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Witch Lesson 4 Vocab

Affront Insult,outrage, or offend face to face
Carding To cleanse, disentangle, and collect together (as fibers) by the use of cards preparatory to spinning
Fulsome Excessively flattering to the point of being offensive
Grotesquely In a distorted, unnatural or strange way
Imploringly In a begging or pleading way
Incredulous Not able to or not willing to believe
Indulgently To go easy on a person; to spoil someone
Modish In accordance with the latest prevailing mode; fashionable, stylish
Monotonous Tiresome or uninteresting because lack of variety
Notorious Well known, but for negative reasons. Known for having a bad reputation
Pewter Metal used to make dishes and utensils--it is mostly tin with a little bit of other metals like led mixed in
Pillory A wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the neck and hands; offenders were locked in and exposed to public scorn
Pompous 1. Showing arrogance or conceit 2. Showing an exaggerated sense of self importance
Rapt Giving complete attention; totally carried away by something
Shrewd 1. Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence 2. Showing cleaver judgement and practical understanding
Stench A distinctive oder that is offensively unpleasant
Sulky Pouting, acting angry and silent
Timorous Easily frightened; fearful; timid; cowardly
Vanity Having too much pride in one's looks or abilities
Veritable True, real or actual
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