30 terms

Vocab 15

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salvage
To save something after it appears to be lost
salve
a healing ointment
conscious
knowing;aware
inscription
that which is written or engraved on stone, paper , or metal
manuscript
written or typed version of a book (as opposed to printed)
circumference
the distance around a circle
circulation
continuous movement around from one place to another
paraphrase
a rewording of the meaning
paramount
supreme;dominant; most important
paradox
a statement that seems to say two opposite things
indulgence
the act of being permissive, leniency
correspondence
communication by a letter
reverence
a feeling of deep love and respect
proficiency
skillfulness;expertness
urgency
a need for action
urgency
Our school often has fire drills in order to keep students alert to the ____________ of leaving the building in case of an emergency?
inscription
The ______ carved on the Statue of Liberty is a poem beginning with " Give me your tired, your poor..."
manuscript
Before the invention of the printing press, all books were handwritten ______________?
reverence
Amelia's parents taught her that giggling and whispering during a sermon is not showing proper _________- for God?
correspondence
Miss Bennett, our class's missionary, looks forward to the cards and other _________ that she receives from us?
conscious
Soon after I ate the chocolate covered pickle, I became __________ of an uneasy feeling in my stomach?
paraphrase
The fourth graders understood the President's speech better after their teacher made a ____________ of it.
paradox
When Jesus told his disciples, "Whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it," they were startled by what seemed to be a ____________?
salvage
The ship's owner hired scuba divers to search the sunken ship for whatever they could __________?
salve
Mom applied a _________ to the burn on my finger.
circulation
Grandma took medication for the proper ___________ of blood through her body?
paramount
The safety of the passengers was the captain's _____________ priority?
indulgence
Because of his parents' ___________, the little boy was a spoiled brat?
proficiency
Aaron won a scholarship to the music conservatory because of his ____________ on the violin?
circumference
What is the ___________ of that banana cream pie?