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to kill a mockingbird vocabbb

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assuaged   ease, relieve  
detention   holding in custody  
imprudent   lacking, discretion, incautious  
profane   abusive, treat with contempt  
pronouncement   delcaration  
entailment   property limited to certain heirs, agreement  
onslaught   fierce attack  
irked   annoyed  
refraining   restraining, to keep from doing something  
melancholy   sad  
tormention   torturing  
bewilderment   confusion  
whittles   carves  
direst   worst  
quelled   overcome, thoroughly  
fanatical   obsessed  
erraically   sporadically  
vehemently   emphatically (force)  
ruthless   unscrupulous  
beholden   indebted, owing  
elucidate   make clear  
litigant   engaged in lawsuit  
corroborate   confirm/give support  
gleaned   extract (information) from various sources.  
acrimonious   angry or bitter  
volition   the faculty or power of using one's will.  
temerity   excessive confidence or boldness  
sordid   involving ignoble actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt  
pinioned   tie or hold the arms or legs of (someone)  
encumbered   restrict or burden (someone or something) in such a way that free action or movement is difficult.  
aggregated   form or group into a class or cluster.  
connived   secretly allow (something considered immoral, illegal, wrong, or harmful) to occur.  
habiliments   clothing  
mollify   appease the anger or anxiety of (someone).  
contentious   causing or likely to cause an argument  
persevere   continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no prospect of success.  
succinct   briefly and clearly expressed.  
acquiescent   ready to accept something without protest  
feral   is an animal living in the wild but descended from domesticated individuals  
stolid   calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation.  


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