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TKMB ch. 8, 9, 10 even #s

Terms

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Providence
the care of God
gingerly
carefully; cautiously
taffeta
a lustrous, stiff fabric, often used for women's dresses, especially formal wear
guilelessness
to have no cunning or craftiness
erratically
strangely; differently than normal
interdict
prohibition; restraint
provocation
to excite some sort of feeling; often anger or irritation
siblings
brothers and/or sisters
Jew's Harp
a small musical instrument that's played by plucking a piece of metal while holding the instrument to one's mouth
pantry
a small room or closet off the kitchen where foodstuffs and cooking ingredients are stored
alist
tilted to one side
corncrib
a small structure used to store corn
trousseau
all the new clothes a bride brings to her marriage
calomel
a laxative; often used as a cure for intestinal worms
plate
dentures; dental plate
tentative
to be hesitant or unsure
essence
fundamental nature; most important quality
mortify
humiliate; embarrass
hookah
an oriental tobacco pipe with a flexible tube that draws in smoke through a bowl of water
croon
to sing in a low, gentle tone
tartly
sharply
reconnaissance
examination
compensation
to pay for or make up for something
subdued
someone who has been soothed or softened and made less intense
passe
old-fashioned
bawled
cried out noisily
obsess
greatly preoccupy
dim
unclear, not strong
vaguely
to be unclear or not precise
mausoleum
a large, imposing tomb
wary
to be cautious on your gaurd against something
ingenuous
simple; innocent
indecision
the inability to decide what to do
attributes
characteristics; qualities of a person or thing
gastric
of, in, or near the stomach
dog-trot trail
a covered passageway between two parts of a building
roomers
persons who rent and live in rooms in a house
inordinately
too great or too many
azaleas
a colorful and decorative kind of flower
relic
something of historic interest that has survived from the past
camisole
a woman's sleeveless undergarment, usually worn under a sheer blouse
meteorogical
anything to do with meteorology or weather
tranquil
calm
douse
to pour liquid all over someone
prophet
someone able to predict the future
undulate
to move in waves or in a wavy manner
jetty
a type of wall built out into water to protect a coastline or restrain currents
arbor
an outdoor area shaded by trees
plaited
braided
treble
high
syringe
a device with a rubber bulb on one end and a narrow tube on the other
catwalk
narrow, elevated walkway
ambrosia
a desert made up of a mixture of fruits, nuts, and coconut
caricatures
a representation of a person where certain features of that person are exaggerated or distorted
oppressive
overbearing; hard to put up with
fanatical
a person whose extreme enthusiasm, interest, zeal, etc goes beyond what is reasonable
isolate
set apart from others
near libel
almost harming someone's reputation
decreed
an official order

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