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inexorable
adj. relentless,implacable
fastidious
adj. difficult to please
penury
n. extreme poverty
predilection
n. preference, partiality
immutable
adj. unchangable
mien
n. demeanor, bearing
infallible
adj. unerring
lassitude
n. lauguor, weakness
incredulous
adj. skeptical
vacillate
v. to fluctuate, to waver
dilatory
adj. delaying
callous
adj. hardened, unfeeling
ignominy
n. disgrace
ephemeral
adj. short-lived, fleeting
assuage
v. to ease, to lessen
conciliate
v. to reconcile, to soothe
sagacity
n. wisdom
sedulous
adj. dilligent
sophism
n. fallacious reasoning
invective
n. abuse
opprobrium
n. infamy
iniquity
n. evil
insolent
adj. haughty
prate
n. chatter
importune
v. implore
ruminate
v. mull over
vehement
adj. fierce
expostulate
v. object
garnered
adj. accumulated
pernicious
adj. hurtful
extenuate
v. justify
Julius Beaufort
Has a mitress about which all of New York knows who he later marries.
M. Riviere
The character who helps Ellen Olenska escape her husband.
Newland Archer
This character always sends lilies of the valley to his fiancee but roses to someone else
May Welland Archer
Ironically is innocent all her life