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1 © Brent Coley 2008 | Key Vocabulary Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme 1 – Nature’s Fury

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5 Sample Sentence: There was much debris after the earthquake.

6 Definition: n. The remains of something broken or destroyed

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8 Sample Sentence: The devastation caused by the earthquake would cost millions of dollars to repair.

9 Definition: n. Destruction or ruin

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11 Sample Sentence: An earthquake typically occurs near a fault.

12 Definition: n. A break in a rock mass caused by a shifting of the earth’s crust

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14 Sample Sentence: The impact of the two cars colliding made a loud, crashing sound.

15 Definition: n. The striking of one object against another

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17 Sample Sentence: The jolt from the person next to me caused me to drop my books.

18 Definition: n. A sudden jerk or bump

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20 Sample Sentence: The earthquake caused the ground to shudder under our feet.

21 Definition: v. To suddenly shake, vibrate, or quiver

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23 Sample Sentence: California is susceptible to earthquakes because of its many faults.

24 Definition: adj. Easily affected

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26 Sample Sentence: The undulating ground made it difficult to stand.

27 Definition: adj. Moving in waves or with a smooth, wavy motion

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29 Sample Sentence: The mountain range was created by a great upheaval.

30 Definition: n. A lifting or upward movement of the earth’s crust


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