TKM Vocabulary by Chapter
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TKM Vocabulary by Chapter

Mrs. Blumberg. Chapter 1. Taciturn – adj. – quiet or reserved. Vapid – adj. – dull or boring. Repertoire – n.- list of dramas, stories, etc.. Malevolent – adj. – evil or harmful. Culprit – n.- a person guilty of an offense.

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TKM Vocabulary by Chapter

Mrs. Blumberg

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Chapter 1

Taciturn – adj. – quiet or reserved

Vapid – adj. – dull or boring

Repertoire – n.- list of dramas, stories, etc.

Malevolent – adj. – evil or harmful

Culprit – n.- a person guilty of an offense

Predilection – n.- a preference of something

Flivver –n. – an old, cheap car

Foray – n. – a quick attack or raid

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Chapter 2

Condescended –v. – lower oneself to another’s level

Illicitly – adv. – unlawfully or illegally

Indigenous – adj. – native to a particular region

Entailment – n. – the passage of land to heirs

Vexations – n. – something that annoys

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Chapter 3

Contemptuous – adj. – showing scorn or disdain (disapproval because you think you’re better than something/someone)

Contentious – adj. – argumentative; tending to fight easily

Fractious – adj. – irritable or unruly

Disapprobation – n.

– disapproval

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Chapter 4

Auspicious – adj. – promising success; fortunate

Arbitrated – v. – to come to a decision by working with opposing sides

Mortifying – adj. – painfully embarrassing or humiliating

Gothic – adj. – a style of architecture

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Chapter 5

Tacit – adj. – silent or unspoken

Asinine – adj. – foolish or unintelligent

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Chapter 6 & 7

Desolate – adj. – deserted, empty

Ascertaining – v. – learning with certainty; making sure of something

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Chapter 8

Unfathomable –adj. – unimaginable

Aberrations – n. – the act of departing from the normal course; something unusual

Perpetrated – v. – committed

Adjacent – adj. – being near or close

Perplexity – n. - confusion

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Chapter 9

Inordinately – adv. – unrestrained; beyond the reasonable limits

Ingenuous – adj. – straightforward and sincere

Analogous – adj. – being alike in some way

Wary – adj. – cautious or careful

Trousseau – n. – clothing

Ambrosia – n. – a dessert

Invective – n. – a scolding or abusive expression

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Chapter 10

Vehemently – adv. – strongly emotional; passionately; intensely

Articulate – adj. – to be clear and purposeful in speech

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Chapter 11

Melancholy –adj. – sad or gloomy

Premise –n. – 1. an argument to support a claim 2. piece of land and buildings on it

Umbrage –n. – an offense or annoyance

Rectitude –n. – correctness; moral virtue

Interdict –n. – something not allowed by court order

Palliation –n. – something made better but not fixed

Reconnaissance–n. – the act of inspecting or observing to gain information

Undulate –v. – to move in a wave-like motion

Propensities –n. – a natural tendency

Cantankerous –adj. – crabby or cranky

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Chapter 12 & 13

Altercation – n. – an argument

Austere – adj. – strict and serious

Ecclesiastical – adj. – anything to do with church

Prerogative – n. – a right or privilege for a certain person

Obliquely – adv.

in

directly

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Chapter 14

Infallible – adj. – flawless; perfect

Acquiescence – n. – agreement

Sullen – adj. – gloomy, quiet

Futility – n. – uselessness

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Chapter 16 & 17

Formidable – adj. – threatening

Connivance – n. – the act of not addressing something wrong

Corroborating – adj. – in agreement

Acrimonious – adj. – angry and bitter

Haughty – adj. – acting above others

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Chapter 19, 20, & 22

Impudent – adj. – disrespectful

Unmitigated – adj. – unlimited

Temerity – n. – excessive confidence

Integrity – n. –

Cynical – adj. -