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1st Reading Vocab.
Reading vocabulary to practice.
|Word||Part of Speech||Definition||Sentence|
|Forecastle||Noun||The place on a ship where the crew sleeps||I settled in to the forecastle before going up on deck to raise the sail.|
|Hoisted||Verb||Lifted up||I hoisted Rachel over the fence without blinking an eye.|
|Kinship||Noun||A relationship or bond to or with another thing||Allan had a kinship with Nancy because of their shared love of music.|
|Mutiny||Noun||An act of rebellion against authority, or the one in charge||We commited mutiny against the captain, because he refused to promise not to throw us overboard.|
|Treacherous||Adjective||Hazardous, or dangerous||The hike was treacherous, because jagged rocks were everywhere.|
|Desperate||Verb||Extremely in need (or want) of something||I was desperate for food after three days without it.|
|Hacking||Verb||Cutting or whacking at something||I was hacking dead branches of a tree when Mom called me in for dinner.|