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In Context:        “…A manometer of compressed air, to indicate pressure higher than that of the atmosphere at sea level.” (p.70)

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14.   The Word:   mattock     

In Context:  “The tools consisted of two mattocks, two pickaxes, a silk rope ladder...”     (p.71)

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15.   The Word:   loggerheads

In Context:      “…I later learnt that he and the Governor were at loggerheads over some administrative question and avoided meeting each other.” (p.72)

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16.   The Word:   meager

In Context:         “We rode between two meager pastures which were having all the trouble in the world to look green...” (pp.74-75)

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