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Book II My Antonia Vocab

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appease
to pacify
arrogant
proud, conceited
autocratic
dictatorial
haughtily
proudly
imperial
like someone who rules
blandly
unemotionally
candid
frank, honest
demure
retiring, shy
evasively
avoiding
gadding about
running around
wistfully
regretfully
frivolities
playful, unimportant activities
joviality
happiness, fun-loving
relish
enthusiasm, enjoyment
mastiff
a large dog
mulatto
a person with both black and white parents or ancestors
unscrupulous
unethically, devious
wench
a working girl
despicable
loathsome
fastidious
particular, fussy, perfect
caustic
biting, sarcastic
chaff
the waste from grain
droll
amusing
schottische
a popular dance done in the round with hops at certain intervals
shocks
stalks of grain tied together
sultry
humid, muggy
apprehensive
fearful
debauchery
extreme immorality, depravity
incivility
rudeness, lack of respect
rake
an immoral man, ladies' man
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