To Kill a Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird
2011-12-03 15:00:26
Kill Mockingbird Vocabulary

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  1. altercation
    [noisy argument or disagreement; esp. in public]
  2. denunciation
    [public accusation or condemnation]
  3. myopic
    [lack of foresight; not seeing the big picture; shortsighted]
  4. caste
    [system of position or rank in society]
  5. pensive
    [engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought]
  6. edification
    [process of building knowledge; giving moral guidance]
  7. venue
    [the county or district within which a criminal or civil case must be heard]

  8. venerable
    [honored with wisdom and age]
  9. façade
    [fake front of a building or person]
  10. succinct
    [concise; short; to the point]
  11. acquiesce
    [to quietly accept]
  12. entailment
    [requirement for legal transfer of property]
  13. akimbo
    [held or set in a bent position; such as an elbow]
  14. countenance
    [calm facial expression; to give approval]
  15. litigant
    [person in a lawsuit]
  16. deign
    [to lower oneself]
  17. acrimonious
    [biting in manner; bitter feelings]
  18. contort
    [to twist violently or completely]
  19. immaterial
    [unimportant under the circumstances; irrelevant]
  20. volition
    [the act of willing, choosing, or resolving exercise of willing]