TKAM Vocab, Chapters 1,2

assuaged

relieved; pacified; eased

epic

very impressive; surpassing the ordinary

tyrannical

oppressive; authoritarian

entity

something alive that has its own existence

eccentric

bizarre; extremely unconventional or unusual

repertoire

a collection of works that a student or group is ready to demonstrate

vapid

bland; lacking liveliness or substance

veranda

a long porch often along the length of a house, usually with a roof

malevolent

having a malicious, harmful influence

morbid

ghoulish; gruesome; suggesting an unhealthy mental state

predilection

a preference or predisposition

foray

a sudden short attack or brief entry into enemy territory

condescended

doing something below one's dignity

apprehensively

anxiously

indigenous

native to a certain area

wallowing

to indulge or delight greatly in

illicitly

to do something in an illegal or immoral manner

compel

to command, force, or persuade with an argument

covey

a small or social group; literally, a flock of pigeons

vexation

an annoyance or concern; irritation or worry

hilt

the extreme and topmost part of a sword before the handle

subsequent

following in time or order; occurring later

mortification

humiliation or chagrin

sojourn

a temporary stay

nebulous

vague, hazy, indistinct, or confused

harbor

hold back a thought or feeling about

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