The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 16-18
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Vocabulary words and definitions for chapters 16-18 of The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence.

Vocabulary words and definitions for chapters 16-18 of The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence.

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    The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 16-18 The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 16-18 Presentation Transcript

    • The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 16-18
    • Chapter 16 1. handspike 2. calamity 3. blanch 4. dislodge 5. bloat 6. borne 7. vintner 8. second-rate
    • handspike • A bar used as a lever
    • calamity • Great misfortune or disaster
    • blanch • To turn white or pale
    • dislodge • To remove, or force out of a particular place
    • bloat • To puff up or swell, as with air or water
    • borne • Carried by something like wind, water, or a person
    • vintner • A person who makes/sells wine
    • second-rate • Of lesser quality, inferior
    • Chapter 17 1. magistrate 2. indistinct 3. Sinister 4. aglow
    • magistrate • A civil officer or lay judge who administers the law
    • indistinct • Not distinct; not clear or sharply defined
    • sinister • Suggesting or threatening evil; wicked or criminal
    • aglow • In a glow; glowing
    • Chapter 18 1. engulfing 2. tacking 3. apprentice 4. scrubbers 5. capstan
    • engulfing • Sweep over something so as to surround or cover it completely
    • tacking • To bring a vessel into the wind in order to change course or direction
    • apprentice • A person who is learning a trade from a skilled worker
    • scrubbers • A brush or other object used to clean something
    • capstan • a machine with a drum that rotates round a vertical spindle and is turned by a motor or lever, used for hauling in heavy ropes