Monday, October 20, 2014

Glossary for Ice Story

1. Anguish: page 34 excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain: the anguish of grief.
2. Beset: page 14 d Nautical . to surround (a vessel) by ice, so that control of the helm is lost.
3. Buffoon: page 19 a person who amuses others by tricks, jokes, odd gestures and postures,etc.
4. Desolate: page 1 -- adjective -- lacking inhabitants and visitors.
5. Ebbed: page 6 --verb-- passing from a high to a low point
6. Exploits: page 2 -- noun-- deeds notable especially for heroism
7. Frenzied: page 8 violently agitated; frantic; wild: a frenzied mob.
8. Improbable: page 2 --adjective-- unlikely to occur
9. Salvage: page 26 the act of saving a ship or its cargo from perils of the seas.
10. Unrelenting: page 1 -- adjective -- not softening or yielding in determination