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55 Cards in this Set

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Entrepreneurial
Has to do with organizing a business
Anthologized
Put in a collection of literary works
Grist
Grain, something for grinding
Mercantile
General store
Predatory
Preys upon other things
Skate
Wooden stake
Retaliation
Revenge
Breach Ilium
To accomplish a difficult task
Alkali Plain
Salt flats (area around Great Salt Lake)
Grub Stake
Supplies or funds furnished to a miner for a share of his discovery
Prospecting
Exploring for mineral deposits
Lode
Ore deposits
Candor
Freedom from prejudice, honesty
Fistula
Gross, puss-filled sores
Brogan
Ankle-high workboot
Homesteading
Living on a government land that they give to you for a few years
Highway Man
Sits at side of road & robs travelers
Avarice
Desire for money, greed
Knickerbockers
Loose-fitting, short pants gathered at the knees
Ostentatiously
Conspicuous
Mange
Skin disease, hair falls out
Lithe
Graceful, flexible
Staple
Something in constant demand/use
Extrapolation
to expand upon/direct
Dray Wagon
Strong, low cart or wagon with no sides
Apothecary
Pharmacy
Animus
Molevolent ill will, anger
Corpulence
Obesity
Hollow-Flanked
Thin, unhealthy looking
Odyssey
Adventurous journey
Camaraderie
Friendship, fellowship
Pined
Losing health/vigor from longing for something
Speculator
Someone who assumes a business risk
Piety
Being dutiful to religion
Jockey Box
Box for horsedriver to keep materials in (like a glove compartment)
Circumvent
Going around it
Off Their Feed
Not eating (because they're not feeling well)
Caulking
Filling cracks
Flotsam
Floating debree
Sporting Lady
Prostitute
Plunger
Reckless gambler
Obstreperous
unruly, resistant to control
Lacerated
deep, jagged cut
Copious
Plentiful amounts
Poke
Slang term for wallet or purse
Hogleg
Club or peice of wood
Rattle Boned Paint
Overly skinny horse
Fissures
Cracks
Jettison
Sacraficing cargo to lighten the load
Superfluous
exceeding what's necessary
Malady
Illness
Supine
Laying on your back
Arroyo
A deep gully covered by water
Specter
Ghost
Pullet
Young chicken