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  1. Vocabulary for Chapters 3 & 4 • abominable – detestable; unpleasant 36 • amiable – pleasant; good-natured 29 • auspicious – presenting favorable circumstances32 • Contentious - tending to fight; quarrelsome 27 • Dispensation –a special allowance; privilege 23 • Expansively - with a willingness to talk, share 27 • Fractious - inclined to make trouble; unruly 29 • Persevere - to persist in a purpose, idea or task 25 • Tranquility - state of calm, peacefulness, serenity24 • Tyranny - a government in which a single person • assumes absolute control 34

  2. Idioms and Expressions - Chapters 3/4 half-cocked – you start something without being fully prepared high and mighty – better than everyone else I’d fix her – I’d show her the truth; I’ll prove it deep into the quick – into the depths done my time – completed my required term of stay turns’ ‘em loose – lets the children out of school finders keepers – “whoever finds something gets to keep it as their own in a pig’s ear – “no way” out of good graces – out of favor tan you – spank you