Pride & Prejudice Vocabulary Flashcards

Pride & Prejudice Vocabulary Flashcards
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Ostentation
Showy, pretentious, and over-the-top displays, especially of one's wealth
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Impropriety
Inappropriate, unfitting, or improper actions
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Haughty
Snooty, superior, and arrogant behavior
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Gallantry
Noble, brave, or dashing behavior. A show of chivalry or marked courtesy.
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Fortnight
A duration of two weeks or fourteen days
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Deference
Treating someone or something with due respect and humble regard
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Coquetry
To behave like a coquette- someone who flirts
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Caprice
Whims or quick shifts in mood
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Affront

1. An offense or insulting act (ex: Sam's remark was an affront to Tina.)

2. To cause offense or insult (ex: Sam affronted Tina with his remarks.)

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Affability
Being pleasant, friendly, likeable, and easy to talk to
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Flashcard Content Overview

This flashcard set reviews vocabulary from Jane Austen's beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice. Use these flashcards to review language for admirable behaviors (such as 'gallantry' and 'deference') as well as disliked behaviors (like 'ostentation' or 'impropriety'). Reviewing the set gives insight into the many character types of her book: the 'haughty' and 'pedantic', and those who cause concern through their 'coquetry', 'caprice', or tendency to 'affront'.

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Use these flashcards to learn vocabulary words from the classic love story, Pride and Prejudice. To use the set: first flip through the set a few times to familiarize yourself with the terms. When you're ready to quiz yourself, read the vocabulary word listed on the front of each card. Test yourself to see if you can correctly define it. Your definition doesn't need to be an exact match, but you want to have a good sense of what the word means.

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Affability
Being pleasant, friendly, likeable, and easy to talk to
Affront

1. An offense or insulting act (ex: Sam's remark was an affront to Tina.)

2. To cause offense or insult (ex: Sam affronted Tina with his remarks.)

Caprice
Whims or quick shifts in mood
Coquetry
To behave like a coquette- someone who flirts
Deference
Treating someone or something with due respect and humble regard
Fortnight
A duration of two weeks or fourteen days
Gallantry
Noble, brave, or dashing behavior. A show of chivalry or marked courtesy.
Haughty
Snooty, superior, and arrogant behavior
Impropriety
Inappropriate, unfitting, or improper actions
Ostentation
Showy, pretentious, and over-the-top displays, especially of one's wealth
Pecuniary
Having to do with money or finances
Pedantic
Showy about one's learning and overly fixated on small details
Piqued
Stimulated one's interest or provoked an emotional response
Rapturous
An ecstatic, passionate, or delighted attitude
Solace

1. A consolation or comfort

2. To help relieve sorrow or comfort another

Supercilious
A snobbish and superior way of behaving
Tumult
A commotion, agitation, or noisy uproar
Vestibule
A hallway or passage that connects interior and exterior doors of a home or building
Vexation
Something that vexes and causes irritation. An annoyance
Mien
The way one carries oneself. A person's demeanor or general air.

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