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ReadingExam,3rd

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memory
the power of retaining or recalling past experience
embraced
held in the arms; accepted
ridiculous
extravagantly humorous
ruined
destroyed
streaked
marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations (streaked hair)
crept
moved slowly
delighted
greatly pleased
consoled
made less sad; comforted
yanked
To pull something quickly with force
mentioned
talked about something briefly
stranded
left behind or in a helpless situation
reflect
think deeply about a subject
required
Necessary; essential
swayed
moving back and forth
boasted
bragged
flustered
Nervous and confused
social
living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups
spiral
move in a spiral or zigzag course, in the shape of a coil
disguised
wearing something that keeps people from knowing who you are
suggested
to give someone an idea
rehearsed
to practise a play, a piece of music, etc. in order to prepare it for public performance
versions
a story told in different ways
drifts
moves along without direction
shelters
something that protects you and keeps you safe
absences
not being present
emotional
refers to feelings and includes dealing with love, hate, joy, fear, excitement, and other similar feelings
observed
1) to watch, to notice; 2) to obey a law or keep a custom.
cluttered
messy, disorderly
sprinkle
distribute loosely
shallow
not deep or strong
expand
become larger in size or volume or quantity
rotate
turn on or around an axis or a center
erupt
start abruptly
confirm
To show or prove to be true
magnify
increase in size, volume or significance
appear
come into sight or view
generated
produced, prepared, to cause something to happen
homophones
sound exactly alike, but have different spellings and meanings
homographs
words that are spelled the same but have different meanings
antonyms
words that have opposite meanings
synonyms
words that have similar meanings
suffixes
one or more letters added to the end of a word to alter its meaning.
prefixes
Is a word part that is added to the beginning or a word. It changes the meaning of the base word. Examples-dis-not disappear, re-again-rebuild, un-not-untie
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work
inferences
Drawing conclusion from evidence
main idea
what a piece of writing is mainly about, central thought or message
sequence
the action of following in order
opinions
thoughts and feelings about a given topic
facts
Information that is true or demonstrable.