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UNIT 9 - LIST OF WORDS

Leap out: to jump suddenly from one place to another. Drop off: to fall sleep. Wary: characterized by caution or watchfulness. Run-down: tired; exhausted. Mattress: a large flat pad with a strong cover, filled with straw, foam rubber, etc, and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or as part of a bed. Stretches: to extend (the limbs, body, etc). Shepherds: a person, such as a clergyman, who watches over or guides a group of people.
Flicker: to shine with an unsteady or intermittent light.

Shimmering shoals: (to shimmer) to shine with a glistening or tremulous light; (shoal) a stretch of shallow water Walrus: a pinniped mammal, Odobenus rosmarus, of northern seas, having a tough thick skin, upper canine teeth enlarged as tusks, and coarse whiskers and feeding mainly on shellfish: family Odobenidae. Likenesses: the condition of being alike; similarity. Ebbing: (of tide water) to flow back or recede.
Tramping: to walk long and far; hike.

Pristine: pure; uncorrupted Lolls: to lie, lean, or lounge in a lazy or relaxed manner.