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literature: vocab

My Side of the Mountain: Chapter 1-3

Gorge A deep passage with seep sides, canyon
Exhibited to show or display
combustible capable of igniting and burning
cascade a waterfall or a small series of waterfalls
ravine a deep narrow cut in the earth's surface, especially one worn by running water (smaller than a gorge)
frantically distraught as from fear or worry
whittle to carve wood into an object by repeatedly cutting small slices from it
diameter a straight line passing from side to side through the center of a circle
upholstered covered with a soft, padded covering
hemlock a long living, cone bearing evergreen tree with dark green needles
aspen a medium sized deciduous (loses leaves seasonally) tree native to cold regions
bough a tree branch
tinder dry, flammable material, such as wood or paper, used for lighting a fire
boundary a line that marks the limits of an area, a dividing line
congregate gather into a crowd or mass
Created by: ableverette
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