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department
a separate part of a large organization
audience
a group of people who gather to see or hear a performance
obeys
carries out wishes, orders
commands
directions or orders
expression
a way of speaking that shows feeling
accident
something bad that happens without being planned
noticed
became aware of
stubborn
headstrong or unyielding
grumble
a silent complaint
mumbled
said in a low, unclear way
exploded
burst apart
darted
moved swiftly
streak
a quick flash of movement
languages
systems of sounds and symbols used to communicate
detective
a person who solves mysteries
specific
exact
positive
completely sure
case
a mystery or problem a detective is working to solve
returned
brought back
definitely
surely
assistant
a person who helps someone do a job
professional
doing something as a job
familiar
known well or recognized
captain
the leader of a group
pretended
made believe
aimed
pointed one thing at another
monitor
a person who watches over something
ancient
very old
host
one who provides the place for an event
stadium
an arena or building with rows of seats around a field
compete
to take part with others in a contest of skill
earned
gained as the result of effort
record
the best performance in a competition
ceremonies
formal acts performed in honor of an occasion
medals
small, flat pieces of metal given as awards
message
information that is passed on to someone
litter
trash left on the ground
trained
taught a person or animal how to do something
patiently
in a way that shows a person is able to wait without complaining
wise
able to understand important things
eager
full of energy and desire to do something
splinters
sharp, thin pieces that have been broken off
telegraph
a device used to send words in code
trail
a path through the wilderness
guided
led others to where they needed to go
drifts
large piles of snow heaped up by the wind
temperature
the measure of how hot or cold
curious
full of questions
collapsed
fell
marine
found in the sea
delicate
easily broken
creature
animal
survived
lived
brunch
a meal that comes between breakfast and lunch
peaceful
calm and quiet
omelet
eggs that are beaten with other ingredients and cooked
erupting
blowing out lava, rocks and gasses from a volcano
lava
hot, melted rock
escape
to get away from danger
firm
stern or commanding
confident
sure of oneself
comfortable
at ease
approach
to come close to
equipment
the things needed or used for a particular purpose
program
structured course of activities or training
appointment
arrangement for a meeting at a specific time
beyond
past
collection
similar items chosen to save
mustache
something, usually hair, between the nose and the lips
seriously
thoughtfully
fastened
attached
cartwheel
handspring that turns sideways
gym
large room used for indoor sports
perform
to take part in a public show
prefer
to like better than something else
recite
to repeat from memory
enjoying
having a good time
billions
a very, very large number of things
roam
to wander
outfielder
a baseball player whose position in in the outfield
concentrate
to pay close attention to
depend
to rely on
ballhawk
a baseball player who always seems to get to the ball and catch it
vanish
to go suddenly out of sight
fault
responsibility for a mistake, blame`
glanced
took a quick look
comfort
someone or something that makes you feel better
longed
wanted very much
contagious
able to spread by contact
prescription
a doctor's written instructions for medicine
attention
thoughtful care or kindness
unexpected
not expected; surprising
summoned
called to come
fortunate
lucky
generation
people who all grow up at about the same time
persistently
repeatedly, without giving up
faithful
loyal
illuminated
lit up
colonel
a person with a certain rank in the army
soldier
a person who serves in the army
urgent
in need of immediate attention
brambles
prickly plants or bushes
stumbling
moving in an unsteady way
outstretched
extended; stretched forward
weary
tired
canyon
a narrow valley with steep sides
pride
a feeling of happiness and satisfaction about doing something well
swiftly
very quickly
skillful
showing skill; a talent for doing something well
feast
a special celebration with a large amount of food
gazing
looking with a long, steady stare
arranged
put in some kind of order
satisfied
having one's needs or desires fulfilled
duty
job or responsibility
council
meeting; called to find answers
mischief
behavior that causes problems for others
nonsense
words or ideas that are foolish
tidbit
small piece of something
delighted
very happy
dusk
the time in the evening just before it gets dark
embraced
hugged
latch
to close a door with a moveable bar that fits into a slot
tender
easy to chew, soft
brittle
easily broken or snapped
cunning
able to fool or trick; sly or clever
wits
mind, the ability to think
wailing
a loud, long cry
faring
getting along
advice
opinion about how to solve a problem
dreadful
very bad
farewell
good-bye
county
a section of a state
auctioneer
a person who is hired to run a public sale
bid
the amount of money that is offered to buy something
clutched
held tightly
glistened
shone or sparkled
galloped
ran at a horse's or pony's top speed
ranchers
people who own a large farm for raising animals
tending
taking care of
profit
money gained by selling something
corral
a fenced-in space for farm animals
stray
wandering or lost
market
a public place where goods are sold
miners
people whose job is working in a mine to extract minerals
nuggets
small chunks
skillet
heavy iron pan used for cooking
stagecoach
horsedrawn vehicle with four wheels and a covered top
settle
to make a home in a new place
boom town
a community that experiences sudden growth
landmark
an object or feature that marks a boundary or identifies a place
harvest
to gather a crop
pulp
the soft part of certain fruits or vegetables
machete
a heavy knife used as a tool for cutting plants
trading
used for the purpose of exchanging one thing for another
schooner
a ship that has two or more masts with sails in front and back
support
to hold the weight of
bargain
to talk about a trade in order to get a better deal
congratulations
an expression said to someone who has won or earned something
receive
get
amount
the total number of things
choices
decisions about what to choose
combinations
sets of things grouped together
value
worth
admiring
looking at with wonder or respect
choosy
picky, hard to please
average
ordinary, not special
signal
to make known, to announce
tracks
prints left in the ground by an animal or person
celebrations
joyous events that honor holidays, achievements or happy occasions
shunned
stayed away from
cherished
cared about deeply
growth
plant life growing in a certain area
windmill
machine that uses wind to generate power
ample
more than enough
furrows
long, deep grooves cut into soil
edges
places where something ends
range
a line of mountains
peak
the top of a mountain
epicenter
the place on the earth's surface just above the center of an earthquake
magma
melted rock inside the earth
coast
land along the sea
eventually
sometime in the future, finally
converse
talk to one another
continent
one of the several large land areas on Earth
sphere
a round object like a ball
universe
everything that exists, including the sun, stars, planets
homeward
towards home
fluorescent
bright and glowing
force
power that causes motion or change
loops
moves in a circling way
nucleus
center of a comet
particles
tiny pieces
solar wind
continuous flow of gases from the sun