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greetv: to say hello to someone; to express welcome on meeting someone
indigenousadj: someone or something that is native to or occurring naturally in a particular place
ancestorn: a person from whom one is descended; a forefather
acknowledgev: to accept or admit the existence, reality, or truth of something; to accept that someone or something has a particular authority or quality; to express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for someone’s help, commitment, etc.;
homelandn: a place regarded as one’s native country or where one belongs
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
terracen: commonly paved outdoor space next to a house; a row of homes that were all constructed in the same design and shared dividing walls
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
intimateadj: having a very close friendship, personal
irrigatev: to supply water to land to help plants grow
magicaladj: produced by or containing supernatural powers
sustainv: to supply enough of what somebody or something needs to survive or exist; to accept as valid
conquerv: to bring under control by force or authority
colonizev: to establish a colony in or on a specific place; to settle or occupy in large numbers
triben: a social group made up of members who live together, sharing the same language, culture, religion, etc., especially those who do not live in towns or cities
resistv: to refuse to accept something and attempt to prevent it from happening
spann: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers
nurturev: to take care of, feed, and protect someone or something while they are growing and developing
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
expeditionn: a journey or voyage for a specific purpose
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
inevitablyadv: in a manner that cannot be avoided or prevented
headhuntv: to search for and recruit talented individuals for a company
hometownn: the town or city where one was born or grew up
colleaguen: one of a group of a coworker, especially in a profession or a business
recoverv: to return to a former condition, health, mind, or strength
unfortunatelyadv: by bad luck; unluckily
replacev: to take the place of something
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
exponentialadj: becoming more and more rapid; of or involving mathematical exponents
damn: a wall constructed over a river to block the flow of water, mainly used to generate energy
lifebloodn: a vital or essential element or substance that is necessary for survival or success
fierceadj: severe and violent in a way that is frightening
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
protestn: a strong expression of disagreement, disapproval, or opposition
burialn: the act or ceremony of placing a dead body in a grave
sacredadj: connected with religion or religious purposes; worthy of respect or dedication because of a connection with a god
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
drownv: to die or cause to die by being unable to breathe underwater
spiritualadj: relating to or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things
safeguardv: to protect something or someone from harm, damage, or loss
aggressionn: the act of attacking or assaulting; hostile or violent behavior
territoryn: an area under the control of a ruler or state
consentn: permission or agreement to do something, especially given by somebody in authority
Donn: a Spanish gentleman; a university lecturer, especially a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge
infrastructuren: the basic systems, services, or features that are necessary for an organization or country, such as transport and power supplies
thrivev: to grow vigorously; to make steady progress
affordableadj: not expensive and able to pay
inadequateadj: not sufficient or enough
cultn: a small religious group, especially one that is not part of a larger religion and that is regarded as outside the norm; followers of an exclusive system of beliefs and practices
appropriateadj: suitable or proper in the circumstances; fitting
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
exploitv: to make full use of and gain an advantage from resources, opportunities, etc.
manifestationn: a visible or tangible form of something, especially a particular sign of a disease or condition
colonn: the punctuation mark ( : ) used to introduce a list, summary, explanation, etc., or before reporting what someone has said; a significant part of the large intestine, the final section of the digestive system
colonialadj: of or relating to a colony (= a territory that is controlled by a more powerful country); to the period of time during which a country or region was a colony
worldviewn: a particular philosophy or cognitive orientation of life or conception of the world
top-downadj: controlled or implemented from the highest level of authority or management
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
perceivev: to become aware or conscious of something through the senses
imposev: to officially force a new law, tax, duty, etc. to be obeyed or received
violn: a stringed instrument, typically with six strings and frets, played with a bow, also called a viola da gamba
paradigmn: a standard or typical example of something; a pattern or model
overproductionn: the act of generating or producing a large quantity of something greater than the demand
overconsumptionn: the act of consuming too much of something, or the condition of consuming more than is necessary or advisable
accumulationn: an amount of something obtained via natural growth or addition
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
forebearn: an ancestor or a precursor
vastadj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity
inundatev: to flood or overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
denudev: to strip or remove a covering from
strugglev: to make a great effort to do something when it is difficult, or there are a lot of problems; to use force or violence to break away from restraint or constriction
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
survivaln: the state of continuing to exist or live, frequently in the face of difficulty or danger
generationn: all the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively; the production of heat or electricity
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
interactionn: the act of connecting with someone, mainly when working, playing, or spending time with them
pactn: a formal agreement between two or more parties
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
bureaucracyn: a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives
mockv: to make fun of someone, usually by imitating them in a witty but harsh way
tauntv: to tease or ridicule in a challenging manner
proofn: a fact or piece of information that shows something is true or exists
arrogancen: excessive self-confidence or self-importance
outlivev: to live longer than another person
detrimentn: something that causes harm, injury, or damage
extensionn: a thing that is added to something to make it longer, larger, or wider; an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students; an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
capitalismn: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit
regardv: to think about or consider somebody or something in a specified way
extractn: a short passage taken from a book, piece of music, etc.; a substance obtained from something through a specific process; (verb) to obtain from something or to remove something by effort or force
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
grandparentn: a parent of one’s father or mother
undercurrentn: a concealed or underlying tendency or feeling; a flow below the surface of a fluid
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
harvestn: yields of plants in a single growing season; the period of the year when gathering occurs on a farm
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
eviladj: profoundly immoral, cruel, and wicked; having or exerting a harmful effect on people
tabooadj: prohibited or restricted by social custom
ethicaladj: of or relating to principles about what is right and wrong, or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
deprivev: to take away something from someone
dishonorn: the lack of honor or respect; a feeling of shame or disgrace
uneatenadj: not eaten or consumed
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
literallyadv: in the real or original meaning of a word or phrase; in a literal sense or way; not figuratively
virtuen: high moral standards in behavior or attitudes
reciprocityn: a mutual exchange of help and advantages; privileges granted in return for similar privileges
obligationn: the state of being morally or legally bound to do or pay something
assessv: to judge or decide the nature or quality of someone or something
biodiversityn: the number and variety of plants and animals that exist in a particular area or the world and make a balanced environment
ecosystemn: all the plants and living creatures in an area and the way they affect each other and the environment
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
degradationn: the condition or process of changing to a lower state, or a less respected state
negativeadj: having the quality of something bad or harmful; expressing refusal
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
floodn: a large amount of water flowing beyond its normal limits; an overwhelming number or amount
wildfiren: a large, uncontrolled fire that spreads quickly through a natural area such as a forest, grassland, or mountain slope
droughtn: a long period of time during which there is very little or no rain, leading to a shortage of water and often causing damage to crops and other vegetation
concludev: to come to an end or close; to reach a judgment or opinion by reasoning
wisdomn: the quality of being wise, or the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make sensible decisions
salvationn: preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin, or loss
consumptionn: the amount used or eaten; the act of using up a resource such as energy, food, or materials
destructiveadj: causing or able to cause tremendous and irreparable damage
underminev: to make someone or something less powerful, less effective, weaker gradually; to make someone’s fame, confidence, or authority less effective or weaker gradually
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
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
structuren: the way of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts, or a complex thing constructed of many parts
destructionn: the act of causing so much damage to something
tentaclen: a flexible, mobile, and long arm-like organ used for feeling and holding things, catching food, or moving
naturallyadv: as might be expected; by natural manners
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative

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