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Vocabulary List for In Fear of the Spear

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Prologue


1. Pompeii
2. Patrick
3. Imagination Station
4. Whit’s End
5. Eugene
6. Mount Vesuvius
7. Beth
8. doomsday
9. electricity
10. zapped
11. volcanoes
12. erupted
13. ancient lava
14. helicopter-like
15. lightning
16. machine
17. groaned

Chapter 1: The Jaguar


1. surrounded
2. whistle
3. direction
4. stretch
5. heaven
6. sunshine
7. mixture
8. jungle
9. spooky
10. moisture
11. lingered
12. mosquito
13. rustling
14. jaguar
15. splotches
16. jack-o’-lantern
17. vast

Chapter 2: The Workshop


1. laptop
2. coordinates
3. original
4. shoulder
5. punching
6. websites
7. trouble
8. World Cup
9. appreciate
10. suggestion
11. erase
12. corrupted
13. default
14. programmed
15. Mr. Whittaker
16. Connie
17. Kendall
18. outstretched
19. throat
20. midair
21. screech
22. microphone
23. speakers
24. desperate
25. situation
26. whereabouts
27. secretive
28. information
29. complicated
30. temperature
31. molten
32. dangerous
33. precise

Chapter 3: Dr. Silva


1. large-rimmed glasses
2. American
3. khaki
4. difference
5. whispered
6. botanist
7. Aucas
8. savages
9. Shell Oil
10. panicked
11. moaned
12. blowguns
13. poison
14. squatting

Chapter 4: Aucas


1. Joan of Arc
2. France
3. Saint Patrick
4. Ireland
5. Saint Francis
6. Crusades
7. keyboard
8. century
9. Ecuador
10. warrior
11. weapon
12. elementary
13. especially
14. draped
15. mercy

Chapter 5: Eugene’s Adventure


1. program
2. imperative
3. assist
4. lockdown mode
5. government
6. interesting
7. features
8. windshield
9. immediately
10. kaleidoscope

Chapter 6: The Yellow Plane


1. entrance
2. papaya
3. hammocks
4. Halloween
5. military-grade gas mask
6. advanced
7. prepared
8. Latin
9. priceless historic map
10. bordered
11. beautiful
12. captured
13. attention
14. Operation Auca
15. Peter Fleming
16. Roger Youderian
17. Ed McCully
18. Jim Elliot
19. Nate Saint
20. Palm Beach
21. martyr
22. January

Chapter 7: Nemo


1. Nemo
2. poisonous
3. biscuits
4. menye (men-yay)
5. similar
6. concrete
7. mechanical

Chapter 8: The White Plane: proper nouns and difficult words


1. cleared
2. approached
3. propeller
4. canvas
5. Steve
6. swarmed
7. shuddered
8. Blouses
9. Ecuadorian
10. Rachel
11. magazine
12. missionaries
13. shivered

Chapter 9: The Cockroach


1. wire-rimmed glasses
2. knotted
3. concerned
4. paused
5. themselves
6. Waodani
7. refuel
8. Courier
9. breathing
10. quickened
11. whizzed
12. cockroach
13. wriggled

Chapter 10: Escape


1. supplies
2. medicine
3. Quito, Ecuador
4. Spanish
5. Somersault
6. broccoli crowns
7. question
8. frightened
9. hollering
10. crunching
11. certainly
12. loincloths
13. Jesus

Chapter 11: The Hollow Tree


1. exposed
2. wedged
3. howled
4. squawked
5. chattered
6. termites
7. loosened
8. reflexes
9. hurled
10. headlong

Chapter 12: Crocodile


1. scanning
2. rectangular
3. frowning
4. revenge
5. upstream
6. downstream
7. position
8. clumped
9. motioned
10. expression
11. windmill
12. appeared
13. crocodile

Chapter 13: Gaba


1. dizzier
2. movement
3. exactly
4. confused
5. reassuring
6. squeeze
7. balance
8. twisted
9. yellowish
10. reptile
11. wrench
12. eyeing

Chapter 14: Reunions


1. Gaba
2. smoothly
3. recognized
4. toolbox
5. beetles
6. unusual
7. suddenly
8. faraway
9. kneeling
10. Boy Scout
11. polite

Chapter 15: The Showdown


1. gauze
2. first-aid
3. Kimo
4. breastbone
5. specimen
6. shield him
7. Mipo
8. hostile
9. sidestepped
10. laughing
11. thrashed
12. muscles
13. grapefruit

Chapter 16: Palm Beach


1. underneath
2. foreign
3. decided
4. machete
5. newcomers
6. medical
7. baptized
8. arranged
9. baptism
10. intertwined

Chapter 17: The Train Whistle


1. hooked
2. thumb
3. shoulder
4. helicopter
5. dashboard
6. weird
7. option
8. separate
9. comfortable
10. whirled
11. shriek