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Flashcards in Chapter13 Deck (33):
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Scramble

By making one’s way quickly up or awkwardly up a steep slip or over rough ground by using one’s hand as well as one’s feet

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Fumble

Use the hands clumsily

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Heap

A mount or pile of a certain substance

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Hoist

Raise (by means of ropes or pulleys) or haul up

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Grace

Elegance

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Verge

Approach something closely; be close to or similar to

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Hurdle

Jump over a hurdle or other obstacles while running

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Smolder

Burning slowly with smoke but no flame

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Outcrop

A rock formation that is visible on the surface

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Meager

(Or something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality

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Retch

Make the sound and movement of vomiting

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Wad

Compress ( a soft material) into a lump or bundle

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Inferno

A large fire that is dangerously out of control

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Ledge

A narrow horizontal surface projected form a wall, cliff, or other surfaces

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Rig

Set up (equipment or a device or structure), typically hastily or in a makeshift fashion

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Scald

Cause to feel a searing sensation like that of boiling water on skin

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Scuttle

Run hurriedly with quick steps

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Shrieking

Making a high-pitched piercing cry or sound

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Welt

A red, swollen mark left in flesh by a blow or pressure

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Stark

Bare in appearance or outline

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Crevice

A narrow opening, especially in a rock or wall

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Blister

A small bubble on the skin filled with serum and caused by friction, burning or other damage

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Sodden

Saturated with liquid, especially water

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Scathe

Harm

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Stupor

A state of near-unconsciousness

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Raspy

Harsh-sounding, hoarse (of a person’s voice) sounding rough, harsh, typically ad the result of a sore throat or of shouting

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Consolation

The comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment

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Scurry

(Of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps

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Flail

Wave or swing

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Fiend

A evil spirit or demon

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Incompetent

Not having or showing the necessary skill to do something successfully

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Potency

the ability or capacity to achieve or bring about a particular result

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Will

Make or try to make someone do something or something happen by the exercise of mental powers