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Hatchet 9-12 vocab


assume take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
convulse contract involuntarily, as in a spasm
crave have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
demand request urgently and forcefully
dormant inactive but capable of becoming active
eddy a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
exasperation an exasperated feeling of annoyance
flammable easily ignited
gnarled used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
gratify make happy or satisfied
initially at the beginning
lure provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
motive causing or able to cause motion
native an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
overlook look down on
primitive little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
quantity the concept that something can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
register enter into someone's consciousness
source the place where something begins, where it springs into being
taper the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)
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