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Chasing Lincoln’s Killer Vocabulary. Prologue Inauguration (n) 1 – Fervently (adj) 2 – Scourge (v) 2 – Malice (n) 2 – Bind (v) 2 – Adversary (n) 7 – Illuminate.

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1 Chasing Lincoln’s Killer Vocabulary

2 Prologue 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 office Exhibiting or marked by great intensity of feeling Whip; punishment Desire to cause pain To wrap together Opponent To light

3 Chapter 1 Confederacy (n) 9– Tyrant (n) 9– Vain (adj) 10– Proprietors (n) 11 – Partition (n) 11– Precede (v) 13 – Presided (v) 22 – A group of 11 South States during the Civil War. A ruler who exercises absolute power through strength Having or showing undue or excessive pride in one's appearance. Conceited Owner Divider To be earlier than To guide, direct, or control

4 Chapter 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, flighty Someone who acts with together To take by surprise Involved Hesitation A peculiar trait An addition to make complete Sad, gloomy. Marked by grief.

5 Chapter 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 interior to take satisfaction for (a wrong) by punishing the wrongdoer A person who commits murder.

6 Chapter 3 Henchmen (n) 47 – Brute (adj) 48 – Deception (n) 48 – Agonized (v) 55 – A trusted follower Purely physical Trickery Painful

7 Chapter 4 Vengeance (n) 66 – Menacing (adj) 66 – Coagulated (adj) 68 – Mortal (adj) 69 – Accomplice (n) 70 – Punishment inflicted in retaliation for an injury or offense Display of intention to harm to gather together or form into a mass or group Causing death. Partner.

8 Chapter 4 Continued Endure (v) 73 – Secessionist (n) 75 – Boardinghouse (n) 77 – Bewildered (adj) 76 – to undergo (as a hardship); suffer one who secedes (leaves) the Union. a lodging house at which meals are provided. confused

9 Chapter 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 battalions An army component mounted on horseback A great fire An outbreak of sudden rapid growth or spreading Craziness. Chaos.

10 Chapter 5 Cont. Ascending (v) 83 – Impulsive (adj) 84 – Grotesque (adj) 86 – Catastrophic (adj) 87 – Rising Act without thought Gross, ugly Disastrous, tragic

11 Chapter 6 Inevitable (adj) 101 – Deterioration (n) 101 – Circumstance (n) 107 – Eluded (v) Expected Worsening condition Situation To avoid

12 Chapter 6 Cont. Sheath (n) 108 – Collateral (n) 109 – Martyred (adj) 109 – Distress (n) A case or covering for a knife Property given in exchange for other goods or items gained. Put to death for adhering to a belief, faith, or profession A state of danger or desperate need

13 Chapter 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 money A dense growth of shrubbery Criminals avoiding capture To show trust in one A short-barreled lightweight firearm originally used by cavalry

14 Chapter 8 Maniac (n) 133 – Interrogator (n) 133 – Tribunal (n) 136 – Madman; lunatic A person who questions or seeks answers for information A court or place of justice

15 Chapter 9 Jeopardize (v) 137 – Crepe (n) 140 – Profoundly (adj) 141 – Spectacle (n) 141 – To expose to danger or risk A light crinkled fabric woven of any of various fibers Characterized by intensity of feeling or quality An eye-catching or dramatic public display

16 Chapter 10 Sanctuary (n) 144 – Emitted (v) 144 – Bow (n) 146 – Vulnerable (adj) 149 – Tarried (v) 150 – Safe place To give off or release Front area of a boat. Weak, in a state of danger Delay or put off

17 Chapter 11 Disembarked (v) 151 – Pungent (adj) 152 – Chiding (v) 153 – Comrades (n) 155 – Deceitful (adj) 156 – Come ashore. Strong sense of fowl smelling To voice disapproval or speak out against. A fellow soldier Dishonest; untrustworthy

18 Chapter 11 Cont. Egotistical (adj) 156 – Relished (v) 158 – Dismay (n) 160 – Agitation (n) 162 – Treachery (n) 163 – Self-centered Take pleasure in something Shock; disbelief. A state of irritation. Annoyance. Frustration Betrayal; Disloyal

19 Chapter 11 Cont. Proprietor (n) 164 – Ultimatum (n) 167 – Scaffold (v) 171 – Lapsed (v) 176 – Owner, manager A challenge. A platform on which a criminal is executed To go from one to state to another

20 Chapter 12 Inquest (n) 180 – Penitentiary (n) 181 – Investigation Prison or jail

21 Chapter 13 Notoriety (n) 186 – Well known.

22 Chapter 14 Climactic (adj) 187 – Conviction (n) 187 – Relating to the most important part of an event. The act of finding a person guilty of a crime.


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