A Raisin in the Sun

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Doilies

a crotched table nap

Feebly

physically weak as from age or sickness

Erratic

having no certain or definate course

Grudgingly

displaying reluctance;unwillingly

Conspicuosly

easily noticable

Ally

a person group or nation that is associated with others for a common purpose

Graft

the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

Unobtrusively

in a way that attracts little or no attention

Ledger

an accounting journal as a physical object

tentatively

in an uncertain or hesitant way

Furtively

secretively or sneakily

kindling

material for starting a fire

profoundly

to a great depth psychologically

assimilationist

one who wants to absorb one cultural group into harmony with another

incredultiy

inability to believe

raptly

deeply absorbed

lynched

to put to death without authority or a trial

ornate

rich in decorative detail

dumbfounded

so amazed that one is unable to speak, bewildered

subtly

Discreetly, not obvious

eccentric

a person with an unusual or odd personality

mimic

someone who mimics

Prometheus

(Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind

incredulity

inability or unwillingness to believe

vigor

strength or force

rebuffs

refuses

acute

sensitive

undaunted

resolutely courageous

oblivious

forgetful; unaware

amiably

good-naturedly; in a friendly way; pleasantly; agreeably

deplore

regret strongly

jubilance

a feeling of extreme joy

aimlessly

without direction or purpose

mirage

illusion

nobility

Magnificence

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