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The phrases were selected with a variety of standards in brain. a few characterize key innovations in very important parts of the curriculum, whereas others are extra accepted in which means yet current demanding situations of spelling or utilization. All are phrases that scholars can count on to determine on a regular basis of their highschool analyzing and past. and every observe is totally outlined in addition to proven in general contexts with instance sentences and quotations, lots of that are taken from award-winning authors equivalent to Harper Lee, George Orwell, Katherine Paterson, and John Knowles.
Together, those a hundred phrases symbolize the more and more refined and complicated vocabulary that rookies needs to grasp as they proceed their schooling on the subsequent point. to benefit them is not just to realize important wisdom — it's to step right into a broader world.
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4. To become fainter or more distant: Over the years his memory of that summer receded.
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451) intransitive verb To be ground or reduced to powder or dust. related word: noun — pul+ver·i·za*tion (pƒl+vNr-V-z7*shNn) protagonist / pulverize 46 = He felt that the stars had been pulverized by the sound of the black jets and that in the morning the earth would be covered with their dust like a strange snow. That was his idiot thought as he stood shivering in the dark, and let his lips go on moving and moving. — Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 65 quan·da·ry (kwmn*dN-rK or kwmn*drK) noun Plural: quan·da·ries A condition of uncertainty or doubt; a dilemma: I’m in a quandary over what to do next.
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 65 quan·da·ry (kwmn*dN-rK or kwmn*drK) noun Plural: quan·da·ries A condition of uncertainty or doubt; a dilemma: I’m in a quandary over what to do next. 66 quar·an·tine (kwmr*Nn-tKn+) noun A condition, period of time, or place in which a person or animal is confined or kept in isolation in an effort to prevent a disease from spreading transitive verb Past participle and past tense: quar·an·tined Present participle: quar·an·tin·ing Third person singular present tense: quar·an·tines To keep (someone or something) confined or isolated, especially as a way to keep a disease from spreading; place (someone or something) in quarantine.