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Word: shimmer
Sentence: P. 136 It was black, but underneath were green and gold colors, and all the feathers shimmered as though they were on fire.
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Word: pelican
Sentence: P.131
At last, with a pelican wing, I brushed away the marks of my feet.
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Word: smelt
Sentence: P.150 While the Aleuts were on the island, I had no chance to catch little smelts and dry them, so the nights that winter were dark and I went to bed early and worked only during the day.
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Word: swoop
Sentence: P. 152 Whenever he was in the yard while it was being made, they would swoop down if he were not looking and snatch a beakful of fur and fly away.
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Word: reflection
Sentence: P. 147 They have large eyes, especially when they are young, but this one's were so large from fear and pain that I could see my reflection in them.
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Word: fledgling
Sentence: P. 152 I had been right in giving a girl's name to Lurai, for she laid speckled eggs and, with some help from her mate, hatched two ugly fledglings which soon became beautiful.
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Word: admire
Sentence: P.142 I ran to the rock and put on the necklace and turned around for her to admire it.
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Word: reef
Sentence: P.117 One morning we left the cave and paddled out to the reef which is joined to it.
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Word: leeches
Sentence: P.123 I drove the knife down into his body and as I did this I was suddenly covered, or so it seemed, with a countless number of leeches, sucking at my skin.
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Word: teetering
Sentence: P.153 These places are usually small and often I had watched a young one teetering on the edge of the nest and wondered why it did not fall.
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Word: frisked
Sentence: P.163 They frisked around for a while, as I watched them from the brush, and trotted away.
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Word: strand
Sentence: P. 147 A strand of kelp was wound around its body and I thought it was sleeping, for often before they go to sleep they anchor themselves in this way to keep from drifting off.
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