Earthquake Terror Vocabulary Words

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Earthquake Terror Vocabulary Words
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  1. stiffling
    • adj
    • very hot or stuffy; suffocating
  2. debris
    • n
    • the remains of something broken or destroyed
  3. devastation
    • n
    • destruction or ruin
  4. fault
    • n
    • a break in a rock mass caused by a shifting of the earth's crust
  5. impact
    • n
    • the striking of one body against another
  6. jolt
    • n
    • a sudden jerk or bump
  7. shuddered
    • vb
    • shook, vibrated, or quivered
  8. susceptible
    • adj
    • easily affected
  9. trek
    • vb
    • to make a long difficult journey
  10. undulating
    • adj
    • moving in waves or with a smooth, wavy motion
  11. upheaval
    • n
    • a lifting or upward moving of the earth's crust
  12. isolated
    • n
    • separated from others
  13. frantic
    • adj
    • excited, hurried, and confused
  14. ominous
    • adj
    • threatening; menacing
  15. summit
    • n
    • highest point
  16. rustic
    • adj
    • plain and simple' made of rough branches
  17. mascot
    • n
    • symbol of good luck
  18. drought
    • n
    • a long period of time with little or no rainfall
  19. pollen
    • n
    • fertilizing powder
  20. equator
    • n
    • the imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the North and South Pole

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