CCDS Call of the Wild Vocab

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palpable

capable of being touched or felt

aristocrat

upper class, inherited wealth

conciliate

to talk about something, to go over, come to terms

insinuate

suggest or imply in an unpleasant way, blame

menacing

threatening, dangerous

acuteness

sharp, sharpness, severity, intensity

Prowess

superior ability or skill in combat or battle; bravery, valor, courage

array

arrange in a particular order

fraught

filled with (but not tangible)

culprit

criminal

populace

the common people

malignant

spiteful destructive, bad, dangerous, deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful, malicious

conjuration

an incantation; to recite a spell, to call forth an ancient name

appall

to fill with horror or dismay

eddy

a whirlpool or vortex

perpetual

everlasting, never ending, continuing forever

innate

existing in one from birth, possed at birth (as in a trait)

cunning

skillful deception, sly

primitive

being the first in existence, Pertaining to the beginning or early times, being the first

primeval

pertaining to the first ages of life, original, ancient

articulate

to be utterly clear when speaking

conspicuous

easily seen or noticed, noticable

inconspicuous

hidden, unnoticable

apprehension

nervous, anticipation, worry, terror

chivalrous

marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly, gallant, civil, valiant, brave

extremity

the furthest point of something

amenities

featurs that provide comfort; luxuries

contagion

transmission (usally disease) from one person to another, disease

adversary

difficulties, misfortunes, an enemy, opponent, or foe

credible

believable

calamity

disaster

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