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Fifth grade Vocabulary List

 

Dangerous Crossings

Vocabulary List

representatives – a person who acts for one or more others

 

pressing – demanding immediate attention; urgent

 

shattered – to break into pieces by force; smash

 

embark – to set out on an adventure

 

viewpoint – a position from which something is observed or considered

 

conduct – the act of directing; management

 

cramped – confined and limited in space

 

bracing – to give support to; make firm; strengthen

 

surveyed – to look over the parts of features of; view broadly

 

distracted – to draw (the attention, for example) away from something