2Prologue Inauguration (n) 1 – Fervently (adj) 2 – Scourge (v) 2 – Malice (n) 2 –Bind (v) 2 –Adversary (n) 7 –Illuminate (v) 7 –A ceremonial induction into officeExhibiting or marked by great intensity of feelingWhip; punishmentDesire to cause painTo wrap togetherOpponentTo light
3Chapter 1 Confederacy (n) 9– Tyrant (n) 9– Vain (adj) 10– A group of 11 South States during the Civil War.Confederacy (n) 9–Tyrant (n) 9–Vain (adj) 10–Proprietors (n) 11 –Partition (n) 11–Precede (v) 13 –Presided (v) 22 –A ruler who exercises absolute power through strengthHaving or showing undue or excessive pride in one's appearance. ConceitedOwnerDividerTo be earlier thanTo guide, direct, or control
4Chapter 1 Continued Harebrained (adj) 22 – Conspirator (n) 23 - Ambush (v) 24 -Implicated (v) 27 -Reluctance (n) 28 -Quirks (n) 29 –Accompaniment (n) 31 –Solemn (adj) 31 -Foolish, flightySomeone who acts with togetherTo take by surpriseInvolvedHesitationA peculiar traitAn addition to make completeSad, gloomy. Marked by grief.
5Chapter 2 Dialogue (n) 33 – Vestibule (n) 35 – Avenged (v) 43 – Assassin (n) 45 –Discussion between two or more people.A passage, hall, or room between the outer door and the interiorto take satisfaction for (a wrong) by punishing the wrongdoerA person who commits murder.
7Chapter 4 Vengeance (n) 66 – Menacing (adj) 66 – Coagulated (adj) 68 – Mortal (adj) 69 –Accomplice (n) 70 –Punishment inflicted in retaliation for an injury or offenseDisplay of intention to harmto gather together or form into a mass or groupCausing death.Partner.
8Chapter 4 Continued Endure (v) 73 – Secessionist (n) 75 – Boardinghouse (n) 77 –Bewildered (adj) 76 –to undergo (as a hardship); sufferone who secedes (leaves) the Union.a lodging house at which meals are provided.confused
9Chapter 5 Regiment (n) 78 – Cavalry (n) 78 – Inferno (n) 79 – Epidemic (n) 80 –Mayhem (n) 81 –A military unit consisting usually of a number of battalionsAn army component mounted on horsebackA great fireAn outbreak of sudden rapid growth or spreadingCraziness. Chaos.
12Chapter 6 Cont. Sheath (n) 108 – Collateral (n) 109 – Martyred (adj) 109 –Distress (n) 112 -A case or covering for a knifeProperty given in exchange for other goods or items gained.Put to death for adhering to a belief, faith, or professionA state of danger or desperate need
13Chapter 7 Salvation (n) 116 – Bonds (n) 119 – Thicket (n) 120 – Fugitives (n) 120 –Confided (v) 121 –Carbine (n) 127 –Deliverance from the power and effects of sin.An investment that earns moneyA dense growth of shrubberyCriminals avoiding captureTo show trust in oneA short-barreled lightweight firearm originally used by cavalry
14Chapter 8 Maniac (n) 133 – Interrogator (n) 133 – Tribunal (n) 136 – Madman; lunaticA person who questions or seeks answers for informationA court or place of justice
15Chapter 9 Jeopardize (v) 137 – Crepe (n) 140 – Profoundly (adj) 141 – Spectacle (n) 141 –To expose to danger or riskA light crinkled fabric woven of any of various fibersCharacterized by intensity of feeling or qualityAn eye-catching or dramatic public display
16Chapter 10 Sanctuary (n) 144 – Emitted (v) 144 – Bow (n) 146 – Vulnerable (adj) 149 –Tarried (v) 150 –Safe placeTo give off or releaseFront area of a boat.Weak, in a state of dangerDelay or put off
17Chapter 11 Disembarked (v) 151 – Pungent (adj) 152 – Chiding (v) 153 – Comrades (n) 155 –Deceitful (adj) 156 –Come ashore.Strong sense of fowl smellingTo voice disapproval or speak out against.A fellow soldierDishonest; untrustworthy