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gruesome


causing great horror

The nature movie showed a gruesome scene of a lion attacking a gazelle.


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gruesome

status symbol


something that shows a person’s wealth or importance

Celebrities often wear fancy jewelry as a status symbol.


photo credit: James Devaney/WireImage

status symbol

ivory trade


the business of buying and selling ivory

People who care about elephants are demanding an end to the ivory trade.


photo credit: Mike Goldwater/Alamy

ivory trade

smuggle


to sneak things into or out of a place

Beth tried to smuggle an extra dessert to school, but her mom took it away.


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smuggle

poachers


people who catch and kill animals illegally

I think poachers should leave innocent animals alone.


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startled


surprised or scared

Chandra startled me when she jumped out of my closet.


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startled

manufacture


to make in large quantities

My dad works in a factory where they manufacture televisions.


photo credit: Ric Francis/AP

manufacture

alerted


made someone aware of important information

Darryl alerted 911 when he saw the car accident.


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alerted

sensor


a device that senses movement

My house has a sensor that turns the lights on when we come home.


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sensor

caregiver


a person who takes care of someone else

My grandmother’s caregiver makes breakfast for her each morning.


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segregation


the separation of people based on their race or another quality

Segregation forced black people to use separate bathrooms from those white people used.


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segregation

honorary


given as an award for special work

My little brother came to every baseball game, so they made him an honorary member of my team.


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honorary

syndrome


a group of signs that shows a person has a certain medical condition

One sign of Lenny’s medical syndrome is hearing problems.


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syndrome

procedure


a way of doing something

The doctor told me the procedure to fix my broken arm would take two hours.


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procedure

Great Depression


the time period from 1929 to 1939, when banks failed and many people lost all their money

During the Great Depression, many Americans did not have enough money for food.


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trekked


made a slow, difficult journey

Pioneers trekked across America to find new land to farm.


photo credit: Granger Collection, NY

trekked

quantities


amounts, numbers

My Girl Scout troop sold large quantities of cookies this year.


photo credit: Chris Desmond/Alamy

quantities

artificial


made by humans; not natural

When I looked closer at the lovely flowers, I was surprised to see that they were artificial.


photo credit: Shutterstock

artificial

insulation


material that keeps heat from going in or out

The new insulation helped keep our house warm all winter.


photo credit: Shutterstock

insulation

pried


removed or pulled apart with force

Miranda pried open the lid on the sticky paint can.


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pried
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gruesome


causing great horror

The nature movie showed a gruesome scene of a lion attacking a gazelle.


photo credit: Gary Dublanko/Alamy

gruesome

status symbol


something that shows a person’s wealth or importance

Celebrities often wear fancy jewelry as a status symbol.


photo credit: James Devaney/WireImage

status symbol

ivory trade


the business of buying and selling ivory

People who care about elephants are demanding an end to the ivory trade.


photo credit: Mike Goldwater/Alamy

ivory trade

smuggle


to sneak things into or out of a place

Beth tried to smuggle an extra dessert to school, but her mom took it away.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

smuggle

poachers


people who catch and kill animals illegally

I think poachers should leave innocent animals alone.


photo credit: John Warburton-Lee/Alamy

poachers
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startled


surprised or scared

Chandra startled me when she jumped out of my closet.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

startled

manufacture


to make in large quantities

My dad works in a factory where they manufacture televisions.


photo credit: Ric Francis/AP

manufacture

alerted


made someone aware of important information

Darryl alerted 911 when he saw the car accident.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

alerted

sensor


a device that senses movement

My house has a sensor that turns the lights on when we come home.


photo credit: Shutterstock

sensor

caregiver


a person who takes care of someone else

My grandmother’s caregiver makes breakfast for her each morning.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

caregiver
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segregation


the separation of people based on their race or another quality

Segregation forced black people to use separate bathrooms from those white people used.


photo credit: Everett Collection/Alamy

segregation

honorary


given as an award for special work

My little brother came to every baseball game, so they made him an honorary member of my team.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

honorary

syndrome


a group of signs that shows a person has a certain medical condition

One sign of Lenny’s medical syndrome is hearing problems.


photo credit: Shutterstock

syndrome

procedure


a way of doing something

The doctor told me the procedure to fix my broken arm would take two hours.


photo credit: Shutterstock

procedure

Great Depression


the time period from 1929 to 1939, when banks failed and many people lost all their money

During the Great Depression, many Americans did not have enough money for food.


photo credit: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty

Great Depression
Next
Prev

trekked


made a slow, difficult journey

Pioneers trekked across America to find new land to farm.


photo credit: Granger Collection, NY

trekked

quantities


amounts, numbers

My Girl Scout troop sold large quantities of cookies this year.


photo credit: Chris Desmond/Alamy

quantities

artificial


made by humans; not natural

When I looked closer at the lovely flowers, I was surprised to see that they were artificial.


photo credit: Shutterstock

artificial

insulation


material that keeps heat from going in or out

The new insulation helped keep our house warm all winter.


photo credit: Shutterstock

insulation

pried


removed or pulled apart with force

Miranda pried open the lid on the sticky paint can.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

pried
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gruesome


causing great horror

The nature movie showed a gruesome scene of a lion attacking a gazelle.


photo credit: Gary Dublanko/Alamy

gruesome

status symbol


something that shows a person’s wealth or importance

Celebrities often wear fancy jewelry as a status symbol.


photo credit: James Devaney/WireImage

status symbol

ivory trade


the business of buying and selling ivory

People who care about elephants are demanding an end to the ivory trade.


photo credit: Mike Goldwater/Alamy

ivory trade

smuggle


to sneak things into or out of a place

Beth tried to smuggle an extra dessert to school, but her mom took it away.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

smuggle

poachers


people who catch and kill animals illegally

I think poachers should leave innocent animals alone.


photo credit: John Warburton-Lee/Alamy

poachers
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startled


surprised or scared

Chandra startled me when she jumped out of my closet.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

startled

manufacture


to make in large quantities

My dad works in a factory where they manufacture televisions.


photo credit: Ric Francis/AP

manufacture

alerted


made someone aware of important information

Darryl alerted 911 when he saw the car accident.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

alerted

sensor


a device that senses movement

My house has a sensor that turns the lights on when we come home.


photo credit: Shutterstock

sensor

caregiver


a person who takes care of someone else

My grandmother’s caregiver makes breakfast for her each morning.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

caregiver
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segregation


the separation of people based on their race or another quality

Segregation forced black people to use separate bathrooms from those white people used.


photo credit: Everett Collection/Alamy

segregation

honorary


given as an award for special work

My little brother came to every baseball game, so they made him an honorary member of my team.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

honorary

syndrome


a group of signs that shows a person has a certain medical condition

One sign of Lenny’s medical syndrome is hearing problems.


photo credit: Shutterstock

syndrome

procedure


a way of doing something

The doctor told me the procedure to fix my broken arm would take two hours.


photo credit: Shutterstock

procedure

Great Depression


the time period from 1929 to 1939, when banks failed and many people lost all their money

During the Great Depression, many Americans did not have enough money for food.


photo credit: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty

Great Depression
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professional


something done for pay, not for fun

I’m practicing my tricks so one day I can be a professional magician.


photo credit: Blend Imagers/Alamy

professional

aces


does really well on

I promised my sister I’d buy her ice cream if she aces her science exam.


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aces

overseas


abroad, in a country across the sea

I’ll miss my sister when she travels overseas.


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overseas

fetching


attractive, pretty

Taylor Swift wore a fetching outfit to the awards show.


photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty

fetching

allies


people or countries that support each other

America and its allies fought together during World War II.


photo credit: Granger Collection, NY

allies
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trekked


made a slow, difficult journey

Pioneers trekked across America to find new land to farm.


photo credit: Granger Collection, NY

trekked

quantities


amounts, numbers

My Girl Scout troop sold large quantities of cookies this year.


photo credit: Chris Desmond/Alamy

quantities

artificial


made by humans; not natural

When I looked closer at the lovely flowers, I was surprised to see that they were artificial.


photo credit: Shutterstock

artificial

insulation


material that keeps heat from going in or out

The new insulation helped keep our house warm all winter.


photo credit: Shutterstock

insulation

pried


removed or pulled apart with force

Miranda pried open the lid on the sticky paint can.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

pried
Next
Prev

quantities


amounts, numbers

My Girl Scout troop sold large quantities of cookies this year.


photo credit: Chris Desmond/Alamy

quantities

artificial


made by humans; not natural

When I looked closer at the lovely flowers, I was surprised to see that they were artificial.


photo credit: Shutterstock

artificial

insulation


material that keeps heat from going in or out

The new insulation helped keep our house warm all winter.


photo credit: Shutterstock

insulation

pried


removed or pulled apart with force

Miranda pried open the lid on the sticky paint can.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

pried

trekked


made a slow, difficult journey

Pioneers trekked across America to find new land to farm.


photo credit: Granger Collection, NY

trekked

aces


does really well on

I promised my sister I’d buy her ice cream if she aces her science exam.


photo credit: Shutterstock

aces

overseas


abroad, in a country across the sea

I’ll miss my sister when she travels overseas.


photo credit: Shutterstock

overseas

fetching


attractive, pretty

Taylor Swift wore a fetching outfit to the awards show.


photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty

fetching

allies


people or countries that support each other

America and its allies fought together during World War II.


photo credit: Granger Collection, NY

allies

professional


something done for pay, not for fun

I’m practicing my tricks so one day I can be a professional magician.


photo credit: Blend Imagers/Alamy

professional

honorary


given as an award for special work

My little brother came to every baseball game, so they made him an honorary member of my team.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

honorary

syndrome


a group of signs that shows a person has a certain medical condition

One sign of Lenny’s medical syndrome is hearing problems.


photo credit: Shutterstock

syndrome

procedure


a way of doing something

The doctor told me the procedure to fix my broken arm would take two hours.


photo credit: Shutterstock

procedure

Great Depression


the time period from 1929 to 1939, when banks failed and many people lost all their money

During the Great Depression, many Americans did not have enough money for food.


photo credit: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty

Great Depression

segregation


the separation of people based on their race or another quality

Segregation forced black people to use separate bathrooms from those white people used.


photo credit: Everett Collection/Alamy

segregation

manufacture


to make in large quantities

My dad works in a factory where they manufacture televisions.


photo credit: Ric Francis/AP

manufacture

alerted


made someone aware of important information

Darryl alerted 911 when he saw the car accident.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

alerted

sensor


a device that senses movement

My house has a sensor that turns the lights on when we come home.


photo credit: Shutterstock

sensor

caregiver


a person who takes care of someone else

My grandmother’s caregiver makes breakfast for her each morning.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

caregiver

startled


surprised or scared

Chandra startled me when she jumped out of my closet.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

startled

status symbol


something that shows a person’s wealth or importance

Celebrities often wear fancy jewelry as a status symbol.


photo credit: James Devaney/WireImage

status symbol

ivory trade


the business of buying and selling ivory

People who care about elephants are demanding an end to the ivory trade.


photo credit: Mike Goldwater/Alamy

ivory trade

smuggle


to sneak things into or out of a place

Beth tried to smuggle an extra dessert to school, but her mom took it away.


photo credit: istockphoto.com/Getty

smuggle

poachers


people who catch and kill animals illegally

I think poachers should leave innocent animals alone.


photo credit: John Warburton-Lee/Alamy

poachers

gruesome


causing great horror

The nature movie showed a gruesome scene of a lion attacking a gazelle.


photo credit: Gary Dublanko/Alamy

gruesome
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