Vocabulary in 〈A Tale of Two Cities〉

By Xah Lee. Date: .

The following 532 words are from “A Tale of Two Cities” Buy at amazon by Charles Dickens. I read this novel in ~1992.

tale of two cities  the sea rises
〈Tale of Two Cities〉, 〈the Sea Rises〉
  1. fain
  2. raggedly
  3. jagged
  4. blunt
  5. specter
  6. discourse
  7. wretched
  8. admonish
  9. slumber
  10. plough
  11. yoke
  12. placid
  13. mildew
  14. packet
  15. speck
  16. piscatorial
  17. rumble
  18. stolid
  19. obscurity
  20. gaunt
  21. Cupid
  22. acquit
  23. confide
  24. pecuniary
  25. supplicate
  26. compatriot
  27. implore
  28. entreat
  29. avail
  30. bonnet
  31. brawny
  32. dispersal
  33. restorative
  34. disconcert
  35. banish
  36. cask
  37. jostle
  38. sodden
  39. champ
  40. besmirch
  41. resound
  42. modicum
  43. offal
  44. stench
  45. diverging
  46. slink
  47. meager
  48. croak
  49. scanty
  50. glower
  51. hoist
  52. gaunt
  53. breech
  54. expostulate
  55. reckoning
  56. feign
  57. rustle
  58. homage
  59. repose
  60. doleful
  61. aspiration
  62. garret
  63. grim
  64. incumbent
  65. admonitory
  66. crevice
  67. deplore
  68. swoon
  69. emblem
  70. lethargy
  71. provender
  72. sagacity
  73. coercion
  74. discernible
  75. commodious
  76. eminence
  77. conviction
  78. embellish
  79. commodious
  80. eminence
  81. conviction
  82. embellish
  83. obstinacy
  84. dingy
  85. stow
  86. cesspool
  87. extemporized
  88. scullery
  89. forger
  90. purloiner
  91. gamut
  92. cupboard
  93. hutch
  94. gaiter
  95. grisly
  96. urchin
  97. proxy
  98. appellation
  99. scrub
  100. repose
  101. counterpane
  102. juncture
  103. dire
  104. exasperation
  105. trepidation
  106. deprecate
  107. conceit
  108. rickety
  109. garnish
  110. flop
  111. fictitious
  112. efficacy
  113. petition
  114. inmate
  115. menagerie
  116. ruffle
  117. foray
  118. cogitate
  119. precept
  120. aphorism
  121. taint
  122. disperse
  123. demur
  124. proviso
  125. gruff
  126. asunder
  127. ogreish
  128. bristle
  129. circuitous
  130. bestrew
  131. engross
  132. sublime
  133. auspicious
  134. immolate
  135. immaculate
  136. impeachable
  137. engender
  138. disparage
  139. pernicious
  140. asseveration
  141. swarm
  142. procure
  143. malign
  144. trying
  145. plaintive
  146. confer
  147. garrison
  148. upshot
  149. crockery
  150. scoundrel
  151. extraction
  152. wrested
  153. anguish
  154. gallantry
  155. interpose
  156. demeanor
  157. disreputable
  158. commiseration
  159. brood
  160. ward
  161. verdict
  162. insolent
  163. rascal
  164. carrion
  165. throng
  166. sediment
  167. acquitted
  168. jar
  169. rejoin
  170. nettle
  171. barrister
  172. bustle
  173. numskull
  174. deliberating
  175. tavern
  176. deportment
  177. laconic
  178. allusion
  179. strait
  180. disconcerted
  181. reckoning
  182. drudge
  183. confound
  184. straggle
  185. propensity
  186. compeer
  187. hew
  188. visage
  189. florid
  190. glib
  191. pith
  192. marrow
  193. carouse
  194. dissipate
  195. jackal
  196. seared
  197. paunch
  198. steeping
  199. stint
  200. recline
  201. pilgrimage
  202. gainsay
  203. deprecatory
  204. lame
  205. rive
  206. perseverance
  207. blight
  208. relapse
  209. shrewd
  210. quaint
  211. parish
  212. staid
  213. purported
  214. anchorage
  215. thrift
  216. trifles
  217. speckle
  218. meek
  219. stature
  220. imputation
  221. somber
  222. mercenary
  223. retributive
  224. compunction
  225. placidity
  226. lurk
  227. notwithstanding
  228. grim
  229. mantle
  230. acquit
  231. contrivance
  232. impoverish
  233. impart
  234. unbend
  235. replenish
  236. afflict
  237. teem
  238. sultry
  239. stipulation
  240. peal
  241. typify
  242. fortnight
  243. monseigneur
  244. sanctuary
  245. emulative
  246. dispense
  247. blot
  248. perforce
  249. convent
  250. prostrate
  251. stable
  252. plunder
  253. forage
  254. howsoever
  255. matrimony
  256. destitute
  257. brazen
  258. ecclesiastics
  259. foist
  260. anteroom
  261. exemplar
  262. sup
  263. catalepsy
  264. discourse
  265. frizzle
  266. pendant
  267. trinket
  268. fetter
  269. flutter
  270. officiate
  271. episcopal
  272. affable
  273. treachery
  274. patrician
  275. maim
  276. reared
  277. marquis
  278. duke
  279. abominable
  280. deign
  281. grovel
  282. brigand
  283. slink
  284. deject
  285. postilion
  286. fag
  287. cinder
  288. crag
  289. brewery
  290. tannery
  291. herald
  292. courier
  293. meager
  294. droop
  295. propitiate
  296. mender
  297. stoop
  298. clemency
  299. fumble
  300. specter
  301. felicitous
  302. vermin
  303. obsequious
  304. accursed
  305. dolt
  306. precipitated
  307. gnat
  308. morsel
  309. malady
  310. impartially
  311. flambeau
  312. balustrade
  313. urn
  314. sickle
  315. remonstrance
  316. clang
  317. diversify
  318. imperturbable
  319. scruple
  320. resolve
  321. incommode
  322. importunity
  323. poniard
  324. regenerate
  325. detest
  326. homage
  327. repression
  328. relinquish
  329. compatriot
  330. impenitent
  331. casement
  332. trenchant
  333. tether
  334. saunter
  335. fraught
  336. smiting
  337. petrify
  338. frill
  339. scrawl
  340. league
  341. ominous
  342. profess
  343. reap
  344. aggravate
  345. rejoice
  346. disinterested
  347. adjure
  348. forbear
  349. selfsame
  350. arrears
  351. portly
  352. sputter
  353. concoct
  354. gallantry
  355. moroseness
  356. slight
  357. magnanimous
  358. bestow
  359. jostle
  360. crestfallen
  361. forensically
  362. concussion
  363. emissary
  364. bootless
  365. laudable
  366. waif
  367. profligate
  368. sloth
  369. behoove
  370. contentious
  371. prosperous
  372. barrister
  373. divine
  374. transitory
  375. blight
  376. remorse
  377. reproach
  378. impel
  379. deplore
  380. grisly
  381. urchin
  382. pilotage
  383. belated
  384. concourse
  385. smite
  386. bawl
  387. hearse
  388. rabble
  389. vociferate
  390. ardor
  391. acclamation
  392. muse
  393. engender
  394. grimaces
  395. scuffle
  396. officiate
  397. efficacy
  398. refractory
  399. cavalcade
  400. sundry
  401. confer
  402. condole
  403. ruminate
  404. sulky
  405. corroboration
  406. briskly
  407. devout
  408. adjure
  409. injunction
  410. trudge
  411. nimbly
  412. slumber
  413. implore
  414. altercate
  415. ostensible
  416. profess
  417. recompense
  418. doff
  419. repast
  420. singly
  421. crag
  422. morsel
  423. parricide
  424. gnaw
  425. croak
  426. flay
  427. toiled
  428. enfold
  429. offal
  430. visage
  431. aquiline
  432. whiff
  433. retribution
  434. catechism
  435. assiduous
  436. perquisite
  437. glutinous
  438. promenade
  439. cognac
  440. bode
  441. discomfit
  442. infernal
  443. proscribe
  444. steeple
  445. by-and-by
  446. apocryphal
  447. aspire
  448. repress
  449. detained
  450. sagacity
  451. toilette
  452. relapse
  453. lurk
  454. affliction
  455. diffidence
  456. profess
  457. plod
  458. misgiving
  459. grim
  460. insufferable
  461. avow
  462. claptrap
  463. astound
  464. reclaimed
  465. supplication
  466. forlorn
  467. resound
  468. turbid
  469. astern
  470. plight
  471. swamp
  472. florid
  473. exude
  474. matrimonial
  475. bloat
  476. peevish
  477. headlong
  478. billow
  479. begrime
  480. ditch
  481. manful
  482. barricade
  483. parley
  484. turnkey
  485. irruption
  486. cavernous
  487. wrathful
  488. lynch
  489. hew
  490. upheaval
  491. haggard
  492. exultant
  493. chary
  494. squalid
  495. enthroned
  496. vicious
  497. withal
  498. hark
  499. famished
  500. miscreant
  501. crone
  502. dregs
  503. brawl
  504. winnow
  505. screech
  506. infuse
  507. flint
  508. viand
  509. chivalrous
  510. modicum
  511. wretched
  512. threescore
  513. rouse
  514. flock
  515. shrivel
  516. unaccountable
  517. beatify
  518. steep
  519. dank
  520. sprinkle
  521. benighted
  522. wayfarer
  523. medley
  524. contagion
  525. functionary
  526. tocsin
  527. unkempt
  528. infernal
  529. bonfire
  530. edifice
  531. anon
  532. installment
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