Hylodes

n.

The piping frog (Hyla Pickeringii), a small American tree frog, which in early spring, while breeding in swamps and ditches, sings with high, shrill, but musical, notes.

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Cabezon

n.

A California fish (Hemilepidotus spinosus), allied to the sculpin.

Learned

a.

Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a learned book; a learned theory.

Savior

v.

One who saves, preserves, or delivers from destruction or danger.

Homicide

v. t.

The killing of one human being by another.

Graced

a.

Endowed with grace; beautiful; full of graces; honorable.

Rufescent

a.

Reddish; tinged with red.

Unstrain

v. t.

To relieve from a strain; to relax.

Fumblingly

adv.

In the manner of one who fumbles.

Glistened

imp. & p. p.

of Glisten

Reflect

v.

To bend back; to give a backwa/d turn to; to throw back; especially, to cause to return after striking upon any surface; as, a mirror reflects rays of light; polished metals reflect heat.

Rigor

n.

Severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain, abstinence, or mortification.

Amaranth

n.

An imaginary flower supposed never to fade.