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Vocab, IN COLD BLOOD

Lists 3 through 5 for In Cold Blood for AP English Language and Composition
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expurgated
amended by removing obscene, objective, or erroneous passages from the text
fusillade
a discharge of many firearms, simultaneously or in rapid succession
habitues
a frequenter of a particular club, restaurant, or other place of entertainment
hegira
a flight from danger
languid
slow of movement
melange
a mixture
pugnacious
eager to fight, having a quarrelsome disposition
sartorially
relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress
somnolent
sleepy, drowsy
venire
the panel of prospective jurors from which a jury is selected
altercations
a heated and noisy quarrel
auditors
one who examines accounts
dissociative
being separated from association
jovial
marked by hearty conviviality
ministrations
the act or process of serving or aiding
ostensibly
appearing in a professed way
pensive
engaged in deep thoughtfulness
prevalence
something that is common
sedateness
the quality of being deliberate in character or manner
vicissitudes
any change or variation in something
animosity
bitter hostility
collusion
a secret agreement between two or more persons for a deceitful or fraudulent purpose
deterrent
something that discourages someone from doing something
disregard
to pay no attention to
guise
false appearance, pretense
jaunty
crisp and dapper in appearance
malodorous
having a bad odor
phlegmatic
having a calm sluggish temperament, unemotional
progeny
a result of creative effort
unctuous
having insincere earnestness