To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab List 3

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Obscure

not clearly understood or expressed

Pensive

thoughtful

Penitentiary

a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes

Antagonize

provoke the hostility of

Perish

to die

Ecclesiastical

of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)

Succinct

expressed in few words

Acquiescence

acceptance without protest

Sullen

gloomy or moody

Burly

muscular and heavily built

Mollify

to calm or soothe

Akimbo

with hands on hips and elbows extending outward

Indignant

angered at something unjust or wrong

Cynical

believing the worst of human nature and motives

Furtive

sneaky or secretive

Garish

Flashy; gaudy

Bovine

pertaining to cows or cattle

Wisteria

a woody, climbing vine with purple or white flowers

Pinioned

bound fast especially having the arms restrained

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