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TEST # 5. hover – verb – to stay near or very closely to one place. “All afternoon the relatives hovered over Julius.” Julius: The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes. ghastly – adjective – horrible; frightening.

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Test 5

TEST # 5


Hover verb to stay near or very closely to one place

hover – verb – to stay near or very closely to one place

“All afternoon the relatives hovered over Julius.” Julius: The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes


Ghastly adjective horrible frightening

ghastly – adjective – horrible; frightening

“Lilly had glorious dreams about Julius. And ghastly nightmares, too.” Julius: The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes


Restrain verb to hold back to keep under control

restrain – verb – to hold back; to keep under control

“Lilly, let’s restrain ourselves, please.”

Julius: The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes


Exuberance noun the state of being exuberant healthy and lively full of good humor

exuberance – noun – the state of being exuberant: healthy and lively; full of good humor.

“Why don’t you put some of the verbal exuberance to good use?”

Julius: The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes


Marvel verb to wonder or be amazed

marvel - (verb) - to wonder or be amazed

“One night, in a phosphorescent sea, he marveledat the sight of some whales spouting luminous water; and later, lying on the deck of his boat gazing at the immense, starry sky, the tiny mouse Amos, a little speck of a living thing in the vast living universe, felt thoroughly akin to it all.” Amos and Boris by William Steig


Spout verb to shoot water up in a stream

spout – (verb) - to shoot water up in a stream

“One night, in a phosphorescent sea, he marveled at the sight of some whales spoutingluminous water; and later, lying on the deck of his boat gazing at the immense, starry sky, the tiny mouse Amos, a little speck of a living thing in the vast living universe, felt thoroughly akin to it all.”

Amos and Boris by William Steig


Luminous adjective glowing in the dark

luminous – (adjective) - glowing in the dark

“One night, in a phosphorescent sea, he marveled at the sight of some whales spouting luminouswater; and later, lying on the deck of his boat gazing at the immense, starry sky, the tiny mouse Amos, a little speck of a living thing in the vast living universe, felt thoroughly akin to it all. “

Amos and Boris by William Steig


Gaze verb to stare a long look

gaze – (verb) - to stare; a long look

“One night, in a phosphorescent sea, he marveled at the sight of some whales spouting luminous water; and later, lying on the deck of his boat gazingat the immense, starry sky, the tiny mouse Amos, a little speck of a living thing in the vast living universe, felt thoroughly akin to it all. “

Amos and Boris by William Steig


Jaunty adjective happy carefree showing a cheerful confidence

jaunty – adjective – happy, carefree, showing a cheerful confidence

“And best of all, she had a brand new purple plastic purse that played a jaunty tune when it was opened.” Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes


Expressed verb to put into words to show

expressed – verb – to put into words; to show

“They expressed their ideas creatively through drawing and writing.”


Lurched verb to lean or roll suddenly forward or to one side

lurched – verb – to lean or roll suddenly forward or to one side

“Lilly’s stomach lurched. She felt like crying.


Unique adjective being the only one unusual

unique – adjective – being the only one; unusual

“During Sharing Time, Lilly demonstrated the many uses and unique qualities of her purple plastic purse, her shiny quarters, and her glittery movie star sunglasses.”


Model noun an example to follow

model – noun – an example to follow

“My husband’s aunt, Clay Haggard, was a role model for me.” Miss Clay, Pioneer Teacher by Geraldine Haggard


Raise verb to take care of someone

raise – verb – to take care of someone

“Miss Clay, her sister, and her brothers helped their parents raise mules to sell to the army and others.”Miss Clay, Pioneer Teacher by Geraldine Haggard


Apprehensively adverb nervous anxious fearful about what may happen

apprehensively – adverb – nervous; anxious; fearful about what may happen

“Then she returned home to wait apprehensively for the results by mail.”Miss Clay, Pioneer Teacher by Geraldine Haggard


Abundant adjective a large amount of something

abundant – adjective – a large amount of something

“She remembered helping her mother prepare an abundant table of food for guests.” Miss Clay, Pioneer Teacher by Geraldine Haggard


Collapse verb to fall down to lose strength suddenly

collapse – verb – to fall down; to lose strength suddenly

“They wanted to avoid the problem of the turkeys collapsing.” Meet Ruby Begonia by Geraldine Haggard


Claim verb to demand or ask for something that one thinks has a right to

claim – verb – to demand or ask for something that one thinks has a right to

“They also claimed the turkey title.” “The town claims the title, ‘The Turkey Capital of the World’ for the next year.”Meet Ruby Begonia by Geraldine Haggard


Penalty noun a punishment for breaking a law or rule

penalty – noun – a punishment for breaking a law or rule

“Once the race begins, I receive a five-second penalty if there is physical contact between my team and me.”


Strut verb to walk in a confident way usually to attract attention

strut - verb – to walk in a confident way, usually to attract attention

“As many as twenty thousand turkeys strutted their way through town.” Meet Ruby Begonia by Geraldine Haggard


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