To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 11

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passe

out of fashion

shawls

cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders

ruthless

without mercy or pity

interrogation

an instance of questioning

inaudible

impossible to hear

vicious

marked by deep ill will

apoplectic

overcome with anger

livid

furiously angry

decreed

fixed or established especially by order or command

antagonized

to make hostile or unfriendly

hollered

yelled

baton

a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to direct an orchestra

bedecked

to clothe with finery; decorate

obscurely

in an obscure manner

oppressive

marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior

oppressive

marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior

philippie

a bitter verbal attack

umbrage

a feeling of anger caused by being offended

rectitude

uprightness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

tranquil

free from disturbance

undulate

increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves

disposition

the act or means of getting rid of something

interdict

command against

skulked

to move about steathily

palliation

to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

viscous

having the properties of glue

cultivated

marked by refinement in taste and manners

reconaissance

A survey made for military purposes

detained

kept in custody

propensity

a natural inclination

morphine

a powerful, addictive drug used to ease pain and bring

cantankerous

stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate

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