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not moving or flowing
Even on the hot day, nobody wanted to go swimming in the green, stagnant pool.
to get or bring something back
Many dog owners train their pets to retrieve a ball when it is thrown.
on purpose; intentionally
Marcus explained to his parents that he hadn’t deliberately thrown the baseball through the window. It was an accident.
the condition of being widely known for a shocking or brutal act
The outlaw Billy the Kid’s crimes earned him infamy that lives on more than 130 years after his death.
related to earning money
The commercial area of Emily’s town has many shops and restaurants.
people who oppose or fight against a government
Soldiers from the South who fought against the Union during the Civil War are often called rebels.
an unexpected victory over a favored opponent
The players on the soccer team celebrated their surprising upset over a team that hadn’t lost a game all season.
people who leave their homes to escape danger
Thousands of people became refugees after a deadly earthquake struck Haiti in 2010.
in or to a foreign country
Some college students study abroad to see more of the world.
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