10 terms

Huck Finn vocabulary 3

Ms. Lloyd's English 3 Huck Finn vocabulary
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ornery
(adj) mean; contrary; bad-tempered; difficult (and in this novel also used to refer to someone who is common)
temperance
restraint; moderation
palaver
(n) profuse and idle talk; chatter
brash
(adj) impertinent; impudent; tactless; offensively bold
contrived
(adj) showing effects of planning or manipulation; artificial
plunder
(n) goods or money obtained illegally
disposition
(n) personality; temperament
outlandish
(adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; bizarre
pensive
(adj) dreamily or wistfully thoughtful
indifferent
(adj) showing no care or concern in attitude or action; unconcerned; apathetic