Vocabulary List

The Earth Dragon Awakes

Vocabulary List

 

constructed-to make by fitting parts together; build

 

crushing- to press, squeeze, or bear down on with enough force to break or injure

 

tenement-an old apartment house that is badly maintained

 

possessions-something that is owned; a belonging

 

trembles-to shake

 

wreckage-the remains of something that has been wrecked

 

debris-the scattered remains of something broken or destroyed

 

rubble-broken or crumbled material, such as brick, that is left when a building falls down

 

slab-a broad, flat, thick piece, as of bread, stone, or meat

 

timbers- a long, heavy piece of wood for building; beam