5th grade vocabulary Week 20

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unavoidable
not able to prevent or ignore a situation or a person
blindsided
to not expect something is about to happen, unexpected
empathetic
showing the ability to understand and share the feeling of others
rallied
to come together in support of something, someone, or a good cause
menacing
to suggest the presence of danger or a threat
breadwinner
a person who earns money for his/her family
taxing
something or someone that is physically or mentally demanding
stave
to hold off for a while, to keep away
riddled
to fill someone or something with unpleasant or
undesirable things
implored
to beg desperately for something
tirelessly
to work almost nonstop with great effort and energy
uncertain
not able to be relied on, not confident of what is to come
aid
to offer assistance and help to others
flee
to run away from a situation of danger or to
escape a bad place