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51 terms
Call of the Wild
obscure
imperious
genial
obdurate
Unclear... difficult to understand; partially hidden
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
(adj.) stubborn, unyielding
obscure
Unclear... difficult to understand; partially hidden
imperious
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
24 terms
The Call of the Wild
brumal
ferine
demense
artesian
wintry; relating to winter
savage,wild,untamed, beastly, subhuman
legal possession of land as one's own , realm , territory , d…
relating to the upward movement of water <artesian spring> <a…
brumal
wintry; relating to winter
ferine
savage,wild,untamed, beastly, subhuman
16 terms
Call Of The Wild
gingerly
insular
calamity
menacingly
(adj, adv) with extreme care or caution
(adj) being, having, or reflecting a narrow viewpoint
(n) a serious event causing distress or misfortune
(adv) in a threatening, maliciously or sinisterly manner; dan…
gingerly
(adj, adv) with extreme care or caution
insular
(adj) being, having, or reflecting a narrow viewpoint
25 terms
Call of the Wild
toil
imperious
inseperable
dignity
work hard
having or showing arrogant superiority
cannot be separated or split up
worthy of esteem or respect
toil
work hard
imperious
having or showing arrogant superiority
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the call of the wild
auspiciously
cowed
discomfiture
divers
promising success
having spirit or couarge
result of being made the confused or upset
various
auspiciously
promising success
cowed
having spirit or couarge
The call of the wild
Demesne
Imperiously
sated aristocrat
trifle egotistical
Lands set aside for the lord of a manor
adverb-in a haughty, dictatorial, or overbearing manner
A member of a high up group, noble person
having an inflated idea of one's own importance
Demesne
Lands set aside for the lord of a manor
Imperiously
adverb-in a haughty, dictatorial, or overbearing manner
25 terms
The Call Of The Wild
brumal
ferine
demense
artesian
occurring in the winter
savage;wild;untamed
legal possession of land as one's own; realm;territory;domain
a skilled worker
brumal
occurring in the winter
ferine
savage;wild;untamed
10 terms
The Call of the Wild
Cunningly
Malignant
Diabolically
Belligerent
Slyly (Pg.9)
A tumor or growth as either cancerous or not respectively. (P…
Devilishly (Pg. 26-27 digital)
Aggressive (pg. 27 digital)
Cunningly
Slyly (Pg.9)
Malignant
A tumor or growth as either cancerous or not respectively. (P…
Call of the Wild Chapter 3
Buck fights...
Spitz is threatened by Buck maybe beco…
Spitz angers Buck by...
Buck is encouraged to fight Spitz by...
Spitz
new leader
occupying his nest
Francois
Buck fights...
Spitz
Spitz is threatened by Buck maybe beco…
new leader
11 terms
Call of the Wild
anthropomorphize
industrialization
inflated
boomtowns
to give it human form
modern manufacturing
increased in size
uprising of town in wilderness
anthropomorphize
to give it human form
industrialization
modern manufacturing
15 terms
Call of the Wild
brewing
discover
cottage
stable
to begin to form
to find out
a small, simple house, usually on a lake or beach
a building for horses
brewing
to begin to form
discover
to find out
48 terms
Call of the Wild
Prowess
Insubordination
Malingerer
Obliteration
Superior ability, bravery, valor
Not submitting to authority, disobedience
One who pretends illness to avoid work
To remove or destroy all traces of
Prowess
Superior ability, bravery, valor
Insubordination
Not submitting to authority, disobedience
10 terms
call of the wild
auspiciously
cowed
discomfiture
diverse
Favorable; successful
Bullied
Uneasiness; discomfort
different; varied
auspiciously
Favorable; successful
cowed
Bullied
Call of the Wild
crucial
adjust
survive
source
very important
make a change
manage to stay alive through a hard time
the place where something starts
crucial
very important
adjust
make a change
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Call of the Wild
cayuses
morose
hydrophoby
prowess
any pony or hourses
gloomy, sullen, ill-humored
rabies
bravery, daring
cayuses
any pony or hourses
morose
gloomy, sullen, ill-humored
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Call of the Wild
nomadic
brumal
ferine
groping
wandering from place to place
wintry
wild; untamed; savage
Reaching blindly
nomadic
wandering from place to place
brumal
wintry
51 terms
Call of the Wild
obscure
imperious
genial
obdurate
Unclear... difficult to understand; partially hidden
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
(adj.) stubborn, unyielding
obscure
Unclear... difficult to understand; partially hidden
imperious
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing,…
16 terms
Call Of The Wild
gingerly
insular
calamity
menacingly
(adj, adv) with extreme care or caution
(adj) being, having, or reflecting a narrow viewpoint
(n) a serious event causing distress or misfortune
(adv) in a threatening, maliciously or sinisterly manner; dan…
gingerly
(adj, adv) with extreme care or caution
insular
(adj) being, having, or reflecting a narrow viewpoint
11 terms
Call Of The Wild
slouch
slouch
courier
surging
a lazy person
when you do not sit up straight
someone who delivers items
rising up
slouch
a lazy person
slouch
when you do not sit up straight
call of the wild
brumal
cayuses
demesen
ferine
wintery
wild ponies of the western united states
a domaine or territory
untaimed and wild
brumal
wintery
cayuses
wild ponies of the western united states
5 terms
Call of the Wild
Primitive
Booming
Veranda
arbor
happening early in the history of humans and the world, or si…
(adj) rapidly growing or becoming more successful
a porch along the outside of a building
relating to trees; living in trees
Primitive
happening early in the history of humans and the world, or si…
Booming
(adj) rapidly growing or becoming more successful
call of the wild
cunning
precipitate
occupy
skulk
having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or…
cause (an event or situation, typically one that is bad or un…
reside or have one's place of business in (a building)
keep out of sight, typically with a sinister or cowardly moti…
cunning
having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or…
precipitate
cause (an event or situation, typically one that is bad or un…
30 terms
Call Of The Wild
Toil
Treachery
Accumulate
Imperious
exhausting physical labor.
an act of treason, betrayal
to collect or gather
assuming power or authority without justification
Toil
exhausting physical labor.
Treachery
an act of treason, betrayal
23 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 4
After killing Spitz, Buck would not go…
What kind of leader was Buck?
Why did Buck receive the compliment th…
Why was the 14-day trip a record run?
He wanted to be in front of the pack. To be the leader which…
He was better than most dogs having superior attributes.
He was able to quickly break in 2 new sled dogs.
They went over 40 miles a day.
After killing Spitz, Buck would not go…
He wanted to be in front of the pack. To be the leader which…
What kind of leader was Buck?
He was better than most dogs having superior attributes.
10 terms
Call of the Wild
slouch
courier
surging
winded
1. lazy person... 2. when you don't sit up straight
someone who delivers items
rising together
out of breath
slouch
1. lazy person... 2. when you don't sit up straight
courier
someone who delivers items
37 terms
Call of the Wild
imperious
aristocrat
egotistical
treachery
commanding or dominant
a member of the ruling class or of the nobilit
arrogant, self important
The act of harming one
imperious
commanding or dominant
aristocrat
a member of the ruling class or of the nobilit
Call of the wild
Auspiciously
Cowed
Discomfiture
Divers
Favorably
Intimidated
Discomfort
Various
Auspiciously
Favorably
Cowed
Intimidated
call of the wild
extinct
compel
hostile
accommodate
no longer in existence
force or oblige
unfriendly; antagonistic
provide lodging or sufficient space for
extinct
no longer in existence
compel
force or oblige
call of the wild
toil
imperious
inseparable
dignity
work hard
having or showing arrogant superiority to
not capable or being split
the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
toil
work hard
imperious
having or showing arrogant superiority to
13 terms
The Call of the Wild
Antagonist
Appeasement
Arduous
Belligerent
An enemy
Keeping the pece by giving in to the enemy's demands
Difficult; requiring a lot of care and effort
Inclined to fighting; aggressive
Antagonist
An enemy
Appeasement
Keeping the pece by giving in to the enemy's demands
38 terms
The Call of the Wild
Nomadic
Obscure
Insular
Froth
(adj) wandering; of the life of a ______ (a member of a tribe…
(adj) not clearly expressed; hard to understand; not well-known
(adj) of or having to do with islands or islanders; standing…
(n) foam; foaming saliva coming from the mouth, caused by dis…
Nomadic
(adj) wandering; of the life of a ______ (a member of a tribe…
Obscure
(adj) not clearly expressed; hard to understand; not well-known
24 terms
The Call of the Wild
Brumal
Ferine
Demense
artesian
occurring in the winter
savage,wild,untamed
legal possession of land as one's own , realm , territory , d…
a skill worker
Brumal
occurring in the winter
Ferine
savage,wild,untamed
6 terms
Call of the wild
Club
Harness/traces
Curlys death
Mercedes possessions
Mans dominence over beasts ( buck )
Allows man to control buck
Weakness = death
Unnecessary over burdening of animal by man
Club
Mans dominence over beasts ( buck )
Harness/traces
Allows man to control buck
103 terms
the call of the wild
sunny
field
weighed
grandchildren
sunny
field
Call of the Wild
Buck
Spitz
Man with the red sweater
Law of fang
Protagonist in the story. Half St. Bernard and half Scotch sh…
One of Buck's antagonists. He was the lead sled-dog for Perra…
Dog breaker that had Buck first and beat into him that a man…
Never go down in a fight or the surrounding pack will jump in…
Buck
Protagonist in the story. Half St. Bernard and half Scotch sh…
Spitz
One of Buck's antagonists. He was the lead sled-dog for Perra…
The Call of the Wild
primitive
interlace
imperious
sate
a person or animal who belongs to early stage of civilization
To unite or cross by lacing together
having or showing arrogant superiority to
fill to contentment
primitive
a person or animal who belongs to early stage of civilization
interlace
To unite or cross by lacing together
18 terms
call of the wild
why was buck taken from judge miller ?
who taught buck the law of the club ?
how did buck learn the law of the fang ?
how does buck learn how to live the li…
because the gardener was in debt and sold buck for money
the man in the red sweater
he learned we his friend curly got ripped apart
when he first sleeps in hole in the snow
why was buck taken from judge miller ?
because the gardener was in debt and sold buck for money
who taught buck the law of the club ?
the man in the red sweater
31 terms
Call of The Wild
Imperious
Futile
Calamity
Assail
Commanding, dominant
Pointless; useless
An event that cause great harm
To attack
Imperious
Commanding, dominant
Futile
Pointless; useless
34 terms
The Call of the Wild
Describe Buck
Why did Maunel, the gardener, kidnap B…
Why did the strange men want Buck?
Explain this sentence, "He was beaten,…
a half St. Bernard dog named Buck. He is a large muscular mix…
to pay his gambling debt
they wanted him to be a sled dog
This sentences means he was beaten but he is not going to quit
Describe Buck
a half St. Bernard dog named Buck. He is a large muscular mix…
Why did Maunel, the gardener, kidnap B…
to pay his gambling debt
27 terms
The Call of the Wild
Buck
John Thornton
Spitz
Francois
Is the main dog, is half St. Bernard and half sheepdog, used…
Was left behind by his team so that he could heal, saved Buck…
Orignial sled dog leader, Buck's archrival, was killed by Buck.
French Canadian, he bought Buck, was a mail driver.
Buck
Is the main dog, is half St. Bernard and half sheepdog, used…
John Thornton
Was left behind by his team so that he could heal, saved Buck…
Call of the Wild, chapter 7
chaff
commingled
debt
imperiously
husks of grain that are separated when the grain is beaten du…
mixed together
to owe money
overbearing, arrogant
chaff
husks of grain that are separated when the grain is beaten du…
commingled
mixed together
Chapter 1 - Call of the Wild
arbors
aristocrat
calamity
conciliated
vines
wealthy person
disaster
made friends with
arbors
vines
aristocrat
wealthy person
20 terms
The Call of the Wild
Affirmative
Sated
Insular
Primordial
Noun- yes, answer in agreement
Verb- filled, satisfied
Adj- isolated, like an island, alone
Adj- primitive
Affirmative
Noun- yes, answer in agreement
Sated
Verb- filled, satisfied
10 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 7
timid
starvation
disaster
haul
frightened or scared
undernourished. To die from hunger
a tornado is an example of a natural disaster
to drag, pull or tug
timid
frightened or scared
starvation
undernourished. To die from hunger
Call of the Wild Chapter 2
arduous
appease, appeasement
cadence
despatches
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort
try to please, attempt to keep someone happy
beat or rhythm
v. send off to a destination or for a purpose... n. messages
arduous
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort
appease, appeasement
try to please, attempt to keep someone happy
The call of the wild
Bodes ill
Demesne
Egotistical
Impending calamity
Sign of bad things in the future
An area Under ones control; domain
Thinking only of one's self
Coming disaster
Bodes ill
Sign of bad things in the future
Demesne
An area Under ones control; domain
Call of the Wild Chapter 4
ancestors
slashed
fang
shivering
those who came before you in the family line
struck in a ripping, tearing way
long, pointed tooth of an animal
trembling and shaking with cold
ancestors
those who came before you in the family line
slashed
struck in a ripping, tearing way
Call of the Wild
The man in the red sweater protects Bu…
Why does Manuel, the gardener, kidnap…
Even though Buck is with people who ar…
Why did men want dogs like Buck?
False
He has a gambling debt to pay
False
to help in mining for gold
The man in the red sweater protects Bu…
False
Why does Manuel, the gardener, kidnap…
He has a gambling debt to pay
10 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 5
feigned
manifestly
slovenly
imploringly
Pretended or faked
obviously
Untidy, dirty, careless
in a pleading, begging manner
feigned
Pretended or faked
manifestly
obviously
10 terms
Call of the Wild Chapter 2
primordial
vicarious
introspective
discomfiture
Existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval.
Experienced through the imagination; not experienced directly
Looking inward at one's own thoughts and feelings
Embarrassment
primordial
Existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval.
vicarious
Experienced through the imagination; not experienced directly
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