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excerptv: to take a short piece of speech, book, film, etc. from a longer whole; (noun) a short extract from a speech, book, film, etc.
refugen: the state of being safe or protected from danger, trouble, or difficulty, or a place providing shelter or protection from them
millenniumn: a span of 1000 years, or the 1000th anniversary (plural: millennia)
messiahn: the promised deliverer who God will send to save the Jewish people, as prophesied in the Hebrew Bible
martyrn: a person who suffers very much or is killed for the sake of their religious or political beliefs
zealotn: a person who has extreme opinions about something, especially religion or politics
aboundv: to exist in large numbers or quantities
sacredadj: connected with religion or religious purposes; worthy of respect or dedication because of a connection with a god
regardv: to think about or consider somebody or something in a specified way
prophetn: a person believed to have an extraordinary power that can understand God’s will.
buryv: to place a dead body in the ground, grave, or tomb
hilltopn: the top of a hill, rather than its sloping sides
mosquen: a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret (= slender tower with balconies)
Christn: the man that Christians believe is the prophet and the son of God, and whose life and sermons form the basis for Christianity
baptizev: to make someone officially a member of the Christian Church by baptism (= a form of Christian ritual purification)
vibrantadj: full of energy, life, and enthusiasm
ecosystemn: all the plants and living creatures in an area and the way they affect each other and the environment
aquifern: an underground layer of rock, sand, or Earth that can take in and hold water
oasisn: a fertile land in a desert or semi-desert environment where there is water and therefore plants and trees and sometimes a village or town
shoren: the land along the edge of a sea, lake, broad river, or other large body of water; (verb) to support by placing against something solid or rigid
harborn: an area of water next to the coast where ships and boats are protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures; (verb) keep in one’s possession
indigenousadj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place
mammaln: any animal of which the female gives birth to live young, not eggs, and feeds her young on milk from her own body
ibexn: a type of wild mountain goat with long curved horns
leopardn: a large wild cat that has yellow-brown fur with black spots and lives in Africa and southern Asia
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
storkn: a very tall, long-legged bird with white and black plunge and a long beak that walks around in the water to find its food
pelicann: a large long-winged seabird having a bag of skin under its long beak for storing food
spotn: a particular location or place; a small round or roundish area, differing in color or feels from the surface around it
kestreln: a small bird of prey (= a bird that kills and eats other creatures) of the falcon family
buzzardn: a large hawklike bird of prey (= a bird that kills and eats other creatures) with broad wings and a rounded tail;
biannualadj: happening twice a year
migrationn: the movement of animals to a new location, frequently as the seasons change
lushadj: produced or growing in extreme abundance, often in an attractive way; having strong sexual appeal
expansen: a substance, such as water or oil, that flows freely and is neither a solid nor a gas
tamariskn: any shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix with tiny scale-like leaves borne on slender branches, native to drier areas of Eurasia and Africa
papyrusn: a tall plant with thick stems that grow in or near water, especially in North Africa, or a document or piece of paper made of this plant, especially by ancient Egyptians
oleandern: an evergreen Mediterranean shrub or small tree with white, pink, or red flowers and long pointed thick leaves cultivated as an ornamental and landscaping plant
crystaln: a solid material with many even sides that is formed naturally when the substance becomes solid and has a highly regular atomic structure; clear and colorless glass made of almost pure silica
playgroundn: an area where many people go for recreation, especially at a school or in a park
recedev: to pull back or move away or backward
declinev: to become gradually smaller, fewer, worse, etc.; to refuse to accept
environmentalistn: a person who is concerned with and advocates for the protection of the natural environment
encouragev: to give someone support, confidence, or hope; to persuade someone to do or continue to do something by making it easier for them and making them believe it is a good thing to do
unrestrictedadj: not limited or confined in any way
agriculturen: the practice or science of cultivating the land or raising stock
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
fertileadj: capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops; intellectually productive
vineyardn: a farm where grapes are grown to produce wine
laborn: productive work, especially physical work done for wages; the people who do manual or physical work in a country or company for wage; (verb) to work hard or to strive and make an effort to reach a goal
bestowv: to give something to somebody, especially as an honor or present
generousadj: willing to give and share something such as money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is necessary or expected
subsidyn: money paid by a government or an organization as part of the cost of something to aid or encourage it to happen
disastrousadj: extremely bad, harmful, or unsuccessful
grossadj: being the total amount of something before any deductions; obese and ugly or unpleasant
chairpersonn: the officer who presides over organization meetings
irreversibleadj: impossible to change or return to a previous condition
gapn: a conspicuous disparity or difference separates something such as a figure, people, their opinions, situation, etc.
consumptionn: the amount used or eaten; the act of using up a resource such as energy, food, or materials
loomv: to appear or take shape as a large, especially in a frightening way
depletev: to reduce something, especially supplies of energy, money, etc., by a large amount; to use up resources or materials
deficitn: the total amount by which money spent is greater than money earned in a particular period of time; the property of being an amount by which something, especially an amount of money, is less than expected or required
warnv: to make someone aware of potential danger or difficulty, particularly one that may occur in the future
lavishadj: large in amount and expensive or impressive
consequencen: the outcome of a particular action or event, especially relative to an individual
kingdomn: the country ruled by a king or queen
gallonn: a unit for measuring volume, in the US, it is equal to about 3.79 liters, and in the UK, Canada, and other countries, it is equal to about 4.55 liters
canaln: a long and narrow strip of water made artificially either for boats and ships to travel along or for irrigation
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
irrigationn: the agricultural practice of supplying land with water through pipes or channels so that crops grow well
valleyn: a long depression on the surface of the land, which typically contains a river
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
eliminatev: to remove or get rid of someone or something
consultv: to seek or get advice or information from a person, book, or other source having special knowledge on a particular subject
lobbyn: a large area inside the entrance of a public building where people can meet and wait; a group of people who try to persuade a politician, the government, or an official group to influence legislation
insufficientadj: not enough for a particular purpose
levern: a handle used to operate a vehicle or a machine; a rigid bar resting on a pivot so that one end of it can be pushed or pulled easily
commissionern: an official member of a government department or another organization who is responsible for controlling something or performing specific duties
publiclyadv: in a manner accessible to or observable by the public; by the government
alternateadj: occurring or existing one after the other regularly
coalitionn: a temporary alliance formed by two or more political parties for combined action; the state of being combined into one body
proposaln: a formal suggestion or offer, sometimes a written one
conservev: to protect something, especially the natural environment or culture, from change, damage, or destruction
regulatev: to control something, especially by means of rules or laws
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
promotev: to encourage or persuade people to like, buy, use, do, or support something; to raise someone to a higher position or rank
wastewatern: water that contains waste substances from homes, farms, factories, etc.
treatmentn: the way in which someone deals with or behaves towards someone or something; medical care provided to a patient for an injury or illness.
desalinationn: the process of removing salt, especially from seawater
facilityn: a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
Mediterraneann: the sea encircled by southern Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia
domesticadj: relating to or inside a particular country, not foreign or international
cropn: a plant that is cultivated in large amounts, particularly for food
renewv: to begin or resume something again after an interruption
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
mismanagev: to organize or control something badly, improperly, or unskillfully
oliven: a small green or black fruit with a bitter taste that is eaten or used to produce oil or a tree on which this fruit grows
sewv: to join, fasten, or repair two pieces of something by putting the thread through them with a needle
citev: to refer to something such as a passage, book, etc. as evidence for a theory or as a reason why something has happened
outweighv: to be heavier, more significant, or more critical than something
outlinev: to describe the main facts or aspects involved in something
remedyn: a successful way of dealing with or improving an unpleasant or difficult situation or curing an illness
nourishv: to provide a person, an animal, or plant with food to make them grow and stay healthy
sheltern: a structure built to protect from poor weather, danger, or attack:
entertainv: to keep a group of people interested or excited; to take into consideration an idea or feeling
primarilyadv: mainly
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
preservationn: the act of keeping something in its original state or of preventing it from being damaged
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
recreationn: the activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation; the act or process of making something that existed in the past exists or seems to exist again in a different time or place
varyv: to become different in terms of size, shape, etc.
cooperationn: the act or situation of working together with someone towards a shared purpose, benefit, etc.
emphasizev: to give or show particular importance to something
broadadj: very wide; general
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
politicadj: wise and displaying the ability to make reasonable decisions
accordn: an official agreement or treaty between two organizations, countries, etc.; (verb) allow to have
inferv: to form an opinion or conclude that something is true based on existing facts
disproportionateadj: too large or too small when compared with something else, or not deserving its importance or influence
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
paragraphn: a distinct section of a piece of writing intended to separate ideas, usually consisting of at least one sentence and beginning on a new line
adoptv: to choose to follow something; to legally take a child from another family and care for them as if they were one’s own
replacev: to take the place of something
absencen: the fact or condition of being away from a place where they are typically anticipated to be
adjustv: to make a minor modification to something to make it more suited for a new set of conditions or to make it function better.

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