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Stave 1 Vocab

veneration I have always thought of Christmas-time, when it has come round - apart from the_____ due to its sacred name and origin...
flint Hard and sharp as _______ , from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire, secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.
legatee Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, his sold assign, his sole residuary ______ , his sold friend, and sole mourner.
fettered Again the specter raised a cry, and shook his chain and wrung his shadowy hands. "You are _________ ," said Scrooge trembling. "Tell me why?"
cordially He stopped at the outer door to bestow the greetings of the season on the clerk, who, cold as he was, was warmer than Scrooge, for he returned them _______ .
surplus "If they would rather die," said Scrooge, "they had better do it, and decrease the _______ population. Besides - excuse me - I don't know that."
ruddy He had so heated himself with rapid walking in the fog and frost, this nephew of Scrooge's, that he was all in a glow; his face was_____ and handsome; his eyes sparkled, and his breath smoking.
dismal The door of Scrooge's counting-house was open, that he might keep his eye upon his clear, who, in a______ little cell beyond, a sort of tank, was copying letters.
procuring "I am here to-night to warn you, that you have yet a chance and hope of escaping my fate. A chance and hope of my _____ , Ebenezer."
penance "That is no light part of my ______ ," pursued the Ghost.
veneration a feeling of awe, respect, etc.
flint a piece of hard stone, a form of silica resembling chalcedony but more opaque, less pure, and less lustrous.
legatee a person to whom a legacy is bequeathed after death; heir.
fetter confined or restrained by chains or shackles
cordial courteous and gracious
surplus being in excess of what is required.
ruddy of or having a fresh, healthy red color
dismal causing gloom or dejection
procure to obtain or get by care, effort, or the use of special means
penance a punishment of one's sins.
Created by: MTMSELA
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