Vocabulary Ch 5-11

  1. Elegance 68
    - elegant quality: elegance of dress.
  2. Scandalized 69
    - to shock or horrify by something considered immoral or improper.
  3. Dowry 71
    - the money, goods, or estate that a wife brings to her husband at marriage.
  4. Triumphant 72
    - having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful.
  5. Kingfisher73
    - any of numerous fish- or insect-eating birds of the family Alcedinidae that have a large head and a long, stout bill and are usually crested and brilliantly colored.
  6. Ceremonial 74
    - of, pertaining to, or characterized by ceremony; formal; ritual: a ceremonial occasion.
  7. Coriander 74
    - of the parsley family, native to Europe, having strong-scented leaves used in cooking and aromatic seeds used as a seasoning and in medicine.
  8. Kohl 75
    - a powder, as finely powdered antimony sulfide, used as a cosmetic to darken the eyelids, eyebrows
  9. Pension 79
    - a fixed amount, other than wages, paid at regular intervals to a person or to the person's surviving dependents in consideration of past services, age, merit, poverty, injury or loss sustained,
  10. Imprisoned 86
    - to confine in or as if in a prison.
  11. Pooris 94
    - a light, round, unleavened wheat bread of India, usually deep-fried.
  12. Wallahs 96
    - a person in charge of, employed at, or concerned with a particular thing (used in combination): a book wallah; a ticket wallah.
  13. Rickshaw 98
    - a small, two-wheeled, cartlike passenger vehicle with a fold-down top, pulled by one person, formerly used widely in Japan and China.
  14. Rupees 99
    - a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of India, Nepal, and Pakistan
  15. Vendors 100
    - a person or agency that sells.
  16. Aimlessly 105
    - without aim; purposeless
  17. Pittance 107
    - a small amount or share.
  18. Bartering 113
    - to trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money.
  19. Sophisticated 118
    - (of a person, ideas, tastes, manners, etc.) altered by education, experience, etc., so as to be worldly-wise; not naive
  20. Cinema 137
    - a motion-picture theater.
  21. Admonishing 138
    – to caution, advise, or counsel against something.
  22. Proprietor 146
    - the owner of a business establishment, a hotel
  23. Indignant 155
    - feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting
  24. Lentils 165
    - of the legume family, having flattened, biconvex seeds used as food.
  25. Muslin 178
    - a cotton fabric made in various degrees of fineness and often printed, woven, or embroidered in patterns, esp. a cotton fabric of plain weave, used for sheets and for a variety of other purposes
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Vocabulary Ch 5-11
Vocabulary Ch 5-11