Akiak vocab

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Akiak vocab

  1. 1. blizzard <ul><li>a blizzard is a snowstorm with strong winds. </li></ul>
  2. 2. courageous <ul><li>brave; fearless </li></ul>
  3. 3. checkpoint <ul><li>a place along a route where people sign in </li></ul>
  4. 4. experienced <ul><li>having the knowledge to do a task </li></ul>
  5. 5. musher <ul><li>The driver of a dogsled team </li></ul>
  6. 6. rugged <ul><li>having a rough, uneven surface </li></ul>
  7. 7. vowed <ul><li>promised </li></ul>
  8. 8. volunteer <ul><li>someone who helps free of charge </li></ul>
  9. 9. whiteout <ul><li>heavy clouds over snow that lead to completely white conditions that make it impossible to see </li></ul>
  10. 10. refuge <ul><li>a safe or covered place out of bad weather </li></ul>
  11. 11. burrowed <ul><li>dug a hole like a small animal </li></ul>
  12. 12. squinted <ul><li>looked with eyes partly open </li></ul>
  13. 13. remote <ul><li>distant; far from cities or towns </li></ul>
  14. 14. purebred <ul><li>animals coming from many generations of the same breed or kind </li></ul>
  15. 15. trailhead <ul><li>a place where a trail begins </li></ul>

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