TKM Chapter 1 vocabulary
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a corset is an undergarment designed to produce a particular effect on the figure That effect usually results in a slim (or slimmer) waist and, for a woman, a larger bust and hips.
powerless; Simon's fury and anger regarding the Civil War was impotent because there was nothing he could have done about it.
evil; wanting to cause harm
members of a Protestant Christian denomination which believes in living and worshipping in ways that are not extravagant (i.e. not expensive or grand)
in this case, members of a particular church or sect
undersized, small or weak
A scold is a person who scolds; that is, someone who often finds fault with people or things or is very critical
lost stiffness, became floppy
looked at or spoke in an unkind way