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  • Finding the Titanic Vocabulary Words Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme 1 - Journeys Vocabulary Words Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme 1 - Journeys Created by Mike Brewer 2008
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  • See if you can correctly identify the following vocabulary words.
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  • If necessary, use the context clues from the sample sentences to help you.
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  • funnelfunnel
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  • funnelfunnel Sample Sentence: The funnel of the ship blew out big, thick, clouds of smoke.
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  • funnelfunnel Definition:Definition: n. A vertical pipe from which smoke and exhaust gases escape; smokestacks.
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  • plaqueplaque
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  • plaqueplaque Sample Sentence: The plaque on the wall told the passengers where to go.
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  • plaqueplaque Definition:Definition: n. A small piece of metal, stone, or other material with words engraved on it.
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  • survivorsurvivor
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  • survivorsurvivor Sample Sentence: The two survivors of the car crash were taken to a hospital.
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  • survivorsurvivor Definition:Definition: n. people who have remained alive after an accident or war.
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  • unsinkableunsinkable
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  • unsinkableunsinkable Sample Sentence: The Titanic was thought to be an unsinkable ship.
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  • unsinkableunsinkable Definition:Definition: adj. impossible to sink; incapable of sinking
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  • voyagevoyage
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  • voyagevoyage Sample Sentence: The voyage across the ocean took two months to complete.
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  • unsinkableunsinkable Definition:Definition: n. A journey by sea or air, especially to a distant place
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  • wreckagewreckage
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  • wreckagewreckage Sample Sentence: The wreckage from the crash was scattered across the street.
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  • wreckagewreckage Definition:Definition: n. the broken pieces left after something has been damaged or destroyed
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  • hullhull
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  • hullhull Sample Sentence: The engines were plaaced deep inside the hull of the ship.
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  • hullhull Definition:Definition: n. The body of a ship; the main frame
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  • bowbow
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  • bowbow Sample Sentence: The bow of the ship plowed into each wave and slapped it away.
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  • bowbow Definition:Definition: n. the front of a boat or other vessel
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  • stewardsteward
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  • stewardsteward Sample Sentence: The steward walked down the corridor checking on each passenger.
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  • bowbow Definition:Definition: n. the front of a boat or other vessel
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  • distressdistress
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  • distressdistress Sample Sentence: The group of people found themselves in distress after their plane crashed.
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  • distressdistress Definition:Definition: n. needing immediate help; mental suffering,
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  • sternstern
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  • sternstern Sample Sentence: The little boy caught the fish on the stern of the boat.
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  • sternstern Definition:Definition: n. the rear part of a vessel; the rear part of something
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  • drencheddrenched
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  • drencheddrenched Sample Sentence: The wave crashed over the boat and drenched the two children.
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  • sternstern Definition:Definition: n. the rear part of a vessel; the rear part of something
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  • loomedloomed
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  • loomedloomed Sample Sentence: Suddenly an enormous black wall loomed in the fog.
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  • loomedloomed Definition:Definition: n. A distorted, threatening appearance of something, as through fog or darkness
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  • monumentmonument
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  • monumentmonument Sample Sentence: A monument was placed at the site of the disaster.
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  • monumentmonument Definition:Definition: n. something designed and built as a lasting public tribute to a person or group

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