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18 terms

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Dialect Terms

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skylarking
playing noisily or boisterously
citified
having or pretending to have the style and sophistication of someone from the city
whit
an iota; the least little bit
sagacity
wisdom
glowering
staring angrily
vexed
irritated or annoyed; angry
adamantine
firm; with the lister and hardness of a diamond
derision
scorn; jeering laughter; ridicule
natty
neat; trim; smart-looking
alacricy
happy; joyful; also speed
bully
really good
taw
a shooter marble
white alley
a marble made of alabaster
lick
beat up; whip
druther
rather
dander
anger
hooked
stole; swiped; took without permission
spectacles
glasses