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indignation
anger arroused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean
disheveled
to throw into disorder or disarry, adj. marded by disorder or disarray
jovial
merry, full of fun
parish
an area that has its own church and clergymen
sublime
of outstanding spiritual, moral or intellectual worth
calico
1. a plain white cotton fabric that is heaview than
2. any of various cheap cotton fabrics with figured patterns
infamy
an evil reputation brought on by something grossly criminal, shocking, or brutal
relenting
to let up, slacken
nearsighted
to be able to see objects tht are close by more clearly than those that are far away
aristocrat
a memger of an aristicracy
irresolute
uncertain how to act or proceed, vacillating
pompous
having or exhibiting self-importance, arrogant
escapade
an usually adventurous action that runs counter to approval or conventional conduct
flintrock
a very hard gray stone that makes sparks when struck against steel. Before the invention of matches, flintrock was used to light fires.
aristocracy
a class of persons who are boron into a high social position. Kings, queens, princes and dukes are members of the aristocracy
moderation
something that is not too much or too little, not extreme
abolition
1. the act of destroying completely 2. the abolishing of slavery
genial
marked by or diffusing sympathy of friendliness, kindly