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To Kill a Mockingbird Vocabulary

Mr. Bucolo told us a long time ago that we would be tested on these words. Know them!

Let's Study! Take the Quizzes Below ...

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Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 1 - 10
31 Questions
2
Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 11 - 21
29 Questions
3
Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 21 - 31
20 Questions

 
Chapter 1
Assuaged - eased
Piety - religious devotion
Entity - a being
Vapid - flat, uninteresting
Nebulous - unclear, vague
 
Chapter 2
Illicitly - illegally
Sojourn - temporary stay
 
Chapter 3
Persevere - persist
Contemptuous - scornful
Contentious - argumentative, quarrelsome
 
Chapter 4
Auspicious - favorable, fortunate
Tyranny - cruel dictatorship
Gingerly - cautiously
 
Chapter 5
Morbid - gruesome
Placidly - calmly, quietly
Inquisitive - curious, nosy
 
Chapter 6
Ensuing - resulting
Prowess - skill
Malignant - evil, wicked
 
Chapter 7
Ascertaining - determining
Vigil - careful watch
 
Chapter 8
Aberrations - irregularities
Perpetrated - caused
Adjacent - near, nearby
 
Chapter 9
Ingenuous - childlike, simple
Siblings - brother and sisters
Provocation - harassment
Tentatively - uncertainly

Chapter 10
Attributes - features, characteristics
Rudiments - basics, fundamentals
Vehemently - vigorously, fiercely
 
Chapter 11
Interrogation - close questioning
Rectitude - goodness, virtue
Reconnaissance - survey, examination
Devoid - empty, without
 
Chapter 12
Subdued - tamed, quieted
Austere - severe, stern
 
Chapter 13
Formidable - inspiring wonder or fear
Prerogative - right, privilege
Caste - class division
Elusive - not easily found or known
 
Chapter 14
Edification - act of learning
Invoke - summon up, call upon
 
Chapter 15
Ominous - threatening
Affliction - distress, pain
 
Chapter 16
Conceded - admitted
Elucidate - explain
 
Chapter 17
Terse - brief, concise
Amiably - agreeably
Tenet - belief, principle
 
Chapter 18
Stealthy - cunning, sneaky
Irrelevant - unrelated
Articulate - well spoken
 
Chapter 19
Expunge - erase
Candid - honest, open
Impudent - bold, rude
 
Chapter 20
Discreet - cautious, retrained
Corroborative - supportive
Indicted - accused, charged
Iota - tiny bit
 
Chapter 21
Tacit - expressed without words
 
Chapter 22
Cynical - distrustful
Fatalistic - accepting

Chapter 23
Obscure - unknown, unimportant
Wryly - ironically, cynically
Furtive - secret, undercover
Adamant - rigid, inflexible
 
Chapter 24
Apprehension - fear, anxiety
Impertinence - boldness, rudeness
Squalor - poverty, wretchedness
 
Chapter 25
Veneer - mask, uncover
 
Chapter 26
Recluse - hermit, loner
 
Chapter 27
Nondescript - hard to describe
Purloined - stolen
 
Chapter 28
Incantations - magic spells
Teeming - brimming, swarming
Primeval - ancient
 
Chapter 29
Garishly - in a showy way, gaudy
 
Chapter 30
Competent - capable, qualified
 
Chapter 31
Acquiescence - consent, agreement