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TermDefinition
Idle Not working, active,or being used.
Fetched to go after and bring back.
Garrison A military camp, fort, or base.
Peppered to hit repeatedly with your fist or with objects
Constitues to make up or form
Prevail to defeat an opponent espically in a long or difficult contest
Agitators A person who tries to get people angry or upset so that they will support an effort ti change a government, company, etc.
Blurts to say suddenly and without thinking about how people will react.
Stripping To remove everything from
Bayonet A long knife that is attached to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon in battle.
Subversion to secretly try to ruin or destroy a government or political system
Vile Very bad or unpleasant.
Meddle To become involved in the activities and concerns of other people when your involvement is not wanted.
Clutched To hold onto tightly with your hand .
Commission Position/Job in the military
Resign To give up(a job or position) in a formal or official way.
Scornful Showing disrespect or disapproval for something.
Churning To stir or mix something with force.
Clambering To climb or crawl
Stock the part of a gun that is held against your shoulder
Petition A document that people sign to make an agreement.
Skirmished a brief and usually unplanned fight during a war
Speculating To think about something and making guesses about it.
Apprentice A person who learns a job or skill for working for a fixed a period of time for someone.
Thrash To hit very hard with a stick, whip, etc…
Enlistment to sign up (a person) for duty in the army, navy, etc.
Recalcitrance stubbornly refusing to obey rules or orders
Forage to search for something (such as food or supplies)
Grimaced a facial expression in which your mouth and face are twisted in a way that shows disgust, disapproval, or pain
Retaliates to do something bad to someone who has hurt you or treated you badly : to get revenge against someone
Sedition the crime of saying, writing, or doing something that encourages people to disobey their country/government
Seines Large fishing nets
Turmoil a state of confusion or disorder
Commissary A store that sells food and basic household supplies on a military base or in a prison- Also Colonial/Patriot Money at the time.
Depreciation a decrease in the value of something
Fusillade A large number of shots that are fired very quickly
Forceps a medical tool that is used for grasping or holding things
Militia a group of people who are not part of the armed forces of a country but are trained like soldiers
Insignia a badge or sign which shows that a person is a member of a particular group or has a particular rank
Badgered to bother or annoy (someone) with many comments or questions
Epidemic When a disease spreads very quickly and affects a large number of people
Compunction a feeling of guilt or regret
Unscrupulous not honest or fair : doing things that are wrong, dishonest, or illegal
Shirk to avoid doing something that you are supposed to do
Decisive able to make choices quickly and confidently
Reflected to show the image of (something) on a surface
Floundering to move in an awkward way with a lot of difficulty and effort
Foreboding a feeling that something bad is going to happen
Defection to leave a country, political party, army unit, etc., and go to a different one that is a competitor or an enemy
Clemency kind or merciful treatment of someone who could be given harsh punishment
Whet to make something sharper or stronger
Rasping to speak in a way that sounds rough or harsh
Epilogue the last section
 

 



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