Lang./Lit. Mark Twain Vocab

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  1. A parchment that has been reused or written on multiple times
    palimpsest
  2. Waterfall
    cataract
  3. Idly, lazily
    indolently
  4. Timidly
    timorously
  5. Generosity
    magnanimity
  6. Crude or rough in workmanship
    Rude
  7. Greeting
    salutation
  8. Procession of horsemen or carriages
    cavalcade
  9. Talk back and forth to settle something
    parley
  10. Hinting at, suggesting indirectly
    insinuating
  11. Thinking
    cogitating
  12. Smugly; in a self-satisfied manner
    complacently
  13. Irritated
    nettled
  14. Hanging (from something)
    depending
  15. Flat stones
    flags
  16. Helmet
    morion
  17. Made of intersecting arches
    groined
  18. Posts supporting a handrail
    balusters
  19. Sudden exclamations
    ejaculations
  20. Simplicity; innocence
    naivete
  21. Candid; honest
    guileless
  22. Enjoyment
    relish
  23. Calm; accepting
    philosophical
  24. Raids, attacks
    forays
  25. Kindliness
    benignity
  26. Superior ability
    prowess
  27. Contempt
    derision
  28. Secretive
    furtive
  29. Courage
    valor
  30. Emotional depression
    despondency
  31. Hell
    perdition
  32. Curses
    maledictions
  33. Destiny; payment
    dole
  34. Please (from "pray thee")
    prithee
  35. Servants
    lackeys
  36. Wearied; bored
    jaded
  37. Doctor
    leech
  38. Ointments
    salves
  39. Soon
    anon
  40. Risk
    jeopard

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