• The Golden Bull Vocabulary Words for Chapters 6 - 12

    exhaustion - a state of extreme physical or mental fatigue

    reservoir - a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply

    loll - sit, lie, or stand in a lazy relaxed way

    intersperse - scatter among or between other things

    dawdling - waste time

    prosperous - successful in material terms

    splendor - magnificent and splendid appearance

    reverie - a state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts

    rutted - having long deep tracks made by the repeated passage of the wheels of vehicles

    burden - a load, typically a heavy one

    coax - gently and persistently persuade someone to do something

    gaunt - lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age

    jutting - extend out, over, or beyond the main body or line of something

    tawny - of an orange-brown or yellowish-brown color

    tallow - a hard fatty substance made from rendered animal fat, used making candles and soap

    lapis lazuli - a bright blue metamorphic rock consisting largely of lazurite

    red carnelian - a glassy, translucent stone

    merchant - a person or company involved in wholesale trade