Jane Eyre Vocabulary

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Jane Eyre Vocabulary
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40 vocabulary words chapters 1-15
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  1. ameliorated
    To improve/make or become better/more satifactory
  2. effluvia
    a slight,disagreable vapor or smell
  3. scourge
    a whip or lash-for the infliction of punishment; a person that administers punishment
  4. brackish
    slightly salty, distasteful,
  5. virulence
    contagiousness, the ability of a disease to cause illness.
  6. fetid
    stinking, having a bad odor
  7. solace
    comfort in sorrow, alliviation of distress
  8. dissipated
    exessive devotion to pleasure, immoral, corrupt
  9. verdure
    greeness, fresh flowering vegetation
  10. smitten
    stuck with a disease, grieviously hurt or sick, very much in love
  11. aquitted
    conducted
  12. sundry
    various, miscellaneous
  13. unavailing
    futile, useless
  14. impotent
    helpless, weak
  15. slatternly
    carelessly, disorderly
  16. ruddy
    reddish
  17. disconsolate
    cheerless, dejected
  18. assiduous
    careful attention
  19. prerogatives
    rights, priveleges
  20. truculent
    fiercely savage
  21. debasement
    degradation, lowering of status
  22. impalpable
    intangable, cannot be felt
  23. degenerate
    deteriorate
  24. degrading
    humiliating
  25. exigency
    urgency
  26. penurious
    stingy, miserly
  27. precept
    command
  28. moiety
  29. perfidious
  30. obviate
  31. edification
    the act of improving
  32. evince
    to prove
  33. interloper
    to intrude
  34. abate
  35. ardent
    intense feeling
  36. impute
  37. mien
    demeanor
  38. precluded
  39. fervid
    heated, vehment
  40. construe

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