English Vocabulary (To Kill a Mockingbird)
Terms in this set (52)
Verb: To soothe or make less severe (someone's fears, not someone).
Noun: Religious devotion.
Noun: A moveable item of property.
Adjective: Inclined to be silent, not talkative.
Adjective: Foolish, lacking good judgement.
Adjective: Dull, Lacking life or Flavor.
Adjective: Disturbingly gruesome in a way that is related to death.
Adjective: Unclear, Vague.
Adjective: Fearfully, anxiously.
Noun: A group of people sent as representatives.
Noun: Intense irritation or annoyance.
Noun: A brief stay.
Adjective: Irregular, wandering uncontrollably.
Adjective: Very small, tiny.
Adjective: Friendly, sociable.
Adjective: Argumentative, quarrelsome.
Noun: Attitude of being superior.
Noun: Disapproval, condemnation.
Adjective: Capable of being seen or understood.
Adjective: Favorable (opposite of ominous).
Adjective: Deeply sad.
Noun: Good deeds, charitable action.
Adjective: Calmly and mildly.
Noun: Skill in a specific activity or field.
Adjective: Harmful, deadly.
Noun: Something abnormal.
Verb: To greet in a bold, aggressive way.
Noun: The crime of unjustly ruining a reputation.
Verb: To commit (as a crime).
Adjective: Naive, showing childlike innocence.
Noun: Tendency, inclination.
Adjective: Bad-tempered, argumentative.
Adjective: Crudely colorful, tastelessly showy.
Adjective: Stern, strict, unadorned, plain (as in a regime, diet, mood).
Noun: Rude briefness or abruptness in speech.
Adjective: Threatening, portending evil to come.
Adjective: Worthy of respect because of age.
Adjective: Clear and brief in the use of words.
Adjective: Crude, uncultured, lacking in manners.
Verb: To explain, making something clear.
Noun: A lawyer.
Adjective: Hostile, harsh, bitter (not taste but in speech or a relationship).
Adjective: Soothed (past tense of to sooth a person).
Adjective: Undiminished, unsoftened.
Adjective: Not showing emotion.
Noun: Disrespect, insolence.
Noun: Compulsion by force or threat (used with "under")
Noun: Infamy, that state of being well-known for one's misdeeds.