50 terms

Lvl3 Ch1 R1-5 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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separate
(v.) to keep things apart from each other
real
(adj.) authentic; valid; true
describe
(v.) using words to explain something you saw or experienced
typically
(adv.) normally; generally
experience
(n.) something that someone sees, feels, or does Traveling around the world is a great ___. Try it!
stand out
(v.) to be different, and so to attract attention
tool
(n.) a thing that is used to do work or make something A pen is a writing ___.
compare
(v.) to look at the good and bad points of two different things
protect
(v.) to keep something or someone safe
complicated
(adj.) difficult to do, deal with, or understand
trick
(n.) a clever or skillful action that someone does, esp. to entertain people
pet
(n.) an animal that you keep in your home
snack
(n.) a food eaten between meals
flavor
(n.) the taste of something
care
(v.) to show affection
taste
(n.) one of the five senses, experienced by the tongue I like the ___ of cheese, but not the smell.
pay attention
(v.) to look or listen carefully
peanut
(n.) small nuts that grow under the ground
shake hands
(v.) a formal, professional way to greet someone, esp. the first time you meet, or after a long absence
beside
next to
relative
(n.) a member of the family
fur
(n.) the hair that covers the bodies of animals
search
(v.) to look for something or someone
take up
(v.) to occupy Elephants ___ a lot of space in the zoo.
quite
(adv.) to a degree; enough I am ___ happy to go to the movie tomorrow.
frequently
(adv.) again and again; often
since
because
various
(adj.) different; of several kinds
explore
(v.) to search or travel somewhere for the purpose of discovery
disappear
(v.) to go away; to no longer be seen
hippopotamus
(n.) a large animal with short legs and thick, dark gray skin which lives near water in Africa
extremely
(adv.) to the greatest degree; very much
threaten
(v.) to say or do something that makes others feel like they are in danger
social
(adj.) to do with groups together; not alone Dogs are very ___ animals, but cats are solitary.
available
(adj.) ready to get; ready for use Sorry, we only have one seat ___ in first class.
society
(n.) a large group of people living together, often sharing the same culture and language
female
(n.) one of two sexes of many plants, animals, and humans; the opposite of "male"
skull
(n.) the large bone that protects an animal's head, esp. the brain
herbivore
(n.) any animal that only eats plants
stand guard
(v.) to watch over something; to protect it
lizard
(n.) a small reptile that has a long body and short legs
creature
(n.) a living being, especially an animal; a beast
report
(n.) a story about something that happened
director
(n.) a person who manages a group of people; esp. a company or a program
zoologist
(n.) a biologist who studies animals
fully-grown
(adj.) completely mature; adult
variety
(n.) a range of many different kinds
unusual
(adj.) different from most others; not common
disease
(n.) an illness or sickness
actress
(n.) a woman or girl who performs on stage, TV or the movies
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