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Call of the wild

Vocab Mr. Marhefka, freshmen

TermDefinition
Brumal (Chapter 1) It is archaic for winter or wintry
Ferine (Chapter 1) Fierce, feral (untamed wiled savage)
Demesne (Chapter 1) territory over which rule or control is exercised
Score (Chapter 1) a number that expresses accomplishment in a game or contest
Imperiously (Chapter 1) in a manner showing arrogant superiority
Unwonted (Chapter 1) out of the ordinary
Intimated (Chapter 1) marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity
Soliloquized (Chapter 1) talk to oneself
Ruction (Chapter 1) the act of making a noisy disturbance
Morose (Chapter 1) showing a brooding ill humor
Vicarious (Chapter 2) experienced at secondhand
Antagonist (Chapter 2) someone who offers opposition
Appeasement (Chapter 2) the act of acceding to demands
Belligerent (Chapter 2) characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
Discomfiture (Chapter 2) anxious embarrassment
Consternation (Chapter 2) sudden shock or dismay that causes confusion
Disconsolate (Chapter 2) sad beyond comforting; incapable of being soothed
Arduous (Chapter 2) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
Fastidiousness (Chapter 2) the trait of being meticulous about matters of taste or style
Malingerer (Chapter 2) someone shirking duty by feigning illness or incapacity
Primeval (Chapter 2) having existed from the beginning
Divers (Chapter 2) many and different
Ignominious (Chapter 2) in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree
Primordial (Chapter 3) having existed from the beginning
Precipitate (Chapter 3) a beginning; giving origin to something derived or developed; original
Pandemonium (Chapter 3) a state of extreme confusion and disorder.
Daunted (Chapter 3) cause to lose courage
Covert (Chapter 3) secret or hidden
Insubordinate (Chapter 3) defiant of authority; disobedient to orders.
Insidious (Chapter 3) proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects.
Resilient (Chapter 4) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.
Morose (Chapter 4) sullen and ill-tempered.
Salient (Chapter 5) most noticeable or important.
Callow (Chapter 5) inexperienced and immature.
Inexorable (Chapter 5) impossible to prevent, resist, or stop
Superfluous (Chapter 5) more than is needed, desired, or required
Averred (Chapter 5) state or assert to be the case.
Jaded (Chapter 5) fatigued by overwork
Voracious (Chapter 5) wanting or devouring great quantities of food.
Quaver (Chapter 5) shake or tremble in speaking, typically through nervousness or emotion.
Cajole (Chapter 5) persuade (someone) to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.
Amenity (Chapter 5) a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place.
Copious (Chapter 5) abundant in supply or quantity.
Prerogative (Chapter 5) a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Importuned (Chapter 5) harass (someone) persistently for or to do something.
Callous (Chapter 5) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
Permabulating (Chapter 5) walk or travel through or around a place or area, especially for pleasure and in a leisurely way.
Expediency (Chapter 6) the quality of being convenient and practical despite possibly being improper or immoral; convenience.
Eloquent (Chapter 6) fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.
Vibrant (Chapter 6) full of energy and enthusiasm.
Perpemtorily (Chapter 6) putting an end to or precluding a right of action, debate, or delay
Imperiously (Chapter 6) having or showing arrogant superiority
Plethoric (Chapter 6) excessively full of bodily fluid, particularly blood.
Contagion (Chapter 6) an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
Conjuration (Chapter 6) the performance of something supernatural by means of a magic incantation or spell.
Unwonted (Chapter 7) unaccustomed or unusual.
Pertinacious (Chapter 7) persistent determination
Prowess (Chapter 7) skill or expertise in a particular activity or field.
Infinitesimal (Chapter 7) extremely small.
Rampant (Chapter 7) flourishing or spreading unchecked.
Wanton (Chapter 7) deliberate and unprovoked.
Quarry (Chapter 7) a place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted.
Paroxysm (Chapter 7) a sudden attack or violent expression of a particular emotion or activity.
Ambuscade (Chapter 7) the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
Palpitant (Chapter 7) marked by trembling or throbbing.
Certitude (Chapter 7) absolute certainty or conviction that something is the case.
Excrescence (Chapter 7) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
Incarnate (Chapter 7) (especially of a deity or spirit) embodied in flesh; in human form.
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