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The Necklace, G d M

chagrin a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation.
privation the act of having something taken away.
odious deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable.
impoverished reduced to poverty.
askew to one side; out of line; in a crooked position; awry: to wear one's hat askew; to hang a picture askew.
naive having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.
dowry the money, goods, or estate that a wife brings to her husband at marriage.
caste a hereditary social group limited to persons of the same rank, occupation, economic position, etc.
suppleness 1. bending readily without breaking or becoming deformed; pliant; flexible: a supple bough.
distracted having the attention diverted: She tossed several rocks to the far left and slipped past the distracted sentry.
coquettish a woman who flirts lightheartedly with men to win their admiration and affection; flirt.
disdain to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn.
colleague an associate
homage the formal public acknowledgment by which a feudal tenant or vassal declared himself to be the man or vassal of his lord, owing him fealty and service.
clerk an office worker who performs general tasks
tapestry a woven wall-hanging
debt something owed to someone
inheritance money, land or goods left to a person, usually by their parents, when they pass away.
usurer a person who lends money
chic trendy
aghast struck with terror, amazement or horror.
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