Tkam Ch. 21-26 Vocab Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 

      I meant no ______________ when I laughed at the fashion show; I sincerely thought they were modeling Halloween costumes, not actual clothes!

    Explanation
    impertinence means disrespect

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  • 2. 

    Scout starts to feel a bit of ___________ when she passes by the Radley place and thinks back to all of the terrible ways that they mistreated Boo Radley. 

    Explanation
    remorse means a feeling of regret and guilt

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  • 3. 

    Atticus's ___________ closing argument made the jury deliberate for five hours; however, his passionate speech could not save Tom Robinson. 

    Explanation
    vehement means full of emotion and strong feeling

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  • 4. 

    Scout and Jem have grown up considerably since the beginning of the novel; one could even say that they have gone from acting ___________ to behaving with maturity.

    Explanation
    infantile means childish

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  • 5. 

    Jem believed that the jury would ____________ Tom Robinson and was heartbroken when he heard the final verdict.

    Explanation
    acquit means to clear of a charge; find not guilty

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  • 6. 

    Many people in Maycomb are disturbed that Boo Radley doesn't leave his house; in their eyes, he is not only a _______________, but a "monster" as well.

    Explanation
    recluse means someone who stays away from society and the company of others

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  • 7. 

    Aunt Alexandra's missionary circle may seem ____________ to readers, since they outwardly appear to be a good Christian group, but they are really hypocritical and mean-spirited. 

    Explanation
    spurious means outwardly resembling something, but does not have the genuine qualities of that thing

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  • 8. 

    Jonathan was _____________ when he saw his brand new bike parked in the driveway; he couldn't wait to give it a ride around the block.

    Explanation
    exhilarated means cheerful; merry

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  • 9. 

    I thought it was ____________ of my dad to assume that I would get a speeding ticket before I had even gotten my license.

    Explanation
    a cynical person is someone who often belittles or makes fun of someone else

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    After Scout visited the town dump to throw away their Christmas tree, she was able to see that the Ewells lived in  ____________ and garbage.

    Explanation
    squalor means filth

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