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Lesson 5 (Vocab)

Word Study

Avalanche- A great mass of ice, earth, or snow mixed with rocks sliding down a mountain.
Blizzard- A heavy snowstorm with strong winds.
Challenge- To invite others to take part in a contest.
Conquer- 1.To get the better of. 2.To defeat.
Crevice- A deep, narrow opening in rock caused by a split or crack.
Foolhardy- Unwisely bold or daring.
Lure- 1.Something that attracts. 2.Artificial bait used for fishing.
Makeshift- 1.A temporary and usually less strong replacement. 2.Used as a temporary replacement.
Optimist- One who look at things in the most positive way;a cheerful,hopeful person.
Previous- Earlier;happening before.
Route- 1.The path that must be followed to get to a place. 2.A fixed course or area assigned to a sales or delivery person.
Summit- 1.The highest part;the toop. 2.A conference or meeting of the top leaders or government.
Terse- Short and to the point.
Thwart- To block or defeat the plans or efforts of.
Vertical- Running straight up and down;upright.
Created by: nickol357



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