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Vocabulary for literature from the Pathways. Includes the Interlopers, of Wolves and Men, Birches, An Inconvenient Truth, and more Vocab lists given thru Connections Academy, SC.

acquiesced

accepted; went along with

compact

agreement

condolences

offerings of symapthy

draught

drink

endeavors

efforts

exasperation

annoyance

gabble

jabber; talk fast or foolishly

interlopers

those who trespass or intrude

languor

lack of energy

marauders

raiders

medley

assortment; mixture

pestilential

injurous or deadly

pious

devoutly religious

poaching

hunting illegally

preciptous

very steep

reconciliation

establishment of friendship or harmony

succor

relief

cached

hidden in a secure place

dispersed

distributed or spread oer a wide area

minutely

paying close attention to even the smallest details

obliquely

on an angle; indirectly

reminiscent

reminding one

undistinguished

not very noticeable or different from surroundings

yearling

an animal one year old but not yet two

bracken

a large, coarse fern

fluorescent

producing light by bombarding a glowing material with electrons

incandescent

producing light by radiating hot, visible light

infrared

outside the visible spectrum

debris

scattered remains; rubble

epicenter

the point of the Earth's surface directly above something, usually the point directly above an earthquake

magnitude

size; greatness

millennia

periods of one thousand years

pent-up

shut-up; contained

prevalent

commonly occuring

scourges

causes of great pain or punishment

consolation

comfort

wrestled

pulled

apprehensive

anxious; conerned about

breakres

waves that break on the shore

brooked

tolerated

clamor

insitence and noise

conformation

agreement

dawdling

wasting time

deft

skillful

disposition

personality

furtively

secretly; sneakily

fuselage

body of a plane

garish

strangely or brightly colored

headland

a high cliff that juts out over the sea

imperative

necessary; not to be avoided or put off

laconic

using so few words as to appear rude

lumbering

moving slowly and heavily

pallor

paleness

paraffin

a waxy, flammable substance

persistence

the quality of not giving up

placid

still; tranquil

recounted

told about

rubicund

healthy and reddish; ruddy

stile

steps set up for crossing a fence

wheeling

turnign sharply

abash

embarrass

extremity

extreme circumstances, usually hardship

gale

a strong current of wind

cloistered

secluded, like a place of religious devotion

compelled

forced

octogenarian

someone between 80 and 90 years old

poignant

touching

pragmatic

practical

pretentious

showy; overdone

spawns

gives rise to

verdant

green

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