Letter from Birmingham Jail Vocabulary Words

Vocabulary words from Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail.
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affiliated
being joined in close association
affluent
wealthy
cognizant
aware
commend
praise
complacency
self satisfied
concur
to agree
conscience
the voice in your head; the angel and demon on your shoulder
conversely
terms of the relation reversed
elegy
a mournful poem
forbearance
good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
gainsaying
Deny or contradict
grapple
the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
harried
troubled persistently with annoyances
incorrigible
impervious to correction by punishment
inextricably
in a way impossible to untangle
lamentably
unfortunate manner
moratorium
suspension of an ongoing activity
provincial
acting under the superior general of a religious order
relegating
authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
repudiated
any connection is denied
scintillating
stimulating, lively, glittering, flashing
spires
steeple
superficial
lacking in depth
status quo
The existing state of affairs
sublimely
grandly
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