English Vocabulary Chapters 17-23

To Kill a Mockingbird vocabulary flash cards
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acrimonious
bitter and irritating in disposition
haughty
too proud and scornful of others
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
lavation
washing
mollify
soften in temper; calm, pacify, or appease
largo
a slow, stately passage or piece of music
bovine
like an ox or cow, slow; dull
veneer
surface appearance or show
florid
reddish; ruddy
eccentricity
something strange or out of the ordinary; oddity
volition
act of willing; decision or choice
perpetrate
do or commit
exhilarate
merry or lively; put into high spirits; cheer
cynical
doubting the sincerity or goodness of others
repertoire
range of skills used by a person in an area of endeavor
ascertain
find out for certain by trial and research
primeval
ancient
telltale
serving to identify; revealing
elude
avoid or escape by cleverness, quickness, etc.
obscure
not distinct; not clear
credibility
fact of quality of being believable or reliable
misgiving
a feeling of doubt, suspicion or anxiety
amiable
having a good-natured and friendly disposition
acquiescence
consent given without making objections; assent