TomSawyerVocab.txt

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Mrs. Miller's vocabulary for the book Tom Sawyer- Chapters 16-36
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  1. mutinous
    involving revolt against authority, rebellious
  2. Elysian
    the abode of the blessed after death
  3. vexationto
  4. vexation
    the act of vexing (to irritate; annoy; provoke)
  5. stupendous
    causing amazement; astounding; marvelous
  6. eloquent
    having or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and appropriate speech
  7. onslaught
    an onset, assault, or attack, esp. a vigorous one
  8. opressiveness
    burdensome, unjustly harsh
  9. irresolute
    doubtful; infirm of purpose
  10. exultation
    lively or triumphant joy
  11. lethargy
    the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity.
  12. lacerate
    to tear roughly; mangle
  13. soliliquized
    to talk to oneself
  14. pummeling
    to beat or thrash with or as if with the fists
  15. immense
    vast; huge; very great
  16. persistently
    constantly repeated in spite of opposition, obstacles, discouragement, etc.; persevering
  17. ingenious
    characterized by cleverness or originality of invention or construction
  18. gesticulation
    an animated or excited gesture
  19. repentant
    to feel sorry, self-reproachful, or contrite for past conduct; regret or be conscience-stricken about a past action, attitude,etc.
  20. urchin
    a mischievous boy
  21. solitary
    alone; without companions; unattended
  22. sepulchral
    of, pertaining to, or serving as a tomb
  23. conspicuous
    easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable
  24. prosecution
    the institution and carrying on of legal proceedings against a person
  25. deposed
    to remove from office or position, esp. high office
  26. lavishly
    using or giving in great amounts
  27. auspices
    ?
  28. cross-examined
    to examine by questions intended to check a previous examination; examine closely or minutely
  29. infested
    to live in or overrun to an unwanted degree or in a troublesome manner
  30. labyrinth
    a maze
  31. foreshadowed
    of or indicating beforehand
  32. formidable
    causing fear, apprehension, or dread
  33. verdict
    the dicision made by the jury at the end of a trial
  34. defense
    protection from harm
  35. obliterated
    to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely
  36. sauntered
    to walk with a leisurely gait; stroll
  37. delirium
    a more or less temporary disorder of the mental faculties
  38. apprehensive
    fearful of what might happen
  39. haggard
    having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prolonged suffering, exertion, or anxiety; worn
  40. vagabond
    wanderer
  41. somber
    serious
  42. diverging
    to split
  43. episode
    segment
  44. laudations
    praise
  45. fatigue
    tired
  46. posse
    group
  47. lucid
    clear
  48. moiety
    port
  49. embellishment
    decorations
  50. porprietor
    owner
  51. oppressive
    burden
  52. prodigious
    gifted
  53. frescoed
    painting plaster
  54. apathy
    not caring
  55. remoteness
    far away
  56. bewitching
    under a spell
  57. effusive
    to pour out emotion
  58. traversed
    side to side
  59. perilous
    dangerous

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