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The Cay Ch.1-6 Voc.

alabaster pale yellowish pink to yellowish gray, the color of a smooth hard mineral of the same name p.22
blackout the concealment or extinguishing of lights that might be visible to enemy aircraft at night p.6
booby a tropical sea bird with a pointed bill, a long tail, and short web-footed legs p.38
channel a broad waterway connecting two larger bodies of water p.7
dike an embankment of dirt and rock built to hold back floodwater p.5
douse to plunge into a liquid; put out (a light or fire) p.37
drone a continuous low, dull humming sound p.36
ebony dark black, like the wood of the ebony tree p.23
flimsy lacking solidity or strength p.24
lull to cause to sleep; to soothe p.24
pontoon bridge a temporary bridge using floats p.6
refinery a factory that makes useful products out of raw materials such as oil or sugar p.5
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