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Island of Blue voc 2

Scherr 5th grade- vocab for Ch. 10-19 from Island of the Blue Dolphins

befall to come, as by right
sandspit a point of sandy deposit built up into a landform which projects out into a body of water
pitch the sap from trees or any dark, sticky substance that can be used to hold things together
league a unit of measure equaling about 3 miles; most commonly used to describe measurements having to do with the sea
idle not working; inactive
omen anything perceived or happening that is believed to indicate a good or evil event or circumstance in the future
chafing irritation or soreness caused by something rubbing against the skin
brackish slightly salty; having a salty flavor
clamor any loud and continued noise
sinew a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous tissue serving to connect a muscle with a bone or part; a tendon
barbed having a point or pointed part projecting backward from a main point, as of a fishhook or arrowhead
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