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15 terms

Blanton 5th Language Arts 3-8-10

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envy
a desire for things others have; to be jealous
pity
a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
paraphrase
to use other words to explain something
tactful
thoughtful and sensitive in dealing with others
humble
not too proud; modest
sincere
genuine; true
point of view
the perspective from which a story is told
aptitude
natural ability or talent
author's purpose
The reason the author has for writing. (to inform, persuade, or entertain)
reliable
able to be depended on; trustworthy
valid
based on truth or fact
negligent
not showing proper care or concern
undeniable
unquestionably true
scuffle
a confused struggle or fight
thorough
complete; very carefully done