Harcourt Lesson 13 Vocabulary
columns
a tall, circular structure that holds up part of a building
absorb
to soak up
protects
to keep something safe
rustling
to move and make soft sounds
dissolve
to mix completely with liquid
particles
tiny pieces of something
tug
to pull hard
pause
to stop what you are doing for just a moment
scavenger
an animal that collects leftover and unwanted objects
self-sufficient
when something makes everything that it needs