Rifles for Watie

Chapter 5

 

 

 

 

vocab word

page

part of speech

definition

 

 

 

 

daguerreotype

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noun

an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine was developed by exposure to mercury vapor

melancholy

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adj

a gloomy state of mind, sadness

mimicked

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verb

to have imitated or copied in action, speech, etc., often playfully or mockingly

defiance

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noun

a daring or bold resistance to authority or to any opposing force

incredulously

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adv

done in a manner that indicates or shows unbelief

torrent

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noun

a stream of water flowing with great rapidity and violence

dejectedly

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adv

done in a low-spirited manner, done with depressed spirit or disheartenment