To Kill a Mocking Bird Vocab 1-26

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imprudent (adj)
shamelessly bold
malevolent (adj)
evil
illicitly (adv)
forbidden; against the rules
sojourn (n)
a brief visit
contemptuous (adj)
feel that someone is beneath you
auspicious (adj)
favorable (lucky)
asinine (adj)
stupid; silly or foolish
benign (adj)
kind and gentle; not dangerous
edification (n)
education; instruction
malignant (adj)
dangerous
vigil (n)
a watch (like a stake-out)
analogous (adj)
similar; comparable
articulate (adj)
able to speak well or express oneself
inconspicuous (adj)
not attracting attention; not noticeable
degradation (n)
a state of low honor or moral character
propensities (n)
inclinations or tendencies
garish (adj)
showy or very bright
tactful (adj)
able to say the right thing without being offensive
preoccupation (n)
something that someone becomes engrossed in
antagonize (v)
to make angry
infallible (adj)
never wrong
succinct (adj)
clear and brief
elucidate (v)
explain
complacently (adv)
in a self-satisfied way
acrimonious (adj)
sarcastic; bitter, nasty
mollified (adj)
soothed; calmed
candid (adj)
open and honest
indignant (adj)
angry because of unfair treatment
furtive (adj)
sneaky
adamant (adj)
refusing to change one's mind
impertinence (n)
disrespect
veneer (n)
an attractive outer surface
recluse (n)
someone who stays away from society
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