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Flashcards in Gotwalt - To Kill a Mockingbird Test 2 Deck (16)
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Integrity

uprightness; wholeness adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty the state of being whole, unbroken in perfect condition

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Furtive

stealthy; sneaky taken, done, or used in a sneaky, security way surreptitiously or by stealth sly; shifty

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Stolid

adj. unruffled, impassive, dull 1. not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive

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Elucidate

explain; enlighten to make clear; throw light upon; explain

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Corroborate

confirm; support; to make more certain; confirm ex. The girl said she was at the store, and her friend corroborated her story

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Complacency

self satisfaction; smugness; feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often during times of danger

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Tirade

extended scolding; denunciation; harangue; a prolonged outburst of bitter, mean speech a long, vehement speech a passage dealing with a single theme or idea, as in poetry

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Contentious

quarrelsome; tending to arguing or strife; quarrelsome characterized by argument or controversy

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Haughtiness

pride; arrogance; proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; looking down on things that you thing aren't good enough for you

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Edify

instruct; correct morally; to instruct or benefit, especially morally or spiritually; uplift

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Analogous

comparable; corresponding to something else; being similar to something else

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Fanaticism

excessive zeal; extreme devotion to believe or cause; being fanatical in spirit or conduct; extreme behavior

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Taciturn

habitually silent; talking little; inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversations dour, stern, and silent in expression and manner

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Cordial

gracious; heartfelt; courteous and gracious; friendly; warm

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Concede

admit; yield to acknowledge something as true or right; admit to acknowledge an opponents victory before it is officially announced; Hillary should have conceded to Donald Trump on election night since that is the proper behavior of a losing candidate.