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17.   The Word:   encroaching

In Context:        “Often these chains of barren rocks would stretch out towards the sea, encroaching on the pasture...” (p.75)

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18.   The Word:centaur

In Context:    “I could not help smiling at seeing him, such a tall man, on his little horse, and, as his long legs almost touched the ground, he looked like a centaur with six legs.” (p.75)

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19.   The Word:amphibious

In Context:         “’…you will see him plunge straight into the water as if he were amphibious and swim across to the opposite bank.’” (p.75)

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