Island of the Blue Dolphins(25-29)

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sheltered

adj. - guarded; protected; safe

deserted

adj. - abandoned; empty

strand

n. - 1) seashore; waterfront
n. - 2) a piece of something thin like hair or a rope

gash

n. - a deep cut or wound

quiver

n. - a case for holding arrows

urged

v. - encouraged; pushed or persuaded

stride

n.-a long step when walking or running

crest

n.-the top of a wave

vanquished

v.-conquered;over powered in battle

uneasy

adj.-uncomfortable;nervous

hasten

v.-to hurry;speed up

valiant

adj.-full of courage;brave

persistence

n.-the act of continuing to do something;to keep trying;persevere

snares

n.-traps

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