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Pride & Prejudice List 2

1.        Ere – before

2.        Doleful – sorrowful

3.        Abatement – reduction

4.        Alacrity – quickness

5.        Appease – soothe

6.        Jilt – abandon

7.        Alleviate – lessen

8.        Dupe [v.] – trick [n. = the one who is tricked]

9.        Spleen – anger

10.        Discernible – obvious  [discern [v.] = to figure out]

11.    Trepidation – fear

12.    Inured – accustomed, used to

13.    Tractable – obedient

14.    Perusal – scrutiny [peruse [v.] = to read carefully]

15.    Verdure – vegetation

16.    Repugnance – offense

17.    Insolence – rudeness

18.    Rally[v.] – gather  [rally [n.] is the occasion of people gathering]

19.    Chagrin – embarrassment

English IV