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shuffle
v. To slide (the feet) along the floor or ground while walking.
wrack
n. seaweed or other marine vegetation that is floating in the sea or has been cast ashore
rimstone
also called gours, is a type of speleothem (cave formation) in the form of a stone dam.
peril
n. a. Imminent danger. b. Exposure to the risk of harm or loss.
hezzanith
n. a particular type of sextant, a sextant is an instrument for measuring altitudes of celestial bodies from a moving ship or airplane with a maximum angle of 60 degrees between its reflecting mirrors
whittle
pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
quart
n. a container having a capacity of 0.95 liter.
scablands
n. a type of terrain, found for example in the NW US, consisting of bare rock surfaces, with little or no soil cover and scanty vegetation, that have been deeply channelled by glacial flood waters
translucent
partly transparent
sepulcher
n. a receptacle for religious relics especially in an altar; a place for the interment of a dead body
strobe lightning
n. a high-intensity flashing beam of light produced by rapid electrical discharges in a tube or by a perforated disc rotating in front of an intense light source: used in discotheques, etc.
well
1. To rise to the surface, ready to flow 2. To rise or surge from an inner source:
aft
adj. At, in, toward, or close to the stern of a vessel or the rear of an aircraft or spacecraft.
manila
n. a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
awning
1 : a usually canvas rooflike cover extended over or before any place as a shelter from the sun, rain, or wind (as over the deck of a ship or slanting outward before a window)