Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 38 words

Student mined vocabualry 2008-2009
  1. alleviate
    provide physical relief, as from pain
  2. amorphous
    having no definite form or distinct shape
  3. aptness
    appropriateness for the occasion
  4. benefactor
    a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
  5. calamity
    an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  6. callousness
    devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
  7. cheque
    a written order directing a bank to pay money
  8. composure
    steadiness of mind under stress
  9. constrained
    lacking spontaneity; not natural
  10. coquetry
    playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
  11. countenance
    the appearance conveyed by a person's face
  12. delirium
    a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
  13. demeanour
    (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
  14. diaphanous
    so thin as to transmit light
  15. discourse
    an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
  16. effervescence
    the process of bubbling as gas escapes
  17. exorbitant
    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  18. gusto
    vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
  19. incoherency
    lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
  20. incongruous
    lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
  21. inordinate
    beyond normal limits
  22. inquire
    conduct an inquiry or investigation of
  23. invertible
    having an additive or multiplicative inverse
  24. irrepressible
    impossible to repress or control
  25. musingly
    in a reflective manner
  26. obligation
    the state of being obligated to do or pay something
  27. protege
    a person who receives support and protection from an influential patron who furthers the protege's career
  28. recluse
    one who lives in solitude
  29. ruminate
    reflect deeply on a subject
  30. scanty
    lacking in amplitude or quantity
  31. sinister
    stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
  32. slatternly
    characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
  33. solemn
    dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
  34. throng
    a large gathering of people
  35. trifle
    a detail that is considered insignificant
  36. turpitude
    a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
  37. inclination
    the act of inclining; bending forward
  38. pedantically
    in a pedantic manner