Friday, January 29, 2010

Glossary - War - Vocabulary

shoulder - bear; accept
academy - school or college for special training
career - job in a particular area of
bunker - strongly built shelter for soldiers or guns
altitude - height above the sea-level
crucial - very important
sacrifice - the act of giving up something for a noble cause
ambition - strong desire
trouble spot - a place where there is danger
volunteer - to do something of one’s own will
launched - (here) sent a weapon into the sky
hurdle - difficulty
terrain - rough land
fierce - severe
retreat - moveback
unmindful - not taking into account
injury - wound
immortal - that will live forever
fatal - causing death
determination - strong will
grit - courage
posthumously - after death
heart-rending - causing deep sorrow

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