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delicacy
Something pleasing, especially a choice food.
She sufferend endlessly, feeling herself born for every delicacy and luxury.
torment
Great physical pain or mental suffering.
All these things, of which other women of her class would not even have been aware, tormented and insulted her.
exquisite
Of special beauty or charm.
She imagined exquisite pieces of furniture supporting priceless ornaments.
gleaming
Bright with a steady but subdued shining.
She imagined gleaming silver.
eager
enthusiastic, desirous
She had longed so eagerly to charm.
keen
intense, as feeling or desire
She had a rich friend whom she refused to visit, because she suffered so keenly when she returned home.
exultant
Marked by great joy or jubilation; triumphant.
One evening her husband came home with an exultant air.
swiftly
quickly
Swiftly she tore the paper and drew out a printed card.
petulantly
In a way that is irritable and impatient.
Instead of being delighted, she flung the invitation petulantly across the table.
falter
To speak hesitatingly; stammer.
"What's the matter with you? What's the matter with you?" he faltered.