Call of the Wild Vocabulary

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Call of the Wild Vocabulary

* Insular - 1.(adjective) of or pertaining to an island or islands; dwelling or situated on an island. 2.(noun) an inhabitant of an island; islander * Metamorphosis - (noun) a complete change of form, structure, or substance, as transformation by magic or witchcraft * Dominion – (noun) the power or right of governing and controlling; sovereign authority * Consignment – 1.(adjective) of, pertaining to, or shipped as goods on consignment. 2. (verb) to hand over or deliver formally or officially; commit * Bristled – (noun) one of the short, stiff, coarse hairs of certain animals, especially hogs, used extensively in making brushes. 2. (verb) to stand or rise stiffly, like bristles * Revelation – (noun) the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure * Antagonist – (noun) a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary * Diabolically – (adjective) having the qualities of a devil; devilish; fiendish; outrageously wicked * Ignominiously – (adjective) marked by or attended with ignominy; discreditable; humiliating * Perpetual – (adjective) continuing or enduring forever; everlasting * Retrogression – (noun) the act of retrogressing; movement backwards * Inevitably – (adjective) unable to avoided, evaded, or escaped; certain; necessary * Domesticated – (verb) to convert (animals, plants, etc.) to domestic uses; tame * Spasmodic – (adjective) pertaining to or of the nature of a spam; characterized by spasms; given to or characterized by bursts of excitement * Precipitate – (verb) to hasten the occurrence of; bring about prematurely, hastily, or suddenly * Pandemonium – (noun) wild uproar or unrestrained disorder; tumult or chaos * Malingerer – (verb) to pretend illness, especially in order to shrink one’s duty, avoid work, etc * Famished – (adjective) extremely hungry

* Marauder – (verb) to roam or go around in quest of plunger; make a...
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