X-Mas Carol Vocab

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X-Mas Carol Vocab
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A Christmas Carol Vocabulary
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  1. members of a governing body
    aldermen
  2. zero, nothing; anything
    aught
  3. ornamented ralings
    balustrades
  4. a person working in brass
    brazier
  5. insincere talk, especially about religion or morals
    cant
  6. a place where merchants meet to transact buisness
    'change
  7. a scarf
    cravat
  8. a candle made from repeatedly dipping a wick into wax
    dip
  9. a song or melody of mourningm usually associated with funerals
    dirge
  10. playful, joking, lighthearted
    facetious
  11. willing, eager
    fain
  12. chained, shackled
    fettered
  13. self-control; patience
    fettered
  14. an attic
    garret
  15. glad
    gladsome
  16. a shelf beside the fire to keep the kettle hot
    hob
  17. a public show of respect
    homage
  18. an improper act
    impropriety
  19. not willing to believe
    incredulous
  20. a hardware dealer buisness; making iron objects
    ironmongery
  21. an action lacking firmness or purpose
    irresolute
  22. a uniform of a servant or chauffeur
    liverly
  23. disliking people or mankind in general
    misanthropic
  24. capable of being felt
    palpable
  25. the loud reververating of bells, thunder, laughter, etc.
    peal
  26. fortification walls
    ramparts
  27. frost
    rime
  28. to come, go, or set out in an energetic manner
    sallied out
  29. a ghost
    shade
  30. the only person to which property is assigned
    sole assign
  31. yielding readily to; impressionable
    susceptible
  32. quavering; trembling
    tremulous
  33. not consecrated or holy
    unhallowed
  34. humorous
    waggish
  35. nevertheless; as well
    withal
  36. feeling of awe or reverence
    veneration
  37. extreme greed for riches
    avarice
  38. bandits, gang members
    brigands
  39. a light horse drawn carriage
    chaise
  40. behaving in a patronizing way
    condescension
  41. confirmed, supported, verified
    corroborated
  42. to take by force, rob
    despoil
  43. to deny
    gainsay
  44. carriages without hoods
    gigs
  45. half lying down
    half-recumbent
  46. ice crystals on the ground
    hoar-frost
  47. not capable of being controlled
    irrepressible
  48. merry, cheerful
    jocund
  49. not yet revealed or apparent; potential but not yet obvious yet
    latent
  50. thin strips of wood
    laths
  51. a hot drink of lemon and wine
    negus
  52. confined, shackled
    pinioned
  53. a dark, sweet ale brewed from black malt
    porter
  54. rehabilitation; conversion from an unsatisfactory state
    reclamation
  55. a theory
    supposition
  56. a deliberate insult
    affront
  57. extremely agitated; nearing a stroke
    apoplectic
  58. harmful, menacing, vindictive
    baleful
  59. adorned, bedecked
    bedight
  60. not filling an obligation
    behindhand
  61. a variety of red cooking apples
    biffins
  62. jellied loaf made from parts of the head or feet of a pig
    brawn
  63. crows; a type of bird
    daws
  64. a downward slope or bend
    declension
  65. causing strife within a group
    factious
  66. a misleading action
    feint
  67. another name for an evergreen shrub
    furze
  68. a drink, usually dilluted, made from rum
    grog
  69. understood; knew
    kenned
  70. a heated alcoholic drink with spices
    mulled
  71. offensive
    odious
  72. a guide or rule for morals or actions; a guideline
    precepts
  73. to complain bitterly
    rail
  74. the covering for a sword or a knife
    scabbard
  75. the caretaker in a grave or church yard
    sexton
  76. a case for a knife or sword
    sheath
  77. a frill of lace worn around the neck
    tucker
  78. moved in a sneaky or secretive manner
    sidled
  79. overhanging; prominent
    beetling
  80. deprived; parted from, abandoned
    bereft
  81. past tense of beseech; to ask or beg
    besought
  82. white of unbleached cotton with no printed design
    calico
  83. intense hatred
    detestation
  84. a growth on the body or on an organ of the body
    excrescence
  85. untidy; shabby
    frousy
  86. mutual dealings; communication between two people
    intercourse
  87. internal parts of an animal, such as the heart or the liver
    offal
  88. to carry on in the face of discouragement or difficulty
    persevered
  89. an alternate spelling of 'squeaks'
    shrieks
  90. a type of wine
    bishop
  91. an old british coin worth very little
    farthing
  92. to portray; intimate
    feign

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