20 terms

To Kill A Mocking Vocabulary Words #4

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benign
Harmless; favorable; kindle, gentle, or beneficial; not cancerous
tacit
habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
chameleon
Changing person; able to adapt to different situations and environments
benevolence
an act intending or showing kindness and good will
morbid
Gruesome; grisly; unwholesome gloomy
placidly
Calmly; quietly
inquisitive
Curious or inquiring
asinine
Foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid
quibbling
a type of arguing where one makes petty distinctions or irrelevant observations.
ensuing
following immediately and as a result of what went before
prowess
Distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability
collards
a vegetable; a kind of kale
ramshackle
appearing ready to collapse, loose and shaky
eerily
weirdly; mysteriously; strangely
rigid
fixed and unmoving, not flexible, stiff
respiration
breathing, Inhalation and exhalation of air
dismemberment
to break up; tear apart limbs
virulent
extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic
waning
becoming less bright, intense, or strong
lattice-work
work consisting of crossed strips usually arranged in a diagonal pattern of open spaces