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CS 1--8

Its Vocab for Tom Sawyer

QuestionAnswer
Sagacity the quality of being sagacious
Derision contemptuous ridicule or mockery
Ambuscade attack from an ambush
Adamantine unbreakable
Melancholy a deep, pensive, and long-lasting sadness
Perplexed cause someone to feel completely baffled
Tranquilly free from disturbance
alacrity brisk and cheerful readiness
furtive attempting to avoid notice or attention, typically because of guilt or a belief that discovery would lead to trouble
morosely sullen and ill-tempered
effusion an instance of giving off something such as a liquid, light, or smell
adherent someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas
abash cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
ostentation pretentious and vulgar display
frivolity not having any serious purpose or value
accouterments additional items of dress or equipment, or other items carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity
shorn cut the wool off (a sheep or other animal). cut off (something such as hair, wool, or grass), with scissors or shears
mortified to feel embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated
fetters a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles
facetious treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor
Created by: Dr. Mac
 

 



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