The Sign Painter Vocabulary

The Sign Painter Vocabulary
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The Sign Painter by Allen Say

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Sign Painter, The

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The Sign Painter Vocabulary activities

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  • MURAL
  • VACANT
  • RAGING
  • (N.) a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall "It'll be like painting a mural," the boy said. "But who's going to see it way out here?"
  • (Adj.) having no fixtures, furniture, or inhabitants; empty "They drove to a vacant lot where a blank billboard had been set up."
  • (Adj.) continuing with great force or intensity "But a wind came up, and they were caught in a raging dust storm."
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