Tale of Two Cities mini dictionary
Paupers: A person lacking the means to financially support themselves.
Example: The paupers appreciated food stamps from the government.
Staid: Respectable and unadventurous.
Example: The staid man was always focused on his work.
Toil: Hard work.
Example: After the many toils of the day the women were exhausted.
Petulantly: Showing sudden irritation.
Example: Anna petulantly looked at her coworker.
Apocryphal: Having doubtful authenticity.
Example: The signed baseball was apocryphal.
Viands: Dishes of food.
Example: The waiters brought out the various viands
Edifying: To benefit or instruct morally or spiritually.
Example: The lecture was edifying
Sacristan: A official in charge of taking care of the church.
Example: The sacristan was busy cleaning up the church.
Conflagration: Fire that destroys lots of land and property.
Example: The conflagration spread across the land.
Penitential: Feeling bad for doing something wrong.
Example: Sally felt penitential.