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Reading Explorer 1A 1. rugby rugby 2. amateur amateur 3. usuallyusually 4. contributionscontributions 5. rodentrodent 6. cuisinecuisine 7. aspectaspect 8. contrastcontrast 9. invadeinvade 10. assumptionassumption
a football game you don’t stop until the period is over, team that has the ball may run with it, kick it, or pass it not allowed to block or make forward passes Rugby is named for Rugby School in England where the game was first played. It is a football game for teams of 15 players each in which play is continuous, you don’t stop until the period is over, and the team that has the ball may run with it, kick it, or pass it sideways or backward but is not allowed to block or make forward passes Webster’s Word Central website rug-by A game like American football without the pads and soccer together.
An amateur is a person who takes part in an activity (as a study or sport) for pleasure and not for pay. Webster’s Word Central website am-a-teur A person who does a sport or an activity for fun and not for money.
Usually is when something is done, found, or used in the ordinary course of events. Webster’s Word Central website Usu-al-ly (root usu-al when something is done about 80-98% of the time
To contribute is to have a part in bringing about something. Webster’s Word Central website Con-tri-bu-tion to give or help to create or be a part of something
A rodent is any of an order of fairly small mammals (as mice, squirrels, or beavers) that have sharp front teeth used for gnawing. Webster’s Word Central website ro-dent small animal that has sharp front teeth like mice, squirrels, or beavers
Cuisine is a style of cooking. Webster’s Word Central website cui-sine how something is cooked
An aspect is a certain way in which something appears or may be regarded. Webster’s Word Central website as-pect the way something looks or is thought about Look at the different aspects of high school soccer
To contrast is to compare two persons or things so as to show the differences between them. Webster’s Word Central website con-trast to notice, look at, differences Look at the opposite differences (contrast) aspects of high school soccer
To invade is to enter for conquest or plunder. Webster’s Word Central website in-vade to try to take over something for money, power, or wealth
Assumption is the belief that something is true. Webster’s Word Central website as-sump-tion to believe something is true even if you are unsure
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