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To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab

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Assuage
verb; To make an unpleasant feeling less intense. To satisfy an appetite or desire.
Apothecary
noun; A person who prepared and sold medicines and drugs.
Piety
noun; The quality of being religious or reverent.
Taciturn
adj; Reserved or uncommunicative in speech. Saying little.
Unsullied
adj; Not spoiled or made impure.
Imprudent
adj; Not showing care for the consequences of actions. Rash.
Amble
verb; Walking or moving at a slow, relaxed pace.
Malevolent
adj; Having or showing the wish to do evil to others
Nebulous
adj; In the form of a cloud or haze, hazy. Unclear, vague, or ill-defined.
Repertoire
noun; A stock of plays, dances, or pieces that a company or a performer knows or is prepared to perform. The whole body of items that are regularly performed. A stock of skills of types of behavior that a person habitually uses.
Vapid
adj; Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging.
Foray
noun; A sudden attack or incursion into enemy territory, esp. to obtain something. A raid.
Subsequent
adj; Coming after something in time. Following.
Mortify
verb; Cause to feel embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated.
Sojourn
noun or verb; n) A temporary stay. v) Stay somewhere temporarily.
Erratic
adj; Not even or regular in pattern or movement; Unpredictable. Deviating from the normal or conventional in behavior or opinions.
Contemptuous
adj; Showing contempt; scornful
Contentious
adj; Causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial. Involving heated argument. Given to arguing or provoking argument.
Fractious
adj; Easily irritated; bad-tempered. Difficult to control; unruly.
Amiable
adj; Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner.