The Remarkable Rocket (Oscar Wilde Short Stories)

to rejoice
to be full of joy or show great pleasure
to rejoice

ermine
a weasel that has white fur in the winter. They live in very cold regions of North America, Europe, and Asia.
ermine

pyrotechnist
someone who uses or makes fireworks and is responsible for firework displays.
pyrotechnist

prejudice
an opinion that is formed without knowing or considering all the facts.
prejudice

pensive
thoughtful in a sad or deeply serious way.
pensive

supercilious
showing an arrogant disregard, as a look, manner, or person.
supercilious

renowned
known and praised by many; famous
renowned

disposition
a person’s usual mood or attitude
disposition

canister
a small metal container for dry substances such as flour or coffee
canister

indignant
feeling or showing anger about something considered to be unfair or without value
indignant

to sustain
to keep (something) going or existing.
to sustain

complacent
too satisfied with oneself or one’s situation; smug, arrogant
complacent

detestable
inspiring or deserving strong hatred

to avail (oneself)
to be useful or profitable to; be of value to

haughty
proud in a way that shows a low opinion of others; thinking of others as beneath oneself
haughty

mottled
blotched or spotted with varying colours or shades.
mottled

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