Vocabulary for "A Jury of Her Peers"

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county
a part of the state that has its own laws and government
attorney
A lawyer; a person who works for the court
jury
A group of people who decide if a person did the crime in the court
peer
A person who belongs to the same group as someone else
clue
Something that tells you the solution to a problem (like a crime)
murder
Killing someone
motive
The reason why someone does something (like a crime)
duty
Something you have to do; responsibility
mess
When a place is dirty
nervous
A feeling of being worried about something
peace
calm
quilt
A kind of blanket that is made from sewing many squares together
symbol
a person, place, or object that stands for something beyond itself
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