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Tom Sawyer Vocab. 4

19 words

Solitary done or existing alone
sepulchral of or relating to a tomb or interment
conspicuous standing out so as to be clearly visible
Prosecution the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge
solemnities the state or quality of being serious and dignified
deposed remove from office suddenly and forcefully
Lavishly sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious
auspices a divine or prophetic token
cross-examined question in a court of law to discredit or undercut testimony already given
Infested be present in large numbers, typically so as to cause damage or disease
labyrinth a complicated irregular network of passages or paths in which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze
foreshadowed be a warning or indication of a future event
Formidable inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable
verdict a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest
defense the action of defending from or resisting attack
Obliterated destroy utterly; wipe out
sauntered walk in a slow, relaxed manner, without hurry or effort
delirium an acutely disturbed state of mind that occurs in fever, intoxication, and other disorders and is characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence of thought and speech
haggard looking exhausted and unwell, esp. from fatigue, worry, or suffering
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