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To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab List 3

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Obscure
not clearly understood or expressed
Pensive
thoughtful
Penitentiary
a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes
Antagonize
provoke the hostility of
Perish
to die
Ecclesiastical
of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
Succinct
expressed in few words
Acquiescence
acceptance without protest
Sullen
gloomy or moody
Burly
muscular and heavily built
Mollify
to calm or soothe
Akimbo
with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
Arid
dry
Indignant
angered at something unjust or wrong
Cynical
believing the worst of human nature and motives
Furtive
sneaky or secretive
Garish
Flashy; gaudy
Bovine
pertaining to cows or cattle
Wisteria
a woody, climbing vine with purple or white flowers
Pinioned
bound fast especially having the arms restrained