50 terms

Reading for Speed & Fluency Lvl 2, Ch 3

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communication
(n.) the passing of information between people
thought
(n.) an idea
meaning
(n.) the intended message
message
(n.) a piece of written or spoken information that you give or send to someone
distance
(n.) the space between two points
runner
(n.) a person who takes a message between 2 people
knowledge
(n.) having information; "After reading the book, I have more _________ about that topic."
hit
(v.) to knock, bang, smack, etc.
smoke
(n.) a cloud caused by burning something
useful
(adj.) helpful
expensive
(adj.) high in price
operator
(n.) a person who connects telephone calls
connect
(v.) to join or be joined with something else
caller
(n.) a person making a telephone call
make a call
(v.) to use the telephone
system
(n.) parts placed together to form one working unit. "The train _____ in Tokyo is convenient."
nearly
(adv.) almost
strange
(adj.) slightly odd or weird; not normal
cell phone
(n.) a telephone you can use anywhere
style
(n.) a particular kind, sort, or type
foreign
(adj.) outside one's own country
body language
(n.) signals sent by a person's body posture, gestures, and facial expressions
hold up
(v.) to support the weight of something. "Many baseball fans _______ signs to support their favorite teams."
order
(v.) to ask for something
movement
(n.) a change of position
thumb
(n.) the short thick finger on the side of your hand
from side to side
(adv.) moving from right to left
from front to back
(adv.) moving from the nearest side of something to its rear
shoulder
(n.) the body part that joins the arm to the body
toward
in the direction of
weapon
(n.) an object used to attack; e.g. gun, sword, etc.
war
(n.) a series of battles between 2 or more groups
pigeon
(n.) a grey bird, often found in parks
shoot
(v.) to fire a projectile
enemy
(n.) a hostile power or force; not a friend
secret code
(n.) a set of numbers, letters, or a combination of the two that is known to a select few, that gives access to something; e.g. for an ATM or email account.
side
(n.) one of two or more contesting, teams, groups, etc.
come up with
(v.) produce something, especially when pressured or challenged. "I have to _______ a good idea for my boss."
invention
(n.) something useful created by someone
take off
(v.) to be widely and successfully used by many others
sign language
(n.) a method of communication used by people who cannot hear
finger
(n.) one of the five branching parts of the hand
as well as
(adv.) in addition to
letter
(n.) a symbol or character used in writing
"There are 26 ___ in the English alphabet."
spell
(v.) to write or say the letters of a word in the correct order
move
(v.) to change position
chin
(n.) the part of a person's face below their mouth
correct
(adj.) right; proper; accurate
eyebrow
(n.) the line of short hairs above each eye in humans
forward
(adv.) toward the direction in front of you
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