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44 terms
Peak
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
climbing upward
not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall…
(of rain, hail, or snow) fall quickly and very heavily
showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks
ascent
climbing upward
precarious
not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall…
34 terms
Peak
Scrutinize
Disheveled
Tag
Sherpas
To examine in detail with careful or critical attention
Out of order or messy
To graffiti something
A member
Scrutinize
To examine in detail with careful or critical attention
Disheveled
Out of order or messy
37 terms
Peak
Peak Marcello
3 adjectives
Vincent: Who is he?
Who is Terri?
14 (15 at very end), student/climber
adventurous, daring, ambitious/determined
peaks teacher
Peak's mom
Peak Marcello
14 (15 at very end), student/climber
3 adjectives
adventurous, daring, ambitious/determined
11 terms
Peak
author
setting (time and location)
how does the setting affect the story
Peak
Roland Smith
present day, NYC, Mount Everest, China
Peak climbed a sky scraper and was arrested, Mt. Everest had…
he dreamed of being a mountain climber, main character
author
Roland Smith
setting (time and location)
present day, NYC, Mount Everest, China
22 terms
Peak
Parenthetical
ascent
precarious
resolve
relating to,or inserted as a parenthesis
a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill
not securely held or in position
settle or find a solution
Parenthetical
relating to,or inserted as a parenthesis
ascent
a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill
15 terms
peak
Quarantined
Surly
Debilitated
Covert
impose isolation on (a person, animal, or place); put in quar…
bad-tempered and unfriendly
make (someone) weak and infirm
not openly acknowledged or displayed
Quarantined
impose isolation on (a person, animal, or place); put in quar…
Surly
bad-tempered and unfriendly
Peak
Precarious
Demoralizing
Audacious
Denouement
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
depriving of spirit or energy, disheartening
Fearless and daring
an outcome or solution; the unraveling of a plot
Precarious
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
Demoralizing
depriving of spirit or energy, disheartening
PEAK
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
climbing upward
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control
to throw
extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless
ascent
climbing upward
precarious
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control
44 terms
Peak
ascent
Precarious
Pelting
Audacious
Definition: Going up... Type Of Speech: Noun ... Synonym: Rise
Definition: Unstable... Type Of Speech: Adjective... Synonym: Dange…
Definition: To hit hard... Type Of Speech: Verb... Synonym: Hammer
Definition: Inventive ... Type Of Speech: Adjective... Synonym: Ing…
ascent
Definition: Going up... Type Of Speech: Noun ... Synonym: Rise
Precarious
Definition: Unstable... Type Of Speech: Adjective... Synonym: Dange…
44 terms
Peak
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
an act of ascending; upward movement; a rising movement
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain
anything happening rapidly or in quick successive
extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless
ascent
an act of ascending; upward movement; a rising movement
precarious
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain
37 terms
Peak
ascent
precarious
audacious
demeanor
climb
dangerous/unpredictable
daring
behavior
ascent
climb
precarious
dangerous/unpredictable
44 terms
Peak
ascent- Verb
precarious- Adjective
pelting-Adjective
audocious-Adjective
going up
not secure; uncertain
Mean
taking bold risks
ascent- Verb
going up
precarious- Adjective
not secure; uncertain
19 terms
Peak
acclimatization
conjure
pun
auspicious
Adjusting to a new range of environmental temperatures.
To bring forth, especially through words
A play on words
Favorable
acclimatization
Adjusting to a new range of environmental temperatures.
conjure
To bring forth, especially through words
22 terms
PEAK
Parenthetical
Ascent
Precarious
Resolve
Relating to parentheses
To climb a mountain or hill
Not securely held or in position
To find a solution
Parenthetical
Relating to parentheses
Ascent
To climb a mountain or hill
13 terms
PEAK
Peak
Josh Wood
Zopa
Sun-Jo
a 14 year old boy raised by his mother and stepfather, is the…
Peak's father, "a rock rat", was not there for Peak when he w…
a monk, helps Sun-jo and Peak climb Mount Everest
is a Nepalese boy, only six days older than Peak, who climbs…
Peak
a 14 year old boy raised by his mother and stepfather, is the…
Josh Wood
Peak's father, "a rock rat", was not there for Peak when he w…
44 terms
PEAK
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
climbing upward
not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall…
(of rain, hail, or snow) fall quickly and very heavily.
showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.
ascent
climbing upward
precarious
not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall…
19 terms
Peak
Altitude
Assault team
Avalanche
Base camp
physical performance decreases with increasing altitude >3950…
The top of the mountain
a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
A camp
Altitude
physical performance decreases with increasing altitude >3950…
Assault team
The top of the mountain
45 terms
Peak
Ascent
Precarious
Pelting
Audacious
Climbing Upwards
Unstable position, likely to fall
To attack by throwing projectiles repeatedly
Taking bold risks
Ascent
Climbing Upwards
Precarious
Unstable position, likely to fall
22 terms
Peak
Journal; Peak has to write in it for h…
Peak's step dad
Vincent
Crampon
Moleskine
Rolf
Peak's Literary mentor
Special shoes used to grip onto the mountain
Journal; Peak has to write in it for h…
Moleskine
Peak's step dad
Rolf
16 terms
Peak
Altitude
Assault Team
Avalanche
Base Camp
Elevation above sea level
Agitators should be arrested. If necessary, arrest groups sho…
great mass of falling snow and ice
(Noun) p.174 Where climbers rest for a few days to acclimatiz…
Altitude
Elevation above sea level
Assault Team
Agitators should be arrested. If necessary, arrest groups sho…
10 terms
Peak
Base camp
Summit
Porter
Sherpa
A central setup of tents where food, equipment, and medical s…
The highest point
A person who carries supplies.
A clan of people originally from Tibet who live along Nepal's…
Base camp
A central setup of tents where food, equipment, and medical s…
Summit
The highest point
11 terms
Peak
precarious
demoralizing
Audacious
Denouement
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
discouraging
Fearless and daring
conclusion; resolution
precarious
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
demoralizing
discouraging
37 terms
Peak
ascent
precarious
audacious
demeanor
climb
dangerous/unpredictable
daring
behavior
ascent
climb
precarious
dangerous/unpredictable
44 terms
Peak
ascent- Verb
precarious- Adjective
pelting
audocious
going up
not secure; uncertain
to fall quickly
taking bold risks
ascent- Verb
going up
precarious- Adjective
not secure; uncertain
19 terms
Peak
Altitude
Assault Team
Avalanche
Base Camp
Elevation above sea level
Two or more climbers trying to reach the summit.
A great mass of ice, earth, or snow mixed with rocks sliding…
(Noun) p.174 Where climbers rest for a few days to acclimatiz…
Altitude
Elevation above sea level
Assault Team
Two or more climbers trying to reach the summit.
16 terms
PEAK
literary
mentor
parenthetical
brutal
having to do with literature; books and writing
a wise and trusted counselor or teacher
(use of parentheses)
savage; cruel; inhuman
literary
having to do with literature; books and writing
mentor
a wise and trusted counselor or teacher
17 terms
Peak
precarious
demoralizing
audacious
denouement
Not securely held in position.
cause someone to lose confidence or hope.
willingness to take bold risk
to come to a conclusion
precarious
Not securely held in position.
demoralizing
cause someone to lose confidence or hope.
44 terms
peak
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
climbing upwards
unstable;lacking in security or stability
beating against
Fearless and daring
ascent
climbing upwards
precarious
unstable;lacking in security or stability
16 terms
Peak
Altitude
Assault Team
Avalanche
Base camp
Elevation or height above sea level
Agitators should be arrested. If necessary, arrest groups sho…
great mass of falling snow and ice
(Noun) p.174 Where climbers rest for a few days to acclimatiz…
Altitude
Elevation or height above sea level
Assault Team
Agitators should be arrested. If necessary, arrest groups sho…
22 terms
peak
freedom of expression
first Amendment
Tinker v. Des moines
Establishment claues
protects our speech
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
The case that ruled that students do not lose Constitutional…
the part of the first amendment that says the government cann…
freedom of expression
protects our speech
first Amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
29 terms
Peak
precarious
demoralizing
audacious
denouement
Unstable, insecure,
cause someone to lose confidence or hope
taking bold risks
final part to something
precarious
Unstable, insecure,
demoralizing
cause someone to lose confidence or hope
44 terms
Peak
Ascent
Precarious
Pelting
Audacious
Climbing upward
Likely to fall
Hitting with a hard force
showing the willingness to take bold risks
Ascent
Climbing upward
Precarious
Likely to fall
44 terms
peak
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
a movement upward
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
beating against
Fearless and daring
ascent
a movement upward
precarious
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
211 terms
Peak
What is Peak's father's name?
What are the names of Peak's twin sist…
What subject does Vincent teach?
What kind of pickup was Peak riding in…
Joshua Wood
Patrice and Paula
English
Toyota
What is Peak's father's name?
Joshua Wood
What are the names of Peak's twin sist…
Patrice and Paula
20 terms
Peak
Altitude
Assault team
Avalanche
Base camp
Elevation above sea level
Two or more climbers who attempt to reach a mountain summit
great mass of falling snow and ice
Where climbers rest for a few days to acclimatize to reduce t…
Altitude
Elevation above sea level
Assault team
Two or more climbers who attempt to reach a mountain summit
44 terms
peak
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
climbing upward
dependent on the will or pleasure of another
hitting with a hard force
extremely bold or daring
ascent
climbing upward
precarious
dependent on the will or pleasure of another
20 terms
Peak
summit
ascent
precarious
endeavor
n. the highest point of a mountain
n. climbing upward
adj. not safe or steady
n. a serious effort or attempt
summit
n. the highest point of a mountain
ascent
n. climbing upward
44 terms
Peak
ascent
precarious
pelting
audacious
climbing upward
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain; u…
paltry; petty; mean.
extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless:
ascent
climbing upward
precarious
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain; u…
45 terms
peak
shrapnel
precarious
audacious
denouement
small pieces of metal that fly out of a bomb or bullet
dangerously unstable unstady uncertain or insecure
bold daring or fearless especially in challenging situations
a final part of a story or a drama in which everything is mad…
shrapnel
small pieces of metal that fly out of a bomb or bullet
precarious
dangerously unstable unstady uncertain or insecure
44 terms
Peak
ascent- Verb
precarious- Adjective
pelting
audocious
going up
not secure; uncertain
to fall quickly
taking bold risks
ascent- Verb
going up
precarious- Adjective
not secure; uncertain
14 terms
PEAK
Peak
Josh
Sun-jo
Zopa
The main character in the book who loves climbing and attempt…
Owner of the Peak Experience and want Peak to climb Mt. Evere…
Peaks friend who helps him get up Mt. Everest but he ends up…
Zopa is a Buddhist monk who is Peaks Sherpa to summit. He has…
Peak
The main character in the book who loves climbing and attempt…
Josh
Owner of the Peak Experience and want Peak to climb Mt. Evere…
9 terms
peak
You can never tell who the mountain wi…
Peak
Sun-jo
Gulu
Zopa says this on the mountain.
Loves his family and avoids being selfish against what his mo…
Has a reason for climbing the mountain.
Tells a story at Porter Camp that he gave Sun-jo his first ya…
You can never tell who the mountain wi…
Zopa says this on the mountain.
Peak
Loves his family and avoids being selfish against what his mo…
20 terms
Peak
elicited
sherpa
moleskine
pantomime
evoke or draw out from someone in reaction to one's own actio…
a person/guide that helps a mountaineer by carrying some of h…
a type of notebook that many artists use
the art or technique of conveying emotions, actions, feelings…
elicited
evoke or draw out from someone in reaction to one's own actio…
sherpa
a person/guide that helps a mountaineer by carrying some of h…
50 terms
Peak
Shrapnel
Precarious
Audacious
Denouement
small pieces of metal that fly out of a bomb or bullet when i…
dangerously unstable, unsteady, uncertain, or insecure
bold, daring or fearless,especially in challenging situations
a final part of a story or drama in which everything is made…
Shrapnel
small pieces of metal that fly out of a bomb or bullet when i…
Precarious
dangerously unstable, unsteady, uncertain, or insecure
44 terms
Peak
Ascent
Precarious
Pelting
Audacious
climbing uppward
Not securley held
To fall
Showing a willingness
Ascent
climbing uppward
Precarious
Not securley held
9 terms
peak
obstacle
omission
overzealous
grouse
somebody or something that hinders or prevents progress
something that is deliberately or accidentally left out or no…
doing something so much that it cause a problem
to complain regularly and continually often in a way that is…
obstacle
somebody or something that hinders or prevents progress
omission
something that is deliberately or accidentally left out or no…
10 terms
Peak
Ascent
Precarious
Pelting
Audacious
a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill.
not securely held or in position, dangerously likely to fall…
attack (someone) by repeatedly hurling things at them.
showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.
Ascent
a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill.
Precarious
not securely held or in position, dangerously likely to fall…
37 terms
Peak
Peak Marcello
3 adjectives
Vincent: Who is he?
Who is Terri?
14 (15 at very end), student/climber
adventurous, daring, ambitious/determined
peaks teacher
Peak's mom
Peak Marcello
14 (15 at very end), student/climber
3 adjectives
adventurous, daring, ambitious/determined
10 terms
Peak
Media
Sherpa
Passports
Violate
Radio television newspapers and magazines that reach or influ…
People living on the side of the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal…
In official document of identity and Sitterson ship and permi…
To break a law or agreement
Media
Radio television newspapers and magazines that reach or influ…
Sherpa
People living on the side of the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal…
Peak
Crampons
Acclimatization
Self-arrest
Hape
a metal plate with spikes fixed to a boot for walking on ice…
US also acclimation) is the process in which an individual or…
a climber who has fallen and is sliding down a snow or ice-co…
spelled oedema in British English) is a life-threatening form…
Crampons
a metal plate with spikes fixed to a boot for walking on ice…
Acclimatization
US also acclimation) is the process in which an individual or…
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