Saturday, February 20, 2016

Hi! Let's practice some words today!

Hi! Let’s practice some words today!

a) flinging

b) indignantly

c) thatched

1.He sprang to his feet and saw to starboard, and not a hundred yards from their heeling, pitching boat, a vast iron bulk like the blade of a plough tearing through the water, tossing it on either side in huge waves of foam that leaped towards the steamer, ______her paddles helplessly in the air, and then sucking her deck down almost to the waterline. ( The War Of The Worlds by Wells, H.G.)

2. At intervals we passed a wretched cabin, with a ____roof, and about its small fields and garden patches in an indifferent state of cultivation.(  A Connecticut Yankee by Twain, Mark)

3. "I should say she was," declared Nancy,_____. (  Pollyanna by Porter, Eleanor H.)

(Answer 1.a;2.c;3.b)

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