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Reading Project 1: Tyler Schwingler, The Call of the Wild

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Brumal
Page 1- of or relating to winter
Ferine
Page 1- untamed
Demesne
Page 1- land attached to a manor and retained for the owner's own use
Primordial
Page 10- constituting a beginning
Ignominiously
Page 13- discreditable
Disconsolate
Page 13- without consolation or solace
Fastidiousness
Page 15- excessively particular, critical, or demanding
Leeward
Page 16- pertaining to, situated in, or moving toward the quarter toward which the wind blows
Dubiously
Page 19- doubtful
Preeminently
Page 21- eminent above or before others
Prostrate
Page 22- to lay flat, as on the ground
Jangling
Page 22- to produce a harsh, discordant sound
Placatingly
Page 24- to appease or pacify
Sinew
Page 25- strength
Aglow
Page 25- glowing
Rampant
Page 25- violent in action or spirit
Inexorable
Page 26- unyielding
Resiliency
Page 31- the power or ability to return to the original form
Churned
Page 32- a container or machine in which cream or milk is agitated to make butter
Deceit
Page 33- concealment or distortion of the truth for the purpose of misleading
Feigned
Page 33- pretended
Tottered
Page 34- to walk or go with faltering steps, as if from extreme weakness
Callowness
Page 34- immature or inexperienced
Repugnance
Page 36- strong distaste, aversion, or objection
Superfluous
Page 37- unnecessary
Computation
Page 38- calculation
Monosyllabic
Page 42- consisting of one syllable
Peremptorily
Page 47- leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal
Babel
Page 53- noise and confusion
Commingled
Page 57- to combine