A retrieved reformation vocab Flashcards

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hightoned
superior
unpercieved
not seen
assiduously
carefully and busily
clemency
disposition to be mercifull
unobtrusive
not overly noticeable, inconspicuous
virtuous
morally good and honorable
genially (adv) pg. 244
graciously; kindly
Denouement
Ben Price lets Jimmy go
confederates
accomplices or associates in crime
rehabilitation
to restore to a former condition
balk
to stay or refuse to move
anguish (n) pg. 249
great suffering from worry
unobtrusively (adv) pg. 247
without calling attention to oneself
rehabilitate
restore to a state of good condition or operation
safe cracker
one who breaks into vaults to steal valuable
amalgamate
to mix or blend in order to make a combination
unobtrusively
inconspicuous
confederate
partner, accomplice
eminent
distinguished; prominent; famous
retribution
punishment for bad behavior
anguish
great suffering from worry
pardon
to free from penalty
live straight
live an honest life
retribution (n) pg. 245
punishment for wrong-doing
climax
Agatha gets locked in the vault
plot
the sequence of events in a story
auger
any of various tools made like a spiral or screw and used for boring holes or moving loose material
diabolism
an act aided or caused by the devil
rogue
catcher-policeman
unperceived
not seen
vassal
a subordinate; follower
reformation
change for the better
simultaneous
occurring at the same time
retrieved
to get and bring back
inciting incident
Jimmy gets released from jail
spacious guile
innocent charm masking real sluness
Resolution
Ralph Spencer turns back into Jimmy Valentine to Crackthe safe
elusive
escaping from capture as by daring, cleverness, or skill
unobtrusivley
in away that attracts little or no attention
flashback
breaks the present action of the story to reveal an event from earlier time
tumbler
part of a lock
complusory
that which must be done, required
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