Vocabulary from the Story "Awake and Asleep"
Choose the best definition of the word in bold.
The bed was comfortable and nothing disturbed me at night, so I slept soundly until morning.
The dishes rattle on the shelves if you close the cabinet doors too hard.
- shake noisily
If a teacher asks a class to cease talking, all conversation should end.
Heat and a soft light radiated from the camp fire.
- caused harm
- grew strong
- spread out
The camp fire cast a yellow light on everyone's face.
- made (something) appear
A gust of wind swept the hat right off my head, and I ran after it.
- a small wave
- a cloud
- a strong movement
The small candle flickered in the wind, and I held my hand close to protect it.
- went on and off
- gave heat
- grew stronger
The crystal bell was very fragile, and I asked Mark to be careful with it.
I didn't want anyone to notice my departure, so I drifted toward the exit and out the door while everyone was talking.
- moved slowly
The police caught the intruder before anything could be stolen from the house.
- someone who works for little money
- someone who enters a place without permission
- someone who studies art
The teacher reassured the parents that their child was doing fine in all subjects, and they felt much better.
- made (someone) calm
The big truck rumbled as it drove by, and it woke the sleeping baby.
- made a low noise
I detected a strange smell when I entered the kitchen. I threw out the trash to be safe.
- worried about
- asked about
The room wasn't completely dark thanks to the nightlight. The child slept in the dim light.