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refugee Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli Maybe she saw me as a needy from the war. refugee: person who is forced to seek safety in another country, usually because of war or poverty After the First Death by Robert Cormier He took them to a school in a nearby camp. refugees. Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell One million Afghans fled the country as refugees Maelstrom by Harry H. Neff Rowan welcomesand new arrivals every day. Related words: refuge: a place of safety fugitive: person who runs away from the law immigrant: person who moves to a new country to seek asylum: to go to another country in order to be safe from a law that is considered cruel or unfair Any form of refugee will appear once in every 527 pages of text.
apparent: clear to see Related word: appear Syn: obvious, overt Ant: obscure, covert Forms: Noun: 00 Verb: 00 Adjective: apparent Adverb: apparently apparently Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer Incredible as it seemed, he intended going toe to toe with the troll. New Moon by Stepenie Meyer The anesthetic was losing its effectiveness. Apparently The Hound of Rowan by Harry H. Neff satisfied, he pressed a button and rolled down the window. apparent Twilight by Stephanie Meyer I hoped my disappointment wasn’t too in my voice. Any form of the word apparent will appear once in every 56 pages of text.
elaborate (adjective): detailed; fancy elaborate (verb): to provide many details when describing something Related word: labor Syn: ornate, fancy, fanciful, decked out, complex Ant: simple, elegant, bare; simplify Forms: Noun: elaboration Verb: elaborate elaborates Adjective: elaborate elaborating Adverb: elaborately elaborated elaborate HP and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling A fire was crackling under an carved mantlepiece. elaborately He was mad, as if I’dplanned getting sick. Some Like You by Sarah Dessen elaborate The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd Have you ever noticed that the more you try not to think, the moreyour thoughts become? elaborate. Only when I swallowed did I realize they were looking at me, waiting for me to The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen Any form of the word elaborate will appear once in every 246 pages of text.
bewildered: completely confused; in a fog Related word: wild Syn: befuddled, bemused, dumbfounded Ant: certain, sure, confident, poised, prepared bewildered,He wasnot thinking in that direction at all. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer bewildered. The man was still there, trying to smile, looking The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury bewildered was completely Lou Ann had forgotten it was Halloween, and when a mob of children The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver came to the door. bewildered and said, “I don’t know what you’re talking about.” Jason returned with alook on his face The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall Any form of the word bewildered will appear once in every 264 pages of text.
congregated congregate: form a group (of people or animals) Syn: cluster, flock together Ant: segregate, disperse He and his groupmates packaged food. The Giver by Lois Lowry by the tables in front of the auditorium and took their congregatedcongregate It’s just that it’s very difficult for a large number of without attracting attention. HP and the Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling wizards to congregatedIn front of the truck, workers The Wedding Nicholas Sparks in groups of five or six. Any form of the word congregate will appear once in every 306 pages of text. in her room.The girls had Julia Alverez, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent
haughty: acting with a superior attitude Syn: snobby, snobbish, supercilious, condescending Ant: humble, modest, unassuming, demure Forms: noun: haughtiness verb: 00 adjective: haughty adverb: haughtily haughty looked Harry supposed that she was beautiful, with her HP and the Deathly Hollows --J.K. Rowling waist-length hair and floor-length cloak, but she also and proud. haughtily,“Fine,” said Hermioneand she marched off. HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban --J.K. Rowling haughty,They were also The Maelstrom --Henry H. Neff brutal, and selfish.haughty eyes. laughter, and, as I myself have often done, with evil Girls responded with pointed whispers, Crank --Ellen Clark Any form of the word haughty will appear once in every 399 pages of text.
persist: to keep going, despite hardships Syn: continue, stick with Ant: resign, give up, surrender Forms: Noun: persistence Verb: persist, persists persisting persisted Adjective: persistent Adverb: persistently persistAnd yet Ilike a stubborn mule in my efforts. The History of Love --Nicholas Krauss persistedBut the old manin his attempts to strike up a conversation. The Alchemist --Paul Coelho persisted. …he had tried in every way to keep the Indian from him, but the Indian Bless Me Ultimia --Rudolfo Anaya persisted. Tuck Everlasting --Natalie Babbitt “No, I mean, really,” she Any form of the word persist will appear once in every 154 pages of text.
precipice: a cliff Related words: precipitate, precipitation Forms: Noun: precipice Verb: precipitate, precipitates precipitated, precipating I gripped the chain-link fence and edged down the mountain until I stood on the of the ditch. October Sky --Homer Hickham precipice precipice. New Moon --Stephenie Meyer rocky ledge, much too close to the That was when I noticed four figures standing on a precipice, Lone Survivor --Marcus Luttrell which I sensed rather than saw. Finally I stopped on the edge of yet another precipice, it dropped like a stone. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory --Roald Dahl hill and gone over a Then suddenly, as though it had come to the top of the Any form of the word precipice will appear once in every 481 pages of text.
culprits culprit: guilty person Syn: criminal, perpetrator Forms: Noun: culprit, culprits, culpability Verb: 00 Adjective: culpable Who are the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory --Roald Dahl ? culpritand bring him to you. The Looking Glass Wars --Frank Beddor I will hunt out theculprit. The Host --Stephenie Meyer the room, looking for the He stood over the empty box, head swiveling around culprits? HP and the Chamber of Secrets --JK Rowling Have you caught the Any form of the word culprit will appear once in every 1,160 pages of text.
Comprehend: Understand Forms: Noun: comprehension, comprehensiveness Verb: comprehend, comprehends comprehended, comprehending Adjective: comprehensive, comprehensible incomprehensible Adverb: comprehensively comprehend. Lois Lowry, The Giver Jonas listened, trying hard to comprehend doing here, totally at ease, surrounded by vampires. Stephenie Meyer, New Moon I couldn’twhat this human woman was comprehend. William P. Young, The Shack This would take some time to comprehend what was happening. Natalie Babbit, Tuck Everlasting began to For her part, Winnie, now that the running was over, Any form of the word comprehend will appear once in every 128 pages of text.
emerge Scott Westerfield, Uglies from the sleeping bag. Tally pulled her shirt and jacket on before daring to Emerge: to slowly be revealed; to develop from an early stage; to come out of hiding or to move from one stage to another Forms: Noun: emergence, emergency, emergencies Verb: emerge, emerges, emerging, emerged Adjective: emergent Adverb: 00 Synonyms: appear, materialize, transpire Antonyms: fade, evaporate, disappear emergedfrom the coma. Robert Cormier, After the First Death And then one day you emerging. Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games #3 I think there’s a pattern emergedin her dreams like a dark moon with Cornelia Funke, Inkheart It figures leaping from its mouth. Any form of the word emerge will appear once in every 98 pages of text.
Stationary: not moving Related Words: station, status, state Synonyms: immobilized, immobile, inactivated Antonyms: moving, in motion, activated stationary,walking had J.K. Rowling, HP and the Deathly Hollows given the illusion that they had a goal. Harry did not like being stationary. J.K. Rowling, HP and the Order of the Phoenix though they were completely A faint rattling noise was coming from them, even stationary. Stephenie Meyer, The Host could see and let my head slowly become While I waited for him, I stared up at the two stars I stationary Henry H. Neff, The Second Siege, and the wall was racing toward them. The acceleration was so smooth it seemed they were Any form of the word stationary will appear once in every 1,485 pages of text.
dwelling: (noun): a home (verb): to live inside a home Synonym: residence Near synonym: shelter, habitat dwelling Lois Lowry, The Giver at the conclusion ofGo immediately to your Training Hours each day. dwellings. Henry H. Neff, The Fiend and the Forge There, great fires engulfed clusters of dwellingswas a small shop. Yann Martel, Life of Pi One of the dwellings J.K. Rowling, HP and the Half-Blood Prince are magically protected from unwanted Apparators. In any case, most Wizarding Any form of the word dwelling will appear once in every 80 pages of text.