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Chapters 16, 17, and 18- Sentence Matching


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ascetic
For all his culture, Cecil was an ____________ at heart, and nothing in his love became him like the leaving of it.
benighted
It did not do to think, nor, for the matter of that to feel. She gave up trying to understand herself, and the vast armies of the ____________, who follow neither the heart nor the brain, and march to their destiny by catch- words.
bourgeois
She had chosen the moment before bed, when, in accordance with their ____________ habit, she always dispensed drinks to the men.
capricious
Isn't Romance ____________! I never notice it in you young people; you do nothing but play lawn tennis, and say that romance is dead, while the Miss Alans are struggling with all the weapons of propriety against the terrible thing.
choky
"Very well," said Charlotte, with a ____________ abruptness that was new to him, though familiar to Lucy.
importation
At a little distance stood Minnie and the "garden-child," a minute ____________, each holding either end of a long piece of bass.
reticent
His belief in celibacy, so ____________, so carefully concealed beneath his tolerance and culture, now came to the surface and expanded like some delicate flower.
salvos
The weather was breaking up, breaking, broken, and it is a sense of the fit rather than of the supernatural that equips such crises with the ____________ of angelic artillery.
shibboleth
As her brain clouded over, as the memory of the views grew dim and the words of the book died away, she returned to her old ____________ of nerves.