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TKAM Class Cards

To Kill A Mockingbird

QuestionAnswer
passé old-fashioned
melancholy Sadness or depression of the spirits; gloom
Umbrage Offense
palliation lessen the pain, or, in this case, fear and anxiety
inaudible impossible to hear
tirade a long angry speech
undulate to move in waves or in a wavy manner
Devoid Completely lacking; destitute or empty
contentious always ready to argue
haughty showing arrogant superiority
qualms disturbed, uneasy feelings
formidable arousing fear, dread, or alarm
prerogative exclusive right or privilege
elusive tending to avoid capture
obscure not clearly understood or expressed
pensive melancholy thoughtfulness
infallible never wrong
fortitude strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage
stifle hold back; suppress
venerable impressive on account of age or historic associations
façade the front of a building; the part facing the street
ecclesiastical church-like
succinct clear and brief
acquiescence agreement without protest
uncouth crude, unmannerly
impassive showing no emotion
elucidate explain
affluent well-off financially
amiable friendly and agreeable
litigants a party engaged in a lawsuit
corroborating To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain
congenital condition is that one is in existence at birth.
acrimonious sarcastic; bitter; nasty
tenet a principle or belief generally held to be true
mollified soothed; calmed
perpetual everlasting; continuous
riled angry
tedious boring; tiresome
expunge remove completely
candid open and honest
impudent disrespectful; bold; sassy
unmitigated out-and-out absolute
temerity foolish or rash boldness
acquit clear of a charge; find not guilty
tacit Implied by or inferred from actions or statements
bleakly without hope
feral wild; savage
ruefully regretfully
assuaged is to lessen or to calm
piety devotion to religious duties and practices
impotent powerless
taciturn almost always silent
unsullied basically untouched or unused
malevolent evil
predilection preference, or a preferred way of doing something
domiciled a house or a place where a person lives
nebulous vague and hazy
foray you go somewhere or do something that is unusual or not normal for you
condesend to agree to do something that you believe to be beneath your dignity
indigenous belonging to a particular region or country
cunning
assuaged is to lessen or to calm
piety devotion to religious duties and practices
impotent powerless
taciturn almost always silent
unsullied basically untouched or unused
malevolent evil
predilection preference, or a preferred way of doing something
domiciled a house or a place where a person lives
nebulous vague and hazy
foray you go somewhere or do something that is unusual or not normal for you
condesend to agree to do something that you believe to be beneath your dignity
indigenous belonging to a particular region or country
indigenous belonging to a particular region or country
assuaged is to lessen or to calm
piety devotion to religious duties and practices
impotent powerless
taciturn almost always silent
unsullied basically untouched or unused
malevolent evil
predilection preference, or a preferred way of doing something
domiciled a house or a place where a person lives
nebulous vague and hazy
foray you go somewhere or do something that is unusual or not normal for you
condesend to agree to do something that you believe to be beneath your dignity
indigenous belonging to a particular region or country
cunning attractive or cute
wallowing to indulge in something
mortification feeling of shame or the loss of self respect
sojourn a brief visit
onslaught a violent attack
dispensation a release from an obligation or promise
irked to be annoyed
erratic irregular
iniquities Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness
contentious always ready to argue or fight
fraught filled with
auspicious favorable
abominable detestable; loathsome; terrible
arbitrated to judge or decide
melancholy sad and gloomy
aloof distant physically or emotionally
foolhardy unwisely bold or venturesome
tacit one that has been silently agreed upon
morbid gruesome; horrible
placidly calmly; quietly
prowess superior ability or skill
ramshackle loose or rickety; about to fall apart
malignant dangerous; evil; cancerous
waning becoming less bright, intense, or strong
unfathomable something that can not be understood
procure to get by special effort; obtain or acquire
perpetrated carried out; committed
libel harm someone's reputation
direst warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences
cordial warm and friendly
vain Excessively proud of one's appearance or accomplishments; conceited.
deportment behavior; conduct
tarried delayed; waited
obstreperous noisy and unruly
inconspicuous to not attract attention
jubilantly joyfully
Created by: 073882 on 2010-10-21



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