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Johnny Tremain Vocab I-III

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Autocratic
absolute
Bland
not irritating
Brackish
salty
Assuage
to reduce in intensity
Belligerent
quarrelsome, warlike
Broadsides
side of a shop above the waterline
Crucible
melting pot
Ethereal
marked by unusual delicacy or refinement
Expound
to explain by setting forth in careful, elaborate detail
Formidable
causing fear or dread
Flaccid
not form or stiff, lacking vigor
Innumerable
too many to be numbered
Lank
straight
Pert
cocky and self-assured
Pious
devout, showing reverence for a deity
Rakish
smart, stylish appearance
Reverie
daydream
Splayed
flattened, spread out
Surge
rise and fall actively
Unobtrusive
inconspicuous
Venerable
calling forth respect due to age
Wry
having a bent or twisted shape as in "wry" smile