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the INTERLOPERS (Vocabulary)

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.
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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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