Discovering Fiction Ch 10

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at home with

(adj ph) comfortable with, mostly used to "to be" or "to feel"

attracted to

like something or someone

beliefs

(n) ideas that a person or group believes are true

belong

(v) be a part of a place or group

betray

disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon

blame

to give fault to

clever

(adj) , bright; intelligent; having a quick mind; the smart way of doing something

comforted

to feel better about something

customary

(adj) , usual, expected, routine; commonly used or practiced

customs

(n) practices or habits of a person, group, or country

Don't you dare!

Never do that!

edit

(v) to check writing for mistakes

editor

(n) prepares another person's writings for publication (checks for mistakes)

ethnicity

(n) racial, national, or cultural background

facial features

(n) eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and chin of a person

foreign

(adj) of a country or custom that is not the same as yours

foreigner

(n) , a person from another country

have no right

(v) not be allowed to do something

journalist

(n) , a writer for newspapers and magazines

promise

a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future