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© Brent Coley 2008 | Key Vocabulary Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme 1 – Nature’s Fury
Sample Sentence: There was much debris after the earthquake.
Definition: n. The remains of something broken or destroyed
Sample Sentence: The devastation caused by the earthquake would cost millions of dollars to repair.
Definition: n. Destruction or ruin
Sample Sentence: An earthquake typically occurs near a fault.
Definition: n. A break in a rock mass caused by a shifting of the earth’s crust
Sample Sentence: The impact of the two cars colliding made a loud, crashing sound.
Definition: n. The striking of one object against another
Sample Sentence: The jolt from the person next to me caused me to drop my books.
Definition: n. A sudden jerk or bump
Sample Sentence: The earthquake caused the ground to shudder under our feet.
Definition: v. To suddenly shake, vibrate, or quiver
Sample Sentence: California is susceptible to earthquakes because of its many faults.
Definition: adj. Easily affected
Sample Sentence: The undulating ground made it difficult to stand.
Definition: adj. Moving in waves or with a smooth, wavy motion
Sample Sentence: The mountain range was created by a great upheaval.
Definition: n. A lifting or upward movement of the earth’s crust
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