Old Man and Sea vocab

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Old Man and Sea vocab
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  1. FURLED
    wrapped or rolled (as a sail or flag) close to or around something
  2. GAUNT
    excessively thin or angular; lean
  3. BENEVOLENT
    suggestive of good will; kind
  4. HOISTED
    raised into position; lifted
  5. RESOLUTION
    the act of being detrmined; the act of dealing with a situation confidently; having courage
  6. DESPERATELY
    hopelessly; despondently
  7. INEFFECTUAL
    not producing the proper or usual effect; futile
  8. IMMUNE
    not susceptible; marked by protection
  9. ELEGANCE
     a refined gracefulness; a richness of style or design
  10. TAUT
    tightly drawn; not slack
  11. COMMENCED
    began; initiated; started
  12. MYRIAD
    innumerable; countless; multitudinous
  13. ANNULLED
    obliterated; neutralized
  14. IMPERCEPTIBLE
    not known by a sense or by the mind; extremely slight; gradual
  15. SCYTHER
    a hand-held mowing implement with a long, curving blade fastened at an angle to a long handle
  16. RAPIER
    a straight, two-edged sword with a narrow, pointed blade
  17. TREACHERY
    the state of being faithless or lisloyal; treason; perfidy
  18. SURGE
    a sudden jerk or strain
  19. COAGULATED
    clotted; thickened into a mass
  20. TEETERED
    moved unsteadily; wobbled
  21. CONSIENTIOUSLY
    meticulously
  22. IMPROVISE
    to make, invent, or arrange out of what is at hand
  23. CONVULSIVELY
    fitfully; spasmodically; agitatedly
  24. SUSTENANCE
    food; nourishment
  25. PERILS
    risks; dangers
  26. DEVISE
    invent; plan; plot
  27. CEDING
    yielding; granting; giving
  28. GRUDGINGLY
    unwillingly; reluctantly
  29. INTERMINABLE
    ceaseless; seemingly endless
  30. SPLICE
    to join; to unite
  31. DISPERSED
    scattered; vanished
  32. MALIGNANCY
    malice; ill will; desire to cause harm or injury
  33. MUTILATED
    cut up or radically altered; maimed; destroyed
  34. CARCASS
    a dead body; a corpse
  35. PTOMAINE
    food poisoning caused by bacteria or bacterial products
  36. HUMILIATES
    reduces to a lower position in one's own or other's eyes; mortifies; shames
  37. PILGRIMAGE
    a journey to a shrine or sacred place
  38. BURNISHED
    polished; lustrous; glossy

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