a humble yielding to the wishes or judgment of another
sensational and melodramatic journalism; also called "muckraking"
acting as a detective
heartfelt remorse for doing wrong
projecting costal cliffs
official attendants of contestants in a duel
ascended in layers
northern prospector, pioneer
fortifications, mountain heights
straining against a prohibition, delay, or limitation
mounds or ridges
beneficial to health
appearing worn and tired
not able to be overcome
black as if smeared with tar
a mechanism made of vertical cylinder rotated manually or by motor, used for lifting weights by winding in the cable
tavern; place where diluted rum was offered
appearing as if covered with tallow, a whitish solid fat obtained from the bodies of cattle, sheep, or horses, and used in some food products or to make candies
seeking attention through flattery
claws (of animals) or fingers (of human beings)
rapid or senseless speech
awkward, stupid persons
shore away from the wind
dawdle, trifle with
small boat with two or three masts, each with a lugsail, and two or three jibs set on the bowsprit
object that fosters boldness
metal box holding combustible material to be used to start a fire
navigational instrument for measuring the altitude of stars (distance from horizon)
source of light, such as a candle
nymphs that live in and preside over streams and brooks
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