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Flashcards in Chapter 3 Vocab (Into the Wild) Deck (22):
1

An idea or concept, rather than something tangible

Abstraction

2

Motivated purely by charity or kindness

Altruistic

3

Relating to the study of cultures

Anthropological

4

The legalized separation of people of different races

Apartheid

5

Overlapping wooden boards or shingles

Clapboard

6

Repentant

Contrite

7

Not close to; emotionally separated from

Estranged

8

A building used to elevate and store grain

Grain elevator

9

Overactive

Hyperkinetic

10

In jail

in stir

11

A list of destinations on a trip

Itinerary

12

Items cast overboard from a ship; cast-offs

Jetsam

13

Idealized; sickeningly romantic

mawkish

14

The appearance or behavior

Mien

15

A long, complicated journey

Odyssey

16

Heavy; Burdensome

Onerous

17

Common; low-level

Plebeian

18

Slowness; balance

Stasis

19

A substitute

Surrogate

20

Curls

Tendrils

21

The face

Visage

22

The capacity to be bruised or hurt; tenderness

Vulnerability