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TKAM Vocab, Ch. 1 and 2

TKAM Vocab, Chapters 1,2
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assuaged
relieved; pacified; eased
epic
very impressive; surpassing the ordinary
tyrannical
oppressive; authoritarian
entity
something alive that has its own existence
eccentric
bizarre; extremely unconventional or unusual
repertoire
a collection of works that a student or group is ready to demonstrate
vapid
bland; lacking liveliness or substance
veranda
a long porch often along the length of a house, usually with a roof
malevolent
having a malicious, harmful influence
morbid
ghoulish; gruesome; suggesting an unhealthy mental state
predilection
a preference or predisposition
foray
a sudden short attack or brief entry into enemy territory
condescended
doing something below one's dignity
apprehensively
anxiously
indigenous
native to a certain area
wallowing
to indulge or delight greatly in
illicitly
to do something in an illegal or immoral manner
compel
to command, force, or persuade with an argument
covey
a small or social group; literally, a flock of pigeons
vexation
an annoyance or concern; irritation or worry
hilt
the extreme and topmost part of a sword before the handle
subsequent
following in time or order; occurring later
mortification
humiliation or chagrin
sojourn
a temporary stay
nebulous
vague, hazy, indistinct, or confused
harbor
hold back a thought or feeling about