To Kill a Mockingbird Vocabulary Set #1
assuage <ul><li>Definition : make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe  </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Spee...
chattel <ul><li>Definition : a slave </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech : noun </li></ul><ul><li>Synonym(s) : worker </li></...
tyrannical <ul><li>Definition : of or relating to or associated with or resembling a dictatorship </li></ul><ul><li>Part o...
morbid <ul><li>Definition : Characterized by preoccupation with unwholesome thoughts or feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Part of...
profane <ul><li>Definition : Marked by contempt or irreverence for what is sacred  </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech : adje...
compel <ul><li>Definition : To exert a strong, irresistible force on  </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech : verb </li></ul><u...
scrawl <ul><li>Definition : To write hastily or illegibly </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech : verb </li></ul><ul><li>Synony...
entailment <ul><li>Definition : Something transmitted as if by unchangeable inheritance  </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech ...
mortification <ul><li>Definition : A feeling of shame, humiliation, or wounded pride  </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech : n...
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Tkm Vocab1 Ab Notes

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

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