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20 terms

Backwoods Boy Unit 3

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aptitude
ability; talent
intrigue
To fascinate and make curious
treacherous
full of danger
integrate
to unite into a whole; especially to end the separation of races
retaliate
to take revenge
elegy
a sad or mournful poem
annal
a historical record
precedent
an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time, a previous case
precinct
district of a city, designated for a purpose like voting
bawl
to cry out or sob loudly
spare
leave uninjured, an extra of something
recite
repeat aloud from memory
scrawl
write carelessly, scribble
crude
Raw, unfinished, roughly made
epidemic
a disease that spreads over a wide geographic area.
luminous
shining; issuing light
gangly
ungracefully tall and thin
meager
not enough
prosperity
wealth, success
folly
a foolish act or idea