Reading Skill: Context Clues. Reading and Vocabulary Skills Preview. surrounding text of an unfamiliar word. The puppy stopped in the road, wagging its tail timidly . It approached Karen shyly, as if it were afraid. Karen picked up the puppy hastily and decided to take it home. Context--.
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surrounding text of an unfamiliar word
The puppy stopped in the road, wagging its tail timidly. It approached Karen shyly, as if it were afraid. Karen picked up the puppy hastily and decided to take it home.
Timidly probably means
prove to be true
clar·i·fy/ˈklærəˌfaɪ/ verb, -fied, -fy·ing.
verb (used with object) 1. to make (an idea, statement, etc.) clear or intelligible; to free from ambiguity.
2. to remove solid matter from (a liquid); to make into a clear or pellucid liquid.
3. to free (the mind, intelligence, etc.) from confusion; revive: The short nap clarified his thoughts.
Etymology: 1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French clarifier < Late Latinclārificāre,equivalent to Latin clār ( us ) clear + -ificāre-ify