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grim: gloomy; serious and fearful.
bawling: howling; loud crying
prey: someone or something that is being hunted
dank: unpleasantly wet and cool
distract: to take away the attention of; to unsettle
pork: a kind of meat
hollow: having a large space inside; empty
peering: looking carefully
cautiously: carefully; looking out for danger.
fret: to worry; to be troubled
runaways: escaped slaves
north: toward the northern United States, where it was illegal to own slaves.
dozens: groups of twelve
The underground Railroad . Finally Freedom
unpleasantly wet and cool
toward the northern United States, where it was illegal to own slaves.