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Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


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Holes Chapters 18 - 28

  • refuge -- a shelter or protection from danger
  • penetrating -- to pass or see into
  • precipice -- a steep cliff
  • defiance -- a resistance or opposition to authority
  • concoctions -- a mixture of several ingredients
  • recede -- to go or move back
  • situated -- located
  • dread -- to face with reluctance
  • writhed -- to squirm or to twist and turn in pain
  • extraordinarily -- going far beyond the normal
  • condemned -- to pass judgement on, convict
  • systematic -- made or done according to a method or plan
  • increments -- amount of increase
  • calloused -- thick, hard skin
  • venom -- poison from an animal

Holes Chapters 28-38

  • feeble -- weak
  • fidgeting -- to behave or move nervously
  • protruding -- to push or thrust outward
  • humid -- containing a high amount of water or water vapor
  • delirious -- uncontrolled excitement
  • hesitated -- to pause in uncertainty
  • cluster -- a group of the same things gathered closely together
  • mirage -- an optical illusion due to heat
  • horizon -- where the earth and the sky meet
  • jut -- to stick out
  • investigation -- to examine closely in search for information or truth
  • lurched -- to stagger or move unsteadily
  • drenched -- to wet through and through; soak
  • depriving -- to take or keep something away from

Holes Chapters 40-50

  • contritely -- filled with a sense of guilt and the desire to make up for what has been done
  • adjacent -- lying next to or near
  • commotion -- noisy excitement and confusion
  • distinctive -- being different from others
  • jurisdiction -- to have the right to apply the law
  • authenticated -- to prove that something is real
  • evicted -- to banish from one's home or force to move out by a legal process
  • precarious -- very dangerous situation
  • distinctive -- being different from others
  • authenticated -- to prove that something is real
  • inexplicable -- not able to be explained
  • precarious -- very dangerous situation
  • pronounced -- to stand out
  • legitimate -- to make legal
  • amid -- surrounded by or in the middle of
  • delirium -- a usually brief state of excitement and confusion
  • inexplicable -- not able to be explained
  • pronounced -- to stand out
  • contritely -- filled with a sense of guilt and the desire to make up for what has been done
  • amid -- surrounded by or in the middle of
  • adjacent -- lying next to or near
  • pursuant -- following or according to
  • commotion -- nopisy excitement and confusion
  • incarcerated -- to put in prison

Underground ch 3 and 4

  • Quaker -- a member of the Religious Society of Friends
  • stifling -- to suffer from difficulty in breathing
  • pride -- a high opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority,
  • clang -- to give out a loud, resonant sound, as that produced by a large bell or two heavy pieces of metal striking together
  • gourd -- a dried and excavated hard-shelled fruit used as a bottle, dipper, flask, etc.
  • yearned -- to have a strong desire
  • approval -- to speak or think favorably of; pronounce or consider agreeable or good;
  • skimpy -- lacking in size, fullness
  • clattering -- to make a loud, rattling sound, as that produced by hard objects striking rapidly one against the other
  • swollen -- enlarged by swelling; puffed up;
  • hatred -- the feeling of one who hates; intense dislike
  • mirage -- an optical phenomenon, especially in the desert or at sea, by which the image of some object appears displaced above, below, or to one side of its true position as a result of spatial variations of th

Underground to Canada

  • venison -- the flesh of a deer or similar animal as used for food.
  • hoecake --
  • scatter -- to throw loosely about; distribute at irregular intervals
  • injustice -- violation of the rights of others
  • Virginia --
  • schooner -- type of boat; any of various types of sailing vessel having a foremast and mainmast, with or without other masts, and having fore-and-aft sails on all lower masts.
  • portion -- a part of any whole
  • determination --
  • consequences -- the effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier:
  • precaution -- a measure taken in advance to avert possible evil or to secure good results.
  • venison --
  • abolitionist -- a person who advocated or supported ending slavery in the U.S.
  • scatter --
  • prey -- a person or thing that is the victim of an enemy, a swindler, a disease
  • dread --
  • apprehension -- suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil.
  • portion --
  • huddled -- to gather or crowd together in a close mass.
  • groveling -- to lie or crawl with the face downward and the body prostrate, especially in abject humility, fear, etc.
  • quarters --
  • pledge -- a solemn promise or agreement to do or refrain from doing something
  • human property -- owning a person; slave
  • abolitionist --
  • swiftly -- moving or capable of moving with great speed or velocity; fleet; rapid
  • meager -- deficient in quantity or quality; lacking fullness or richness; having little
  • prey --
  • sway -- to move or swing to and fro, as something fixed at one end or resting on a support.
  • protruding --
  • groveling --
  • sullen -- showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence or reserve.
  • human property --
  • throbbing -- to beat with increased force or rapidity, as the heart under the influence of emotion or excitement
  • desperate -- reckless or dangerous because of despair or urgency
  • hesitated --
  • forbidding -- grim; unfriendly; hostile; sinister
  • determination -- the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.
  • sway --

Underground to Canada 1-2

  • overseer -- supervisor; manager: the overseer of a plantation.
  • quarters -- housing accommodations, as a place of residence; lodgings.
  • chirping -- short, sharp sound made by small birds
  • mulatto -- the child of one white parent and one black parent
  • plantation -- a usually large farm or estate, especially in a tropical or semitropical country, on which cotton, tobacco, coffee, sugar cane, or the like is cultivated, usually by resident laborers.
  • melody -- musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement
  • Massa -- slang used by slaves for Master
  • hobble -- to walk lamely; limp.
  • hoecake -- an unleavened cake made with flour or corn meal: originally baked on a hoe, but now usually cooked on a griddle.
  • Virginia -- American state where the Hensen plantation is located
  • trader -- a person who trades; a merchant or businessperson.
  • calloused -- having hardened parts of the skin due to friction.
  • buttermilk -- liquid remaining after butter has been separated from milk or cream.

Underground to Canada 2

  • protruding --
  • plantation --
  • melody --
  • hesitated --
  • penetrating --
  • mirage --
  • desperate --
  • trader --
  • calloused --
  • buttermilk --
  • dread --
  • overseer --
  • quarters --
  • chirping --
  • mulatto --
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