A

anxiously
appreciate

B

banging
begging
bitter
blizzards

C

chipmunk
clever
combed the new grass
convince

D

darted away
deadly
defeated
dense

E

environment

F

feared
flaming
furious

G

glinting yellow eyes
grasp
guarding

H

haze
her head still foggy and spinning with dreams
hissed
hospitality
huddled

I

ignore
investigate

J

jealous

K


L


M

menacing
mournful
mumbled
murmured

N


O

ordinary

P

panicked
peered
persuade
powerless
protect

Q


R

refused
relieved
retreat
robin
rustling

S

scowled
seasons
selfish
signal
sizzling
skulking
slinked
snatched
soaring
sorrow
speechless
steal
streaks
struggle
survive
suspicious
swallowed

T

talons
thick winter coat
thief
triumph

U


V

vulture

W

wood

X


Y


Z


tending their fire

Definition
Watching the fire to make sure it does not go out.

Example Sentence

When you tend to a garden or to your homework, you pay careful attention to your work. This author uses 'figurative language' to give you an idea of how the Fire Beings cared for the fire. Can you picture in your mind how the Fire Beings carefully watched and took care of their fire?