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assuage
to lessen or calm
piety
devotion to religious duties and practices
predilection
a preference or preferred way of doing something
taciturn
almost always silent
covey
a group
entailment
a legal situation regarding the use of inherited property
indigenous
belonging to a particular region or country
smilax
a bright green twining vine, often used for holiday decorations
contemptuous
having the feeling that someone or something is beneath you, that it or they are worthless
contentious
always ready to argue
diminutive
smaller than ordinary
disapprobation
disapproval
discernible
understandable
dispensation
a release from obligation or promise
fractious
mean or cross
haint
a ghost or spirit; someone or something very scary
auspicious
favorable
scuppernongs
a sweet table grape, grown chiefly in the Southern United States
asinine
stupid; silly
edification
education; instruction
quibbling
a type of arguing where you avoid the main point by bringing up petty details
unsillied
untouched or unused
collards
a type of cabbage with very coarse leaves
kudzu
a quick growing vine with large leaves, often found in the Southern United States
waning
becoming less bright, intense, or strong
cleaved
stuck
whittle
to use a knife to cut away thin shavings of wood
aberration
a deviation, or moving away from, something that is normal
plaited
braided
quell
to overwhelm something until it is powerless
ambrosia
a dessert made up of a mixture of fruits, nuts, and coconut
changelings
a child secretly put in place of another
croon
to sing in a low, gentle tone
donned
put on
gallantly
politely; in the manner of a gentleman
gulie
crafiness and cunning in dealing with others
hookah
an oriental tobacco pipe with a flexible tube that draws smoke through a bowl of water
ingenuous
simple; innocent
innate
a natural part of something
obstreperous
noisy and unruly
still
an apparatus for making alcoholic liquors
tarried
delayed; waited
trousseau
all the new clothes a bride brings to her marriage
lineaments
distinctive features of characteristics
alist
titled to one side
corncribs
small structures used to store corn
gingerly
carefully; cautiously
rudiments
principles; elements; subjects to be learned
tartly
sharply
apoplectic
behaving as if one is on the verge of having a stroke