"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant

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  1. adulation

    exaggerated flattery or praise
  2. aghast

    struck with fear, dread, or consternation
  3. askew

    turned or twisted to one side
  4. privation

    a state of extreme poverty
  5. exorbitant

    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  6. ruinous

    extremely harmful; bringing catastrophe
  7. gamut

    a complete extent or range
  8. pauper

    a person who is very poor
  9. vexation

    anger produced by some annoying irritation
  10. prospect

    the possibility of future success
Created on September 23, 2013
(updated September 23, 2013)