Rifles for Watie

 

 

 

 

Chapter 8

 

 

 

 

vocab word

page

part of speech

definition

 

 

 

 

inquiringly

68

adv

done with curious probing

destined

69

adj

bound for a certain destination

convulsive

71

adj

of the nature of or characterized by convulsions or spasms

detached

72

adj

separated, disconnected

despairing

72

adj

given to despair or hopelessness

reveille

[rev-uh-lee]

73

noun

a signal, as of a drum or bugle, sounded early in the morning to awaken military personnel and to alert them for assembly

placid

74

 

pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed: placid waters

urgency

75

noun

requiring immediate action or attention

prudent

75

adj

careful in providing for the future

remorse

75

noun

deep and painful regret for wrongdoing