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Vocabulary: Jekyll and Hyde Part 2

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cronies
close friends, companions
unobtrusive
not noticeable, inconspicuous
hidebound
blindly conservative, inflexable
pedant
a person overemphasizing insignifigant details
abominable
extremely bad
mangle
to injure severely
insensate
cold-blooded, without regard to feeling
quail
to draw back in fear, cower
pall
a cloth that covers or shrouds, espeically with darkness or gloom
conflageration
destructive fire
umber
yellow-brown, earth
odious
hateful
ransack
to search thoroughly or vigorously
handbills
printed notices, flyers
beholder
one who becomes aware of things through the senses
baize
woolen clothlike felt; often covering a gaming table
ruminate
to meditate; ponder
qualm
a sudden feeling of sickness
carbuncles
painful boils, sores; red gemstones
sedulously
dilegently
ken
knowledge, scope of information
amities
friendship
tenor
the course of thought or meaning that rush through something
fortnight
two weeks
disquiet
anxiety; uneasiness
inscrutable
mysterious, unable to be understood