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Thesaurus 1

Using a Thesaurus

thesaurus. the·sau·rus. A book of words and their synonyms.
When you want to find a new word to replace a word that you already know, you would look in a
thesaurus.
Use a thesaurus to find a new word to replace each underlined word.
Write the new word on the line.
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Julie was very excited about the first day of band practice.
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My favorite shoes got wet in the rain.
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We crossed the busy street with care.
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The raging flood waters rose quickly.
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5.

Walking through the flower garden gives me a peaceful feeling.
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All of the students liked the music teacher.
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There are many amazing animals living in the world today.
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Hang gliding draws people who are looking for adventure.
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A cheetah is a very fast runner.
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10. I think a juggling contest would be interesting.
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11. The movers were very careful when they packed the porcelain dolls.
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12. We heard a skunk run by our campsite.
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13. The ball player took a blow on the head.
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14. Mrs. Dash always wears stylish clothing.
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15, He really had to hustle to get to the concert on time.
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