Vocabulary (RS) - JULIE OF THE WOLVES

JULIE OF THE WOLVES

VOCABULARY (RS)

 

 

 

amber             a yellowish brown color

bounty            a reward offered for the capture of an animal

carrion            dead and rotting flesh

concave           curved inward, like the inside surface of a dish

contort            to twist something out of its usual shape

 

 

croon              to sing or speak in a gentle, nurturing way

deviate            to do something differently from the usual way

discern            to distinguish between; to recognize as different

dispel              to put an end to something

elated              very pleased and excited

 

 

enamored       to be in love with

flourish           to thrive; to grow; to increase

forage             to search for food

grovel              to be unusually humble and polite to someone because you are afraid of the

                        person or because you think the person is very important

improvise        to do the best you can with what is available

 

 

meandering    roundabout; winding

pinnacle          a peak; the highest point

predicament   an awkward or difficult situation

stifle                to hold back or stop

wane               to get smaller in size