Les Miserables

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Les Miserables
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  1. apace
    quickly
  2. cravat
    a necktie
  3. formidable
    alarming, Frightening
  4. garret
    a loft
  5. gendarme
    a police officer
  6. hillock
    a mound
  7. hobnailed shoes
    rough, sturdy shoes, the soles of which are protected by large headed nails
  8. lackey
    a messenger
  9. lugubrious
    gloomy
  10. prefecture
    a district
  11. proclamation of the Golfe Juan
    a notice that Napoleon had returned from exile and reclaimed the throne
  12. promenade
    a public walkway
  13. rents
    rips
  14. scullion
    a kitchen servant
  15. throng
    a large crowd
  16. truss
    a bail
  17. collated
    gathered
  18. injunctions
    orders
  19. prefect
    a chief administrative official
  20. untoward
    improper, scandalous
  21. well-nigh
    nearly
  22. affliction
    a burden
  23. asylum
    refuge
  24. Cure
    a Parish priest
  25. ignominy
    disrepute
  26. stupefaction
    bewilderment
  27. keel
    a portion of the underside of the hull of a ship
  28. ill-recompensed
    poorly paid
  29. moroseness
    cheerlessness
  30. pruner
    a tree trimmer
  31. sullen
    angry
  32. tribunals
    judges
  33. papers
    citizen papers, official documents, stating one's citizenship and social status, required to be carried at all times
  34. remonstrated
    protested
  35. haversack
    a bag
  36. timorous
    fearful or nervous
  37. cochlearia des Guillons
    flowers
  38. escalade
    a climbing or scaling of a wall
  39. perdition
    the state of spiritual ruin
  40. hurdy-gurdy
    a musical instrument
  41. chop
    house a steakhouse
  42. coquetry
    an attitude which draws attention and admiration
  43. drays
    low, sturdy carts
  44. epaulettes
    ornamental shoulder pieces worn as a part of a military uniform
  45. festooned
    ornamentally hung in a curve
  46. lackadaisicalness
    listlessness
  47. affable
    friendly
  48. anchorite
    a person living in self-imposed a religious seclusion; a hermit
  49. prodigious
    extraordinary, enormous, abnormal
  50. dowagers
    dignified elderly women
  51. adjutant
    a military officer who assists a higher-ranking officer
  52. blackguard
    a scoundrel
  53. malefactors
    criminals
  54. edifice
    a large, complex system of organization
  55. assizes
    periodic trials held by a high court
  56. augury
    foreshadowing
  57. brigandage
    thievery
  58. denegations
    contradictions
  59. pell-mell
    recklessly jumbled
  60. abased
    humiliated
  61. pernicious
    ruinous
  62. remonstrance
    objection
  63. sepulchral
    somber
  64. quinine
    medicinal compound
  65. orthography
    the art of writing
  66. cabriolet
    a two-wheeled, one horse carriage with a convertible roof
  67. esplanade
    an open, flat area
  68. ineffable
    inexpressible
  69. espalier
    a trellis
  70. porte-cochere
    a carriage entrance leading through a building or a wall into an inner courtyard
  71. imprecations
    curses
  72. bourgeois
    the upper middle class
  73. affianced
    betrothed, committed to
  74. chimera
    a dream
  75. commissary
    a person who fulfills a responsibility or role that has been assigned by a supreme power
  76. harangues
    lengthy, formal public addresses
  77. casque
    a helmet
  78. glacis
    an embankment
  79. parapet
    a low wall
  80. pestiferous
    ruinous, shameful
  81. pinnace
    a light sailing ship
  82. diligence
    a speed coach
  83. Utrecht
    from the province of the same name in the Netherlands
  84. dissipation
    improper behavior
  85. duenna
    a chaperone
  86. lancer
    a soldier armed with a saber
  87. libertinism
    immoral habits
  88. shagreen
    leather
  89. panoply
    an impressive suit
  90. chamois
    an agile antelope
  91. propitious
    favorable
  92. fiacre
    a small horse-drawn carriage
  93. mountebank
    a magician
  94. philanthropist
    person who gives to the needy
  95. ambuscade
    ambush
  96. daub
    crude painting
  97. physiognomy
    countenance
  98. catch-poll
    a petty officer
  99. cognes
    cops
  100. cudgel
    club
  101. hosier
    a stocking maker
  102. jobards
    idiots, fools
  103. vociferating
    shouting

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