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AGOOM Vocab. Period 2. Farce. “Old men with guns waiting for old men with guns, fix, but isn’t that a farce?”. Farce - a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character. . Christen( ed ).

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Agoom vocab

AGOOM Vocab

Period 2


Farce

  • “Old men with guns waiting for old men with guns, fix, but isn’t that a farce?”



Christen ed

Christen( upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character. ed)

“I christened him,” Auguste said. “I’m his parrian. You must know how I feel.”


To receive into the christian church by baptism baptize

to receive into the Christian church by baptism; baptize. upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.

Christen(ed)


Vigilante

Vigilante upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.

“So I’m a vigilante now, huh, Gi-bear” Fix asked him.


a member of a vigilance committee. upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character. any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime.

Vigilante


Desecrate upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.

“Now you desecrate the bed with your body upon it.”



trivial office. , unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, petty, minor, of little/no account, of little/no consequence,


Parish office.

  • “There’s not a black family in this parish Fix and his crowd hasn’t hurt sometime or other.”


Definition parish

Definition - parish office.

an area in Louisiana that is like a county


Sallow office.

  • “ I had another customer at the bar, a sallow, thoughtful-looking fellow, but he stayed quiet.”


Definition sallow
Definition - sallow office.

  • Of a sickly , yellowish color

    Page 155


Garry office.

  • He's already drunk out there on that front garry and its just twelve o'clock. Pg.10



Quarters office.

I went out on the wes` garry and looked down the quarters but you couldn’t see a thing down there for all the weeds. pg.11



Charade
Charade office.

  • “How long is this charade going on?” Miss Merle snapped back at Mapes.

Benedict Arnold


Charade: office.

A deception


Conspirators office.

I supposed she felt that since we were all conspirators together, one was no better than the others, so she just started dishing out the sandwiches to the first person she got to, and fussing all the time.


Conspirators: office.

People who take part in a plot


Coagulate office.

  • “A half-dozen flies flew away from thecoagulatedblood on his chest, but came back almost immediately”.


Coagulate office.

  • ; congeal; etc.

  • ; curdle; congeal; etc.


Bayou office.

  • “ Get on that radio. Tell Russ-no one else- Russell to go back on that bayou and keep Fix there”.


Bayou office.

  • A creek, secondary watercourse, or minor river that is tributary to another body of water.


Impeccable (ly) office.

  • “He was impeccablydressed-brown sports coat, plaid shirt, a string tie, brown trousers, and shoes well shined”.


Impeccable (ly) office.

  • Def- being perfectly dressed/groomed.


Jowls office.

  • “Mapes clamped his teeth so hard that the muscle in his heavy jowls began to quiver.


Jowls office.

  • Def- the lower part of a person’s or animal’s cheek especially when it’s freshly or drooping.


Coroner office.

  • “The coroner got out and looked at the people again before coming toward Mapes”.


Coroner office.

  • Def- an officer, as of a county or municipality, whose chief function is to investigate by inquest as before a jury, any death not clearly resulting from natural causes.


Deacon office.

  • “A deacon at Little Shadrack Baptist Church”, Uncle Billy said.


Deacon office.

  • Def- an official subordinate officer in a Christian/ Catholic Church.

  • (Rank next below to priest)


Pawn office.

  • “You’re just a pawn”.


Pawn office.

  • Def-a person serving as security, hostage.


Militant office.

  • “Isn’t it a little bit late for you to be getting militant around here?” Mapes asked Clatoo.


Definition office.

  • having or showing a desire or willingness to use strong, extreme, and sometimes forceful methods to achieve something


Trustee office.

  • Monk Jack was a colored trustee, and Monk Jack said the boy said: ‘This here Heaven I’m in? Hanh? This Heaven? Y’all, this Heaven? Said the boy said: ‘Hi, Mr. so-and-so.


Definition office.

  • A criminal who is given special privileges


Decorate(d) office.

  • We got decorated, kissed on the jaw-all that.


Definition office.

  • To award a mark of honor to.


Chifforobe office.

  • “I used to put on my old uniform and look at myself in the chifforobe glass.


Definition office.

  • a combination of wardrobe and chest of drawers


Nappy office.

Used in the book: “Rooster was yellow with nappy black hair, Clabber was white, with nappy white hair.” page 51

“She has thick, but nappy hair”.


Definition: office.

Hair that is kinky in texture.


Mulatto office.

“she said she believed they was headed toward the old Mulatto place,because she heard them saying something about Jacob Aguillard.”


Mulatto office. : is a term used to refer to a person who is born from one white parent and one black parent, or more broadly, a person of any proportion of noticeable European and African ancestry. In the broadest sense, it is applied to persons of Black and White ancestry.


Cajun office.

“A Cajun’s dead over there at Marshall. Laying on his back in Mathu’s yard. Now you know”


Cajun office. : is word to describe a person of French, Spanish, African, and Native American ancestry living in the southern part of the U.S.


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