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19 terms

Barn Burning by William Faulkner

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hermetic
Recluse, solitary
scud
mist, rain, snow, or spray driven by the wind
palpable
Easily perceptible, noticeable
ravine
a small narrow steep-sided valley
mesmerized
Hypnotized, spellbound
provost
The keeper of a prison
calico
Inexpensive cotton fabric with printed figures
sadistic
Describing one who delights in cruelty
latent
present and capable of becoming though not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic
*****rd
a meanly covetous and stingy person; miser
prodigality
characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure
irascible
marked by hot temper and easily provoked anger
implacable
not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated
incorrigible
incapable of being corrected or amended
lilliputian
Small, miniature
shoat
a young hog and especially one that has been weaned
suspiration
a long deep breath, sigh
bovine
having qualities (as placidity or dullness) characteristic of oxen or cows
rifeness
Abundance or numerousness