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Flashcards in Tkam 17-24 Deck (28):
1

acrimonious

sarcastic, bitter, nasty

2

affirmative nod

to shake one's head up and down to indicate "yes"

3

amiably

good-natured

4

audibly

anything that is audible is capable of being heard.

5

bantam cock

a small, aggressive rooster

6

benignly

kindly, gently

7

boiling

angry or unruly group

8

capacity

ability

9

cast

when one eye veers off in another direction

10

complacently

in a self-satisfied way

11

congenital

a condition that exists at birth

12

contempt charges

charges for disrespecting a court or judge

13

corroborating evidence

evidence which helps to strengthen a position

14

corrugated

alternating ridges and grooves

15

counsel

lawyers

16

crepey

to resemble a think, crinkled cloth

17

dictum

official pronouncement

18

dogged

stubborn determination

19

economic fluctuations

changes in the financial state of the country

20

edge

sharpness

21

gardenia

a large, fragrant flower

22

genially

in a friendly manner

23

geraniums

flowering plants

24

gullet

throat; neck

25

heaved

lifted

26

import

importance

27

irrelevant n immaterial

not related to something and unimportant

28

load o'kindlin'

a load of materials used to start a fire