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carcass

dead body

tolerable

Bearable

pious

very religious

abolitionist

a person who wanted to end slavery

tedious

tiresome

shirk

to neglect, put off, or avoid a duty or responsibility

scow

a large flat-bottomed boat with square ends

impudent

rude, disrespectful

flinders

bits, fragments, splinters

seine

seine net; net for catching fish

fantods

shakes or nervous fidgiting

plunder

steal goods

sultry

very hot and humid

disposition

your usual mood

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