To Kill a Mockingbird Vocab (with page number)

assuage To provide relief from something distressing or painful (pg. 3)
taciturn Habitually uncommunicative or reserved in speech or manner (pg. 4)
repertoire the range of techniques, abilities, or skills somebody or something has (pg.8)
vapid lacking interest or liveliness (pg. 8)
malevolent having or showing a desire to harm others (pg. 8)
predilection a particular liking or preference for something (pg.9)
domicile the house, apartment, or other place where somebody lives (pg.10)
concede to admit or acknowledge something, often with reluctance (pg.11)
nebulous not clear, distinct, or definite (pg. 11)
convey a small group of people or things (pg. 18)
dispensation exemption or release from a rule or obligation, especially a religious one (pg. 23)
irk to annoy somebody slightly, especially by being tedious (pg. 23)
furor an angry or indignant public reaction to something (pg. 26)
contemptuous feeling, expressing, or demonstrating a strong dislike or utter lack or respect for somebody or something (pg. 27)
contentious frequently engaging in and seeming to enjoy arguments and disputes (pg. 27)
diminutive very small or much smaller than usual (pg.27)
fractious irritable and likely to complain or misbehave (pg.29)
amiable friendly and pleasant to be with (pg.29)
disapprobation an expression of strong disapproval (pg.31)
auspicious attended by favorable circumstances (pg. 32)
gingerly in a very cautious, wary, or tentative way (pg.34)
abominable extremely repugnant or offensive (pg. 36)
evasion not giving a direct answer to a direct question usually in order to conceal the truth (pg. 40)
benign mild or favorable in effect (pg. 42)
magisterial showing great authority and dignity (pg.42)
pestilence an epidemic of a highly contagious or infectious disease (pg.42)
asinine extremely or utterly foolish (pg. 49)
malignant likely to cause harm (pg.55)
aberration a departure from what is normal or desirable (pg. 63)
accost to approach and stop somebody in order to speak, especially in an aggressive, insistent, or suggestive way (pg. 65)
perpetrate to commit or be responsible for something, usually something criminal or morally wrong (pg. 67)
libel a false and malicious published statement that damages somebody’s reputation (pg. 67)
provocation the act of provoking somebody or something (pg.79)
trousseau a bride’s clothing and linen that she has collected during her engagement (pg. 80)
tarry to stay temporarily at a place, to wait (pg. 84)
obstreperous noisily and aggressively boisterous, refusing to be controlled (pg.85)
invective an abusive expression, or language used to attack or blame somebody (pg. 87)
feeble lacking physical or mental strength or health (pg. 89)

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