Unit 5: Encounter

Learn these words from the historical fiction by Jane Yolen (Inside: Level B, Unit 5).

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  1. encounter
    a casual meeting with a person or thing
  2. dream
    a series of images and emotions occurring during sleep
  3. shore
    the land along the edge of a body of water
  4. welcome
    greet upon arrival
  5. warning
    a message informing of danger
  6. sail
    a large piece of fabric used to propel a vessel
  7. canoe
    a small, light boat propelled with a paddle
  8. awkward
    lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
  9. custom
    accepted or habitual practice
  10. stranger
    an individual that one is not acquainted with
  11. feast
    provide a banquet for
  12. kneel
    rest one's weight on one's knees
  13. true
    consistent with fact or reality; not false
  14. bind
    create social or emotional ties
  15. friendship
    the state of being a helpful ally
  16. hollow
    not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
  17. in turn
    in proper order or sequence
  18. draw back
    pull or move away
  19. desire
    want strongly
  20. sharp
    having a point or thin edge suitable for cutting or piercing
  21. palm
    the inner surface of the hand
  22. slip away
    pass by
  23. soul
    the immaterial part of a person
  24. speech
    communication by word of mouth
  25. cloak
    a loose outer garment
Created on July 20, 2016 (updated August 10, 2016)

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