IELTS voc 9

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IELTS voc 9
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2012-04-27 15:49:58
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IELTS vocabulary unit 9
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  1. burrow
    rabbit's home: a hole or tunnel dug as a living space by a small animal
  2. climate
    typical weather in a region
  3. decline
    refuse invitation
  4. den
    • room for relaxing
    • wild animal's lair (hidden home)
  5. fauna
    animal life in general
  6. flora
    plants, plant life
  7. habitat
    typical location
  8. pesticides
    pest-killing compound
  9. prey
    • animal hunted by another animal
    • (prey =! predator)
  10. predator
    carnivorous animal
  11. repercussion
    consequence, result of action
  12. scent
    pleasant smell
  13. vermin
    destructive animals or insects
  14. weed
    unwanted plant
  15. arid
    with low rainfall
  16. catastrophic
    disastrous
  17. domesticate
    to accustom an animal to live near to people
  18. vulnerable
    without adequate protection
  19. wild
    not tame or domesticated
  20. combat
    try to destroy something dangerous
  21. eradicate
    eliminate, get ride of, destroy
  22. hibernate
    • pass winter asleep
    • become less active
  23. strawberry
    fruit !
  24. animals
    • hippopotamus: large African mammal
    • ostrich: نعامة
    • rhinoceros: وحيد القرن
  25. carnation
    قرنفل
  26. lily
    سوسن
  27. daisy
    زهرة الربيع
  28. Australian animals
    • emu: Australian bird
    • echidna: spiny mammal
    • kangaroo: كنجرو
  29. Trees
    gum, maple, oak, palm
  30. twig
    small branch
  31. paw
    animal's foot
  32. claw
    animal's sharp nail
  33. thorn
    sharp point on plant stem
  34. petal
    colored part of flower
  35. elephant's trunk
    زلومة
  36. snail
    حلزون
  37. bush, shrub
    woody plant with several stems
  38. paddock
    enclosed field for horses
  39. quill
    large feather
  40. chew
    masticate, crunch
  41. cattle
    livestock, oxen
  42. cull
    reject, remove somebody from a group

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