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Vocabulary Slide show for Night of the Twisters and Blizzard. Originally downloaded from Sara Wojtovich at ...

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