Cabeza de Vaca-vocab list 8 (p. 43-46)

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floated
to stay or move on the surface of a liquid or in the air.
packed
to put things into a bag, box, etc. in order to move them or store them.
pathetic
sad; pitiful.
stepping
to walk, to take a step.
sweltering
to be uncomfortably hot.
(took) hostage
hold somebody a prisoner or threaten with death until you get what you want.
weaker
not strong.
antlers
the branching horn of a deer.
bark
the outer covering of a tree's branches or trunk.
blossom
a mass of flowers on a tree.
cedars
an evergreen tree with hard wood.
claws
one of the hard, sharp nails that some animals have on their feet.
fragrant
with a sweet or pleasant smell.
occasionally
happening at intervals.
panther
a large wild animal like a cat.
pine
an evergreen tree with leaves shaped like needles.
spotted
to notice.
to mark here and there.
stew
: meat cooked slowly in liquid.
stripped
to take a covering off something.
towered
to be very high.
tunnel
a long hole made under the ground or through a hill.
falcons
a small kind of hawk.
flatness
being flat.
game
wild animals or birds hunted for sport or food.
lake
a large area of water surrounded by land.
providing
to supply something.
strongest
having great power, energy, or effect , a strong horse.
burial
burying somebody.
current
water moving in one direction.
drowned
to die by suffocation under water.
noble
splendid.
panicked
full of sudden uncontrollable fear.
retrieving
to get something back; to find.
roast
to cook something in an oven or over a fire.
stalling
to waste time.