Old Man and the Sea Vocabulary

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Annulled

cancelled, ended

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Benevolent

always doing good and kind things

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Bodega

small grocery shop

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Carapaced

having a hard outer covering

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Coagulated

liquid (blood) changing to solid

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Congregate

to gather together

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Erosion

something worn away and old

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Fathom

6feet, measures marine depth

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Formalized

has a definite shape and size

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Gaff

building where someone lives

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Galanos

shovel–nosed brown sharks

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Guano

bird/bat dung found in coastal areas, used as fertilizer

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Gunwale

small, long fish found in pools along the coast

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Humiliate

to make fun of; embarrass another person

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Imperceptible

undetectable

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Interminable

endless

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Iridescent

creates display of many colors

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Leprous

having leprosy

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Malignancy

being evil and mean

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Maw

mouth, stomach, gullet of an animal

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Myriad

many, innumerable

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Mysticism

immediately recognizing the existence of God

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Phosphorescence

light produced with little or no burning

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Placid

quiet, calm

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Plummet

a burden

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Prism

trasnparent piece of glass that separates light into its colored components

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Resolution

end

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Salao

extreme bad luck

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Subdue

to bring under control

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Sustenance

something sustaining life

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Taut

pulled tight

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Thole Pins

wooden peg used as an oar lock

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Treachery

betrayal

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Undulation

regular rising and falling of waves