To Kill A Mockingbird

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Piety

religious devotion

Taciturn

not fond of talking

Eccentric

odd, peculiar

Malevolent

wishing evil or harm on others; spiteful

Nebulous

unclear, vague

Erratic

irregular

Condescension

a haughty or patronizing attitude

Contentious

argumentative

Auspicious

favorable; prosperous

benevolent

kindly, charitable

Inquisitive

asking many questions; curious

Edification

moral or spiritual improvement

unfathomable

unable to understand fully

desolate

left alone; solitary; lonely

Ascertain

to make sure of

aberrations

a deviation from what is normal

analogous

similar or comparable in certain respects

obsterperous

noisy, boisterous

provacation

something that stuirs up or provokes

inconspicuous

not noticeable

mausoleum

a large, magnificent tomb

apoplectic

showing symptoms of a stroke

oppressive

hard to bear; harsh

cantankerous

cranky; quarrelsome

altercation

an angry argument

denunciation

an expression of strong disapproval

enamored

inflamed with love

elusive

difficult to describe or understand

antagonize

to arouse dislike in

placid

calm or peaceful; tranquil

ominous

unfavorable, threatening

venerable

deserving respect because of age or character

amiable

friendly

acrimonious

bitter

ambidextrous

able to use both hands equally well

impudent

shamelessly bold or rude

expunge

to erase

temerity

reckless boldness; foolhardiness

vengeance

punishment for a wrong; revenge

feral

wild; untamed; savage

furtive

secret; sly; stealthy

vehement

showing strong feeling; passionate

bovine

an ox or cow

impertinent

rudely bold

spurious

not coming from the right source; False, counterfeit

mortification

a feeling of shame, humiliation

acquiescence

agreement; consent without objection

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