English Vocab: To Kill a Mock Bird.

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apothecary

someone who mixed and sold medicines in the past

assuaged

to make an unpleasant feeling less painful or severe

indigenous

people or things have always been in the place where they are, rather than being brought there from somewhere else

malevolent

wants to harm other people

mortification

extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassed

piety

when you behave in a way that shows respect for your religion

sojourn

a short period of time that you stay in a place that is not your home:

unsullied

not spoiled by anything

vexations

when you feel worried or annoyed by something

wallowing

to seem to enjoy being sad etc, especially because you get sympathy from other people - used to show disapproval:

abominable

extremely unpleasant or of very bad quality

amiable

friendly and easy to like

auspicious

showing that something is likely to be successful

contentious

causing a lot of argument and disagreement between people

dispensation

special permission from someone in authority, especially a religious leader, to do something that is not usually allowed:

expansively

very friendly and willing to talk a lot:

fractious

becomes angry very easily

persevere

to continue trying to do something in a very determined way in spite of difficulties - use this to show approval:

tranquility

pleasantly calm, quiet, and peaceful

tyranny

cruel or unfair control over other people:

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