The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 9-11

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Vocabulary words and definitions for chapters 9-11 of The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence.

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The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 9-11

  1. 1. The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 9-11
  2. 2. Chapter 9 1. aground 2. rabble 3. idjit 4. tarpaulins
  3. 3. aground • Onto or on a shore, reef, or the bottom of a body of water
  4. 4. rabble • A crowd, mob, the lowest class of people
  5. 5. idjit • Slang for “idiot”, someone simple, not too bright
  6. 6. tarpaulins • Sheets of material such as waterproof canvas used to protect things from moisture
  7. 7. Chapter 10 1. chandlery 2. chinks 3. fetid 4. fettered 5. furtive
  8. 8. chandlery • A place that makes candles
  9. 9. chinks • A massive opening; a crack
  10. 10. fetid • Having an offensive odor, smelling bad
  11. 11. fettered • Chained, shackled
  12. 12. furtive • Stealthily, sneaky
  13. 13. Chapter 11 1. cassock 2. tether 3. quoits 4. loathsome
  14. 14. cassock • An ankle-length garment worn by clergy
  15. 15. tether • To tie or fasten, usually with rope
  16. 16. quoits • Rings of rope used in a game
  17. 17. loathsome • Offensive, nasty

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