60 terms

Call of the Wild

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Desmesne
domain
populous
many people; well populated
unwanted
unusual
insular
protected, sheltered, inexperienced
progeny
children, offspring
intimated
hinted,suggested
impending
soon to happen
calamity
disaster
slaver
slobber, saliva
primitive
early, not sophisticated;raw;uncivilized
primordial
ancient;prehistoric, primitive
vicarious
second hand rather than direct exposure
reproof
blame, criticism
appeasingly
in an attempt to please, in a soothing manner
diabolically
with evil intent
incarnation
exactness, an absolute
discomfiture
embarrassment
prowess
power, superior ability
ignominious
full of or marked by shame or disgrace
disconsolate
unhappy, gloomy, very sad
placating
calming, soothing
fastidiousness
neatness, attention to detail
primeval
primitive, primordial
malingerer
time waster, a shirker, something or someone who avoids work
covert
hidden
insidious
sinister, dangerous
travail
work
wraith
ghost
exultantly
triumphantly
inexorable
unstoppable, relentless
obdurate
stubborn, firm
celerity
speed, swiftness
perplexed
confused, bewildered
lugubriously
sadly, gloomily
convulsive
producing upheaval, shaking
salient
important, standing out, attracting attention
callow
inexperienced, immature
slopshod
poorly maintained
remonstrance
an argument, a strong objection
superfluous
unnecessary, beyond what is required
averred
claimed, stated positively
jaded
worn out, dulled
perambulating
walking about
innocuously
harmlessly, innocently
importuned
pleaded, urged
ministrations
aid, help
reverently
respectfully, as if something were holy or sacred
feigned
pretended to
transient
not permanent, traveling, moving on
expediency
a regard for what is advantageous over what is right, self-interest
peremptorily
allowing no contradiction or argument
plethoric
excessive in amount
tenderfoot
one who is new and inexperienced at something, perhaps lacking in knowledge of it
contagion
a spreadable disease
conjuration
the act of practicing magic, something created by magic
ramshackle
run down
obliterated
completely removed or wiped out
discomfited
ill at ease, uncomfortable
muse
reflect, think deeply about
cessation
a stopping of, an ending
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