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To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter one

Jerry Pence

This puzzle containes all of the difficult vocabulary from chapter one of "To Kill A Mockingbird".

assuage to suffer, sweat, or be faint from heat
apothecary one who prepares and sells drugs or compounds for medicinal purposes - pharmacy
piety a habit of expecting everything to turn out for the best
persecution the fact of being present - position close to a person - a person's appearance
brethren the act of going away - a setting out (as on a new course) - a change from a usual course or standard
thence fidelity to natural obligations (as to parents) - dutifulness in religion - devoutness
stricture acting or thinking in an unusual way - not of the usual or normal kind
lest harassing or punishing in a manner designed to injure, grieve, or afflict; specifically - to cause to suffer because of belief
apparel a thin narrow flat strip of wood, plastic, or metal
dictum a statement made with authority
chattels for fear that
homestead  a home and surrounding land
landing something (as a ghost) that seems to be there but is not real
impotent a strong fishing line strung across a stream, or deep into a river, having individual hooks attached by smaller lines at intervals.
descendant things that are worn
taciturn from that place - from that fact or circumstance
trotline a container to spit into
bar silent by habit
spittoon unusual or different in quality or appearance; especially - pleasingly old-fashioned or unfamiliar
unsullied one accused of or charged with a crime or fault - one guilty of a crime or fault
synonymous the lower edge of a roof that sticks out beyond the wall of a building
dispatched to become filled
imprudent a kale with smooth leaves that grow at the top of a short thick stalk
departure a piece of property (as animals, money, or goods) other than real estate - SLAVE
distaste proceeding from an ancestor or source
derived of, relating to, or occurring in the night - active at night
sweltering a small thin piece of building material for laying in overlapping rows as a covering for the roof or sides of a building
talcum not healthful - DISEASED - characterized by gloomy or sick ideas or feelings
amble plural of BROTHER - used chiefly in formal or solemn address
vague to walk in a leisurely manner
optimism a list or supply of dramas, operas, pieces, or parts that a company or person is prepared to perform - a supply of skills or devices possessed by a person
detachment something that is revealed; especially - a surprising or astonishing disclosure
slat a place (as a wharf) for unloading or taking on passengers and cargo
epic freedom from worry or restlessness - peaceful satisfaction
tyrannical a dense fine-grained rock formed by compression of shales or other rocks that splits readily into thin layers or plates
presence not clearly expressed - not clearly understood or sensed - not clearly outlined
inhabit a strong dislike
entity having or showing ill will
collard a long open porch usually with a roof
revelation an abnormal narrowing of a bodily passage - something that closely restrains or limits
cowlick the railing in a courtroom around the place where the business of the court is carried on - a court of law - the profession of law
contentment not soiled, untarnished
teem a lock or bunch of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and cannot be made to lie flat
eccentric presenting again
quaint the action or process of detaching - a small military unit with a special task or function - a lack of interest in worldly concerns - freedom from the influence of emotions
repertoire to put to death; kill
vapid unusually long or great in size or scope
reproduction lacking in power or strength
slate slow, deliberate, and secret in action or character - intended to escape observation
shingle being dull or uninteresting
eave any of numerous rhododendrons that have funnel-shaped flowers, usually shed their leaves in the fall, and include many grown as ornamental plants
veranda make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
malevolent to live or dwell in
phantom something existing or thought of as existing as a separate and independent thing
azalea a powder composed of perfumed talc or talc and a mild antiseptic for sprinkling or rubbing over the skin
stealthy exercising total power harshly or cruelly
morbid equivalent in meaning; expressing or implying the same idea.
nocturnal received or obtained from a source - arrived at by reasoning and observation
mutilate to make imperfect by cutting or altering severely - RUIN - to cut off or destroy a necessary part (as a limb)
culprit not clever and careful in action and judgment

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