Island of The Blue Dolphin Ch. 14-24

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Terms in this set (...)

venturing
approaching in the face of danger
basins
deep bowls that can hold a lot of liquid
bolder
showing more courage; less afraid
carcass
the body of any dead animal
roost
to rest or sleep, as on a perch
devilfish
a sea animal that has a soft body and eight long arms covered with suckers
heed
attention
haunches
the upper legs, including the hips
lure
something that attracts or tempts
singed
burned slightly, especially hair or feathers
prey
to seize animals for food
flailing
waving or swinging something about
shaft
a long, slender opening
giddy
silly; light hearted or foolish
prow
the forward part of a boat or ship
reproachfully
in a scolding manner
smelt
small fish having oily flesh
fledglings
youth birds
teetering
standing or walking unsteadily
reef
a ridge of sand or rock just about even with the surface of the water