Reading Unit 5 Vocabulary

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Reading Unit 5 Vocabulary
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Reading Unit 5 vocabulary
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  1. Great surprise or wander.
    Astonishment.
    Amazement
  2. A person who takes care of something or provides service to other people.
    Attendant
  3. Difficult or embarrassing.
    OR
    Lacking grace or poise in movement or behavior; clumsy or uncomfortable.
    Awkward
  4. Loved very much.
    Beloved
  5. To offer to pay.
    Bid
  6. A tool used for cutting.
    OR
    A fast sailing ship.
    Clipper
  7. The festivities carried on to observe or honor a special day or event.
    Celebration
  8. A hard substance like stone found in the tropical seas made up of skeletons of tiny sea animals.  
    OR
    A pinkish red color.
    Coral
  9. To ruin completely; wreck.
    Destroy
  10. A longing; wish.
    Desire
  11. Harm that makes something less valuable or useful.
    Damage
  12. Born first; oldest.
    Eldest
  13. A short trip to do something.
    OR
    Something a person is sent to do.
    Errand
  14. One of a number of birds used for food.
    Fowl
  15. To lift, raise, pull, or throw using force or effort.
    OR
    To utter in an effortful way.
    Heave
  16. A way of acting or behaving that a person or animal is born with and does not have to learn.
    Instinct
  17. An understanding that is gained through experience or study.
    OR
    The fact of knowing.
    Knowledge
  18. To make or become looser.
    OR
    To set free or release.
    Loosen
  19. To learn by heart; fix in the memory.
    Memorize
  20. To feel wonder and astonishment.
    Marvel
  21. To allow or let.
    OR
    A written order giving permission to do something.
    Permit
  22. The number of parts in every hundred.
    Percent
  23. To free from discomfort or pain; comfort.
    OR
    To free from a job or duty
    Relieve
  24. To set free; let go.
    Release
  25. A ridge of sand, rock, or coral at or near the surface of the ocean.
    reef
  26. A stick or post pointed at one end so that it can be driven into the ground.
    stake
  27. To spread by scattering.
    strewn
  28. A device that makes a loud, shrill sound, used as a signal or warning.
    Siren
  29. The seeds or other parts of certain plants used to flavor food.
    spice
  30. A measure of weight equal to 2,000 pounds.
    ton

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