19th century vocab

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19th century vocab
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vocab 2.27.12
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  1. jocund
    • adj
    • merry
  2. annals
    • noun
    • descriptive records; history
  3. penury
    • noun
    • extreme poverty
  4. circumscribed
    • verb
    • limited;confined
  5. sequestered
    • verb
    • isolated;secluded
  6. wonted
    • adj
    • accustomed
  7. rill
    • noun
    • brook
  8. dirges
    • noun
    • funeral hymns
  9. fen
    • noun
    • swamp;marsh
  10. mire
    • noun
    • wet, swampy ground
  11. symmetry
    • noun
    • balance or form
  12. sinews
    • noun
    • tendons
  13. repose
    • verb
    • lie at rest
  14. pastoral
    • adj
    • rural and wandering
  15. recompense
    • verb
    • compensation
  16. chasten
    • verb
    • scold;make modest
  17. exhortations
    • noun
    • words of encouraging advice
  18. pensive
    • adj
    • dreamily thoughtful
  19. vagrant
    • noun
    • wandering
  20. sere
    • adj
    • dry
  21. wan
    • adj
    • pale
  22. penance
    • noun
    • suffering in repayment for a sin
  23. seraph man
    • noun
    • angel
  24. ravage
    • noun
    • destruction
  25. fathomless
    • adj
    • too deep to be measured; beyond comprehension
  26. trunkless legs
    • noun
    • legs separated from rest of body
  27. hectic
    • adj
    • feverish
  28. impetuous
    • adj
    • violently forceful; impulsive
  29. vernal
    • adj
    • spring
  30. languor
    • noun
    • lack of energy; listlessness
  31. vaunt
    • verb
    • boast
  32. satiety
    • noun
    • the weariness or disgust caused by having a desire fulfilled to excess
  33. deem
    • verb
    • know
  34. winnowing
    • verb
    • seperating chaff from grain by blowing the chaff away

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