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abalones
large sea snails having a bowl-like shell
gruel
a thin porridge
league
a measure of distance equal to about three miles
decreed
proclaimed; made an official order
strewn
covered by objects that are scattered or carelessly spread about
lair
living or resting place of a wild animal
shrouded
covered or hidden from sight
awl
a pointed tool for poking holes in leather or wood
crevices
cracks; narrow openings as a result of a split
befell
happened to
sinews
tendons; the tissues attaching muscle to bone
brackish
having a salty taste; as of the sea
clamor
an uproar; a loud sound of shouting and confusion
giddy
silly; light hearted and foolish
omen
a sign; a warning
wary
cautious; careful to avoid danger or difficulty
singed
burned slightly, especially hair or feathers
parley
to hold an informal conference with an enemy
Aleut
native to the Aleutian Islands, a chain of islands located off the coast of Alaska
heed (noun)
attention