50 terms

Lvl 2 Ch 8 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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distance
(n.) the space between two points
advantage
(n.) a good feature
lie down
(v.) to be or move into a horizontal position on a surface
first class
(n.) something that is superior or deluxe in comparison to another
somewhere
(adv.) to refer to a place without saying exactly where you mean
"There is a park ___ in Machida, but I don't know where."
live
(adj.) not recorded; in person
get sea sick
(v.) to become ill due to the up and down motion of a ship
dangerous
(adj.) not safe
hurt
(v.) to cause pain or injury
on the other hand
however; but
early on
at the beginning
"___ in class, I was nervous, but I'm not anymore."
feathers
(n.) the soft, outer covering of a bird
turn out
(v.) to result, become
attempt
(v.) to try; to make an effort to do
successful
(adj.) having done something well; having become important, famous, or rich
realize
(v.) to know; to understand quickly or suddenly
"I just ___d that I forgot my wallet at home!"
experiment
(n.) a test for the purpose of discovering something unknown
flame
(n.) the part of a fire you can see
air balloon
(n.) a large bag containing heated air that is connect to a basket, which carries passengers
glider
(n.) an airplane with no engine
at least
not less than; a minimum of
cost
(v.) to cause someone to lose or destroy something valuable
"Being late for the interview ________ me the job."
gas
(n.) short for gasoline; the liquid you put in your car to make it move
on top of
in addition to
"I have a history test tomorrow. __________ that, I have to write an English essay."
tax
(n.) money paid to the government
cheap
(adj.) of a low price or low quality
freedom
(n.) the right to make your own choices or decisions
subway
(n.) a train that runs underneath a city
case
(n.) a situation
"Usually, I won't lend you money, but in this _______, I will."
crowded
(adj.) having many people in a small area
across
on the opposite side of
several
(adj.) more than two or three
farther
(adv.) at a greater distance
age
(n.) a period of time
passenger
(n.) a person riding in a vehicle
hold
(v.) to contain or be able to contain something
wonderful
(adj.) admirable; excellent; fantastic
Atlantic Ocean
(n.) the large body of water that lies between North and South America and Europe and Africa
introduce
(v.) to use something for the first time
super
(adj.) very good; outstanding
chunnel
(n.) a railroad tunnel under the English Channel between Great Britain and France
tunnel
(n.) an underground passage
form
(v.) to make; to create
suggest
(v.) to offer an idea or plan for someone to consider
reality
(n.) something that is actually happening
trade
(n.) buying and selling goods
in the past
at a time that has already finished
attack
(v.) to start a fight with; to strike out at
century
(n.) a time period of 100 years
only
(adj.) without another; alone