English To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab

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Assuage

provide physical relief, as from pain

Apothecary

the art of preparing and dispensing drugs

Piety

devotion and reverence to God

Taciturn

un-talkative or quiet

Vapid

dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force

Malevolent

hateful, wishing evil upon

Predilection

an established preference for something stemming from a person's temperament or character

Nebulous

hazy, vague

Foray

a raid for plunder; a brief excursion or attempt esp. outside one's accustomed
sphere

Indigenous

native to a region

Entailment

an obligation or debt

Vexations

annoyances, irritations

Iniquities

gross injustice, wickedness

Contemptuous

scornful, despicable

Fractious

quarrelsome, irritable

Judiciously

by sound or wise judgment, discreetly

Disapprobation

disapproval

Auspicious

promising or favorable, inclined toward favorable results

Arbitrated

decided or determined by the authority of an individual as contrasted with a set code of law or precedent

Tacit

implied, silent, unspoken

Honed

sharpened by steady rubbing with an abrasive or slivering instrument

Ascertained

discovering, making certain and exact

Aberrations

devirations from the norm

Perpetrated

brought about, caused, committed a crime

Perplexity

uncertainty, bewilderment

Ingenuous

naive, innocent, showing childlike simplicity and candidness, lacking craft
or subtlety

Analogous

similar, comparable

Provocation

incitement, inducement

Obstreperous

unruly or aggressive noisiness, clamorous, stubbornly resistant to control

Invective

insult, abusive language

Articulate

clearly and effectively expressive, joined together so as to give shape and
meaning

Rudiments

beginnings, basics

Apoplectic

greatly excited, of a kind to or apparently to cause a stroke

Umbrage

offense, resentment

Rectitude

righteousness

Interdict

restraint, prohibition

Palliation

comfort, consolation

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