open boat vocab

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  1. anesthetic
    a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
  2. apathetically
    showing little or no emotion
  3. appease
    cause to be more favorablly inclined
  4. appendenge
    an extermal body part that projects from the body
  5. bough
    any of the larger branches of a tree
  6. brimstone
    an old name for sulphur
  7. bristle
    to rise up as in fear
  8. capsize
    to overturn accidentally
  9. chide
    censure severly of angerily
  10. conception
    a general understanding or thought of something
  11. conflagration
    a very intense and uncontrolled fire
  12. conjectural
    based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
  13. customary
    usual for somebody or characteristic of somebody's usual behavior
  14. ebb
    the flowing backward of water or decline of something
  15. excruciate
    to torment emotionally or mentally, subject to torture
  16. flotsam
    the floating wreckage of a ship
  17. flounder
    walk with great difficulty
  18. fraility
    the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
  19. imperceptible
    impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
  20. intangible
    not capable of being perceived by the sense of touch
  21. jowl
    the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
  22. manipulation
    thhe action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
  23. methodically
    done according to a systematic or established form of procedure
  24. mincingly
    affectedly dainty or delicate
  25. monotonously
    lacking in variety in a repeated manner
  26. pall
    something that covers/spreads over darkness or gloom
  27. peremptorily
    in an imperative and commanding manner
  28. poignant
    keemly distressing to the mind or feelings/Arousing effect
  29. reiterate
    to say, state, or perform again
  30. sidle
    to move obtrusively or furtively, move sideways
  31. smite
    to affect suddenly with deep feelings
  32. speculatively
    theoretical, rather than practical
  33. spittle
    a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth, moistens the mouth
  34. temperamental
    subject ti sharply varying moods
  35. throttle
    kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off air
  36. totter
    to move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
  37. undulation
    wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves
  38. unwonted
    out of the ordinary
  39. wistfulness
    a sadly pensive longing
  40. yearn
    desire strongly or persistently
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open boat vocab
2013-02-25 03:24:45

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