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To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 1-5

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Assuaged
To lessen or to calm.
Dictum
A formal statement of principle
Domiciled
A house or a place where a person lives.
Human chattels
Slaves
Impudent
To be shamelessly bold, and if you don't care what anyone thinks about you.
Malevolent
Evil
Predilection
A preference.
Ramrod
Rigid, severe, straight
Strictures
Conditions or rules
Taciturn
Almost always silent
Entailment
A legal situation regarding the use of inherited property
Immune
Something has no effect on you.
Indigenous
Belonging to a particular region or country.
Sojourn
A brief visit.
Vexations
Causes annoyance or problems.
Contemptuous
To have the feeling that someone or something is beneath you; that it or they are worthless.
Diminutive
Smaller than ordinary.
Discernible
Understandable.
Haint
A ghost or spook.
Onslaught
A violent attack
Tranquility
Peacefulness.
Auspicious
Favorable.
Asinine
Stupid.
Edification
Education.
Inquisitive
Questioning.
Morbid
Horrible.
Placidly
Calmly.
Tacit
An agreement that has been silently agreed upon.