The Old Man and the Sea Vocabulary

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skiff

(noun) a small boat

gaff

(noun) a hooking pole used in fishing

gaunt

(adjective) thin

resolution

(noun) a resolve or determination

commence

(verb) to begin

tentative

(adjective) hesitant, unsure

gunwale

(noun) the side of a boat

taut

(adjective) tightly drawn, tense, not slack

undulation

(noun) a wavy form our outline

sustenance

(noun) food or nourishment

dignity

(noun) nobility or elevation of character

benevolent

(adjective) expressing goodwill, and kind feelings, generous

timid

(adjective) shy

imperceptible

(adjective) very slight or subtle

pectoral

(adjective) of the muscles of the chest

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