12 terms

the terrible wave vocab. words

vocabulary word in the first chapter of the terrible wave
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Careen
Swerving or lurching while in motion.
Debris
The scattered remains of something that has been broken or destroyed.
Desolation
The state of being in a wretched condition; ruin.
Eddy
A current that moves against a main current, usually in a circle.
Invalid
A sick or injured person, especially someone ill for a long time.
Jaunty
Stylish or smart in appearance.
Languid
Lacking in spirit or interest; listless; and indifferent.
Precarious
Dangerously; unsafe; or insecure.
Remnant
A part or quantity left over; survivin trace of something.
Ruddy
A healthy pink or reddish color.
Taut
Pulled or drawn tight.
Tentative
Unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant