22 terms

The Rover Boys on the Great Lakes

Robinson Curriculum Vocabulary for The Rover Boys on the Great Lakes
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abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or intensity
alliance
a close association of nations formed to advance common interests
annihilate
to destroy completely
assistance
an act or instance of giving what will benefit or aid
candor
frankness or sincerity of expression
cataract
a large waterfall or a deluge; clouding of the lens of the eye
chagrin
a feeling of disappointment, humiliation, embarrassment, etc. caused by failure of some kind
consternation
a state of dismay, confusion, and helplessness
contrary
opposite the desired direction; adverse
convoy
accompany or escort for protective purposes
deluge
a heavy downpour
demon
a devil or evil spirit; person with great energy or skill, as "he's a demon at golf"
destination
the place to which one is going
embark
board a vessel or craft
excavation
the act of exposing or uncovering by digging
fatal
causing ruin or destruction; disastrous
fatigue
physical or mental weariness due to exertion
fray
a heated dispute; brawl
furlough
a leave of absence, especially one granted to one in the armed forces
hypnotic
tending to induce sleep
hypocritical
characterized with professing virtues, qualities, or attitudes that one does not hold or posess
incite
to aid or promote the activity or developement of