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Flashcards in Vocab 3 - Huck Finn Deck (14):
1

Persistently or morbidly thoughtful

Pensive

2

A hereditary ruling power; nobility

Aristocracy

3

Not serious in content, attitude, or behavior

Frivolous

4

A bottle with a stopper, for serving wine or water

Decanter

5

Conspicuously unconventional or bizarre

Outlandish

6

Morally or socially obligated to do something

Obliged

7

Study of personality as it is revealed by bumps on the skull

Phrenology

8

She was leaning __________ on the tombstone on her right elbow, over a weeping willow...and underneath the picture it said “shall I never see thee more alas.”

Pensive

9

There was another clan of __________ around there - five or six families - ...as high toned and wellborn and rich and grand as the tribe of Grangerfolds.

Aristocracy

10

There warn’t no __________ about him, not a bit, and he warn’t ever loud.

Frivolishness

11

When Tom and Bob went to the sideboard where the __________ was, and mixed a glass of bitters.

Decanter

12

Well, there was a big __________ parrot on each side of the clock, made out of something like chalk, and painted up gaudy.

Outlandish

13

Pap’ll be mighty much __________ to you [for helping me].

Obleeged :P

14

Take a turn in mesmerism and __________ when there’s a chance; teach singing-geography school for a change; sling a lecture sometimes - oh I do a lot of things...

Phrenology