Woods Runner Vocab Review

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militia

troops that could be called out in times of emergency; civilians trained as soldiers, but not part of the regular army

disgorged

ejected the contents of the stomach through the mouth

mutilated

badly injured, perhaps with amputation

snaked

stole; sneaked

resilience

the ability to spring back, recover, or heal quickly

impenetrable

not capable of being entered or passed through; impossible to get in or through

honing

sharpening; grinding; putting an edge on something

blackstrap

molasses remaining after maximum extraction of sugar from the raw products

stealth

secret; sneaky or quiet action

latrines

outdoor toilets used by many people

interminable

tiresomely long; seemingly without end

gaggle

an often noisy or disorderly group or gathering; a cluster

bayonets

knives that can be fixed to the end of rifles and used as weapons

slash

an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging

affirmation

a statement or confirmation that something is correct or true

contemplation

a process of thinking something through; thinking about something quietly and carefully

mercenaries

persons hired to fight for another country other than their own

enterprise

an espeically complicated, difficult, or risky project or undertaking

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