TKAM-Ch. 5-8

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Pestilence

a pernicious evil influence

Edification

uplifting enlightenment

Quibbling

a type of arguing where you avoid the main point by bringing up petty details

Kudzu

n. An eastern Asian vine (Pueraria lobata) having compound leaves and clusters of reddish-purple flowers. It is grown for fodder, forage, and root starch, and is a widespread weed in the southeast United States.

Dismemberment

the removal of limbs

malignant

extremely malevolent or malicious

Unfathomable

impossible to come to understand

Touchous

sensitive or touchy (regional word used in the south)

Rosetta stone

a stone slab, found in 1799 near Rosetta, bearing parallel inscriptions in Greek, Egyptian hieroglyphic, and demotic characters, making possible the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Meteorological

of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions

Caricatures

a picture, description, etc., ludicrously exaggerating the peculiarities or defects of persons or things

Perpetrate

perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

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