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Chapter 1-4 Vocab.

TermDefinition
admonish to warn or scold gently
raucous behaving noisily,; harsh; unpleasant
temerity acting without caution in a reckless, bold way
imperious arrogant; acting superior
pensive thinking seriously;expressing sad thoughts
undaunted not discouraged or frightened; determined despite possible danger
transposed changing the order or position of two things
penchant a strong liking for something or a strong tendency to behave a certain way
scoff to show respect
fibrous containing long, slender strands or threads
gait a manner of walking or running
formidable causing fear, dread, or difficulty
penetrating entering into, going through, piercing
glared to stare at angrily
lynched hanged to death by a mob, usually without a trial
resiliency springing back; recovering quickly
donned put on (to wear)
embittered made bitter or resentful
coddling pampering; treating tenderly
relent to give in to pity; to become less harsh
precariously dangerously; lacking security
cloaking hiding or covering
pact an agreement between two countries, groups or people
listless lacking energy or spirit
expound to explain or give details about something
prevail to become common or widespread
feign to pretend
emphatic showing or spoken with a forceful expression
vex to bring trouble or worry to
patronize to be a costumer of
Created by: Rainbowrocks
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