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Glossary: Understand what you Read
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Screech

To make a sharp high-pitched sound.

For example: The baby screeched in anger when the toy was taken away from him.

Seek

To find or look out for something.

For Example: I will seek help from my sister.

Sensation

The ability in our body to feel something - such as pain, heat, cold etc.

For example: The fever caused a burning sensation in the child's body.

Simple

Something that is easy to do or understand.

For Example: Sam had explained the Water cycle in very simple words.

Skill

An ability to do an activity well.

For Example: Sainka has good drawing skill.

Smog

Its a type of fog made heavier and darker by smoke and chemical fumes.

For example: The smog made it very difficult for the people to see around.

South West Monsoons

A four month period from June to September where most parts of India have rainfall.  70 percent of India's rainfall comes in these 4 months. In summer, there is a reversal of winds when cold and dry continental northwesterly winds are replaced by warm and moist southwesterly winds.

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Squeeze

1. To press something from all sides in order to change its shape or size or to remove any liquid from it.

For example: We squeeze the toothpaste out of the tube.

2. To get into a small space with difficulty.

For example: The snake managed to squeeze under the door to enter our classroom.

Squid

A sea creature with a long soft and ten arms around its mouth.

Stress

This word has many meanings.

1. In the context of volcanoes, Earth's crust and Earthquakes and in physics generally:

a very large force which has the ability to change or modify the shape of the object.

For example:

The push of the Indian plate against the Eurasian plate developed so much stress that the entire land of the contact zone rose up to form the mighty Himalayas.