To Kill A Mockingbird Vocabulary 2

  1. Defendant
    • A person, company, etc., against whom a claim orcharge is brought in a court ( opposed to plaintiff).
    • Tom Robinson was the defendant in To Kill a Mockingbird.
  2. Begrudge
    • To envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of (someone):
    • She begrudged her friend the award.
  3. Oblivious
    • Unmindful; unconscious; unaware (usually fol. by of or to )
    • She was oblivious of his admiration.
  4. Acquiescence
    • Agreement or consent by silence or without objection;compliance (usually fol. by to or in )
    • Acquiescence to his boss's demands.
  5. Encumbered
    • To impede or hinder; hamper; retard.
    • Mother always encumbers our actions; she says to finish homework first.
  6. Dispelled
    • To drive off in various directions; disperse; dissipate
    • He dispelled the pigeons.
  7. Indulge
    • To yield to an inclination or desire; allow oneself to followone's will (often fol. by in )
    • They indulged in unbelievable shopping sprees.
  8. Amiably
    • Having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities;affable
    • He amiably helped the old woman across the street.
  9. Complacently
    • Pleased, esp. with oneself or one's merits, advantages,situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied
    • She complacently turned in her essay; she felt she did a good job.
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To Kill A Mockingbird Vocabulary 2