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The Red Badge of Courage Vocabulary

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Teamster
A wagoneer; or a person who drives animals such as horses
Score(two-score)
Having been two more than 30
Throng
Large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
Pickets
People that stand outside of a workplace/venue in protest; Protesters that try to persuade other people not to enter a venue during a strike
Haversack
Small backpack carried on the shoulder or back or a soldier or a walker
Efface
Cause to disappear fully' erase
Din
Sounding with repetition; a loud harsh or strident noise
Wend
To move on
Ardor
Passion, feelings of great warmth and intensity
Vindication
Justice; excuse
Blithe
joyous; merry
Commiseration
To sympathize for
Felicitate
To make happy
Vociferous
clamorous; to cry noisily
intercourse
Communication
Peeked (Peek-ed)
Quick glance
Skedaddle
Run away
Indignant
expressing strong displeasure
Feign
To Pretend
Urchin
Small boy or youngster
Discomfit
Defeated
Respite
Interval of Relief
Ramrod
Rod used to ram down the charge of muzzle loading firearm
Picturesque
Having pleasing qualities
Pommel
To beat or strike with one's fist
Oratorical
characteristic of an orator/oratory
Devilment
Devilish action or conduct
Affable
Showing warmth and friendlyness
Countenance
Composure; expression on one's face
Redoubtable
formidable
Abject
Miserable, utterly hopeless
Blanch
To become pale/ to whiten
Hillock
Small hill
Paean
Any song of praise, joy, or triumph
Sagacious
Having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd
Conciliate
Overcome the distrust or hostility of
Perfunctory
Hasty and Superficial
Brambles
Prickly Shrubs
Doggerel
Comic/Burlesque
Specter/Spectral
A visible incorporeal spirit, especially of a terrifying nature; Ghostly/phantom
Pert
Boldly forward in speech or behavior; impertinent; saucy
Yokel
a rustic; a country-bumpkin
Suffused
to overspread with or as with a liquid/color
Fantastic
foolish/irrational
Ague
a fit of fever or shivering or shaking chills accompanied by pains in the bones and joints
Philippic
speech or discourse of bitter denunciation
Docile
easily managed or handled
Assent
compliance
Bleat
to babble; prate
Plaintive
expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful
Ponderous
slow & clumsy
impetus
momentum
aggregation
group
perambulate
to move around in order to inspect
girt
surronded
rent
rip or split
formidable
causing fear
harangue
scold
missile
a hurling object
reconnoiter
inspecting or surveying in order to gain information for military purposes
viand
article of food
row
an angry dispute
facetious
cleverly amusing in tone
composite
a compound made up of parts
malediction
curse
lurid
gruesome, horrible, shocking
pathos
pity, sorrow, compassion
sublime
lofty in thought, inspired
haggard
exhausted appearance from prolonged suffering
cowled
hooded garment
clamor
a loud uproar
craven loon
a cowardly bird
compunction
feeling of guilt
salve
soothing creme/ointment
laurels
recognition of achievement
contrivance
skillfully invented thing
derision
ridicule, mockery
insolent
rude, arrogant, lacking respect
plank road
dirt path covered with wooden planks
adroitly
skillfully
pallor
extreme paleness
be splashed charger-spattere
dirt splattered horse
gauntleted hand
gloved hand
fishwives
a woman who abusively scolds other people
remonstrance
protest
gesticulate
making expressions through movement
ruck
crowd
gamin
an abandoned homeless child who roams the streets
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