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Blizzard of Glass

Vocab quiz one

TermDefinition
maelstrom a tumultuous state of affairs
stevedore a firm or individual engaged in unloading or loading of a ship
munitions materials used in war such as weapons and ammunition
smudgy marked with smudges, smeary, smeared
waft to carry lightly or smoothly over air or water
stoke to tend a fire or furnace
scaffold a temporary structure for holding workers and materials during erection, repair, or decorating of a building
wharf a structure build on the shore and projecting into a harbor to allow boats to unloads and unload or rest
seamstress a woman whose occupation is sewing
moor(ed) to secure (a ship, boat, dirigible, etc.) in a place by cables and anchors
sufficient adequate for the purpose; enough
hawser a heavy rope for mooring or towing
tsunami a (large and oftentimes destructive) tidal wave
supersonic of, being, or relating to speeds from one to five times the speed of sound
Created by: Nyannuggets