Big Words for Babies

Here’s a little vocabulary post with words from Pride and Prejudiced by Jane Austen…

big words for babies - surmise

surmise: infer from incomplete evidence  

v elude

elude: escape, either physically or mentally

w commendation

commendation: a message expressing a favorable opinion

b entreaty

entreaty: earnest or urgent request

a commendation

countenance: the appearance conveyed by a person’s face

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By the way the Pride and Prejudice edition I linked to is an annotated edition I would love to check out.  Also I got the word list here (which has excerpts with each word) and was inspired by this series of counting books for babies.  The prints in the illustrations come from Regency Period inspired products I found online.  Click on the illustration for info.


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