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Close encounters with a Tornado !

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Word guide :

board: plank of wood -
cone:
a rounded pyramidal form -
deafening:
very loud indeed (it can make you deaf) -
dirt track:
a road with no hard surface -
fade:
diminish, disappear -
get going:
leave, depart, start -
give up:
abandon -
gust
: a violent movement of the wind -
hailstones:
small balls of ice -
hang around:
stay -
 
hindsight: retrospect -
inky: like ink, very dark -
into gear:
gears come between the engine to the wheels -
make one's way:
go -
make the journey:
come, travel -
materialize:
become real, appear -
quad bikes:
four-wheeled motor scooters -
rough:
violent, dangerous -
run out of:
come to the end of, have no more of -
run:
to manage, to own, to operate -
set off:
move away -
shelter:
protection -
slate gray:
almost black (gray US = grey GB) -
sped:
past tense of to speed, go very fast -
spot:
see -
spring:
a mechanism that absorbs bumps and jolts -
struck:
past tense of to strike, to hit -
suck:
pull -
we'd had it: we were in serious danger -
windshield:
front window of a car -
wound:
past tense of to wind, twist, turn -
wreck: destroy -

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