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'Treasure Island' Terms / Vocabulary

Robert Louis Stevenson's Famous Novel

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Treasure Island Terms / Vocabulary

Here's a vocabulary list from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Use these terms for reference, study, and discussion.

Treasure Island: By Chapter (by appearance)

Chapter 1
  • sabre
  • connoisseur
  • skipper
  • barrow
  • parlour
  • diabolical
  • abominable
  • villainous
  • magistrate
  • complaint
Chapter 2
  • gales
  • indignation
  • tallowy
  • cutlass
  • talons
  • mutilated
  • explosion
  • fugitive
  • signboard
  • buccaneer
Chapter 3
  • lubbers
  • daddle
  • seafaring
  • nimbleness
  • apoplexy
Chapter 4
  • hamlet
  • hearken
  • smugglers
  • comrade
  • cowardice
  • infectious
  • emboldener
  • foolhardiness
  • repugnance
  • miscellany
  • quadrant
  • canikin
  • trinkets
  • impatience
  • rogues
Chapter 5
  • audible
  • assault
  • budge
  • weevil
  • objections
  • passion
  • miscreant
  • revenge
  • revenue officers
  • preservation
  • dingle
  • cutter
Chapter 6
  • proportion
  • condescending
  • atrocious
  • prodigiously
  • unintelligible
  • plundered
  • scoundrel
Chapter 7
  • anticipations
  • prejudiced
  • calumnies
  • riggers
  • indomitable
  • swabs
  • tarpaulins
  • boatswain
  • figureheads
  • ringlets
  • archbishops
  • schooner
  • imitation
Chapter 8
  • dexterity
  • confidential
  • flattering
  • cockerel
  • mirth
  • rig

  • tonnage
  • nationality
  • anecdote
  • nautical
  • schooner
  • inspection
  • discoveries
Chapter 9
  • sterns
  • keel
  • shipshape

  • seaworthy
  • blabbing
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • protestations
  • garrison
  • discharged
  • intolerable
  • humbug
Chapter 10
  • capstan–bars
  • influence
  • knowledge
  • coxswain
  • lanyard
  • bulkhead
  • grapple
  • galley
  • viceroy
  • computation
  • bowsprit
Chapter 11
  • christened

  • viceroy

  • amuck

  • miscalculations

  • pannikin

  • mizzen

Chapter 12
  • islet

  • anchorage

  • disappointment

  • knowledge

  • duplicity

  • countenance

  • agitated

  • prodigious

  • circumstances

Chapter 13
  • vegetation

  • configuration

  • pedestal

  • manufactory

  • qualm

  • melancholy

  • sweltering

  • discipline

  • foliage

  • poisonous

  • anchorage

  • sodden

  • outstripped

  • civility

  • discontent

  • gloomy

  • smother

  • pistols

  • sundown

  • squalling

  • rebellious

  • ringleaders

  • skulk

  • embark

  • jiffy

  • consort

  • thicket

Chapter 14
  • marshy

  • bulrushes

  • outlandish

  • undulating

  • contorted

  • craggy

  • uninhabited

  • brutes

  • rattle

  • knolls

  • desperadoes

  • simultaneous

  • gymnast

  • mercilessly

  • extricate

  • snipe

  • starvation

  • mutineers

Chapter 15
  • nondescript

  • circuit

  • cannibals

  • recollection

  • defenceless

  • extraordinary

  • patchwork

  • fastenings

  • accoutrement

  • ashamed

  • pious

  • particular

  • catechism

  • thimbleful

  • solitude

  • predicament

  • clove

  • cutwater

Chapter 16
  • dysentery

  • abominable

  • anchorage

  • grumbling

  • forecastle

  • stockade

  • musketry

  • besiegers

  • ammunition

  • dilly–dally

  • cognac

  • palisade





Chapter 17
  • bombardment

  • tarpaulin

  • swivel

  • muzzle

  • rammer

  • bandoleer

  • valet

  • provisions

Chapter 18
  • bustle

  • cutlass

  • enclosure

  • volley

  • gamekeeper

  • acquiescence

  • apologetically

  • thundering

Chapter 19
  • headpiece

  • genteel

  • cleverness

  • mainstay

  • cannonball

  • missiles

  • detour

  • cannonade

  • kettle

  • framework

  • streamlet

  • bandage

  • remedies

  • surprise

  • loophole

Chapter 20
  • lieutenant

  • vapour

  • treacherous

  • truce

  • cavalier

  • vigour

  • sentry

  • threshold

  • incline

  • sovereign

  • imprecations

Chapter 21
  • berth

  • outnumbered

  • girdle

  • draught

  • resin

  • resin

  • enclosure

  • foes

  • hostilities

  • possession

  • huzza

  • marksmen

  • senseless

  • comparative

  • assailant

  • sallied

Chapter 22
  • rations

  • consciousness

  • apoplectic

  • grievous

  • accidental

  • precautions

  • ascertain

  • variable

  • bulwarks

  • plumage

  • stretcher

  • propulsion

  • coracle

  • truantry

  • repulse

Chapter 23
  • buoyant

  • leeway

  • hailstones

  • astern

  • impulsion

  • innumerable

  • incessant

  • weltering

  • phosphorescent

  • yaw

  • drunkards

  • stupor

Chapter 24
  • formidable

  • reverberations

  • beetling

  • perils

  • contrariety

  • summits

  • promontory

  • scheme

  • jib–boom

  • brace

Chapter 25
  • sickening

  • crucifix



  • swell

  • canting

  • whisker

  • lockfast

  • quest

  • ruffians

  • pipelights

  • obscure

  • umber

  • bilge

  • ankecher

  • desertion

  • derisively

  • haggard

  • derision

  • treachery

  • expression

Chapter 26
  • scuppers

  • dirk

  • disposition

  • solemnity

  • foolery

  • shoal

  • subaltern

  • estuary

  • dilapidation

  • capstan

  • disquietude

  • scupper

  • mizzen

  • assurance

  • perplexity

  • lurch

Chapter 27
  • cant

  • quivering

  • murmur

  • shrouds

  • comeliness

  • tremulous

  • cordage

  • halyards

  • achievements

  • truantry

  • reverberation

Chapter 28
  • apprehensions

  • smote

  • flushed

  • plumage

  • broadcloth

  • mission

  • briers

  • shiver

  • composure

  • scamp

  • desertion

  • truculently

  • gracious

  • dissatisfied

Chapter 29
  • emissary

  • embers

  • conspirators

  • incongruous

  • council

  • grievances

  • meddling

  • vehemence

  • bungled

  • gibbet

  • consort

  • interference

  • invention

  • vengeance

Chapter 30
  • confusion

  • insubordinate

  • treacherous

  • deuce

  • malaria

  • accomplices

  • identical

  • preponderance

  • dolts

  • disarray

  • volubility

  • twinkle

  • concession

Chapter 31












Chapter 32












Chapter 33












Chapter 34












Treasure Island: Alphabetically Listed

  • abominable

  • anticipations



  • apoplexy

  • archbishops

  • assault



  • atrocious

  • audible

  • barrow

  • boatswain



  • buccaneer

  • budge

  • calumnies

  • complaint

  • comrade

  • condescending

  • connoisseur

  • cowardice

  • cutter





  • daddle

  • diabolical

  • dingle







  • emboldener

  • explosion



  • figureheads

  • foolhardiness





  • fugitive



  • canikin

  • cutlass





  • hamlet

  • hearken



  • imitation

  • impatience

  • indignation

  • indomitable



  • infectious

  • lubbers

  • magistrate

  • miscellany

  • miscreant



  • nimbleness

  • objections







  • parlour

  • passion

  • plundered

  • prejudiced

  • preservation

  • prodigiously

  • proportion





  • quadrant





  • repugnance

  • revenge

  • revenue officers

  • riggers

  • ringlets

  • rogues





  • sabre



  • schooner

  • scoundrel

  • seafaring

  • signboard

  • skipper

  • smugglers



  • swabs

  • tallowy

  • talons

  • tarpaulins



  • trinkets









  • villainous

  • weevil







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