To Kill a Mockingbird vocab Flashcards

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Contentment
satisfaction
Adjoined
connected
Nebulous
vague
Pestilence
plague
Vexations
annoyances
Brethren
fellow members
Profound
deep; insightful
Diminutive
very small
Wrought
shaped; made
Imprudent
unwise or indiscreet
Seceded
to break away
Truant
absent without permission
Parceled
divided and distributed
Taciturn
habitually reserved and uncommunicative
Condescended
to look down upon
Fractious
easily irritated or annoyed
Concession
Something given up or yielded
Strictures
a restraint, limit, or restriction
Cordiality
friendliness; warmth of regard; amiability
Stealthy
marked by quiet, caution, and secrecy
Impotent
lacking physical strength or vigor; weak
Discernible
perceptible by the senses or intellect
Synonymous
alike or close in meaning; closely related
Domiciled
house or place where a person lives
Onslaught
a sudden and severe onset of trouble
Chattel
an item of personal property which is movable
Capital felony
major crime punishable by life in prison or death
Dispatched
the act of sending off, as to a specific destination
Courteous
polite
Beadle
policeman
Unsullied
clean
Indigenous
native
Iniquities
injustices
Fraught
filled
Irked
annoyed
Contemptuous
scornful
Disapprobation
disapproval
Detachment
coming apart
Quelling
forceful prevention
Entailment
obligation, debt
Dictum
an authoritative declaration
Cordially
warm and friendly
Commissioned
to appoint or assign
Teemed
was full of; swarmed
Predilection
a strong liking, penchant
Illicitly
in an illegal manner
Misdemeanor
minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
Mortification
strong feelings of embarrassment
Conceded
to give in and agree
Tyrannical
unjustly cruel, harsh, or severe
Gingerly
with extreme care or delicacy
Piety
religious devotion and reverence to God
Assuaged
to make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe
Foray
an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
Terrain
an area of land; a region
Repertoire
the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
Probate
establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
Prospect
belief about (or mental picture of) the future
Dispensation
an exemption from some rule or obligation
Epic
a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
Malevolent
wishing or appearing to wish evil to others
Nocturnal
of or relating to or occurring in the night
Impressionistic
of or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning
evasion
avoidance
tedious
tiresome
obliquely
indirectly
aggregation
assembled group
Inordinate
beyond normal limits
holler
to yell or shout
Flivver
small, cheap, old car
palate
the roof of one's mouth
lineament
outline of a face or figure
equity
(n) equality of rights; natural justice or right; the giving, or desiring to give, to each man his due, according to reason
undulate
to move in waves, rise and fall
perpetuate
(v) to cause to endure, or to be continued, indefinitely; to preserve from extinction or oblivion
grimy
dirty
peeved
irritated
rustic
simple
compel
to force
ramrod
rigid, severe, straight
impertinence
unmannerly intrusion or presumption
Contentious
quarrelsome, inclined to argue
rudiments
(pl n) a fundamental element, principle, or skill, as of a field o learning
livid
(adj) discolored, as from a bruise; black-and-blue
Camellia
a shrub with glossy evergreen leaves and waxy rose like flowers
nausea
the feeling you get when your stomach is upset and you feel as if you're about to vomit
elucidate
(v) to make clear or plain, esp. by explanation; clarify
manacles
restraints
crimson
blood-red
tirade
angry speech
Human Chattel
slaves
unanimous
agreed by all
perpetrated
carried out; committed
purloined
(adj) taken dishonestly; stolen
riled
to irritate or vex.
uncouth
awkward, clumsy, or unmannerly; strange and ungraceful in appearance or form
cynical
to believe people are not sincere
wryly
bitterly or disdainfully ironic or amusing:
gait
an animal's way of walking and moving
wallow
to roll around, to lay around and linger in something
feral
having reverted to the wild state, as from domestication:
Ensuing
resulting
arbitrate
determine
without liveliness
vapid
pensive
thinking hard
acquiscence
passive agreement noun
Church
A holy place
acquiescence
agreeing without argument
donned
to put on (clothing)
impudent
disrespectful and bold behavior
contentious
always ready to argue
monosyllabic
adj: one syllable or sound
prowess
exceptional valor, bravery, or ability,
formidable
causing fear, apprehension, or dread:
Squalid
Filthy, dirty; the ____, overcrowded prison.
jubilantly
In a joyful or triumphant manner
Expunge
To strike or blow out, erase.
venerable
commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity; worthy of veneration or reverence
Quell
To supress, put an end to, extinguish.
aberration
a deviation, or moving away from, something that is normal
ambled
verb: to walk at a slow, leisurely pace
Quibble
An instance of the use of irrelevant language or argument.
humble
cause to feel shame, to be modest, not bragging
trousseau
all the new clothes a bride brings to her marriage
What does Jem tell scout and dill to do to stop the gate from squeaking?
spit on it
Explain Miss Maudies statement, "...Sometimes the Bible in the hands of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of-oh, of your father."
Some people might take the Bible the wrong way. All things that are not sin were given by God for enjoyment.
Why are the professional people in Maycomb poor at this time?
Maycomb is a farming community. The farmers are poor and couldnt pay professionals as the Great Depression is going on.
What kind of person is Dolphus Raymond?(chapter sixteen)
dolphus raymond is a pretend drunk who wanted to marry a black women, he fakes drunk because people think oh. the reason that he is with her becasue he is drunk. if he wasnt he would realize it was a mistake. he has children with his girlfriend and they are happy together
What do we learn from Dill's account of his running away? (chapter fourteen)
we learn that dill gets passed around from family member to family memeber and that his family doesnt really care about him. his parents just buy him presents ot quiet him
When Jem tells Scout about getting his trousers back, he tells her of something strange. What is this?(chapter seven)
his pants were folded and sewn like he had been expected
Irascible
Bad-tempered
aberration
deviation
calm
Tranquil
Amiable
friendly
Apprehensive
...
cunning
clever
duress
pressure;force
turmoil
agitation; stress
devoid
completely without
umbrage
offense, resentment
reconnaissance
scouting expedition
temerity
rashness; follishness
waning
dimming; shrinking
detached
standing by itself
exhilarated (adj.)
cheerful, merry
Sojourn
a temporary stay
Enunciate
To pronounce clearly
Indignant
angered by injustice
amble
(v)-to walk slowly
unmitigated
not softened or lessened
ruefully
expressing sorrow of pty
inquisitive
inclined to ask questions
Tentative
not certain or fixed
Veneer
N. attractive outer appearance
2 purloined
appropriated wrongfully; stolen
vehement
showing a strong feeling; intense
inevitable (adj.)
unavoidable; bound to happen
benign
adj. showing gentleness and kindness
Bob Ewell
Who beat Mayella Ewell?
sustain
to keep in existence; maintain; prolong
recluse (Noun)
one who lives in solitude
trousseau
the personal outfit of a bride
Aunt Alexandra
Atticus's sister, a strong-willed woman with a fierce devotion to her family. Her commitment to propriety and tradition often leads her to clash with Scout.
tacit
understood or implied without being stated
succinct
(esp. something written or spoken) briefly and clearly expressed
vilified
to speak ill of; defame; slander.
edification
an act of instructing or benefiting, especially morally or spiritually/ moral improvement or guidance
sullen
adj. darkened by; showing a brooding ill humor
provocation
something that causes anger or other intense feelings
recluse
person shut off from society by choice
gravely
(adv.) in a servere and serious manner
recluse (n.)
someone who stays away from society and the company of others
eluded
to avoid or escape by speed or trickery
palliation
to try to hide the seriousness of anoffense by exuses or apologies
melancholy
causing or tending to cause sadness or depression of mind or spirit
Dill
dares Jem to run over and touch the house
Dill, Charels Baker Harris
Who is there friend from Meridian?
Charles Baker "Dill" Harris
Jem and Scout's summer neighbor and friend. Dill is a diminutive, confident boy with an active imagination. He becomes fascinated with Boo Radley and represents the perspective of childhood innocence throughout the novel.
"Yes I certainly am, I do my best to love everyone."
Atticus on being a 'nigger-lover'
cantakerous
illnatured
erratic
irregular
annoyances
Vexations
vapid
dull
obstreperous
wild
brash
tactless;arrogant
acquiescene
passive agrement
altercation
heated dispute
asinine
stupid, silly
adamant
unyielding; inflexible
squalor
dirt; filth
trembled
Quivered, shook
volition
will or choice
geraniums (n.)
flowering plants.
chattels
personal property, slave
exhilarated
to make lively/ joyful
Miss Stephanie Crawford
"neighborhood scold"
ramshackle
appearing ready to collapse
antagonize
provoke the hostility of
ascertaining
discovering with certainty; determining
vigil
a watch; waiting and watching
Begrudge
to look upon in disaproval
Tenet
A belief or opinion; dogma
literate
able to read and write
Miss Maudie's
Whose house burns down?
perplexity
the condition of being puzzled
escapade
a dangerous or reckless adventure
fraud
deliberate deception for unfair or unlawful gain
contenious
always ready to argue or fight
intimidation
to make timid; fill with fear
iota
a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
accused of assault and rape
tom robinson
Chifforobe
furniture having drawers and area to hang clothes
Atticus Finch
lawyer; believes in justice;father of Scout and Jem Finch; defended Tom Robinson, even when nobody else wanted to and he tried his best, but lost the case; was friends with African Americans; wife dies
Corroborate
To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain.
huge, shapless face, large eyes, and poor posture
Lennie
venerable (adj.)
impressive on account of age or historic associations
forest primeval
a forest that has been largely untouched or unchanged by man
bluff
(n.): the broad, flat front of a cliff
Who took Scout to school on her first day?
Jem
chained about his middle and winds around him, and no bowels
Jacob Marley's, Dick's, Ghost
What is the irony of the missionary society and their discussion?
They pity the Mrunas while ignoring the needy people (blacks) in their own backyard.
judiciously
wise
vexation
annoyance
Lament
.
Extract
remove
Interrogation
Questioning
umbrage (n.)
offense
domicile
a home
inscrutable
vague, unreadable
permanence
continued existence
queer
(adj): suspicious; counterfeit
propensities
leanings; natural inclinations
Heck Tate
Town Sherrif
congenital
existing at birth
discreet
showing self restraint
denunciation
the act of disapproving.
erect
construct, build, or erect
unfathomable
unable to be understood
elusive
skillful at eluding capture
fatalistic
belief that events are inevitable
fractious (adj.)
easily irritated; bad tempered
The theme Education
education alleviates ignorance
philippic
Noun. a bitter verbal attack
remorse
noun, deep painful regret about wrongdoing
prerogative
privilege restricted to people of rank: an exclusive privilege or right enjoyed by a person or group occupying a particular rank or position
condescension
the act of putting someone down
fanatical
motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics.
Apothecary
noun
One who prepares and sells drugs or compunds/ pharmacist
foreshadowing
a technique for creating suspense by hinting at what is to come
Atticus
character who said, "In the name of God, do your duty!"
Laughing
Scout is surprised to hear this after she falls out of the tire in front of the Radley house
2 irascible
marked by hot temper and easily provoked to anger; touchy; cranky
The major plot of this story is ___________.
Jem's maturation
old auto tire
Scout rode this into the Radley yard!
embalm
to treat (a dead body) so as to preserve it, as with chemicals, drugs, or balsams.
21. persevere - verb
:to persist steadily in an action or belief ( over a long period of type despite problems)
Persevering - adjective
Perseveringly - adverb
They are not close and he beats her when he's drunk
What relationship do Mayella and Bob Ewell have?
peril
danger
noun
procurred
got
inevitable
unavoidable
placid
calm
acrimonious
bitter, spiteful
furtive
stealthy; secretive
Malignant
highly injurious
frivolous
not serious
acuiescence
agreement without protest
degeneration
process of deterioration
invective
(n) verbal attack
rudiment
not fully developed
articulate
to speak distinctly
adolescence
Jem is motivated by...
erosion
a gradual brake down
inaudible
incapable of being heard
toot
make a loud noise
Zeebo
Calpurnia's son; garbage collector; one of 4 people who can read at First Purchase African M.E. Church
catawba
North American white wine grape
rendered speechless
making someone unable to speak
diction
style of speaking and word choice
Who gets shot by Atticus?
Tim Johnson
compromise
settlement of differences in which concessions are made
What did WPA stand for?
Works Progress Administration
predicament
a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
mutilate
To disfigure or destroy especially by cutting
Accost
to approach or speak in agressive/ hotstile way
condescend
to come down voluntarily to the level of inferiors
jackass
a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
conception
the ability to form or understand an idea
subpeona
a document that requires a witness to appear at a trial or other proceeding to provide testimony.
Jean Louise Finch
Scout; Narrates her story;
daughter of Atticus, sister of Jem
12. Denunciation
an accusation of crime before a public prosecutor or tribunal
on tenterhooks
in a state of uneasiness, strain or suspense
quelling (of) nausea
(v. + n.): To quell something is to quiet or pacify it. Nausea is the feeling you get when your stomach is upset and you feel as if you're about to vomit. Scout is trying to quell her nausea, or make her stomach settle down.
What type of contest did dill win when he was young? and what did he do after it?
He won a beautiful baby contest and went to the movies with all the money he won.
garish
gaudy
notoriety
...
amiably
good-naturedly; cordially
crouch
kneel down
credibility
being believable
restrained
held back
passe
out of style
procure
get by effort
humidity
amount of moisture
tranquil
peaceful; at ease
aloof
not appearing to care
Ingenuous
Adjective: sincere, characterized by an inability to mask your feelings, lacking in sophistication or worldliness
a person who is two-face
hypocrite
chronic
continuing for a long time
guilelessness
sincere, not fake or artificial
PREJUDICE
Preconceived preference or idea; bias
Aridity
extreme dryness SYN: dryness ANT: wetness
Spittoon
A bowl in which to spit
inferiority
not being as good as others
compelled
to force or dive; to overpower; constrain
unimpaired
not damaged or diminished in any respect
Scuppernongs
a golden-green grape grown in the south
habiliments
dress characteristic or attire of a particular occasion
persevere
remain constant to a purpose in spite of obstacles; bothered
chiffarobe
a large cabinet with drawers and a place for hanging clothes
parallelism
presenting the same use of parts of speech.
teeter
to wobble, to move along in a wobbly manner
wary (adj.)
To be wary means to be cautious on your guard against something.
tactful
a keen sense of what to do or say to keep good relations with others
What were Scout, Dill, and Jem doing with a fishing pole one night?
They were trying to get a note into Boo's room.
contemptuously
scornfully
commended
...
mausoleum
noun
tomb
apprehensively
uneasily; uncomfortably
placidly
calmly, quietlly
(adv.)
Stolidly
ADV calm
mortifying
adj. - shameful, embarrassing
arbitrated
to determine something, decide
Who mends Jem's pants?
Boo
unobtrusive
unnoticeable SYN: inconspicuous ANT: flaunting
Venue
a place of an event
Elucidate (v.)
explain or make clear
illicitly (p. 19)
(adv) improperly, unlawfully
apoplectic
highly upset or having a seizure
Jem
This character was driven by immaturity
analogous
having analogy, corresponding in some particular
theme
Big idea; the authors "Profound truth" conyed through the story
caricatures
a representation of a person where certain features of that person are exaggerated or distorted
dispel
v. drive away; rid one's mind of
rising action
the actions in a composition leading to the climax
covey
a small collection of people or flock of patridges
subordinate
rank or order as less important or consider of less value
scowl
to contract brow in an expression of displeasure
walter cunningham
refuses to take 25 cents from miss caroline.
What does Scout first find in the knot-hole?
Chewing gum
Mutual (adjective)
Shared by or common to two or more people or groups.
Comparing Atticus and Jem's defiance.
What is Scout not allowed to do to Jem at school?
Bother him
Why does Aunt Alexandra come to stay with Atticus and his family? What is she like?
She is staying so that Scout and Jem can have a feminine influence in their life. She is not a very nice lady.
quaint
old-fashioned
timid
shy
mollified
soothed
oblivious
unaware
curtness
abrupt
boost
lift up
puny
weak, unimportant
turbulent (adj.)
stormy; unruly
affirmative
positive; agreeing with
prong
a pointed projection
benignly
adv. kindly, gently
minute (my- NEWT)
exact; precise
numbness
state of lacking feeling
heathen
unenlightened with out religion
Internal conflict
man vs. self
connived
secretly cooperated or agreed to
erratically
in an erratic unpredictable manner
demur
take exception to, To object
breastwork
(n) a temporarily built fortification used in war (as in Les Miz!); it is called "breat work" as it would protect one from the breast down
where do the finches live
maycomb county
Discernable
able to be seen or sensed- adj.
Who is the narrator of the novel?
Scout
A foul worded lecture or verbal attack.
Philippic
smilax
a delicate, twining plant, of the lily family, having glossy, bright-green, egg-shaped leaves
perservere
remain constant to a purpose in spite of obstacles
Uncle Jack
Atticus' brother who is a doctor
- spanks Scout for punching Francis but apologizes later when he finds out why she did it
beholden
oweing something to another i debt to observe or to hold
Tom Robinson
The black field hand accused of rape. He is one of the novel's mockingbirds.
Third Person
The narrator, who plays no part in the story, zooms in thoughts and feelings of one character
Lee worked in Kansas as a?
research assistant for truman capote's novel-- in cold blood
Why does Scout curse? Why does Scout say niggger?
She curses to try to not go to school because she hopes that Atticus will think she learned that from school and make her not go. She says ****** because everybody does.
competent
able
eccentricity
peculiarity
foliage
plantlife
Obscene
morally replusive
respiration (n.)
breathing
Auspicious
promising success
guff
back talk
obscure (adj.)
inconspicuous, undistinguished
rectitude
moral integrity; rightness
penitentiary
place for imprisonment
Sycamore
a tree bearing fruit
assuage
to soothe, to ease
bedecked
to clothe with finery; decorate
Gleaning
to gather little by little
Qualms
uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience;I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
Spurious
adj. plausible but false.
synonyms: specious, unauthentic, migbegetton.
antonyms: factual, true, authentic.
quelled
v. to pacify;quiet, to put down;suppress
guileless
adj. free from cunning or deception
Habiliment
the dress characteristic of an occupation or occasion —usually used in plural
facade
outward appearance esp. a deceptive one
tyranny
arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority.
Protrusion
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
Honed
To sharpen or smooth with a whetstone
impedimenta
baggage or other things that retard one's progress, as supplies carried by an army:
benevolence
the act of wishing good onto others, being kindly and helpful
dispersed
sent out from a small group or clustering.
Aberrations
The act of departing from the usual course
contemporaries
all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
Who attacks Scout and Jem when they are coming home from the pageant on Holloween?
Bob Ewell
What are some themes of the novel?
Growing up, respect, racism/prejudace, being a humanitarian, and helping to change the world
illicit
unlawful
infallible
perfect; unerring
plaited (vb.)
braided
meditative
contemplative; reflective
dispelled
driven away
solicitor
(n) lawyer
dogged (Adj)
stubbornly unyielding
cooroborating
supporting with evidence
boded
to be an omen
next to, close by
Adjacent
magisterialist
of authority (root, 1)
irk
D: annoy, A: please
flaunt
to wave or flutter showily
profane
showing contempt toward sacred things
adjective
Mayella Ewell
Daughter of Mr. Ewell
caricature
a picture, description, etc., ludicrously exaggerating the peculiarities or defects of persons or things:
shinny
to move oneself up or down
lavations
the process of washing; a cleansing
Sordid
(adj). morally ignoble or base; vile; meanly selfish; dirty or filthy.
kudzu
a quick growing vine with large leaves often found in the Southern United States
primeval
Of or pertaining to the first age especially of the world
turmoil 267
a state or condition of extreme confusion, agitation, or commotion
Describe Buris Ewell
really dirty, black nails, gray skin (except fist size on face), and has had lice his whole life most likely.
With whom does Scout fight in the schoolyard for insulting Atticus?
Cecil Jacobs
quibble (quibbling)
(verb or noun) as verb, to evade or shift from the point; 2. to bicker
malevolent - page 8
Wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will. "His failures made him malevolent toward those who were successful."
brevity
briefness
myopic
near-sighted
turbulent
agitated tempestuous
Abominable
disgusting, appealing
perpetrated (vb.)
committed
decreed
an official order
resolution (denounement)
Solution; conclusion
veranda
an open porch
corroborating
to make certain
indict
to formally accuse someone
deportment
conduct or behavior; demeanor
desolate
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
glean
to collect bit by bit
arbor
an area shaded by trees
prowess(n)
skill, either mental or physical
propensity
a natural inclination or tendency:
tentatively
uncertain; not worked out or developed
who does atticus think stabbed bob ewell?
jem
Malecolent
wishing ill will or hatred toward others
perforated
having a number or series of holes
camisole
a short garment worn underneath a sheer bodice to conceal the underwear.
Chameleon
Like a lizard known for chaning colors to match its surroundings; changeable person
She tempted a negro
One thing Mayella did wrong?
involuntary
not subject to the control of the will
Ecclesiastical
relating to a church, suitable for a church,
pantry
a small room or closet off the kitchen where foodstuffs and cooking ingredients are stored
cleaved
1. to hold fast or stick to; 2. to split or divide
change of venue
(n.), a legal term that means that a case before a court will be heard in another jurisdiction versus the one where the said crime took place; this is done when there is a reason to think that a defendant will not receive a fair trial
perservering
persistent
countenance
facial expression
impaired
damaged, weakened
poise
gracefulness; elegance
frenxied
wild excitement
interdict
an authoritative prohibition
curtly
quickly and suddenly
benevolent
being a good person
Forbade
strength of mind; courage
Auspicious Adj.
Promising success, opportune.
Concede
to grant something,often reluctantly; to yield to someone
encumbered
to block off or burden
Gallantly
Chivalrous, brave, polite; courteously and elaborately attentive especially to ladies
pilgrimage
a journey to a sacred place
Futile
(adj) incapable of producing any result, useless, ineffective
furor
a sudden outburst (as of protest)
Jimmy Hancock
Who is Alexandra married too?
vehement (adj.)
full of emotion and strong feeling
Simile
A comparison between two things using "like" or "and"
spittoon (n.)
a jarlike container to spit into; usually used to spit tobacco juice into.
caliber
a degree or grade of excellence or worth
entrusted
given over to another for care or protection
dog-trot
a covered passage or porch linking two parts of a house; breezeway.
corrupting (vb.)
To corrupt someone is to bring that person down to a lower moral level. Since it at first appears that Mr. Raymond has given Dill liquor to drink, it would seem that he is corrupting him.
Who does Scout talk to instead of playing games?
Miss Maudie Atkinson
Qualities of a hero ch.28-31
-Jem tries to protect Scout when they are being attacked by Bob Ewell
-Atticus is a flawed hero
exodus
mass journey
lectern
reading stand
stubble
short, rough hairs
pinioned
confined; held down
oblivion
state of being forgotten
iracible
quickly aroused to anger
rectitude (n.)
uprightness of character
Oppressive
causing discomfort ; distress
antonym for aggregation
individual; separate
impassive
without emotion; apathetic; unmoved.
maiden ladies
unmarried girl or woman
quibbling
to argue over petty matters
libel
malicious statement damaging one's reputation
connivance
knowledge of and consent to wrongdoing
untrammeled
v. Not limited or restricted; unrestrained
miss caroline fisher
one of scout's teachers.
Appomattox
courthouse in Virginia where General Lee surrendered to Grant signaling the end of the Civil War
acquit
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
caste
an endogamous and hereditary social group limited to persons of the same rank, occupation, economic position, etc., and having mores distinguishing it from other such groups.
anxiety
n. strong feeling of fear or distress
haughty
having great pride in oneself and contempt for others, arrogant
austere
morally strict stern or cold in appearance or manner
For what does Uncle Jack reprimand Scout on Christmas Eve?
Cursing
Castile
ADJ soap made from fats and oils
expounding
to set forth or state in detail:
dispensation noun
exemption from a rule or usual requirement or the act of distributing or supplying something
melancholy (n)
a depression of spirit; dejection; a sad mood
entity
(n.) something that has a real or independent existence
cherub
a celestial being. Gen. 3:24; Ezek. 1, 10.
mollify
to soften in feeling or temper, as a person
"'...as i waited I thought, [he] won't win, he can't win, but he's the only man in these parts who can keep a jury out so long in a case like that. And I thought to myself, well, we're making a step-it's just a baby-step, but it's a step'"
Miss Maudie
Who is considered to be raped by Tom Robinson?
Mayella Ewell
Atticus says all people are equal because
they are treated the same in court
scrutiny
inspect
Bantam
lightweight
perpetual
everlasting; continuous
sheriff
Heck Tate
cantankerous
ill-natured; quarrelsome
affluent
rich wealthy
feeble
weak; frail
Acquainted
Made familiar with
ingenous
frank, open, naive
Morphodite
pronunciation of hermaphrodite
integrity
character or virtue
synonym for acrimonious
belligerent
switches
slender twigs or branches
exhilarate
to enliven; invigorate; stimulate
vengeance
punishment for a wrong; revenge
equivalent
equal in amount or value
diligently
industriously; in a hard-working manner
provoke
to annoy or make angry
Teetered
moved unsurley in a see-sawing moment
underline
give extra weight to (a communication)
Ethical
adj. Conforming to accepted standards of conduct
sent: Some doctors feel that this procedure is not medically ethical.
ominous
portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening; inauspicious:
contraband
anything prohibited by law from being imported or exported
compensation
n. something given or received as payment
True
True or False; On Christmas Day, Atticus, Uncle Jack, and the children go to Aunt Alexandra's home.
desire to die free
Miss Dubose is motivated by...
Persecuted
believed to be so but not yet proved
acquisition
an ability that has been acquired by training
Judge Taylor
Who is the judge of the trial?
Oppressed
people burdened by abuses of power of authority
What local legend lends some mystery to the small town of Maycomb County, Alabama ?
Boo Radley; The Radleys never came out of the house and didn't go to church; Boo's dad pulled him out of activities and locked him in he house. Apparently, Boo stabbed is father with scissors ?
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