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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends
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autumn (or fall)

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the third season of the year

Autumn is my favorite season.  I love when many leaves change colors to red, orange, yellow, and purple.

chill/chilly

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cold enough to wear a heavy sweater or jacket

When it’s chilly, I like to wear my hoodie. 

downpour

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a large amount of rain that comes down all at once

Were you guys caught in the downpour yesterday?  It was raining like crazy!

fog

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a mist of vapor in a cloud that’s close to the ground, which makes it hard to drive in or difficult to see where you’re going

It can be dangerous to drive when there’s a lot of fog.

hail

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when rain turns to ice forming ice balls of various sizes

Did you see the hail yesterday?  We hardly ever get to see hail in Southern California.  It was fun!

June Gloom

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cloudy, foggy, and/or overcast days in Southern Cailfornia

I don't like it when there is June Gloom. It makes me feel depressed.

muggy

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warm and humid

The weather is muggy today, which makes it very uncomfortable.

overcast

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when the whole sky is grey

Even though it’s overcast today, we still need to put on sunscreen.

rain

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water that falls from the sky

Tomorrow there is an 80% chance it's going to rain. 

snow angel

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a fun way to form the impression of an angel with wings, by lying down in the snow and moving your arms and legs out and in

Every time it snows, we make snow angels.  It’s pretty awesome!