To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab Quiz Part Flashcards

Terms Definitions
edification
instruction
tranquil
calm
squalor
filth
furtive
secretly
aberration
deviation
Apprehensive
.
Predilection
inclination
propensites
tendencies
cordiality
hospitailty, friendliness
foray
steal goods
livid
extremely angry
chivalrous
considerate, courteous
malignant
dangerous; evil
Abbertion
irregularity, abnormality
inconspicuous
not noticeable
perpitrated
carried out;commited
dogged
(adj) stubborn determination
piety
devotion to religion
Tacit
not expressed openly
umbrage
offense or displeasure
manacles
n. handcuffs; restraints
chameleon
inconstant, bipolar, change
interdict
an authoritative prohibition
contraband
illegal or prohibited (goods)
assuaged
lessened or calmed; verb
Benevolence
definition: kindness, generosity, charity
usage: adjective
synonym: good will
antonym: antagonism, avarice, malevolence
sentence: His benevolence was shown when eh set up soup kitchens for the poor
derivatives: benevolent, benevolently
rectitude
moral uprightness; righteousness, rightness of principle or conduct
unmitigated
not softened or lessened
Beadle
minor church official (noun)
sufficient
Enough to fill a need
basic principles of a subject
Rudiment
cantankerous
stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
Who breaks up the mob?
Scout
inferiority
not being good as others
dictum
a formal or authoritative statement
obscure
not readily noticed, seen, or heard
cordially
(adj) in a pleasant manner, pleasantly, friendly
analogous (adj.)
comparable in certain respects, typically in a way that makes clearer the nature of the things compared
changeling
a child secretly exchanged for another
spurious
not genuine, authentic, or true; counterfeit
varmint
a despicable, obnoxious, or annoying person.
acrimonious
marked by strong resentment or cynicism
taciturn
inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation.
Auspicious
To look for success, has had success
wary
marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
turmoil
a state of great commotion or unrest
dispel
to drive off in various directions; disperse; dissipate
rotogravure
an intaglio printing process in which letters and pictures are transferred from an etched copper cyliner to a web or paper, plastic, or similar material in a rotary press
Arbitrated
to decide or submit for a decision form an outside
Staccato
cut short so as not to sound connected
dispensation
n. the act of dispensing, of handing or giving out
volition
the faculty or power of using one's will
What were the years in whih the Great Depression lasted?
1929-1939
condescend
1. to descend to a less formal or dignified level; to stoop 2. to assume an air of superiority
nondescript
a person or a thing of no particular or notable type or kind.
Bust up a chiffarobe
What does Mayella ask Tom Robinson to do?
Why did Scout beat up Walter Cunningham?
because he got her in trouble when she stoock up for him in class by telling the teacher that Cunninghams do not take money from anyone.
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