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verdantadj: lush and green, often used to describe plant life; denoting youthfulness or inexperience
swampn: an area of low-lying land that is flooded or saturated with water, often having a growth of natural vegetation
huntv: to go after and try to catch wild animals to kill them for food, sport, or profit
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
alligatorn: a large semiaquatic reptile with a long tail, powerful jaws, and rough skin, native to the Americas and China
hurtlev: to move quickly and forcefully, especially in an uncontrolled or dangerous way
jawn: either of the two bones at the bottom of the face that moves when you open your mouth; (verb) talk socially without exchanging too much information
preyn: the object of a hunt; an animal hunted or trapped for eating
swingingadj: characterized by a lively, energetic, or rhythmic movement; enjoyable and exciting, often referring to music, social events, or a carefree lifestyle
signaturen: a person’s name, often handwritten, written in a distinctive way as a form of identification or authorization; a distinctive feature or characteristic that is a hallmark or identifying mark of something or someone
rollv: to move in a particular direction by turning over and over or from side to side
competev: to strive to achieve more success than someone or something
apexn: the highest point or tip of something
predatorn: an animal whose natural behavior is to prey on others
devourv: to eat or consume something eagerly or ravenously; or to destroy something rapidly
nationn: a large organized community of people living in a particular country or region and having a particular culture
rulingn: a decision, judgment, or decree made by a judge, court, or other authority; a set of guiding principles or regulations that dictate behavior or procedures; (adjective) dominant or authoritative in a particular situation
millenniumn: a span of 1000 years, or the 1000th anniversary (plural: millennia)
deadlyadj: likely to cause or capable of causing death
reignn: the period of time during which a monarch or government holds power; (verb) to be the king or queen
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
invadev: to enter aggressively into another’s territory by military force for conquest and occupation
unexpectedadj: not anticipated or regarded as likely to happen
hostileadj: unfriendly or aggressively opposed
landscapen: an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view; a large area of land, especially in the country and relating to its appearance
overflowv: to flow or run over the edge or brim of a container or surface; to be more than enough
biodiversityn: the number and variety of plants and animals that exist in a particular area or the world and make a balanced environment
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
vitaladj: necessary for the success or continued existence of something
exceptionn: something that is not included in a general rule or pattern; a person or thing that is excluded or stands apart from others
subtropicadj: describing a region or climate that is between tropical and temperate and often characterized by warm temperatures and moderate rainfall
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
ecotonen: a transition zone between two distinct ecosystems or biomes, characterized by a mixture of features and species from both areas; an area of high biodiversity due to the diversity of habitats and species found there
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
habitatn: the type of natural environment in which an organism or group usually lives or occurs
freshwateradj: living in, found in, or connecting with water that does not contain salt
prairien: a large open grassland or meadow, typically in North America
rockyadj: full of or abounding in rocks; of, relating to, or made of rock
pinen: a coniferous tree of the Pinaceae family, having needles and cones and characterized by its tall and slender shape; (verb) to have a desire for something or someone who is not present
mangroven: a tropical coastal tree or shrub that grows in saline soil and has prop roots that help to stabilize it
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
countlessadj: too numerous to be counted or very many
migrantn: a traveler who moves from one region or country to another, especially to find work or better living conditions; a bird or an animal that moves from one place to another
spann: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers
colonizev: to establish a colony in or on a specific place; to settle or occupy in large numbers
boarn: a wild pig, especially a male with tusks
multiplyv: to add a number to itself a specified number of times; to increase or cause to increase very much in number or quantity
uprootv: to remove or pull out by the roots, especially a plant or tree; to displace or remove someone or something from a particular place or position
wetlandadj: land that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such as swamps, marshes, and bogs
parasiten: an organism that lives on or in another organism and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense
panthern: a large and powerful wildcat with a distinctive sleek black coat found primarily in the Americas, Africa, and Asia
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
explodev: to burst or break open violently and noisily; to cause something to burst or break open
invasiveadj: spreading very quickly, and often aggressively, and difficult to stop
hyacinthn: (also “jacinth”) a fragrant flowering plant with clustered flowers that grow on a tall, spiky stem, typically in shades of blue, purple, or pink
clogv: to obstruct or block up (a passage, pipe, or system) with an accumulation of thick or sticky matter; to impede or hinder the progress or movement of something
anolen: a type of small, arboreal lizard native to the Americas, known for its ability to change color and its distinctive triangular head shape
lizardn: a reptile that has a relatively long body, two pairs of legs, and a tapering tail
upsetadj: causing or marked by anxiety, uneasiness, trouble, or grief; (verb) to make someone anxious, unhappy, or angry
chainn: a series of connected links or objects; a system or group of interconnected elements; a restraint or shackle
populationn: the total number of people in a country, region, or location
endurev: to undergo or bear something difficult, unpleasant, or challenging over a period of time; to persist or continue despite hardships or adversity
onslaughtn: a fierce or violent attack; a sudden and intense outburst of something, usually negative
interventionn: the action or process of being done to improve or help a circumstance, often they have not been asked to do so
notchn: a V-shaped cut or indentation made in a surface or edge; a level of achievement or success; a point or degree of measurement or comparison
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
farmlandn: land used for farming or agricultural purposes
canaln: a long and narrow strip of water made artificially either for boats and ships to travel along or for irrigation
drainv: to empty or dry something by removing the liquid from it
nativeadj: connecting with or describing someone’s birth country or place of birth, or someone born in a specific country or place
relyv: to require a specific thing or the assistance and support of someone or something to continue, run properly, or succeed.
sheltern: a structure built to protect from poor weather, danger, or attack; (verb) to protect or shield from harm or adversity, particularly relating to environmental conditions or danger
suppleadj: flexible and easy to bend or move; gracefully agile; adaptable or responsive to change or new ideas
wreakv: to cause or bring about something, often as a result of harmful or destructive actions or events
havocn: widespread destruction or devastation, often caused by natural disasters, war, or other violent events
conservationistn: a person who advocates or acts to protect and preserve the environment and wildlife
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
landmarkn: a notable or important event, place, or achievement; a significant object or feature that serves as a reference point
uniqueadj: being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else
preciousadj: uncommon and extremely valuable
ecosystemn: all the plants and living creatures in an area and the way they affect each other and the environment
fearsomeadj: causing fear or terror; frightening, alarming, or formidable
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
sustainv: to supply enough of what somebody or something needs to survive or exist; to accept as valid
constantlyadv: all the time
mudn: a soft, wet, sticky earth or clay
drawingn: the act of making a picture with a pencil, pen, or other instruments on paper, cardboard, or other material
snoutn: the nose and mouth of an animal, especially when protruding or prominently featured
clawn: a curved, pointed appendage found on the foot or leg of an animal, used for gripping or grasping; a human hand with long, narrow fingers that are curved like a claw; a machine or tool with a claw-like opening used for gripping or lifting objects
indentationn: a cut, gap, or mark on the surface of something; the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
essentialadj: indispensable; fundamental
maintainv: to continue to uphold or sustain; to keep in a particular state or condition; to assert or declare something to be true
formaladj: following established, public, or official forms and conventions, often in a serious or somber manner
scalyadj: covered or characterized by scales, which are small, hard, overlapping plates on the skin or surface of an animal or object; having a texture or appearance similar to scales
stewardn: a person responsible for the management and care of another’s property or for the supervision of the domestic staff of a large household or organization; a person in charge of arranging for the supply of food to a college, club, etc.
brewv: to make beer or tea by mixing a substance with hot water
invasionn: army’s act of forcibly entering another country or territory to take control of it
exoticadj: originating from or characteristic of a foreign country or culture; strikingly unusual, uncommon, or intriguing
petn: an animal that you have at home as a companion and treated kindly
parakeetn: any one of many small to medium-sized species of parrot, usually with a long tail
iguanan: a large tropical lizard with a ridge of spines down its back and a long tail, native to the Americas
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
piranhan: a small freshwater fish that inhabit South American rivers that has sharp teeth and eats live animals
pythonn: a nonvenomous snake found in Africa, Asia, and Australia, known for its ability to squeeze and suffocate its prey before swallowing it whole; a high-level programming language used for various purposes, often in scientific computing and data analysis
floridadj: decorated with elaborate designs or ornamentation; overly ornate or showy
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
hurricanen: a violent, tropical, cyclonic storm of the western North Atlantic, having wind speeds of or over 64 knots (74 miles per hour)
destroyv: to ruin or damage severely or completely; to eradicate or eliminate completely
breedv: to keep animals for producing offspring in a regulated manner
facilityn: a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
mammaln: any animal of which the female gives birth to live young, not eggs, and feeds her young on milk from her own body
decimatev: to destroy a significant portion of something or reduce by ten percent; to cause extensive destruction or severe damage; to drastically reduce in size or number
reptilen: a cold-blooded animal that has dry, scaly skin and lays eggs on land, such as snakes, lizards, and turtles
giantadj: enormous; much bigger or more important than similar items usually are
rankn: a position in a hierarchy of status or authority; (verb) to take or have a position relative to others
recommendv: to suggest that someone or something would be a suitable fit for a particular purpose or role
creaturen: a living being, especially an animal
balancen: a condition in which everything has the same weight or force; something left after other parts have been taken away
insectn: any small creature that has six legs and a body divided into three sections
absurdadj: ridiculously silly, unreasonable, or illogical
faunan: the animal life of a particular region, habitat, or geological period
arrivaln: the act or situation of coming or being brought to a place; accomplishment of an objective
boostv: to improve, raise, or increase something
reclaimv: to take back something previously lost, given, or paid, or ask to have it back
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old