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surly
ill-mannered, arrogant
apprehensive
anxious or fearful about the future
belligerently
hostile or aggressive manner
plaintively
sorrow, mournful, or melancholy manner
graft
using polical power to gain favors
evoke
to bring out in
mock
false or fake
deference
to obey
pensive
deeply or dreamily thoughtful in a sad way
irk
to annoy
adulation
excessive flattery or admiration
translucent
clear, allows light to pass through
sullen
gloomy or somber
clandestine
secretive
mollify
to calm or soothe
taut
pulled tight
intimidate
to fill with fear
placid
calm and quiet
NAACP
national association for the advancement of colored people
bewildered
disoriented or confused
inarticulate
unable to speak with clarity
indelible
unable to be forgotten, memorable
derisively
a disrepsctuful and mocking manner
irrevocable
impossible to retract, unable to be taken back
foreboding
a sense of impending evil or misfortune
cunning
shroud or sly, clever in an evil way
elude
to escape or evade from
mute
unable to speak
morass
a swamp or mess
benevolent
good-hearted
anarchist
against any form of government
keen
clever or sharp
reproach
to criticize
coyness
to avoid people and social situations, reserved
feign
to give a false appearance
latent
lying hidden
incredulous
disbelieving
unwittingly
unaware, not knowing
rash
rekcless
atone
reconcile, make amends
cower
to cringe with fear
ornate
excessively ornamented
taboo
social custom
lurid
shocking
abashment
embarassment due to modesty
reiterate
saying again
labyrinth
a maze
vigilante
taking law enforcement into one's own hands
contrite
regretful
futile
hopeless
flaccid
lacking energy
stupor
state of mental numbness
intractable
difficult to mange
dormant
inactive
imperious
overbearing
imply
indicate
indict
accuse
unethical
dishonest
vindictive
desire to hurt
pinnacle
culmination
mitigate
to become milder
incite
provoked
oppression
abuse
philanthropy
charity
specious
misleading
deter
to prevent from actin
tangible
real