Across the Wide Dark Sea Vocabulary. anchor. A heavy metal hook attached to a ship that is dropped overboard to hold the ship in place. journey. a trip. cramped. crowded ; not enough room to move about. rigging.
A heavy metal hook attached to a ship that is dropped overboard to hold the ship in place
crowded; not enough room to move about
all the ropes, chains, and pulleys used to control the masts and sails of a ship
to roll up and fasten
crowded close together
trembled or shivered suddenly
over the side of the boat
driven by a great need
My brother was desperate to win the race.
amazingly, like a miracle
Miraculously there was no accident during the race.
snatched, pulled out
The baby was plucked from the falling building.
to stay alive; to hold up or withstand
a mechanical tool used to raise or move heavy objects, such as a car or house
The water is seeping into the boat.
to take part in a religious ceremony
trust or belief in something or someone
something that protects or covers
areas of spongy, muddy land that is often covered with water
a small community in a new place
built in a hurry; not completely finished
to protect from attack
large, heavy guns attached to wheels
a new plant beginning to grow
a roof covered with straw or reeds