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To Kill A Mockingbird Vocabulary 2

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assuaged
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate
chattels
an article of movable personal property
predilection
a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference
nebulous
hazy, vague, indistinct, confused
foray
a quick, sudden attack
fractious
readily angered, peevish, irritable, quarrelsome
auspicious
having omens or tokens of a favorable issue, giving promise of success, prosperity or happiness, predicting good, auspicious beginning
minute
extremely small in size, amount, extent or degree
pestilence
something that is considered harmful, destructive, evil
aberrations
a departure from the normal or typical
inordinately
not within proper or reasonable limits, immoderate, excessive
ingenous
lacking in cunning, guile, worldliness, artless
obstreperous
resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly
invective
an insulting or abusive word or expression
passe
no longer fashionable, in wide use, out of date, outmoded
philippic
a verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, often insulting language, a tirade
umbrage
offense, resentment
cantankerous
ill-tempered and quarrelsome, disagreeable
myopic
lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning