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biting, chewing on, or eating away at; bothering or afflicting repeatedly
gnawing
low lying land next to where a river overflows
bottoms


a flexible stick,twig, or the like, especially one used for whipping
switch
a railroad station; a terminal for passengers, freight, or storing goods
depot

trembling or shaking
quavering
questioning
querying
thickness or width; the length of a straight line that passes through the center of a circle
diameter

a shade tree with broad leaves similar to those of a maple
sycamore
bawling, crying, wailing
squalling
hydrogen peroxide, a compound used as an antiseptic
peroxide

sweet corn as opposed to feed corn
roasting ears
thrown away
discarded
infected or inflamed
festered
the eggs of a small fowl (bantum)
banty eggs
leaf-eating beetle that flies in late spring
June bug
sticking out; projecting
protruding
causing one to feel the need to vomit
nauseating
chosen, appointed
designated
balm, cream, ointment
salve
calmly or casually
nonchalantly
white solid rendered fat of a hog
lard
balance, power, or advantage
leverage
to wear out or exhaust
frazzle

an easy, steady walk or run
lope
covered or sunken
submerged
collapsed by releasing gas or air
deflated
a heavy block of iron or steel with a smooth flat top on which metal is hammered for shaping
anvil
reparation or payment to make up for an insult or injury
amends
a tall thicket of reeds that are hollow, slender, and flexible
canebrake
tight rigid tense
taut
a often brightly colored piece of skin hanging from the neck of some birds
wattle
unwillingly or reluctantly
begrudingly
a flat cake of twisted or pressed tobacco
plug
a difficult or adverse condition or situation
plight
a current moving against the main current especially in a circular motion
eddy
touched or stroked in a loving way
caressed
asleep or lying as if asleep; inactive
dormant
eager to fight, hostile; aggressive
belligerent
a rocky shoal or sandbar just below the surface of the water
riffle
a type of brown candy that tastes like cough drops
horehound
amazed or astonished
dumbfounded
a rail for tying up horses
hitching rack
buzzing or murmuring
droning
a short woolen coat, usually plaid and double breasted
mackinaw
a long narrow depression between waves or ridges
trough
skills in deception; guile
cunning
a troublesome or embarrassing situation
predicament
a depression or hollow
slough
frozen; dazed or shocked
paralyzed
What happened in the first scene of the book?
dog fight
the man helped the dog by
bathing and feeding him
papa gave billy__in place of the coon dogs he wanted
traps
billy kept catching -- in his traps
the family cat
billy was going to earn money to buy the coon dogs by
selling veggies berries and minnows
while looking through a magazine one of the fishermen left behind, billy found an ad for
coon hounds
billy saved his money for ? how many years
2 years
why does gpa and billy decide not to tell papa about billy buying the pups
pap is trying to save money to buy a mule
what good news did billy learn about the pups
the price for pups had come down
billy went to -- to pick up the pups
the railroad station
billy was going to bring the pups home
in a gunny sack
billy bought ? for his family
overallys, cloth and candy
the noise of a -- frightened billy during the night on his way back home from town
mountain lion
where did billly get the idea for naming his pups
the names were carved on a tree
billy needed a raccoon hide to
train his pups
the scientific study of the cultures and social structures of societies around the world
anthropology
the study of the life and cultures of ancient peoples as based on the recovery and examination of ancient objects
archaeology
the scientific study of plants
botany
the study of crime criminals & punishment
criminology
the scientific study of insects
entomology
the study of the origin and development of words
etymology
the science dealing with the physical nature and history of the earth
geology
the branch of mathematics that deals with the measurement, propeties, and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids
geometry
the science of language, esp. its structures and developments
linguistics
the science of the weather and the atmosphere
meteorology
the scientific study of birds
ornithology
the branch of geology that studies fossils to learn about ancient forms of plant and animal life
paleontology

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