2 1. Sojourn“My sojourn in the corner was a short one. Saved by the bell, Miss Caroline watched the class file out for lunch”(Lee 29).
3 (Noun) A temporary stay 1. Sojourn(Noun) A temporary stay
4 2. predilection“The Radleys, welcome anywhere in town, kept to themselves, a predilection unforgivable in Maycomb” ( Lee 11).
5 (Noun) a thought or bias 2. predilection(Noun) a thought or bias
6 3. simultaneous“With movements so swift they seemed simultaneous, Atticus’s hand yanked a ball-tipped lever as he brought the gun to his shoulder” (Lee 127).
7 3. simultaneous(Adjective) existing, occurring, or operating at the same time; concurrent:
8 4. assuaged“When it healed, and Jem’s fears of never being able to play football were assuaged, he was seldom self-conscious about his injury”( Lee 3).
9 (Verb) to soothe, calm, at ease 4. assuaged(Verb) to soothe, calm, at ease
10 5. benevolence“Miss Maudie’s benevolence extended to Jem and Dill, whenever they paused in their pursuits: we reaped the benefits of a talent Miss Maudie had hitherto kept hidden from us” (Lee 57).
11 5. benevolence(Noun) desire to do good to others; an act of kindness; a charitable gift.
12 6. vehemently“’Atticus shook his head vehemently: “Don’t just stand there, Heck! He won’t wait all day for you-”’( Lee 127).
13 (Adjective) strongly emotional; intense or passionate: 6. vehemently(Adjective) strongly emotional; intense or passionate:
14 “Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom”(Lee 10).
15 7. malevolent (Adjective) wishing evil or harm to another or others; evil; harmful
16 8. jubilantly“Jem picked up a rock and threw it jubilantly at the carhouse” (Lee 131).
17 8. jubilantly(adjective) showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph; rejoicing; exultant
18 9. auspicious“The remainder of my schooldays were no more auspicious than the first” ( Lee 43).
19 ( Adjective) favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate 9. auspicious( Adjective) favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate
20 10. taciturn“Their sister Alexandra was the Finch who remained at the Landing: she married a taciturn man who spent most of his time lying in a hammock by the river wondering if his trot-lines were full”( Lee 5)
21 10. taciturn(Adjective) inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation
22 “It was obstreperous, disorderly and abusive-”(Lee 113).
23 ( Adjective) noisy, clamorous, or boisterous 11. obstreperous( Adjective) noisy, clamorous, or boisterous
24 12. inconspicuous“With theses attributes, however, he would not remain inconspicuous as we wished him to: that year, the school buzzed with talk about defending Tom Robinson, none of which was complimentary” (Lee 119).
25 ( Adjective) not conspicuous, noticeable, or prominent. 12. inconspicuous( Adjective) not conspicuous, noticeable, or prominent.
26 13. perplexity“She must have seen my perplexity. She said, “’Only thing I worried about last night was all the danger and commotion it caused’” (Lee 97-98).
27 ( Noun) the state of being perplexed; confusion; uncertainty 13. perplexity( Noun) the state of being perplexed; confusion; uncertainty
28 14. illicitly“I never deliberately learned to read, but somehow I had been wallowing illicitly in the daily papers” (Lee 23).
29 14. illicitly(Adverb)not legally permitted or authorized; unlicensed; unlawfuldisapproved of or not permitted for moral or ethical reasons