33 terms

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altar
a raised religious structure
dawn
the time when the sun rises above the eastern horizon and the day starts
stern
grim, strict in appearance
latch
a device for holding a door, gate, or other opening closed
peer
to look very carefully or hard, especially at somebody or something that is difficult to see, often with narrowed eyes
incense
a substance, usually fragrant gum or wood, that gives off a pleasant smell when burned
mark
to do something to celebrate or give prominence to a particular event
tiptoe
to walk on the toes or balls of the feet with the heels off the ground, usually in order to be quiet
draw
to pull or lead something or somebody in a particular direction; to take or pull an object out of something in which it has been enclosed
Thermos
a trademark for an insulated or vacuum container used to hold a liquid and keep it at a constant temperature
teeter
to walk or move unsteadily and as if about to fall
Vietnam
a country in Southeast Asia
marble
a dense, variously colored, crystallized rock used in building, sculpture, and monuments
vacant
having no occupant or contents; empty
scout
to seek out information about somebody or something, especially about an enemy's position or movements
gnaw
to chew or bite on something persistently
bravery
extreme courage in the face of danger or difficulty; fearlessness
hover
to float in the air without moving very far from the same spot
pod
the long, narrow outer case holding seeds of a plant such as a pea or bean
sprout
develop buds or shoots; begin to grow from a seed; to cause something or somebody to grow
vow
to promise something solemnly and seriously
thrive
to grow vigorously and healthily
neighborhood
a part of a town or city
steel mill
a building where steel is made
factories
a building where things are made
suspiciously
a feeling that something is wrong
burying
to hide in the ground
curiosity
to want to know more about something or someone
glancing
to look quickly
treasure
something special or important
jungle
a mixture of things
working-class
people who earn money by doing physical work
border
a line separating one country or state