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Vocabulary List 22 Sea Fever/Black Village

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spume
The foam or froth on a liquid.
whetted
Means sharpened.
yarn
A long, entertaining tale.
trick
A term of work or duty.
vagrant
Wandering from place to place; unrestrained.
sinewy
Lean and tough.
Brawny
Strong and muscular.
bellows
A device for providing air to feed a fire.
Sexton
An employee of a church, responsible for maintaining the building and ringing the church bells.
Repose
The freedom from work or worry; rest.
Imagery
The use of words and phrases that appeal to the senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste.
Repetition
Used by poets to emphasize a particular word or idea.