12 terms

"A Jury of Her Peers" Vocabulary

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Genial
Friendly and cheerful
Coroner
An officer whose job is to investigate unnatural deaths
Ungainly
Ungraceful, awkward and clumsy
Trifle
A thing of little value or importance
Gallant
Brave or heroic
Motive
Something that causes someone to act a certain way
Disdain
To look upon or treat with contempt and scorn
Acquiesce
To accept something reluctantly but without protest
Scrutinize
To examine carefully or with criticism
Reproach
To address in such a way that expresses disapproval
Monotonous
Lacking in variety and interest
Incisive
Intelligently analytical and clear-thinking.
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