13 terms

Call of the Wild - Ch 1-2 Vocab

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demesne
extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
imperiously
commandingly; arrogantly; dominantly
insular
narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
progeny
the immediate descendants of a person
deft
skillful in physical movements
fiend
a cruel wicked and inhuman person
soliloquized
talked to oneself
antagonist
someone who offers opposition
primordial
having existed from the beginning
vicarious
suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another
belligerent
characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
ignominiously
in a dishonorably manner or to a dishonorable degree
arduous
difficult to accomplish
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