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English Vocab: To Kill a Mock Bird.

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apothecary
someone who mixed and sold medicines in the past
assuaged
to make an unpleasant feeling less painful or severe
indigenous
people or things have always been in the place where they are, rather than being brought there from somewhere else
malevolent
wants to harm other people
mortification
extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassed
piety
when you behave in a way that shows respect for your religion
sojourn
a short period of time that you stay in a place that is not your home:
unsullied
not spoiled by anything
vexations
when you feel worried or annoyed by something
wallowing
to seem to enjoy being sad etc, especially because you get sympathy from other people - used to show disapproval:
abominable
extremely unpleasant or of very bad quality
amiable
friendly and easy to like
auspicious
showing that something is likely to be successful
contentious
causing a lot of argument and disagreement between people
dispensation
special permission from someone in authority, especially a religious leader, to do something that is not usually allowed:
expansively
very friendly and willing to talk a lot:
fractious
becomes angry very easily
persevere
to continue trying to do something in a very determined way in spite of difficulties - use this to show approval:
tranquility
pleasantly calm, quiet, and peaceful
tyranny
cruel or unfair control over other people: