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Coming of Age: Jane Eyre
Scrutinize Definition To examine carefully and critically Example The teacher scrutinized our essays, searching for mistakes
Connotation Definition The idea or feeling that a word creates in addition to its literal meaning Example The term Victorian, which literally describes events in the reign of Queen Victoria, conveyed connotations of “ prudish ” and “old- fashioned”
Inerrancy Definition Without error Example The “High Church” wanted to return to the ceremony and trappings in the Church of England while the “Low Church” preached Biblical inerrancy.
Repress Definition To hold back, control, or restrain Example The Victorian woman repressed her sense of style by conforming to the fashions of the day.
Animosity Definition A strong feeling of dislike or hatred Example There was a sense of animosity between the two rival football teams.
Impudent Definition Rude Failing to show proper respect Example Shaina’s father accused her of being impudent when she talked back to him at dinner.
Aperture Definition A hole or small opening Example The photographer changed the aperture on her camera to ensure the proper level of light for her picture.
Apparition Definition A vision or ghost Example On Halloween, Mary chose to dress up as a spooky apparition.
Trepidation Definition A feeling of fear, uncertainty, and hesitation Example The students approached their exam with trepidation because they had not studied as much as they should have.
Imperious Definition Arrogant and overbearing Example The referee’s imperious nature became apparent when he kept blowing his whistle and handing out yellow cards to the players