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Isl-Blue Dolphins

Vocabulary chp 9-15

headland narrow ridge of high land jutting out into water
stunted to hinder or slow down normal growth or development
smother to cover quickly
crevices narrow split or crack; fissure
omen object or event that is believed to mean good or bad fortune
brackish slightly salty water
pitch thick, black, sticky substance made from tar to fill the seams of wooden ships
gruel thin, almost liquid food made by boiling oatmeal, etc., in water or milk
tusklike similar to the two long teeth of an elephant
waddling walking with short steps and an awkward, swaying motion
pursuer someone or something who follows to catch or kill
flank side an animal or person between the ribs and the hip
lobe rounded part that sticks out or down
matted roughly tangled
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