The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Dialect Terms

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skylarking

playing noisily or boisterously

citified

having or pretending to have the style and sophistication of someone from the city

whit

an iota; the least little bit

sagacity

wisdom

glowering

staring angrily

vexed

irritated or annoyed; angry

adamantine

firm; with the lister and hardness of a diamond

derision

scorn; jeering laughter; ridicule

natty

neat; trim; smart-looking

alacricy

happy; joyful; also speed

bully

really good

taw

a shooter marble

white alley

a marble made of alabaster

lick

beat up; whip

druther

rather

dander

anger

hooked

stole; swiped; took without permission

spectacles

glasses

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