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brittle
easily snapped or broken
mutation
a change or variation;a sudden variation by which an organism differs from its parents in one or more characteristics that can inheirted
primitive
very simple or crude
animosity
a strong dislike for someone
carcass
the body of a dead animal
idle
not busy or not working
workable
can be carried out
underbrush
bushes shrubs, and other plants
glanced
to look at something very briefly
elated
very pleased and excited
godsend
something unexpected that comes or happens when it is badly needed
adequate
just enough, or good enough
overhanging
to hang, project, or jut out
simultaneously
happening at the same time
maneuver
to move something carefully into a particular postion
membrane
a very thin layer of tissue or skin that lines or covers certain organs or cells
midafternoon
in the middle of the afternoon
hibernating
when animals spend the winter in a deep sleep to survive low temperatures and lack of food
fluke
a lucky accident
berth
a bed in a ship, train or an airplane
gigantic
huge or enormous
exposing
to uncover something so it can be seen; to reveal the truth about someone or something
downpour
a very heavy rain
virtual
nearly or almost
mutation
change or variation; sudden vari. by which organism differs from its parents in one or more inheiritable characteristics