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Hudson/King And... 2

Vocabulary Ch. 9-16

mirthless lacking gaiety/happiness
succinctly expressed in few words; concise
acquiescent ready to comply silently or without protest
heliographing signaling or sending messages by means of a movable mirror that reflects beams of light
tenacious holding fast, keeping a firm hold
surreptitiously obtained, done, or made in secret
mackintosh raincoat
impious disrespectful
veneer a superficially good or pleasing appearance
lithe limber; flexible (bending easily)
larder pantry
pluckily bravely
quietus discharge or release from life
stolidly unemotional
adroitness cleverly skillful; resourceful
Created by: hudsonlb