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my brother sam is dead vocabulary

my brother sam is dead vocabulary

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Raiders

a person who makes a surprise attack in order to cause damage or take something.

Regiment

army unit smaller than a division

Recalcitrance

the trait of being unmanageable

Pondering

persistently or morbidly thoughtful

Almanac

an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year

Plundering

the act of stealing valuable things from a place

Sedition

an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

Decency

the quality of being polite and respectable

Wharves

loading places where ships load and unload goods

Sturgeon

large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe

Fusillade

rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

Swaggering

flamboyantly adventurous

Enlistment

a period of time spent in military service

Epidemic

a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease

Cholera

an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

Ideals

important beliefs

Unscrupulous

lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable

Forage

the act of searching for food and provisions

Flogged

beaten severely with a whip or rod

Mutiny

open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

Endure

put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Adjunct

something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

Clemency

leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice