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20 terms

Island of the Blue Dolphins: Vocabulary chapters 19-22

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enemy
- someone who hates and wants to destroy
shimmer
- to shine with a faint flicker
necklace
- an ornament worn around the neck
harbor
- a place where ships shelter or unload their cargo
oval
- having the shape of an egg
peer
- to narrowly stare or examine intensely
tangle
- to mix, twist, or unite in a confused manner
reef
- a strip of rock or coral close to the ocean
leeches
- any group of blood sucking parasites
ledge
- a narrow horizontal surface
flake
- a thin piece of anything
loops
- a circle of any length
admire
- to regard someone or something with pleasure or approval
broad
- wide; spacious
pierced
- to cut with a sharp instrument; stab
lapped
- to lie partly over something else
secret
- hidden or kept from knowledge
gesture
- to express or direct by a motion
images
- a picture in the mind
pelican
- a large water bird with a pouch beneath its beak