Theme 1 Night of the Twister and Blizzard vocabulary

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Vocabulary Slide show for Night of the Twisters and Blizzard. Originally downloaded from Sara Wojtovich at https://sites.google.com/a/dysart.org/mrs-wojtovich-s-class/homework/vocabulary/nightofthetwistersandblizzardvocabulary
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Theme 1 Night of the Twister and Blizzard vocabulary

  1. 1. Night of the Twisters and Blizzard! Vocabulary
  2. 2. AlertSentence: The city alert signaled to theresidents that there was a tornadonearby.
  3. 3. Alert (noun-n)Definition: A warning signal signifying danger oran emergency.
  4. 4. BoltingSentence: Andrew was bolting forthe door as the roof crashed downaround him.
  5. 5. Bolting (Verb-V)Definition: moving suddenly
  6. 6. DesperateSentence: Emergency crews plowedthrough the night to bring the desperatefolks to safety.
  7. 7. Desperate (verb-v)Definition: Willing to do or try anything inorder to survive.
  8. 8. FlickeringSentence: The flickering lights signaled to theboys that the weather outside was becomingdangerous.
  9. 9. Flickering (verb-v)Definition: shining unsteadily; quicklyturning on and off
  10. 10. FloesSentence: The ice floes filled up theriver mouth causing a huge flood inthe nearby town.
  11. 11. Floes (noun-n)Definition: masses of floating ice
  12. 12. HuddledSentence: The survivors huddled together inthe old lifeboat.
  13. 13. Huddled (verb-v)Definition: crowded together
  14. 14. ImmenseSentence: The immense snowstorm stretchedall the way from Kansas to North Texas.
  15. 15. Immense (adjective-adj)Definition: Very large
  16. 16. LullSentence: The lull between the two twistersmade us believe it was safe to go outside.
  17. 17. Lull (noun-n)Definition: A calm period
  18. 18. OminousSentence: The ominous clouds let thestorm chasers know a tornado wasforming.
  19. 19. Ominous (adjective-adj)Definition: Signaling trouble or danger.
  20. 20. ReceptionSentence: The poor radio receptionsignaled that the storm was becomingmore dangerous.
  21. 21. Reception (noun-n)Definition: converting electrical signals intosound or light, as in a radio or tv
  22. 22. StrandedSentence: Jessica was stranded at thecamp ground when her car battery died.
  23. 23. Stranded (verb-v)Definition: Left in a difficult position; usually leftalone not by choice.
  24. 24. TreacherousSentence: The treacherous roads were coveredwith ice and snow. This made it very dangerousfor anyone to drive on.
  25. 25. Treacherous (adjective-adj)Definition: Dangerous

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