Review this Vocabulary

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner #2

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archaic old-fashioned The archaic house was in disrepair.
calligraphy fancy writing They used a professional calligrapher to do the wedding invitations.
deputation a group of citizens to represent others A deputation arrived in Washington to talk to the congressmen.
dank damp The dank house needed better insulation.
motes specks Take the plank out of your own eye before offering to take the mote from you neighbors.
gilt gold coating The the gilt coated statues were stolen from the church.
ebony a black wood The ebony walking stick had a golden tip.
pallid hue pale color His face turned a pallid hue when he heard the bad news.
vanquished defeated The Celtic tribes in England were vanquished by the Romans.
diffident shy, hesitant The guy was so diffident, that when he entered a room, it seemed that someone had left.

A Rose for Emily #2
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