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Flashcards in Ch 3 Groups 18-20 Deck (30):
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Bow

Forward part of a ship

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Brine

Salty water

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Doldrums

Calm windless part of ocean

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Flotsam

Wreckage of ship or its cargo

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Jetsam

goods cast overboard to lighten a ship in distress

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Jettison

To throw goods overboard

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Leeward

Direction away from the wind

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Marine

Of the sea or shipping

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Mariner

Sailor; seaman

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Starboard

Pertaining to the right hand side of a ship when you are on deck and facing the bow

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Carrion

Decaying flesh of a carcass

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Contaminate

Make impure by mixture; defile

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Expurgate

Remove objectionable material from a book

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Immaculate

Spotless; absolutely clean

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Offal

Waste parts of a butchered animal

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Purge

Cleanse or purify

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Slatternly

Untidy

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Sloven

Person habitually untidy

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Sordid

Filthy

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Squalid

Filthy from neglect

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Squalor

Filth; degradation

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Sully

Tarnish; besmirch

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Adjacent

Lying near or next to

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Approximate

Nearly correct

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Contiguous

Touching; adjoining

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Environs

Districts surrounding a place

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Juxtaposition

Close or side by side

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Propinquity

Kinship

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Dross

Waste; refuse

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Juxtapose

Side by side