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English 3 Final (12 Angry Men, A Raisin in the Sun)

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Anguish
(n.) Great mental suffering, distress, or pain; (v.) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
Wrought
(adj.) To bring to pass, having been worked or prepared somehow
Mutual
(adj.) Shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
Raucous
(adj.) Disagreeably harsh-sounding; disorderly
Assimulate
(v.) Absorb and integrate into a wider society or culture
Resignation
(n.) The act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
Unobtrusively
(adv.) In a way that attracts little or no attention
Furitvely
(adv.) Done secretly or swiftly
Permeate
(v.) To spread through, penetrate, soak through
Revelation
(n.) A disclosing, discovering, or making known of what was before secret, private, or unknown.
Exasperate
(v.) To annoy thoroughly; to make very angry; to try the patience of
Agitated
(adj.) Disturbed and upset
Taut
(adj.) Subjected to great tension
Drily
(adv.) In a matter-of-fact way or ironically humorous way-sarcasm; dry humor
Bustling
(adj.) Full of energetic and noisy activity
Saucily
(adv.) Disrespectfully bold
Reverie
(n.) A daydream; the condition of being lost in thought
Exuberant
(adj.) Happy and excited; bubbling over with enthusiasm.
Reflective
(adj.) Characterized by or given to meditation or contemplation; thoughtful
Epitaph
(n.) A brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
Implore
(v.) To beg earnestly for
Vigor
(n.) Active strength
Negotiate
(v.) To discuss something in an attempt to reach agreement
Indictment
(n.) The act of accusing; a formal accusation
Flippancy
(adj.) Treating a serious situation with arrogant humor or disrespect
Dogged
adj. stubborn, persistent
Sadism
n. enjoyment that comes from seeing others in pain
Gladhanded
adj. accustomed to treating people well for personal advantage
Deliberate
v. think about and discuss carefully in order to reach a decision
Monopoly
n. exclusive ownership due to special privilege or action
Hang this Jury
n. keep the jury from reaching a decision, thus forcing a new trial
Rapport
n. sympathetic relationship; agreement; harmony
Proposition
n. suggested plan
Railroad Flat
n. apartment with narrow rooms arranged in a line
Acquittal
n. dismissal of criminal charges
Intimidate
v. force agreement or submission by threats or demands
Disparities
n. marked differences or distinctions
Static
adj. lacking movement
Unanimous
adj. all in agreement
Verdict
n. the decision reached at the end of a trial
Reasonable Doubt
n. a doubt about the guilt of a defendant that comes from fair and thorough review of the evidence
Abstain
v. to voluntarily withdraw
Bigot
n. a person stubbornly attached to particular opinions
Premeditated
adj. planned in advance
Perjury
n. the act of lying under oath