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Antarctic Odyssey, Through the Eyes of a Polar Pioneer 1. APPROACHED (Verb): to come near or nearer to. To come near to in quality, character, time, or condition; tocome within range for co mparison. To present, offer, or make a proposal or request to. To begin work on; set about: to approach a problem. To make advances to; address. Synonyms Near, close with. Sound out. Antonyms withdraw. 2. CHOKED (Verb): to stop the breath of by squeezing or obstructing the windpipe. To stop by or as if by strangling or stifling . To stop by filling. Synonyms block, dam, plug. 3. GIN (Noun): alcoholic liquor obtained by distilling grain mash with juniper berries. Alcoholic liquor similar to this, made by redistilling spiritswith flavoring agents, esp ecially juniper berries, orange peel, angelica root , etc. 4. WHEREABOUTS: (Adj): at what approximate location or place; where: whereabouts are you? Obsolete about or concerning which (Noun): the place, the approximate place, where a person or thing is 5. TOWARD (Adj): in the direction of: to walk toward the river. With a view to obtaining or having. In the area or vicinity of; near. Turned to; facing. Shortly before; close to: toward midnight. 6. JOURNEY (Noun): a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time. A distance, course, or area traveled or suitable for traveling . 7. LANGUISH ( Verb): to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade. To lose vigor and vitality. 8. HIRE (Verb): to engage the services of (a person or persons) for wages or other payment. To engage the temporary use of at a set price. Synonyms employ, lease. H IRE , CHARTER , RENT refer to paying money for the use of something. 9. SLEDGE (Noun): a vehicle of various forms, mounted on runners and oftendrawn by draft animals, use d for traveling or for conveyingloads over snow, ice, rough ground, etc. 10. BULKY
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course IIS 323 taught by Professor Mariag during the Spring '11 term at ITESM.

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