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  • To Kill a Mockingbird Vocabulary Set #1
  • assuage
    • Definition : make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe
    • Part of Speech : verb
    • Synonym(s) : satisfy
    • Antonym(s) : aggravate
  • chattel
    • Definition : a slave
    • Part of Speech : noun
    • Synonym(s) : worker
    • Antonym(s) : free man, master
  • tyrannical
    • Definition : of or relating to or associated with or resembling a dictatorship
    • Part of Speech : adjective
    • Synonym(s) : absolute, authoritarian
    • Antonym(s) : democratic, liberal
  • morbid
    • Definition : Characterized by preoccupation with unwholesome thoughts or feelings
    • Part of Speech : adjective
    • Synonym(s) : gloomy
    • Antonym(s) : cheerful
  • profane
    • Definition : Marked by contempt or irreverence for what is sacred
    • Part of Speech : adjective
    • Synonym(s) : vulgar, immoral
    • Antonym(s) : religious
  • compel
    • Definition : To exert a strong, irresistible force on
    • Part of Speech : verb
    • Synonym(s) : sway, pressure
    • Antonym(s) : discourage
  • scrawl
    • Definition : To write hastily or illegibly
    • Part of Speech : verb
    • Synonym(s) : scribble, doodle
    • Antonym(s) : write neatly
  • entailment
    • Definition : Something transmitted as if by unchangeable inheritance
    • Part of Speech : noun
    • Synonym(s) : inheritance
  • mortification
    • Definition : A feeling of shame, humiliation, or wounded pride
    • Part of Speech : noun
    • Synonym(s) : embarrassment
    • Antonym(s) : pride, satisfaction