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BLIZZARD
n-A heavy snowstorm with strong winds.
SUMMIT
n.-1. The highest part; the top.
2. A conference or meeting of the top leaders of government.
AVALANCHE
n-1. A great mass of ice, earth, or snow mixed with rocks sliding down a mountain.
2. A great amount of something.
OPTIMIST
n.-One who looks at things in the most positive way; a cheerful, hopeful person.

OPTIMISTIC-adj.-Cheerful; hopeful.

OPTIMISM-n.-A feeling of hope or cheerfulness.
CHALLENGE
v.-1. To invite others to take part in a contest.
2. To cause a person to use a lot of skill or effort.
3. To question or to argue against, especially when something is unfair or unjust.

n.-1. An interesting task or problem; something that takes skill or effort.
2. A call to take part in a contest.
PREVIOUS
adj.-Earlier; happening before.
MAKESHIFT
n.-A temporary and usually less strong replacement.

adj.-Used as a temporary replacement
THWART
v. To block or defeat the plans or efforts of.
LURE
v. To tempt or attract with the promise of something good.

n.-1. Something that attracts.
2. Artificial bait used for fishing.
ROUTE
n.-1. The path that must be followed to get to a place.
2. A fixed course or area assigned to a sales or delivery person.
CREVICE
n.-A deep, narrow opening in rock caused by a split or crack.
VERTICAL
adj. Running straight up and down; upright.
CONQUER
v.-1. To get the better of.
2. To defeat.

CONQUEST-n- The act of defeating.
TERSE
adj.-1. Short and to the point.
FOOLHARDY
adj.- Unwisely bold or daring.