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the total number of people in a particular area
New York City has a population of more than 8 million people.
My mom’s rose bushes have been thriving ever since we started watering them every day.
burst out suddenly and violently
Hot lava erupted from the top of the volcano.
a deep hole in the ground from which you can get water
Alfonso lowered a bucket into a well to get water for his thirsty dog.
a meeting of people who have been apart
Mary’s cousins came all the way from Atlanta for a family reunion in Michigan.
wire with sharp points along it, used for fences
The farmer put up a barbed wire fence to keep his horses from wandering away.
allowed by law
In most states, it’s legal to make a right turn at a red light.
ran away from danger
Albert fled from the angry dog.
Sonya loves perilous activities like parachuting and bungee jumping.
getting used to something
Karen had trouble adjusting to her new school.
from a time long ago
People have lived in Rome since ancient times.
joyfully, with great delight
When Elena got an A on her exam, she gleefully told everyone in her family.
a fancy cup
The servant poured wine into the queen’s golden goblet.
run away suddenly
I hope my ex-boyfriend isn’t at the mall today. If I see him there, I’ll bolt.
Ben did his best to clean the flecks of dirt off his shoes.