeling of alarm or dread
  10. dogmatical
    characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
  11. extirpate
    surgically remove an organ; pull up by or as if by the roots; destroy conpletely
  12. sundered
    to seperate; part; divide; sever
  13. elicited
    called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation
  14. sundry
    consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  15. acrimony
    rough and bitter manner
  16. multitudinous
    too numerous to be counted
  17. lassitude
    weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy; a feeling of lack of interest or energy; a state of comatose torpor
  18. pliancy
    property of being pliant and flexible; adaptiility of mind or character
  19. impetuous
    marked by violent force; characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
  20. ascribe
    attribute or credit to
  21. curtail
    place restrictions on; terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
  22. presentiment
    feeling of evil to come
  23. renounce
    cast off or disown; turn away from; give up; leave voluntarily; give up power, duties, or obligations
  24. approbation
    official recognition or approval
  25. impertubably
    incapable of being upset or agitated; not easily excited; calm
  26. obstinate
    resistant to guidance or discipline; stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing; tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
  27. insatiable
    impossible to satisfy
  28. insalubrious
    detrimental to health
  29. quelled
    subdued or overcome
  30. impudent
    marked by casual disrespect; improperly forward or bold
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Jane Vocab 2
2011-12-03 22:39:48
English Jane

Second set of vocabulary for Jane Eyre
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