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Lvl 2 Ch 5 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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nature
(n.) the world of plants and animals
natural
(adj.) living in or made by nature
even though
in spite of the fact
"___ I set my alarm clock, I was late for class."
benefit
(n.) an advantage
along with
in company with; at the same time as
"We ordered salad ___ the pizza."
scientist
(n.) a person who is a science expert
involve
(v.) include; is part of
"Our part time jobs ___ cleaning and cooking."
touch
(v.) to feel with the hand or fingers
test
(n.) a set of questions or problems used to evaluate
yard
(n.) the ground that surrounds a house or other structure
condition
(n.) a situation
vine
(n.) a plant with a long, thin stem that winds around something
layer
(n.) a thickness of some material laid on or spread over a surface
guess
(v.) to say what you think might happen
two-thirds
(n.) 66.6% of something; 2/3
discover
(v.) to find out
jewel
(n.) a cut and polished precious stone like a diamond, ruby, sapphire, etc.
valuable
(adj.) worth a lot of money
produce
(v.) to make
lung
(n.) part of the body used to breathe, which fills and empties with air
light
(n.) the brightness given by the sun, moon, lights etc.
provide
(v.) to give or supply
minute
(n.) 1/60 of an hour
make up
(v.) to form or compose something
break up
(v.) to fall apart into pieces
rainbow
(n.) a curved line of colors that appears in the sky when sun shines after or during rainfall
come out
(v.) to appear
sunlight
(n.) the light of the sun
indigo
(n.) a blue dye made from certain plants
farther
(adv.) a greater distance
surface
(n.) the outside part of something
plate
(n.) a piece of the Earth's surface that moves to make earthquakes
pressure
(n.) pushing force
earthquake
(n.) shaking at the surface of the earth
generally
(adv.) not specific
destroy
(v.) break; damage
fall down
(v.) to drop to the ground
wave
(n.) movement of the sea
coast
(n.) the part of land next to the sea
island
(n.) an area of land surrounded by water
between
separating
"There is a fence ___ the two houses."
cut off
(v.) to be separated
isolate
(v.) to set apart from others
however
(adv.) but
cover
(v.) place something over
"Please ___ your mouth with your hand when you cough."
desert
(n.) area of land covered with sand with very little or no water
bottom
(n.) the lowest possible place
half
(n.) 0.5; 50%
kilometer
(n.) a distance of 1,000 meters
stay
(v.) to remain in the same place
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