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  1. Vocabulary:Section One

  2. Alewife: a woman who owns or operates an alehouse. • Belligerent: warlike or hostile and rude behavior

  3. Grog: any strong alcoholic drink. • Rakish: smart, dashing, or a lot of speed

  4. Aloof: feeling distant or apart from others • Broadside: the side of a ship Or printing something on one side of a poster

  5. hovels: a small, very humble dwelling house • splayed: to spread out or expand

  6. annealing: to heat glass or metal to prevent internal stress. • crucible: a metal container used to heat substances to high temperatures

  7. indolent: to be lazy or slow • venerable: commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity

  8. apprentice: a person who works for another in order to learn a trade • felon: a person who commits a crime

  9. maimed: to wound or cause severe harm to the body • wry: bent or turned to the side • assuage: to lessen the pain or to calm someone down

  10. flaccid: soft or sagging • pesthouse: hospital for people with diseases

  11. Study these words • Know the definition. • Quiz coming soon • Imagine the pictures to learn the definition • Don’t just memorize the definition • Be able to use the word in a sentence.