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tkam vocab ch 12-20

ch 12-20 every 3 words

Terms

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mollified
soothed; calmed
subtle
not openly obvious; quiet
uncouth
crude; unmannerly
dispel
drive away
impassive
sshowing no emotion
volition
a person's will to do something or not do something
strong twilled cloth with a dull yellowish brown color
khaki
iota
very small amount
tight
drunk
subtlety
delicacy
gardenia
large fragrant flower
cast
eye tends to veer in a different direction
corrupting
to bring someone down to a lower moral level
amiably
good-naturedly
dogged
stubborn determination
erosion
a gradual wearing away
prerogative
exclusive right or privilege
infinite
endless
tenet
principle or belief generally held to be true
church
to ban someone from church for a temporary amount of time
sulky
moody & quiet
garish
showy; very bright or gawdy
flighty
foolish; irresponsible
caliber
quality
pilgrimage
long walk
shinnied up
drunk
expunge
to remove completely
tedious
boring; tiresome
ecclesiastical
church-like
mandrake roots
thought to have magical powers because it was thought that their shape resembled the human body
affirmative nod
to nod or shake one's head up and down in a positive manner
refuse
garbage
chiffarobe
a large cabinet with drawers and a place for hanging clothes
indignantly
angrily
dispelled
driven away
contempt charges
open disrespect of a court or judge
affirmed
firmly declared or stated
large pails used to recieve waste water from water basins
slop jars
ruddy
reddish
gullet
throat, neck
discreet
carefully phrased or cautious
benignly
kindly; gently
ground-itch
allergic reaction caused by hookworms
contentious
always ready to argue
varmints
flies or other flying insects found around garbage
namesake
the person one is named after
caste system
class distinctions based on birth and wealth
asafetida
a strong-smelling garlic-like substance made from a parsley-like plant that is used in folk medicine
affliction
a condition
snuff
preparation of powdered tobacco that is sniffed through the nose
perpetrated
committed
fey
strange; eccentric
counsel
lawyer
soberly
seriously
candid
open and honest
neat
unmixed with anything

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