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1

Tutor๐Ÿ˜€

A private teacher
My mom paid a tutor to help me study

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Shoals

A shallow place in a body of water

3

Contraption

A gadget

4

Fixtures

Something firmly fastened in place

5

Beacon

A fire,light ,or radio signal used to guide or warn

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Treacherous

Deceptively dangerous

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Reservoir

A container for storing liquids

8

Promptly

In a quick manner

9

Lulled๐Ÿ˜€

To cause to sleep or rest
Mom lulled the baby to sleep

10

Cadence

A steady,rhythmic sound

11

Alcove

An inset or recessed part of the room

12

Casement

The frame of a window that swings outward on hinges.

13

Trawler

A boat used for a special kind of fishing

14

Stern

The rear part of a ship or boat

15

Tiller

A lever or handle used to turn a rudder and steer a boat

16

Mooring lines

A line used to tie up or anchor a boat

17

Breakers

A wave that breaks into foam when it reaches shores

18

Scale

To climb up to the top of or climb over

19

Burly ๐Ÿ˜€

Muscular;strong;husky
Burly men were needed to lift the heavy box

20

Clambered

To climb on all fours with some trouble

21

Sentinels

A guard,a sentry

22

Hasp

The metal loop to which a padlock is secured to lock a door

23

Descended

To move from a higher to a lower place

24

Mainland

The main part of a country,territory,or continent,not including the islands off the coast

25

Reverberated

To resound

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Bulky

Having great volume or size

27

Zyzzyvas

A tropical American weevil that is destructive to plants

28

Reference

A note in a book that directs the reader to another page for additional information

29

Turnpike

A toll highway

30

Climate

The usual weather a place has during a year,including its temperatures,rainfall,and wind

31

Anesthetize ๐Ÿ˜€

To give someone or something a numbing drug
The doctor will anesthetize me so that I won't feel the surgery

32

Decontaminate๐Ÿ˜€

To destroy impurities or pollution
We need to decontaminate the school because the students were sick

33

Inaudible

Too quiet to be heard

34

Angst

A vague feeling of fear and unhappiness

35

Bulkhead

One of the partitions that divide a ship or plane into compartments

36

Obsolete

No longer used

37

Schematic

Having to do with a simplified diagram

38

Qualms

A feeling of doubt

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Stagnant

Foul or stale from standing still

40

Squelched

To produce a squishing,sucking sound

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Sodden

Completely soaked,full of water

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Billowed

To rise or swell

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Depressurized

To release from pressure

44

Aborted

Ti cancel before completing

45

Calamity ๐Ÿ˜€

A disaster ; a terrible event
The events of 9/11 were a major calamity in US history

46

Yammered๐Ÿ˜€

To complain or whine
The gym class yammered when it was time to run a mile

47

Prattled๐Ÿ˜€

To talk or chatter idly or meaninglessly
Timmy prattled about his awesome time at the fair

48

Regaled

To entertain

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Keeled ๐Ÿ˜€

To fall down
The plant keeled over when it didn't have enough water

50

Wench

A young woman or a peasant girl

51

Frock coat

A smock- like garment worn by men

52

Indentured ๐Ÿ˜€

Bound to service to another by a contract for a specific amount of time

The indentured servant worked for his master for seven

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Earnest

Money given in advance as part of a payment

54

Vermin

Small animals that are annoying or harmful

55

Ciphering

The figuring of basic math equations

56

Needle

To tease,annoy,or provoke

57

Trap

A light two wheeled carriage

58

Sleight

Cleverness

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Spirited

To carry off secretly