15 terms

wordly wise 3000 book 5 lesson 5

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avalanche
A great mass of ice, earth, or snow mixed with rocks sliding down a mountain. A great amount of something.
blizzard
A heavy snowstorm with strong winds.
challenge
To invite others to take part in a contest. To cause a person to use a lot of skill or effort. To question or to argue against, especially when something is unfair or unjust.
conquer
To get the better of. To defeat
crevice
a deep, narrow opening in rock caused by a split or crack.
foolhardy
Unwisely bold or daring.
lure
To tempt or attract with the promise of something good. Something that attracts.
makeshift
A temporary and usually less strong replacement. Used as a temporary replacement.
optimist
One who looks at things in the most positive way; a cheerful, hopeful person.
previous
Earlier; happening before.
route
The path that must be followed to get to a place. A fixed course or area assigned to a sales or delivery person.
summit
The highest part; the top. A conference or meeting of the top leaders of governments.
terse
short, to the point
thwart
to block or defeat the plans or efforts of (v.)
vertical
Running straight up and down; upright.
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