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protagonist
the main character in story
reprecussion
consequence, bad effect
afterwards
after something else that you have already mentioned
trunk
main part of tree
leap
to move somewhere suddenly and quickly
flame
the brightly burning gas that you see coming from a fire
blaze
to burn strongly and brightly
sway to and fro
to swing backward and forward
mob
large group of people
suck away
to pull liquid away
recede
to move back from a high point or level
stranted
left somewhere with no way of going anywhere else
landward
the side that faces towards the land and away from the sea
part
to move away
reveal
to show something that was covered or hidden
magnify
to make something appear bigger than it really is
sink
move to lower level
blot out
to cover something so that you can no longer see it
shriek
to shout in a loud high voice because you are frightened
wail
to cry because you are in panic
beseech
to ask someone for something in an urgent and sincere way
thin
to become smaller
snowdrift
a deep pile of snow made by the wind
wire
long thin piece of metal
epoch
a long period in history
mere
small and unimportant
mankind
all humans
crude
not exact or accurate, but often good enough for a particular purpose
coil
a long thin piece of something that forms rings or curls
condenser
a piece of equipment that changes gases into liquids
valve
piece of equipment that opens and closes in order to control the flow of air or liquid
amplifiers
a piece of electronic equipment that makes sounds louder
crystal
clear
anticipation
a feeling of excitement about something enjoyable that is going to happen soon
unimpeded
not interrupted or delayed
curvature
the way in which something curves
destroyer
a samll fast ship used for fighting
overtake
to go pass another vehicle
supreme
most important
exultation
excitement
proceeing
to continue to happen
whirl
to spin quickly in circles
on the spot
in an exact place when sth has happened
compatriots
sb who is from the same country as you
row
line
deck
part of ship you walk on
slant
move at an angle that is not 90 degrees
bow
to bend
stern
the begining of a ship
steerage
part of a passenger ship in which people who had the cheapest tickets travelled
rear
at the back of something
sweep
move quickly
shoot up out
to grow taller very quickly
perpendicularly
in a upright and straight position
faint
not strong or clear
swarm
to go somewhere as part of a large crowd
aboard
in or on a ship
launch
to send a sth/sb into the air or into space
earthshine
light that comes from earth
three-dimensional
not flat, but able to be measured in height, depth, and width
await
to wait for something that you expect to happen
peculiar
strange
tan
a light brown colour
deploy
to use
jettison
to get rid of sth
toss away
to throw away
subjective
based on your own feelings and ideas and not on facts
pungent
very strong and sharp
cart
take something somewhere