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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Vocabulary List 3

Chapters 13-24

1.         Gregarious fond of the company of others; sociable

2.         Palliate to make appear less serious; excuse

3.         Salubrious wholesome

4.         Charnel a building where corpses or bones are deposited

5.         Etiolated pale and unhealthy

6.         Phlegmatic - apathetic; calm; hard to rouse to action

7.         Contumacy stubborn refusal to submit to authority

8.         Saturnine gloomy; grave

9.         Contumelious rude in a contemptuous way insulting

10.         Sardonic scornful

11.       Meretricious alluring by false and showy charms

12.       Reprobation rejection by God as beyond salvation [so then, what would a reprobate be?]

13.       Superciliousness haughtiness

14.       Competency sufficient means for a livelihood

15.       Cynosure center of attention

16.       Acumen keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a situation

17.       Pertinaciously stubbornly; obstinately

English IV