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CULTURE

noun
the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc.
KUHLcher
ability
It,s at the heart of their culture.
It's fun to learn about anther culture.

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RUSH

verb
to move, act, or progress with speed, impetuosity, or violence.
hurry,
They do not like to rush through meals.
Don't rush me.

3

TERRIBLE

adjective
exciting terror, awe, or great fear; dreadful; awful.
TER-uh-buh l
abhorrent
As a resulte, many of them think that fast food is a terrible idea.
It was a terrible choice for a hiding place.

4

ATTACK

verb
to set upon in a forceful, violent, hostile, or aggressive way, with or without a weapon; begin fighting with.
uh-TAK
storm
They saw it as an attack on Italian culture.
He had a mild heart attack.

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ENEMY

noun
a person who feels hatred for, fosters harmful designs against, or engages in antagonistic activities against another; an adversary or opponent.
EN-uh-mee
adversary
" Fast food is the enemy," he said, and he started a group called slow food.
Thame is my enemy.

6

JOIN

verb
to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together.
accompany
More people join every day.
Come join us.

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MEMBERS

noun
a person, animal, plant, group, etc., that is part of a society, party, community, taxon, or other body.
MEM-ber
Team
Members of slow food share many of the same ideas about problems with food today.
I played soccer with members.

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BORING

adjective
causing or marked by boredom.
BAWR-ing
tedious
"That's boring," they say.
I must be boring you to death.

9

LOCAL

adjective
pertaining to or characterized by place or position in space; spatial.
LOK-kuh l
provincial
Local food traditions with all their wonderful variety.
You are local, right?

10

VARIETY

noun
the state of being varied or diversified.
vuh-RAHY-i-tee
diversity
Local food traditions with all their wonderful variety.
He grew a variety of crops.

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DANGER

noun
liability or exposure to harm or injury; risk; peril.
DEYN-jer
crisis
Some have became so rare that the world is in danger of losing them completely.
I'm in danger.

12

PRODUCE

verb
to bring into existence; give rise to; cause.
pruh-DOOS
cropstar
Who produce eggs only when they live outside.
The play was produced by him.

13

WEIGH

verb
to hold up or balance, as in the hand, in order to estimate the weight.
counterbalance
A fish in the Amazon River that can weigh more than 500 pounds.
What do you weigh?

14

DISAPPEAR

verb
to cease to be seen; vanish from sight.
dis-uh-PEER
abandon
These plants and animals disappear,
They disappear.

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REACH

verb
to get to or get as far as in moving, going, traveling, etc.
ability
In the united states travel an average of 1.300 miles to reach the dinner table.
Can you reach it ?