Vocabulary for "A Rose for Emily"/ exam vocab words

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Circumvent

to avoid or get around by clever maneuvering

Coquettish

flirtatious

Dank

unpleasantly damp; moist and chilly

Diffident

shy and timid; lacking self-confidence

Divulge

to make known of something private

Edict

an order put out by a person in authority

Encroach

to advance beyond original limits; intrude

Obliterate

to wipe out, leaving no trace

Obscure

to cover over; hide

Pallid

abnormally pale

Profoundly

deeply; intensely

Tedious

boring because of dullness

Temerity

foolish boldness

Thwart

to block or hinder; prevent the fulfillment

Virulent

extremely poisonous or harmful

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