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Blain TKAM Unit 1

Vocabulary words for TKAM Ch. 1-6

Assuage to make milder, to relieve
taciturn inclined to silence; shy
predilection to have a preference for something
stricture strict advice
condescend to talk down to; to behave as if better than
entailment an amount of money that is legally set aside for one purpose
onslaught an onset, assault, or attack
fraught filled or charged with something
disapprobation disapproval
auspicious marked by success; favorable
melancholy extremely sad
benign harmless, not evil
malevolent wishing evil or harm on others
quibble to argue over trivial matters
pestilence a plague or epidemic disease
edification spiritual or intellectual improvement
placid calm
bewilder to confuse or puzzle
arbirated to decide or determine
Created by: DBlain
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