Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Vocabulary Finder - NuRuL aka IfAh(Chapter 4)

3) Surged

Meaning:

1.

strong, wavelike, forward movement, rush, or sweep: the onward surge of an angry mob.

2.

a strong, swelling, wavelike volume or body of something: a billowing surge of smoke.

3.

the rolling swell of the sea.

Example: Our warriors rushed upon them the two lines surged.

4) Shoved

Meaning:

1. To push forward or along.

2. To push rudely or roughly.

Example:Shoved my father aside.


5) Retreat

Meaning:

1. The forced or strategic withdrawal of an army or an armed force before an enemy, or the withdrawing of a naval force from action.

Example: They fought at the foot of the trail and would not retreat.

6)Barred

Meaning:

  1. A relatively long, evenly shaped piece of some solid substance, as metal or wood, used as a guard or obstruction or for some mechanical purpose: the bars of a cage.
  2. An oblong piece of any solid material: a bar of soap; a candy bar.
  3. The amount of material in a bar.

Example: My father who raised his hand against the hunter whose path he barred.


4 comments:

Syafiqah said...

besides searching for the difficult words, can you choose one which we can use the best?
thanks by the way.....

Naimah said...

Since there are some words that have more than one meanings, please try to label the meaning that is the closest one to the story.

dasha said...

PERFECT! I FIND THAT YOU HAVE REALLY LOTS OF MEANING. I MEAN IF YOU ASK SOMEONE TO FIND SOME MEANING THEY WILL FIND ONLY ONE , BUT YOU FOUND MORE THAN ONE IT ALSO HELPS KNOW THE OTHR MEANINGS. KEEP IT UP SIS........ ROCK NEVER DIES

dasha said...

SORRY SOME SPELLING ERROR MADE