Great Expectations Vocabulary List

abear

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But my father were that good in his hart that he couldn't abear to be without us.

antwerp

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We believe that Quintin Matsys was the BLACKSMITH of Antwerp.

asmear

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So I came into Smithfield; and the shameful place, being all asmear with filth and fat and blood and foam, seemed to stick to me.

beknown

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"Which it is well beknown to yourself, Pip," returned Joe, strengthening his former mixture of argumentation, confidence, and politeness, "that it were the wish of your own hart."

blusterous

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"Not, I grant you, but what his manners is given to blusterous," said Joe, apologetically; "still, a Englishman's ouse is his Castle, and castles must not be busted 'cept when done in war time.

bobbish

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And now are you all bobbish, and how's Sixpennorth of halfpence?"

bounceable

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Yah, Bounceable!

britannia

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On his taking the recorders,--very like a little black flute that had just been played in the orchestra and handed out at the door,--he was called upon unanimously for Rule Britannia.

briton

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I reminded him of it when I bought the fowl, and I said, "Pick us out a good one, old Briton, because if we had chosen to keep you in the box another day or two, we could easily have done it."

buzzingly

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After receiving the charge with every mark of derision, the pupils formed in line and buzzingly passed a ragged book from hand to hand.

ceylon

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Also to Ceylon, specially for elephants' tusks."

cheerfullest

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Again I thanked him and apologized, and again he said in the cheerfullest manner, "Not at all, I am sure!"

cliental

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I sat down in the cliental chair placed over against Mr. Jaggers's chair, and became fascinated by the dismal atmosphere of the place.

cobbs

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After a time he would give up once more, on the plea that he had not got Cobbs's bill, or Lobbs's, or Nobbs's, as the case might be.

coiler

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This lady's name was Mrs. Coiler, and I had the honor of taking her down to dinner on the day of my installation.

crutched

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"On this day of the year, long before you were born, this heap of decay," stabbing with her crutched stick at the pile of cobwebs on the table, but not touching it, "was brought here.

englishman

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"Sir," Mr. Wopsle began to reply, "as an Englishman myself, I--" "Come!"

fawner

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A spirit of contempt for the fawners and plotters."

fearfullest

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When my ablutions were completed, I was put into clean linen of the stiffest character, like a young penitent into sackcloth, and was trussed up in my tightest and fearfullest suit.

fishily

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I went on with my breakfast, and Mr. Pumblechook continued to stand over me, staring fishily and breathing noisily, as he always did.

frillings

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So she sat, corpse-like, as we played at cards; the frillings and trimmings on her bridal dress, looking like earthy paper.

greenwich

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I had pulled down as far as Greenwich with the ebb tide, and had turned with the tide.

grimiest

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What I dreaded was, that in some unlucky hour I, being at my grimiest and commonest, should lift up my eyes and see Estella looking in at one of the wooden windows of the forge.

halloa

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The cattle came upon me with like suddenness, staring out of their eyes, and steaming out of their nostrils, "Halloa, young thief!"

hammercloth

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His getting on his box, which I remember to have been decorated with an old weather-stained pea-green hammercloth moth-eaten into rags, was quite a work of time.

hammersmith

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"At Hammersmith, west of London."

indigestive

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she was a cousin,--an indigestive single woman, who called her rigidity religion, and her liver love.

jagger

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The Spider, as Mr. Jaggers had called him, was used to lying in wait, however, and had the patience of his tribe.

likeways

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Which the playacting have likeways brought him to London along with me.

mellon

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Money should be paid to "Project Gutenberg Association / Carnegie-Mellon University".

misdealt

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I misdealt, as was only natural, when I knew she was lying in wait for me to do wrong; and she denounced me for a stupid, clumsy laboring-boy.

newgate

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"My good Handel, is it not obvious that with Newgate in the next street, there must be far greater hazard in your breaking your mind to him and making him reckless, here, than elsewhere.

outwatched

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So, the Spider, doggedly watching Estella, outwatched many brighter insects, and would often uncoil himself and drop at the right nick of time.

peppercorny

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Chapter VIII Mr. Pumblechook's premises in the High Street of the market town, were of a peppercorny and farinaceous character, as the premises of a cornchandler and seedsman should be.

rantipole

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And what did she give young Rantipole here?"

rustily

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Some of the windows had been walled up; of those that remained, all the lower were rustily barred.

shropshire

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"I am told it's very like your Shropshire."

sitch

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"And wishing," pursued Joe, with another fixed look at me, like another effort of remembrance, "that the state of Miss Havisham's elth were sitch as would have--allowed, were it, Pip?"

smartingly

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I might have been an unfortunate little bull in a Spanish arena, I got so smartingly touched up by these moral goads.

sparrer

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Much as I know'd the birds' names in the hedges to be chaffinch, sparrer, thrush.

spooney

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"Spooney!"

sprawly

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"The blotchy, sprawly, sulky fellow."

telemachus

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It is not wholly irrespective of our personal feelings that we record HIM as the Mentor of our young Telemachus, for it is good to know that our town produced the founder of the latter's fortunes.

thames

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"I have thought it over again and again," said Herbert, "and I think I know a better course than taking a Thames waterman.

unpromoted

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The king upon his throne, with his crown upon his ed, can't sit and write his acts of Parliament in print, without having begun, when he were a unpromoted Prince, with the alphabet.--Ah!"

unstrapping

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After all, I remained up there, repeatedly unlocking and unstrapping my small portmanteau and locking and strapping it up again, until Biddy called to me that I was late.

uplong

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But, if any man in that neighborhood could stand uplong against Joe, I never saw the man.

veinous

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He sat down on a chair that stood before the fire, and covered his forehead with his large brown veinous hands.

whitesmith

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"Pip, dear old chap, life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man's a blacksmith, and one's a whitesmith, and one's a goldsmith, and one's a coppersmith.

worrit

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"Tell me directly what you've been doing to wear me away with fret and fright and worrit, or I'd have you out of that corner if you was fifty Pips, and he was five hundred Gargerys."