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settlern: a person who moved with a group of others to live in a different country or area
streamn: a small, narrow river; a continuous flow of something, such as liquid, gas, people, vehicles, etc.
strikev: to wallop somebody or something with the hand, fist, or weapon; to have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
preciousadj: uncommon and extremely valuable
unearthv: to discover or bring to light something that is in the ground or was previously hidden or unknown
treasuren: a valuable or desirable possession; something that is cherished or held dear; a collection of valuable objects or money that is hidden or protected
dinosaurn: a large extinct reptile, often with an armored back, long neck, tail, and bony plates on the skin
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
marshn: a type of land that is always wet and has soft soil; swamp or bog
copev: to deal with and overcome difficulties or problems
competev: to strive to achieve more success than someone or something
uncoverv: to remove the cover from something; to discover something previously unseen or hidden
prehistoricadj: belonging to or existing in times before recorded history; no longer fashionable
monstern: an imaginary creature that is large and has various human and animal parts; someone or something large and powerful
iconn: a picture or statue of a holy person considered to be a sacred thing; a little icon on the screen of a computer or smartphone that denotes an application or a file
creaturen: a living being, especially an animal
showcasen: a display or exhibition of something, typically as a way of promoting it
destructiveadj: causing or able to cause tremendous and irreparable damage
whirlwindn: a very strong wind that moves rapidly in circles and causes a lot of damage
profitn: money that is earned in business or by selling things after deducting the costs involved
ambitionn: a strong wish to do or achieve something
fueln: a substance that is typically burned to generate heat or energy
rivalryn: competition or opposition between people or groups, especially in sports or business
feudn: a bitter argument between two parties, causing a lot of anger or violence
ill-temperedadj: tending to become easily angry or irritable; bad-tempered
knackn: a special talent or ability that comes naturally or with practice, particularly in a specific area or field; a clever or shrewd way of doing something
debunkv: to expose or dismiss as false, exaggerated, or worthless
falsehoodn: a statement or belief that is untrue, often intentionally deceptive or misleading
pitchforkn: a long-handled farm tool with two or three prongs at the end, used for turning over hay or other agricultural materials
charismaticadj: having a strong and magnetic personality that attracts and influences others
boldadj: brave, daring, and confident; not frightened of danger or afraid to say what you feel or to take risks
sarcasticadj: using irony and cutting language to mock, ridicule, or convey contempt; saying the opposite of what is meant in a mocking tone
temperamentaladj: relating to a person’s temperament or disposition; subject to changes in mood or behavior; unpredictable
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
comfortn: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint
honorn: high regard or great respect for someone; the quality of having and doing based on a keen sense of morality; (verb) to show respect towards someone
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
souradj: having a taste that is acidic or tart; (noun) a person or situation that is unhappy or negative
quarryn: a place where a stone or other materials are extracted from the ground; an animal or a person that is the target of hunting
jerseyn: a knitted garment typically made of wool or cotton, worn as a shirt or pullover
skeletonn: the structure of bones in a human or animal body, or a framework of bones or other material that supports a plant
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
operatorn: a person who uses and controls machinery or equipment; a mathematical symbol used to perform calculations
outragen: an intense feeling of anger or indignation in response to something that is perceived as unfair, unjust, or offensive; a public display of anger or protest against such injustices
accusev: to charge or criticize someone with a crime or wrongdoing
briberyn: the practice or attempt of offering something, usually money, to gain an unlawful advantage
reconstructionn: the process of rebuilding or repairing something that has been damaged or destroyed or of restoring something to its original condition
marineadj: relating to the sea and the creatures and plants that live there
reptilen: a cold-blooded animal that has dry, scaly skin and lays eggs on land, such as snakes, lizards, and turtles
immediatelyadv: now or without delay
mentorn: a person who helps and advises a younger or less experienced person over time, usually at work or school
mortifyv: to cause extreme embarrassment, shame, or humiliation; to subdue or discipline one’s bodily passions or desires
destroyv: to ruin or damage severely or completely; to eradicate or eliminate completely
blundern: mistake; the act of making a foolish error
availv: to help or benefit; to use or take advantage of
mutualadj: common to or shared by two or more parties
resentmentn: bitterness or indignation at being treated unfairly
blossomn: the reproductive structure on a flowering plant that consists of usually colorful petals and a typically green calyx (merging of sepals); the state or time of flowering; the peak of a person’s or thing’s development or success
transcontinentaladj: spanning or crossing an entire continent or continents
railroadn: metal tracks laid with rails on which trains run; a system of tracks with the trains operated by an organization
scourv: to clean thoroughly and vigorously by scrubbing or rubbing; to search or examine something thoroughly and systematically
fossiln: any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing that has become hard and turned into rock
relyv: to require a specific thing or the assistance and support of someone or something to continue, run properly, or succeed.
nativeadj: connecting with or describing someone’s birth country or place of birth, or someone born in a specific country or place
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
celebratedadj: renowned for possessing admirable attributes
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
invalidadj: not legally or officially recognized or acceptable; (verb) to remove someone from active duty; (noun) a person who is weakened or disabled by illness or injury
redundantadj: unnecessarily repetitive or excessive; exceeding what is necessary or essential; characterized by unnecessary repetition or duplication of efforts
priorityn: something that is more important than other things and should be dealt with first
announcev: to make something known or officially inform people about something
telegramn: a message sent by telegraph (= a method of long-distance transmission of messages by electrical or radio signals), typically consisting of a few words and sent at a reduced rate for urgent or brief communications
journaln: a newspaper or magazine specialized in a specific topic or profession
fortunen: a large amount of money or property; chance or luck as an unknown and arbitrary force affecting human affairs
hirev: to give somebody a job
huntv: to go after and try to catch wild animals to kill them for food, sport, or profit
rivaln: a person, company, or thing competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
bluffv: to try to deceive someone into believing that you can or are going to do something, or that you have knowledge or abilities; (noun) a high steep bank, usually formed by river erosion
frontiern: a border that separates two countries, or the area near this line
yieldn: the total output of crops, profits, etc. that are produced; (verb) to produce or supply helpful something, such as a profit, an amount of food, or information
giganticadj: extremely large
assistantn: someone who helps or supports someone else to do a job
ruthlessadj: lacking in pity or compassion; willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their goals, regardless of the consequences for others
questn: a long or challenging search for something
desperateadj: feeling or showing a lack of hope and a willingness to do anything because of the problematic situation
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
dwindlev: to gradually decrease in size, amount, or strength; to become smaller
gamblev: to take risky action in the hope of being successful; to play or game for money or other stakes
destituteadj: lacking basic material necessities such as food, shelter, and clothing; impoverished
contemplatev: to think about a possible future action or to think about something for a long time thoughtfully
paleontologyn: the study of fossils and the history of life on Earth
geologyn: a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
surveyn: an investigation of the opinions, behavior, etc. of a particular group of people, made by asking people questions
branchn: a division of a tree or woody shrub that grows out from the trunk or a main stem; a division of some larger or more complex organization
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
sponsorv: to provide funds for a particular event, program, individual, etc. as a way of advertising
westwardadj: directed or going towards the west; located in the west; moving or facing towards the west
expeditionn: a journey or voyage for a specific purpose
vanquishv: to defeat or conquer thoroughly; to overcome and gain control over someone or something
spillv: to cause or allow liquid to run or flow over the edge of its container by accident
tabloidadj: relating to a type of newspaper or journalism that focuses on sensational and often trivial stories and headlines; (noun) a type of newspaper or magazine that typically features sensational or scandalous stories and headlines, often with a focus on celebrity gossip or other entertainment news
plagiarismn: the act of using someone else’s words or ideas without giving proper credit or permission; the representation of another person’s work as one’s own
fraudn: the crime of gaining money or financial benefits by deceiving people; a person who makes deceitful pretenses
corruptionn: dishonest, harmful, or illegal behavior, especially of people in positions of power
tarnishedadj: no longer having a good reputation or being reduced in value, quality, or excellence
reputationn: the general opinion that people have about someone or something, especially when this is based on their previous experiences or behaviors
relentv: to soften or become less severe, particularly in response to pressure or persuasion; to abandon a harsh or demanding attitude or stance
Donn: a Spanish gentleman; a university lecturer, especially a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge
skulln: a bone framework that surrounds the brain and gives the head its shape
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
greatlyadv: to an extraordinary extent or degree; very much
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
evolutionn: a gradual process of transformation of living things
egotisticaln: having an inflated view of one’s abilities or importance; thinking only about yourself
one-upmanshipn: the practice of gaining an advantage or showing superiority over others, often through competitive or aggressive behavior
spiten: feelings of anger and resentment; (in spite of, also despite) a phrase that is used to indicate that something happened or exists even though there is a particular obstacle or difficulty
enterprisen: a business or company; a purposeful or industrious undertaking, especially one that requires effort
conductv: to organize and carry out a particular activity
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
flawn: a fault, mistake, or weakness that causes something not to be perfect

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