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treasure island

QuestionAnswer
buccaneer a seaman; a pirate
bearings location
sabre saber, sword
livid angry
capstan a piece of equipment on a ship to weigh anchor or to raise heavy sails
ruffian a cruel, tough person; a bully
scroundrel someone who does evil deliberately; a villian
asssizes court procedings
magistrate a public official for justice; a judge
effectual legal, forceful
2nd list hulking of great size and bulk
oilcolth waterproof fabric, treated on one side with a drying oil or resin
glim light; a candle or a lamp
skulking avoiding work by pretending to be sick or incapacitated
squalling making high-pitched, whiny noise
miscreant a person with no morals
spurned rejected
lugger a small boat
clambered climbed awkwardly; scrmbled
apoplexy a stroke
3rd condescending to treat another as if he/she/it were beneath one's dignity; to petronize
atrocious shockingly brutel or cruel
a trump in a card game, the suit that ranks above all others; also, a brass instrument with a brilliant tone
prodigiously in a manner far beyond what is usual; exceptionally
amiguity confusion; lack of clarity
trifle a tiny detail
calumnies lies; slandering
odious detestable
abominble awful
indomitable impossible to stop
Created by: daniel m