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Flashcards in Jane Eyre Vocab Chaps 29-end Deck (12):
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Abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or a lack of food.

Emaciated

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Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action; very difficult to change or overcome.

Obstinate

2

An unmarried woman, typically an older woman beyond usual age for marriage; often considered not needing a man in her life.

Spinster

3

Responsibility for fault or wrong; blame.

Culpability

4

Wavering between different opinions or actions; to be indecisive.

Vacillating

5

Tyrannical; a person who wields power oppressively.

Despotic

6

Gestures or utterances made as a greeting or acknowledgement of another's arrival or departure.

Salutations

7

Belief in the existence of a supreme beig, specifically a creator who does not intervene in the universe.

Deistic

8

A sudden outburst of emotion or violence; the state of bubbling or boiling.

Ebullition

9

(especially in a woman) the quality of being attractively lively and animated.

Vivacity

10

Express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.

Rebuke

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A thing presented or offered to God or a god.

Oblation