Lesson 3 Vocabulary

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  1. Abundance
    • (adj) more than enough; plentiful
    • (n) a great amount
    • (plenty of resources)
    • Antonym/Opposite - scarce

  2. Arid
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    • (adj) having little or no rainfall; very dry

    • (the desert is arid
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  3. Distinct
     

    (adj) 1. not the same; different or seperate

    2. unmistakable; definate  

  4. Graze
     

    (v) 1. to feed on growing grass

    2. to touch lightly in passing

  5. Hectic
    (adj) full of feverish activity, haste, or confusion

    Antonym/Opposite - simple

  6. Horde
     

    (n) a large group or crowd, especially one on the move

  7. Humid
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    • (adj) having a large amount of water or moisture in the air
    • (n) the amount of moisture in the air

    Antonym/Opposite - dry

  8. Incredible
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    • (adj) hard or impossible to believe; unbelievable

  9. Inhabit
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    • (v) to live  in or on (to occupy

    (n) a person or animal that lives in a certain place

    Antonym/Opposite - tourist

  10. Peninsula
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    • (n) a piece of land connected to a larger land mass, that juts out and is almost completely surrounded by water

  11. Rural
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    • (adj) of or relating to the country and the people who live there

    • Antonym/Opposite - urban
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  12. Sanctuary
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    • (n) 1. a place of safety or shelter (refuge)

    2. protection offered by such a place

     

  13. Slendor
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    • (n) magnificence; brilliance of appearance
    • (adj) very imprssive; magnificent (glory)

  14. Squalor
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    • (n) filthy; misery

    (adj) dirty and unfit for living, especially as a result of neglect 

    Antonym/Opposite: elegance

  15. Terrain
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    • (n) 1. an area of land; a region
    • 2. the surface features of a region

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