Vocabulary: Unit 4 (from Reading Explorer 3)
Vocabulary: Unit 4
4A SACRED MOUNTAINS
- ascent: An ascent is an upward movement.
- the Land of the Rising Sun: Japan is somewhere called the Land of the Rising Sun.
- ash: Ash is the gray or black powder left when something is burnt.
- appease: If you appease someone, you try to stop them from being angry by giving them something they want.
4B PREDICTING EARTHQUAKES
- strain: Strain is force or pressure that causes something to break or become damaged.
- slip: If something slips it slides out of place.
- Richter scale: The Richter scale is a scale used for measuring how severe an earthquake is. Higher numbers are more severe.
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