Grades 3-5 (WVI 2)
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amuse to hold the interest of in a pleasant way; entertain.
arrangement the way in which a group of things lie or have been placed.
copper a reddish brown metal that is one of the chemical elements. Copper is used to make pipes, because it does not easily rust. It is used to make wires, because it is an excellent conductor of electricity. It can be combined with other metals to make alloys such as brass and bronze.
economic having to do with the money system.
festive of, relating to, or intended for a feast or celebration.
fright strong fear caused by sudden danger.
guarantee a promise, especially in writing, that something one has bought will work properly. If it does not, the seller or maker must either repair or replace it.
interruption the act of stopping or breaking off something in progress.
invert to reverse the order, position, or direction of.
involved complicated because made up of many different connected parts or steps; intricate; complex.
persist to continue in a firm, steady way without stopping or lessening.
slit to cut a long straight line into or through.
starter someone or something that starts.
substitute to put or use in place of another person or thing.
support to bear.