great expectations vocab

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  1. Apparel:
    • clothing,
    • especially outerwear; garments; attire; raiment
  2. Unyielding
    • not
    • inclined to give in; not submissive; not compliant
  3. Injurious
    • harmful,
    • hurtful, or detrimental, as in effect.
  4. Awestruck
    • filled
    • with awe
  5. Derangement
    • a
    • mental disorder or serious mental disturbance
  6. Avarice
    • insatiable
    • greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth
  7. Vestige
    • a
    • mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in
    • existence
  8. Forfeiture
    • the
    • act of forfeiting or paying a penalty
  9. Persevere
    • to
    • persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty,
    • obstacles, or discouragement; continue steadfastly.
  10. Obdurate
    • unmoved
    • by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyielding.
  11. Forbearance
    • a
    • creditor's giving of indulgence after the day originally fixed for payment.
  12. Commiseration
    • to
    • feel or express sorrow or
    • sympathy for; empathize with; pity
  13. Animosity
    • a
    • feeling of strong dislike, ill will, or enmity that tends to display itself in
    • action.
  14. Extenuate
    • to
    • represent (a fault, offense, etc.) as less serious.
  15. Expatriate
    • to
    • banish (a person) from his or her native country.
  16. Repugnance
    • strong
    • distaste, aversion, or objection; antipathy.
  17. Solvency
    • ability
    • to pay all debts
  18. Assiduity
    • constant
    • or close application or effort; diligence; industry.
  19. Averse
    • having
    • a strong feeling of opposition, antipathy, repugnance, etc.; opposed.
  20. Felonious
    • pertaining
    • to, of the nature of, or
    • involving a felony.
  21. Acquiesce
    • to
    • assent tacitly; submit or comply silently or without protest; agree; consent.
  22. Lament
    • to
    • feel or express sorrow or
    • regret for
  23. Repudiate
    • to
    • reject as having no authority or binding force.
  24. Clemency
    • disposition
    • to show forbearance, compassion, or
    • forgiveness in judging or punishing; leniency; mercy.

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