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infected


given a disease

Mosquitoes have infected thousands of people with Zika or malaria.


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infected

abnormally


extra, unusually

The ice cream sundae I ordered was abnormally large.


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abnormally

crisis


a time of great danger or difficulty

Zika is a health crisis that experts are trying to stop.


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crisis

vaccine


a medicine that protects people from a disease

Henry had to get a vaccine for chickenpox.


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vaccine

thrive


to do well, to grow

Polar bears thrive in cold temperatures.


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infected


given a disease

Mosquitoes have infected thousands of people with Zika or malaria.


photo credit: Shutterstock

infected

abnormally


extra, unusually

The ice cream sundae I ordered was abnormally large.


photo credit: Alamy/@foodfolio

abnormally

crisis


a time of great danger or difficulty

Zika is a health crisis that experts are trying to stop.


photo credit: Shutterstock

crisis

vaccine


a medicine that protects people from a disease

Henry had to get a vaccine for chickenpox.


photo credit: Shutterstock

vaccine

thrive


to do well, to grow

Polar bears thrive in cold temperatures.


photo credit: Alamy/Our Wild Life Photography

thrive
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infected


given a disease

Mosquitoes have infected thousands of people with Zika or malaria.


photo credit: Shutterstock

infected

abnormally


extra, unusually

The ice cream sundae I ordered was abnormally large.


photo credit: Alamy/@foodfolio

abnormally

crisis


a time of great danger or difficulty

Zika is a health crisis that experts are trying to stop.


photo credit: Shutterstock

crisis

vaccine


a medicine that protects people from a disease

Henry had to get a vaccine for chickenpox.


photo credit: Shutterstock

vaccine

thrive


to do well, to grow

Polar bears thrive in cold temperatures.


photo credit: Alamy/Our Wild Life Photography

thrive
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searing


burning

The air surrounding the volcano was searing hot.


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searing

smoldering


burning and smoking with no flames

When we woke up in the morning, the campfire was still smoldering.


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smoldering

exaggerating


making something seem bigger than it actually is

Cliff kept talking about how big his house was, so I knew he was exaggerating.


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exaggerating

evacuate


leave a dangerous place

People were forced to evacuate their homes before the hurricane.


photo credit: Ric Feld/AP


evacuate

landslides


rocks and earth that slide down a mountain

When I lived near a mountain, I was always worried about landslides.


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searing


burning

The air surrounding the volcano was searing hot.


photo credit: Patricio Realpe/Latin Content/Getty

searing

smoldering


burning and smoking with no flames

When we woke up in the morning, the campfire was still smoldering.


photo credit: Shutterstock

smoldering

exaggerating


making something seem bigger than it actually is

Cliff kept talking about how big his house was, so I knew he was exaggerating.


photo credit: Masterfile RF

exaggerating

evacuate


leave a dangerous place

People were forced to evacuate their homes before the hurricane.


photo credit: Ric Feld/AP


evacuate

landslides


rocks and earth that slide down a mountain

When I lived near a mountain, I was always worried about landslides.


photo credit: Mac99/Getty

landslides
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searing


burning

The air surrounding the volcano was searing hot.


photo credit: Patricio Realpe/Latin Content/Getty

searing

smoldering


burning and smoking with no flames

When we woke up in the morning, the campfire was still smoldering.


photo credit: Shutterstock

smoldering

exaggerating


making something seem bigger than it actually is

Cliff kept talking about how big his house was, so I knew he was exaggerating.


photo credit: Masterfile RF

exaggerating

evacuate


leave a dangerous place

People were forced to evacuate their homes before the hurricane.


photo credit: Ric Feld/AP


evacuate

landslides


rocks and earth that slide down a mountain

When I lived near a mountain, I was always worried about landslides.


photo credit: Mac99/Getty

landslides
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determined


to have made a firm decision to do something

I was determined to break my personal record in the race.


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determined

motivate


to inspire to do something or to try harder

A cheering crowd helps motivate Penny when she plays sports.


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motivate

matured


grown up

Garrett has really matured into a great role model for his little brother.


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matured

defense


the group of players who try to stop the other team from scoring

Our defense played great last week—they didn’t give up any points!


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defense

opponents


people who are against you in a game or competition

It’s important to treat your opponents with respect both on and off the field.


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determined


to have made a firm decision to do something

I was determined to break my personal record in the race.


photo credit: Shutterstock

determined

motivate


to inspire to do something or to try harder

A cheering crowd helps motivate Penny when she plays sports.


photo credit: fstop123/Getty

motivate

matured


grown up

Garrett has really matured into a great role model for his little brother.


photo credit: Shutterstock

matured

defense


the group of players who try to stop the other team from scoring

Our defense played great last week—they didn’t give up any points!


photo credit: Shutterstock

defense

opponents


people who are against you in a game or competition

It’s important to treat your opponents with respect both on and off the field.


photo credit: Shutterstock

opponents
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determined


to have made a firm decision to do something

I was determined to break my personal record in the race.


photo credit: Shutterstock

determined

motivate


to inspire to do something or to try harder

A cheering crowd helps motivate Penny when she plays sports.


photo credit: fstop123/Getty

motivate

matured


grown up

Garrett has really matured into a great role model for his little brother.


photo credit: Shutterstock

matured

defense


the group of players who try to stop the other team from scoring

Our defense played great last week—they didn’t give up any points!


photo credit: Shutterstock

defense

opponents


people who are against you in a game or competition

It’s important to treat your opponents with respect both on and off the field.


photo credit: Shutterstock

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segregated (adjective)


divided according to race

Back in the 1950s, public restrooms in the South were segregated.


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segregated (adjective)

drafted


made to join the military

About 10 million American men were drafted during World War II.


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drafted

Muslim


a follower of the religion of Islam, who calls his or her god Allah

Adeena is Muslim, and she wears a head scarf.


photo credit: Alamy/David Grossman

Muslim

title


a championship

I was happy when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA title.


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title

sacrifices


things you give up for a reason

My parents have made a lot of sacrifices for me, like selling one of their cars so I can go to college.


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industry


business

Claire wants to work in the fashion industry when she grows up.


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industry

audition


a short performance to try out for something

Sonya had an awesome audition for the play; she should get the part.


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audition

contract


a written agreement

Today, Ralph signed the contract for his first job.


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contract

lyrics


words in a song

It must be hard for singers to memorize the lyrics to all of their songs.


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lyrics

solo


done by only one person

I’m taking a solo trip upstate to get away from the busy city.


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solo
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industry


business

Claire wants to work in the fashion industry when she grows up.


photo credit: Shutterstock

industry

audition


a short performance to try out for something

Sonya had an awesome audition for the play; she should get the part.


photo credit: Alamy/Blend Images

audition

contract


a written agreement

Today, Ralph signed the contract for his first job.


photo credit: Shutterstock

contract

lyrics


words in a song

It must be hard for singers to memorize the lyrics to all of their songs.


photo credit: Shutterstock

lyrics

solo


done by only one person

I’m taking a solo trip upstate to get away from the busy city.


photo credit: wundervisuals/Getty

solo
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industry


business

Claire wants to work in the fashion industry when she grows up.


photo credit: Shutterstock

industry

audition


a short performance to try out for something

Sonya had an awesome audition for the play; she should get the part.


photo credit: Alamy/Blend Images

audition

contract


a written agreement

Today, Ralph signed the contract for his first job.


photo credit: Shutterstock

contract

lyrics


words in a song

It must be hard for singers to memorize the lyrics to all of their songs.


photo credit: Shutterstock

lyrics

solo


done by only one person

I’m taking a solo trip upstate to get away from the busy city.


photo credit: wundervisuals/Getty

solo
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solo


done by only one person

I’m taking a solo trip upstate to get away from the busy city.


photo credit: wundervisuals/Getty

solo

audition


a short performance to try out for something

Sonya had an awesome audition for the play; she should get the part.


photo credit: Alamy/Blend Images

audition

contract


a written agreement

Today, Ralph signed the contract for his first job.


photo credit: Shutterstock

contract

lyrics


words in a song

It must be hard for singers to memorize the lyrics to all of their songs.


photo credit: Shutterstock

lyrics

industry


business

Claire wants to work in the fashion industry when she grows up.


photo credit: Shutterstock

industry

sacrifices


things you give up for a reason

My parents have made a lot of sacrifices for me, like selling one of their cars so I can go to college.


photo credit: Martin Diebel/agefotostock

sacrifices

drafted


made to join the military

About 10 million American men were drafted during World War II.


photo credit: Granger Collection

drafted

Muslim


a follower of the religion of Islam, who calls his or her god Allah

Adeena is Muslim, and she wears a head scarf.


photo credit: Alamy/David Grossman

Muslim

title


a championship

I was happy when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA title.


photo credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty

title

segregated (adjective)


divided according to race

Back in the 1950s, public restrooms in the South were segregated.


photo credit: Granger Collection

segregated (adjective)

motivate


to inspire to do something or to try harder

A cheering crowd helps motivate Penny when she plays sports.


photo credit: fstop123/Getty

motivate

matured


grown up

Garrett has really matured into a great role model for his little brother.


photo credit: Shutterstock

matured

defense


the group of players who try to stop the other team from scoring

Our defense played great last week—they didn’t give up any points!


photo credit: Shutterstock

defense

opponents


people who are against you in a game or competition

It’s important to treat your opponents with respect both on and off the field.


photo credit: Shutterstock

opponents

determined


to have made a firm decision to do something

I was determined to break my personal record in the race.


photo credit: Shutterstock

determined

smoldering


burning and smoking with no flames

When we woke up in the morning, the campfire was still smoldering.


photo credit: Shutterstock

smoldering

exaggerating


making something seem bigger than it actually is

Cliff kept talking about how big his house was, so I knew he was exaggerating.


photo credit: Masterfile RF

exaggerating

evacuate


leave a dangerous place

People were forced to evacuate their homes before the hurricane.


photo credit: Ric Feld/AP


evacuate

landslides


rocks and earth that slide down a mountain

When I lived near a mountain, I was always worried about landslides.


photo credit: Mac99/Getty

landslides

searing


burning

The air surrounding the volcano was searing hot.


photo credit: Patricio Realpe/Latin Content/Getty

searing

crisis


a time of great danger or difficulty

Zika is a health crisis that experts are trying to stop.


photo credit: Shutterstock

crisis

vaccine


a medicine that protects people from a disease

Henry had to get a vaccine for chickenpox.


photo credit: Shutterstock

vaccine

thrive


to do well, to grow

Polar bears thrive in cold temperatures.


photo credit: Alamy/Our Wild Life Photography

thrive

abnormally


extra, unusually

The ice cream sundae I ordered was abnormally large.


photo credit: Alamy/@foodfolio

abnormally

infected


given a disease

Mosquitoes have infected thousands of people with Zika or malaria.


photo credit: Shutterstock

infected
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