Unit 3: Brothers in Hope

Learn these words from the biographical fiction by Mary Williams (Inside: Level B, Unit 3).

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  1. tend
    have care of or look after
  2. pasture
    a field covered with grass and suitable for grazing
  3. bullet
    a projectile that is fired from a gun
  4. lost
    confused as to time or place or personal identity
  5. journey
    the act of traveling from one place to another
  6. dangerous
    involving or causing risk; liable to hurt or harm
  7. elder
    a person of more advanced age
  8. provide
    give something useful or necessary to
  9. avoid
    stay away from
  10. adopt
    take into one's family
  11. cross
    travel across or pass over
  12. moisture
    wetness caused by water
  13. aching
    causing a dull and steady pain
  14. impressed
    deeply or markedly affected or influenced
  15. sculpt
    create by shaping stone or wood or other material
  16. make it
    continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
  17. encounter
    come upon, as if by accident
  18. flee
    run away quickly
  19. education
    the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
  20. shelter
    temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  21. bribe
    make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  22. honor
    show respect towards
  23. pray
    address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship
  24. worship
    show devotion to, as a deity
  25. faith
    a strong belief in a divine power or powers
  26. bank
    sloping land, especially the slope beside a body of water
  27. current
    a steady flow of a fluid or gas
  28. emerge
    come up to the surface of or rise
  29. reunite
    connect or come together again
  30. spare
    save or relieve from an experience or action
  31. courage
    a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain
  32. determined
    characterized by great firmness of purpose
  33. improve
    to make better
  34. forage
    collect or look around for, as food
  35. tutor
    give individual instruction
  36. effort
    use of physical or mental energy; hard work
  37. responsibility
    the proper sphere or extent of your activities
  38. preparation
    the state of being ready for something
  39. accept
    admit into a group or community
  40. tattered
    worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing
Created on July 20, 2016 (updated August 17, 2016)

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