Vocabulary “Never Stop on the Motorway”

Slip Away: To depart without being noticed.

Glance: To read quickly or in cursory fashion

To drift: To have no continuing focus, stray.

Threat: An indication of imminent harm, danger or pain

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Amicable: Showing a polite and friendly desire.

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Go to almost any lengths: To do whatever is necessary.

Grumbled:  To murmur or mutter in discontent.

Bringing-up:  To take care of and educate (a child)

Groaned: To voice a deep, as of pain, grief, or displeasure.

Halt:  To  stop, pause

Fumbled: To feel or grope about clumsily

Crowded: to gather in large numbers; throng; swarm.

Slammed: To hit, push, etc., violently

Thump: to strike, beat, or fall heavily, with a dull sound.

Dazzle: to blind temporarily with bright light

Slow down: reduce speed.

Speed up: increase in speed.

To snatch a look at the driver: check out the driver

Overtake: catch up with and pass while traveling in the same direction.

Pile-up: to crash or cause to crash

Blast on a  horn:  to produce a loud, blaring noise by or as if by blowing.

Swerved back: to turn aside suddenly or sharply in movement or direction.

Menacingly: threateningly

Tremble: to shake with short, quick movements, as from fear or cold.

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Spotted: observeidentify, sight, recognize, detect.

Relief: a feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress.

Skidded: (of a vehicle) slide, typically sideways or obliquely, on slippery ground or as a result of stopping or turning too quickly.

Head-on collision: with the front or fronts foremost

To lurch: make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements


Retaliate: to avenge (an injury, wrong, etc)


swerve: to turn or cause to turn aside, usually sharply or suddenly, from a course.

Drenched: to wet thoroughly; soak

Bounce: To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.

skid out: yaw, out of control

Chasing: an act of pursuing someone or something.

Grab: a quick, sudden clutch or attempt to seize.

Aim: the directing of a weapon or object at a target.

Pull over: To bring a vehicle to a stop at a curb or at the side of a road

Crouched: adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down, sometimes to avoid detection or to defend oneself.

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