32 terms

Sadako

Vocabulary Sadako 4th Grade
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memorial
monument or statue built in memory of a person or event
radiation
Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles.
scolded
reprimanded, spoken to in harsh words
gaily
happily
heroine
female hero
prickled
tingling feeling
scarcely
barley, hardly
admist
surrounded by; in the middle of
kimono
A loose robe, fastening with a sash, the principal outer garment in Japan.
drowsily
in a sleepy way
throng
A crowd
pang
a sudden, brief pain or sesation
fussed
talked in an unhappy way; complained
lopsided
larger or shaped differently on one side than on another
parasol
umbrella for protection against the sun
omen
a sign of something about to happen
briskly
quickly
flustered
Nervous and confused
listless
lacking energy and enthusiasm
weary
Tired
throbbing
a simple ache or feeling of soreness
speck
a small piece of something
whirlwind
fast, spinning wind
sternly
sharply; harshly
fidget
to move in a restless way
gulp
to swallow large amounts with force
ancestors
Family members from past generations
leukemia
cancer of white blood cells
shrines
Sacred places to worship, in palaces, on housetops, on hilltops, and in caves.
origami
art of paper folding
tatami
straw mats that are traditionally used to cover floors in Japan
wistful
yearning; sadly longing

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