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Great Expectations

Vocabulary Test #3

QuestionAnswer
intimate close and familiar
gloat to feel great pleasure over another’s loss or suffering
fabulous unbelievable
beguile to deceive
ordnance military weaponry
decanter an ornamental glass bottle used for serving liquids
patronize to treat others with an air of superiority
depreciation belittlement
intolerable unbearable
discretion caution
adversary an opponent or enemy
mortification humiliation
impartial showing no favoritism
pettish irritable
disparity inequality or difference in rank, quality, or age
inaccessible unapproachable
verily truly
smite to afflict
compose to calm or quiet oneself
miscreant a wicked person
paroxysm a sudden fit or spasm
prostrate to be flat
culminate to come to the highest degree or effect
penitential expressing remorse for one’s wrongs
reparation something paid or given to make up for an injury or loss
impetuosity an impulsive act
diffidence shyness
thwart to frustrate
adjunct something connected to another thing in a helpful, but not necessary, way
animosity extreme hatred
habituate to get used to something through frequent and repeated exposure
Created by: mzshaw
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