Vocab 15

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salvage

To save something after it appears to be lost

salve

a healing ointment

conscious

knowing;aware

inscription

that which is written or engraved on stone, paper , or metal

manuscript

written or typed version of a book (as opposed to printed)

circumference

the distance around a circle

circulation

continuous movement around from one place to another

paraphrase

a rewording of the meaning

paramount

supreme;dominant; most important

paradox

a statement that seems to say two opposite things

indulgence

the act of being permissive, leniency

correspondence

communication by a letter

reverence

a feeling of deep love and respect

proficiency

skillfulness;expertness

urgency

a need for action

urgency

Our school often has fire drills in order to keep students alert to the ____________ of leaving the building in case of an emergency?

inscription

The ______ carved on the Statue of Liberty is a poem beginning with " Give me your tired, your poor..."

manuscript

Before the invention of the printing press, all books were handwritten ______________?

reverence

Amelia's parents taught her that giggling and whispering during a sermon is not showing proper _________- for God?

correspondence

Miss Bennett, our class's missionary, looks forward to the cards and other _________ that she receives from us?

conscious

Soon after I ate the chocolate covered pickle, I became __________ of an uneasy feeling in my stomach?

paraphrase

The fourth graders understood the President's speech better after their teacher made a ____________ of it.

paradox

When Jesus told his disciples, "Whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it," they were startled by what seemed to be a ____________?

salvage

The ship's owner hired scuba divers to search the sunken ship for whatever they could __________?

salve

Mom applied a _________ to the burn on my finger.

circulation

Grandma took medication for the proper ___________ of blood through her body?

paramount

The safety of the passengers was the captain's _____________ priority?

indulgence

Because of his parents' ___________, the little boy was a spoiled brat?

proficiency

Aaron won a scholarship to the music conservatory because of his ____________ on the violin?

circumference

What is the ___________ of that banana cream pie?

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