fever 1793 - ch 1-9 vocab

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rouse

bring out of sleep; awaken. or cause to feel angry or excited.

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stoop

bend one's head or body forward and downward.

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wharf

a level quayside area to which a ship may be moored to load and unload.

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abhor

regard with disgust and hatred.

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teem

be full of or swarming with.

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grippe

old-fashioned term for influenza.

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victual

food or provisions

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pestle

a heavy tool with a rounded end, used for crushing and grinding substances such as spices or drugs, typically in a mortar.

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disreputable

not considered to be respectable in character or appearance.

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robust

strong and healthy; vigorous.

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peckish

hungry

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yarn

a long or rambling story, especially one that is implausible.

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delectable

delicious

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stout

(of a person) somewhat fat or of heavy build.

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miasma

a highly unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapor.

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bilious

affected by or associated with nausea or vomiting.

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concede

admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it.

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ramble

walk for pleasure, typically without a definite route, or talk or write at length in a confused or inconsequential way.

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impudence

the quality of being impudent; impertinence. "his arrogance and impudence had offended many"

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cord

stack of wood "the amount of wood that, when "racked and well stowed"

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flagstone

a flat stone slab, typically rectangular or square, used for paving.

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wager

risk (a sum of money or valued item) against someone else's on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event; a bet.

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horde

a large group of people

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windfall

an apple or other fruit blown down from a tree or bush by the wind.

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quarantine

a state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to infectious or contagious disease are placed.

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discrete

careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, especially in order to avoid causing offense or to gain an advantage.

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idle

(of a person) avoiding work; lazy. not

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bodice

the close-fitting upper part of a dress, covering the chest and back above the waist.

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tedious

too long, slow, or dull; tiresome or monotonous.

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cease

bring or come to an end.

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din

a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise. make (someone) learn or remember something by constant repetition.

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distress

extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

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gumption

shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness.

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squall

a sudden violent gust of wind or a localized storm, especially one bringing rain, snow, or sleet. baby crying

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dwindle

diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength.

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respite

a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant.

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pestilence

a fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague.

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retch

make the sound and movement of vomiting.

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