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39 terms

To Kill a Mockingbird, Set 5

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bushel
a unit of dry measuring equal to 32 quarts
erosion
a gradual wearing away
infallible
never wrong
manacles
handcuffs
neat
unmixed with anything, such as water or soda, straight
taut
tightly stretched
akimbo
hands on hips and elbows bent outwards
eccentricity
oddity, idiosyncracy
elucidate
explain
fey
strange; eccentric
formidable
impressive
ruddy
reddish
subtle
not openly obvious; quiet
sundry
various
acrimonious
sarcastic; bitter; nasty
affirmative
"yes" or positive
cast
...in one's eye means that a particular eye tends to veer or turn off into another direction
complacent
in a self-satisfied way
congenital
a condition that is inexistence from birth
contempt
open disrespect
corroborating
helping to strengthen a position
counsel
lawyer
crepe
a thin, wrinkled cloth
dogged
stubborn determination
genial
in a friendly manner
import
importance
kindling
dry twigs and branches; materials useful for starting a fire
namesakes
the person one is named after
quell
to quiet or calm
refuse
garbage
supplement
add to
tenet
a principle or belief generally held to be true
title dispute
a legal fight over the ownership of a particular piece of property
turbulent
stormy, unruly
warrant
to give a reason or indicate the need for
arid
dry; without expression
chiffarobe
a large cabinet with drawers and a place for hanging clothes
constructionalist
a person who interprets aspects of the law in a specified way
dusk
the time just before nightfall