My Brother Sam is Dead vocabulary Flashcards

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HARDTACK
UNSALTED BREAD
NUISANCE
ANNOYING PERSON
CHOLERA
FATAL DISEASE
Wind
Meaningless Talk
FUSILLADE
RAPID SHOTS FIRED
envied
was jealous of
Lascivious
Inappropriate or Rude
TREASON
TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT
Cantering
A Slow, Easy Gallop
the atmosphere
tense, fearful, and divided
CONSUMPTION
ACT OF EATING OR DRINKING.
ammunition
the material fired, scattered, dropped, or detonated from any weapon, as bombs or rockets, and esp. shot, shrapnel, bullets, or shells fired by guns.
VIRTUE
A GOOD QUALITY THAT SOMEBODY HAS.
enlist
to enroll, usually voluntarily, for military service:
MASSACRED
THE KILL OF PEOPLE IN LARGE NUMBERS
subversion
act of bringing about destruction (in an underhand
vanguard
the foremost division or the front part of an army; advance guard; van.
conflicts
man v himself because he doesn't know what to do. man v man because he doesn't know whether to side with life or sam. man v nature because the blizzard and man v society because of dividing and picking sides
curt
rudely brief in speech or abrupt in manner.
flog
to beat with a whip, stick, etc., esp. as punishment; whip; scourge.
SCARCE
RARE
horrible/awful
vile
HEADSTRONG
STUBBORN PERSON
MOCK
TO MIMICK
PRINCIPLES
MAIN BELIEFS
munitions
war materials/weapons
Scornful
Showing Contempt
prevail
overcome; win out
Skiff
A Small Boat
Disarm
To Eliminate Military Weapons
REGIMENT
SECTION OF AN ARMY DIVISION
sloth
laziness; not wanting to work
mutiny
revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, esp. by sailors against their officers.
LIVESTOCK
ANIMALS THAT ARE KEPT FOR SALE
stockade
a defensive barrier consisting of strong posts or timbers fixed upright in the ground.
DEPRECIATION
A DECREASE IN PURCHASING OR EXCHANGING VALUE OF MONEY.
to cause to be or become;to provide
render
forage
food for horses or cattle; fodder; provender.
lawlessness
contrary to or without regard for the law:
inciting action
sam comes to get the brown bess to fight with
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