ILA The Old Man and the Sea Vocab Test

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thole pins

wooden pegs used as an oar lock

guano

bird/bat dung found in coastal areas used a fertilizer

bodega

small grocery store

subdue

to bring under control

erosion

worn away or old

benevolent

always doing good or kind things

salao

extreme bad luck

gaff

iron hook with handle used for landing large fish

phosphorescence

light produced with little of no burning

fathom

6 feet, marine deep

congregate

to gather together

plummet

to weigh down, fall, dive, or swoop

formalized

having a definite shape or size

iridescent

creates display of many colors

carapaced

having a hard outer covering

mysticism

immediately recognizing the existence of God

myriad

many, innumerable

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