"To kill a Mockingbird" Vocab list Flashcards

adj.
Terms Definitions
mollified
sued
Credibility
believability
eccentric
odd
malignant
evil/ cancerous
amiable (adj.)
friendly
effect
to make
involuntary
not on purpose
mollified (adj.)
soothed, calmed
gravitate
to move toward
nondescript
plain/ lacking descriptive qualities
succinct
(adj) short and clear
repertoire
(noun) supply of skills
Auspicious (part of speech)
Adjective
taciturn
(adj) temperamentally disinclined to talk; habitually quiet
Vivid
bright, distinct, and clear. (graphic.).
vapid
(adj.) lacking liveliness, tang, briskness, or force; flat; uninteresting
delegation
a group representing a larger body
inordinate
(adj) not ordinary; not within reasonable bounds
Noun-Action or speech that makes someone annoyed or angry esp. deliberately. Ex: Mrs. Dubose's criticism.
provocation
innate
adj. natural; existing in one from birth
Impassive
feeling no emotions at all, either positive or negative
rudiment
an essential element or skill, also the early stages of development
Impertinent
insolently rude, not within the proper bounds of good taste or manners. (meddlesome.).
Dictum
n. A saying. The writings or teachings of a person.
foray
sudden or irregular attack for war or spoils; raid
covey
(noun) 1. a small flock (of birds) 2. company; band (of people)
Perpetrated
commited
Pensive
thoughtful
gastric
stomach related
Notoriety
widely known
arid
very dry
feral
untamed; wild; undomesticated
haughty
proud and scornful
unfathomable
difficult to understand
cordial (adj.)
warm and friendly
Burly
muscular and heavily built
elusive
hard to understand; difficult
ambidextrous
equally capable with either hand
Tactiurn
(adj.) tempermamentally disinclined to talk; habitually quiet
Adverb- Showing contempt; scornful. Looking down upon with hate or distaste. Ex: Mrs. Dubose.
Contemptuously
imprudent
(adj)
not showing care for the consequences of an action; rash.
Furtive
secretive, has something to hide, trying to escape up to something bad
Apoplectic
Adjective
1. of or pertaining to apoplexy.
2. having or inclined to apoplexy.
3. intense enough to threaten or cause apoplexy: an apoplectic rage.
subpoena
n. a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
tacit
implied or indicated but not actually expressed; unspoken
enormity 231
(n.) the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
undulate
to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion; display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement:
Covey (definition)
(1) A small flock (of birds) (2) Company; band (of people)
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