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California Gold Rush: Mark Twain: "The Californian’s Tale"

setting (n)
the place or time where the events in a book, film etc happen

deserted (adj)
empty and quiet because no people are there

abandoned (adj)
when a building, car, boat, etc. has been left by the people who owned or used it

narrator (n)
the person who tells the story in a book

bright (adj)
when a color is easy to see

deep (adj)
going far in from the outside or from the front edge of something

last (v)
to continue to exist, be effective, or remain in good condition for a long time

curtain (n)
a piece of hanging cloth that can be pulled across to cover a window, divide a room, etc.

float (v)
to move slowly through the air or stay up in the air

motion (v)
to give someone directions or instructions by moving your hand or head

rough (adj)
uncomfortable, and with difficult conditions

spirit (n)
the part of someone that you cannot see, that consists of the qualities that make up their character, which many people believe continues to live after the person has died

china (n)
a hard white substance produced by baking a type of clay at a high temperature

vase (n)
a container used to put flowers in or for decoration

gentle (adj)
kind and careful in the way you behave or do things, so that you do not hurt or damage anyone or anything

pat (n)
a friendly act of touching someone with your hand flat

expression (n)
a look on someone’s face that shows what they are thinking or feeling

stare (v)
to look at something or someone for a long time without moving your eyes

sigh (v)
to breathe in and out making a long sound, especially because you are bored, disappointed, tired etc

sharp (adj)
a pain or feeling that is sudden and severe

regret (n)
sadness that you feel about something, especially because you wish it had not happened

firmly (adv)
saying an opinion clearly and without the possibility of changing it

sorrow (n)
an event or situation that makes you feel great sadness

whisper (v)
to speak or say something very quietly, using your breath rather than your voice

empty (v)
to drink until there is nothing remaining in the glass

grow (v)
to change and become different, usually slowly

capture (v)
to catch a person and keep them as a prisoner

be supposed to (v phrase)
used to say what was or is expected or intended to happen, especially when it did not happen

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