Common Core 8th Grade 1.4 Reading Literary Text

Common Core 8th Grade 1.4 Reading Literary Text. What does the word astonishment most likely mean in this sentence?

Common CoreReading: Literature

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the small embroidered wallet which he had hung about his

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neck and which had hitherto been no bigger than a

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first grew all at once large enough to contain medusa's

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head and here's Our question All right what is the

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word astonishment most likely mean in this sense and hear

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the atlanta think All right Well let's Look at answer

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a first While perseus wallet has magical powers perseus himself

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does not All perseus has his brute strength and decapitated

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gorgon head that he's a riot party that means phaseout

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about seeks large and spacious Get in the wall in

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his large and spacious heck it's big enough fit medusa's

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head butt Considering perseus has just plain all human size

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you can eliminate c d horrified terror while theoretically percy's

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could be horrified by his magically expanding wallet But considering

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the word astonishment doesn't carry a negative connotation we can

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safely eliminate the well That leaves us with be extreme

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amazement We don't know about you but if our wallets

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suddenly grew into a purse big enough to contain it

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ed we'd be pretty amazed and that it wasn't spilling

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our way also probably wouldn't use it to carry around

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heads but that's neither here nor there since amazed is

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a synonym too astonished We know that the correct answer

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is b that you answer that question away ahead of

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us didn't have time and no you can't buy a

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magic expanding person Macy's i have to ask for my

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any green alone you've heard We hear she can be

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a real witch way back He's a riot at parties