Volume 1 Chapters 1-7
- Scrupulous: Having scruples, or moral or ethical standards; having or showing a strict regard for what one considers right; principled.
- Michaelmas:Festival celebrated on September 29 in honor of the archangel Michael.
- Vexing: To irritate; annoy; provoke.
- Fortnight: The space of fourteen nights and days; two weeks.
- Caprice: A sudden, unpredictable change, as in someones mind or the weather
- Countenance: Appearance, especially the look or expression of the face.
- Fastidious: Excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: a fastidious eater.
- Candour: The state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech orexpression; candidness:The candor of the speech impressed the audience.
- Ostentation: Pretentious and vulgar display, especially of wealth and luxury, intended to impress or attract notice.
- Supercilious: Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
- Tete-a-tete: a private conversation or interview, usually between two people.
Volume 1 Chapters 8-13
- Apothecary: A druggist; a pharmacist.
- Piquet: A card game played between two people. Established in 1650.
- Felicity: Great happiness; bliss.
Volume 1: Chapters 14-17
- Tete-a-tete: a private conversation between two people.
Volume 1: Chapters 18-22
- Surmise: an idea or thought of something as being possible or likely.
- Taciturn: inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation.
- Hauteur: haughty manner or spirit; arrogance.
- Self-reproach: a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing.
- Reconcile: to find a way of making (two different ideas, facts, etc.) exist or be true at the same time
Volume 1: Chapters 23 – Volume 2: Chapter 5
- Incumbent: Holding an indicated role or position.
- Rectitude: Rightness of principle or conduct; moral virtue.
- Repine: To be fretfully discontented; fret; complain.
- Solicitude: The state of being solicitous or uneasy in mind; disquietude, anxiety; care, concern.
- Pompous: Having or exhibiting self-importance.
- Ablution: The washing of one’s body or part of it (as in a religious rite).
Volume 2: Chapter 6 -11
- Grandeur: The quality or state of being impressive or awesome.
- Enumeration: To mention separately as if in counting.
- Impertinent: Intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their actions.
- Perverseness: Willfully determined or disposed to go counter to what is expected or desired.
- parsonage: the house in which a parson lives
- ardent: having, expressive of, or characterized by intense feeling; passionate; fervent.
Volume 2: Chapter 12 -14
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Volume 2: Chapter 15 -19
- Civilities: polite, reasonable, and respectful behavior
- Obliged:to require or constrain, as by law, command or force of necessity.
- Felicity: State of being happy, especially in a high degree; bliss.
- Consternation: a sudden, alarming amazement or dred that results in utter confusion; dismay.
- Three-and-twenty: Representation of the number twenty three
Volume 3: Chapter 1 -4
- Palliation: To relieve or lessen without curing.
- Housekeeper: A person, typically a woman, employed to manage a household.
Volume 3: Chapter 5 -8
- London: City in United Kingdom
Volume 3: Chapter 9 -13
- Panegyric: A lofty oration or writing in praise of a person or thing; eulogy.
- Diffident: Lacking confidence in one’s own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.
Volume 3: Chapter 14 -19
- Infatuate: To inspire or possess with a foolish or unreasoning passion, as of love.
- Obstinate: Firmly or stubbornly adhering to one’s purpose, opinion, etc.; not yielding to argument, persuasion, or entreaty.