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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
intelligentsian: the educated and intellectual elite of society, particularly those involved in cultural or artistic pursuits
dragv: to pull or haul with force
polaradj: relating to, or close to, the North or South Pole; characterized by complete opposites
expeditionn: a journey or voyage for a specific purpose
ambitiousadj: having a great desire to attain achievement, power, or wealth
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
transportn: a system for moving people or products from one location to another using automobiles, roads, and so on
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
nowhereadv: not in, at, or to any place; not anywhere
gruntv: to make a short, low noise in the throat
swearv: to make a solemn promise or vow; to use rude or offensive language
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
entirelyadv: completely
seamlessadj: without spaces or breaks between one part and the next
sequencen: a series of related events, actions, numbers, etc., which have a particular order
genomen: the complete set or sequence of genes of a human, animal, plant, or other living things
telescopen: a device like a tube in shape containing lenses used to magnify and observe distant objects
achievev: to successfully complete a task or goal, often through hard work, perseverance, and dedication; to attain or accomplish something that one has set out to do
windyadj: characterized by or affected by strong winds; of or relating to the wind; describing a person who talks a lot, often in an exaggerated way or without saying much substance
altituden: the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level
continentn: one of the earth’s large landmasses; (adjective) abstaining from your feelings, especially your desire to have sex
fascinatingadj: extremely interesting
phenomenonn: something that exists and can be perceptible, especially one that is not fully understood
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
awesomeadj: inspiring fear, admiration, or respect; very good, nice, fun, etc.
anniversaryn: the annual recurrence of a date marking a notable event; a date on which an event occurred in a previous year
marathonn: a long-distance race of 42.195 kilometers
polen: one of two antipodal points where the Earth’s axis of rotation intersects the Earth’s surface; a long, slender, rounded rod, typically of wood or metal, used as a support or to hang something
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
bayn: a part of the coast that is partially enclosed by land; a compartment or section of a ship or building
summarizev: to give a brief statement of the most important facts or ideas about something
succinctadj: concise, clear, and to the point; using as few words as possible to convey an idea or message; brief but comprehensive
hallowedadj: considered holy or sacred; deserving of reverence or respect
insidern: a person who has privileged access to special or secret information about a particular organization or field
explorern: a person who travels to places where no one or few people have been before to find out what is there
eloquentadj: able to speak or write clearly and impressively
oddsn: the degree or probability that a particular thing will or will not happen
survivaln: the state of continuing to exist or live, frequently in the face of difficulty or danger
captainn: the leader of a group of people, especially who is in charge of a ship or aircraft
falconn: a bird of prey characterized by its sharp talons and hooked beak; typically having a long tail and wingspan and known for its swift and agile flight
rivaln: a person, company, or thing competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
chartn: a visual display of information such as a diagram, lists of figures, etc.; a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
interiorn: the inside or inner part of something; the space within the walls of a building
unchartedadj: not mapped or surveyed; unknown or unexplored; without a clear or definite course of action
terran: a Latin word meaning earth or land, often used in scientific or technical contexts to refer to the planet itself or the soil or ground of a particular area
novan: a star that suddenly becomes brighter, typically because of an explosion in its interior; a sudden increase or burst of activity or growth
giantadj: enormous; much bigger or more important than similar items usually are
siegen: the surrounding of a place and isolating it by an army to defeat those defending it
ponyn: a small horse
petroln: a flammable liquid made from petroleum that is used as a fuel in internal combustion engines, commonly known as gasoline in North America
tractorn: a powerful vehicle with large back wheels and thick tires, used for pulling farm machines
prepositionn: a word or group of words that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word in a sentence, indicating location, time, direction, or manner (e.g., in, on, at, above, before, after)
depotn: a place or a building where goods, materials, or equipment are stored, manufactured, or distributed; a transportation hub where buses or trains start or end their journeys
fueln: a substance that is typically burned to generate heat or energy
sledn: a vehicle used for traveling over snow or ice, typically consisting of a flat-bottomed frame mounted on runners, sometimes pulled by dogs or horses
high-watern: the highest level of water in a river or other body of water, especially as it exceeds the normal level
endeavorv: to make an earnest attempt or effort; to strive or work hard towards a goal or objective
athleten: a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed, or endurance
achievementn: a thing that someone has accomplished, primarily through their effort and ability
arguablyadv: used when expressing an opinion or idea that you believe can be proven true
harshadj: severe and unkind; extremely tough and unpleasant to inhabit
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
unbrokenadj: continuous and not interrupted; (of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded
predictableadj: capable of being known, seen or declared in advance
combinationn: a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
curiosityn: a strong desire to know or learn about something
stubbornnessn: the trait of being unyielding, obstinate, or inflexible; a refusal to change one’s opinions or behavior despite pressure or persuasion
hubrisn: excessive pride, arrogance, or overconfidence, often leading to someone’s downfall or ruin
haulv: to physically drag or pull someone or something with effort
weighv: to have a particular weight; to carefully evaluate things before making a conclusion
sledgen: a large, heavy vehicle with runners used on snow or ice to transport goods or people; a heavy hammer with a long handle used for shattering rock or concrete
poundn: the standard unit of money in the UK; the standard unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
claimv: to assert that something is true; to demand or request something as one’s own; to lay legal or moral right to something; (noun) a demand or assertion of a right or something that one believes to be true
genuineadj: real and exactly; not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
valleyn: a long depression on the surface of the land, which typically contains a river
territoryn: an area under the control of a ruler or state
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
cursen: a rude or offensive word or an expression that is not polite and shows that you are very angry
indooradj: located, happened, or used inside a building
sunsetn: the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon; (verb) to expire or be terminated automatically at the end of a fixed period
daylightn: the natural light produced by the sun during the day, especially in contrast to artificial light or darkness
spartanadj: of or relating to Sparta (= a prominent city-state in Laconia, in ancient Greece) or its people; showing self-discipline and determination, especially in the face of hardship or adversity
underwearn: clothes worn next to the skin under outer clothes
canvasn: the heavy, closely woven fabric used for making tents, sails, etc. and by artists for painting on
laptopn: a portable computer that is small enough to be carried around easily and used on your lap
custom-madeadj: made to order or custom-designed for a particular customer or client, tailored to meet individual needs or specifications
satelliten: an electronic device that is sent up into space and moves around the Earth or another planet, used for gathering information or communicating by radio, television, etc.
transmittern: a piece of equipment used for generating and sending electronic signals, especially radio or television signals
solaradj: of, from, or relating to the sun
flexibleadj: able to change or be changed to suit new conditions or situations; able to bend easily
photovoltaicsn: a branch of technology that involves the conversion of sunlight into electricity using solar cells or other photoelectric devices; the generation of electricity directly from sunlight, typically using solar panels
paneln: a square or rectangular and flat piece of something that forms a distinct section or component of something; a small group of specialists who discuss particular topics or give their advice or opinion about something
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
adventuren: a journey or a series of events that is unusual, exciting, or dangerous
importancen: the quality of being important and worthy of note
storytellingn: the act or art of narrating or writing stories
gearn: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion; a set of tools, equipment, or other items for a particular purpose
glidev: to move smoothly and effortlessly
frictionn: the force that opposes motion between two objects in contact, especially by producing heat and wear, and is proportional to the normal force between the objects
chilln: a feeling of coldness that makes one shiver; (verb) to make cool or cooler
visibleadj: capable of being seen; or open to easy view
whiteoutn: a meteorological phenomenon occurring in winter conditions, where snowfall and strong winds create a uniform, featureless white appearance that obscures visibility
glaciern: a slowly moving mass of ice formed from snow on mountains or near the North Pole or the South Pole
shimmerv: to shine with a soft, flickering light; to reflect light in a wavering or twinkling way; to glimmer or glisten
steeln: a strong metal alloy made up of iron with typically a few tenths of a percent of carbon used for making things that need a strong structure
crevassen: a deep crack or fissure, especially in a glacier or the Earth’s surface, often caused by stress or movement; a dangerous and treacherous gap or opening
crackv: to break or cause to break without dividing into separate parts; (noun) a line on the surface of something along which it has separated without breaking
glacialadj: relating to or resembling a glacier (= a slowly moving mass of ice) or the process of glaciation; characterized by an extremely slow or gradual pace or movement
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
slimadj: having a slender or thin build, often by design or effort; of small size, amount, or margin; reduced or limited
rescuev: to save someone or something from a dangerous or difficult situation
anticlimaxn: a disappointing or unfulfilling conclusion or event that is less exciting, impressive, or dramatic than expected; a sudden, often jarring reduction in intensity or excitement after a build-up or expectation
permanentadj: lasting for a long time without essential change
stripv: to remove the surface from something; (noun) a sizeable narrow piece of something such as paper, metal, cloth, etc., or area of land, sea, etc.
canteenn: a small cafeteria or dining hall, especially one in a military or school setting
acren: a unit of land area in the US Customary System and the British Imperial System, equal to 4,840 square yards (= 4,047 square meters)
junkn: discarded or unused material or objects, often considered worthless or of little value; also used to describe cheap or poorly made items or food that is high in calories but lacking in nutrition
marvelousadj: causing wonder or astonishment; excellent
cardboardn: a stiff, thick material made from compressed paper pulp used to make boxes and other packaging materials
photographn: a picture or image that is produced by a camera; a visual representation or record of a person, object, or scene that has been captured electronically or on film
assistv: to help someone in doing anything
unsupportedadj: not given financial or other aid; not having any proof or evidence
eminentadj: famous, respected, or important, especially in a particular profession; standing above others in quality or position
determinationn: the quality of being persistent and purposeful; the act of finding out the exact nature or essence of something
plateaun: an elevated, relatively level expanse of land, typically vast and extending over a large area; a state or period of little or no change following a period of growth, development, or progress
exhaustedadj: extremely tired
halfwayadj: in or at a point midway or an equal distance between two points
beaconn: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, guide, or warning
hindsightn: understanding or knowledge that comes after an event has occurred; the ability to perceive or understand events with greater clarity or accuracy in retrospect
absoluteadj: perfect or complete or to the most considerable degree possible
exquisiteadj: extremely beautiful and delicate
torturen: the act of causing intense pain or suffering to someone to punish them, extract information from them, or for some other reason
exhaustn: the system in a vehicle that removes waste gases from the engine; (verb) to make someone completely tired
starvationn: a severe lack of food that leads to malnutrition and, ultimately, death
glibadj: fluent and shallow in speech or conversation; confidently and slickly persuasive or superficially knowledgeable; characterized by superficial ease or insincerity
sponsorv: to provide funds for a particular event, program, individual, etc. as a way of advertising
proposaln: a formal suggestion or offer, sometimes a written one
frighteningadj: causing fear or alarm, or very surprising and alarming
headwindn: a wind blowing directly against the forward movement of an aircraft, vehicle, or vessel, thereby slowing its progress and increasing fuel consumption
finiteadj: having a limit or restriction of size, time, etc.
stringn: long, thin material used for tying things together, composed of several twisted threads
intaken: the act or process of taking food, air, etc., into your body through the mouth; the amount of food, air, or another substance that you take into your body
calorien: unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius at atmospheric pressure, used by nutritionists to measure how much energy food will produce
increasinglyadv: more and more
hypoglycemian: a medical condition characterized by abnormally low blood sugar levels, often causing symptoms such as weakness, sweating, confusion, and dizziness
susceptibleadj: easily influenced, harmed, or affected by something
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
hypothermicadj: relating to or characterized by abnormally low body temperature, typically resulting from prolonged exposure to cold temperatures
boutn: a short period of intense activity or experience; a match or contest, especially in boxing or wrestling; a period of illness or disease
humbleadj: having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s quality or importance
quittern: a person who gives up easily or does not have the determination to finish what they have started
utterlyadv: completely or absolutely
incapacitatev: to disable or render someone or something unable to function or operate normally, either temporarily or permanently, often as a result of injury, illness, or damage
toddlern: a young child who has recently learned to walk
patheticadj: arousing pity, sorrow, or compassion; expressing or evoking sadness, weakness, or inadequacy; inadequate or inferior in quality or ability
peculiaradj: odd and uncommon, sometimes in an unpleasant way
debilitatev: to weaken or hinder the strength, vitality, or energy of someone or something; to cause physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion or fatigue
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
outwardadj: relating to the external appearance or surface of something; visible
buryv: to place a dead body in the ground, grave, or tomb
meltv: to turn from something solid into something soft or liquid as a result of heating
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
resupplyv: to provide something with additional supplies or materials, often used for resupplying remote or distant outposts, such as military bases or science stations
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
tiden: the cyclical rise and fall of sea level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull
gapn: a conspicuous disparity or difference separates something such as a figure, people, their opinions, situation, etc.
fraudn: the crime of gaining money or financial benefits by deceiving people; a person who makes deceitful pretenses
bellyn: the front part of the body below the chest, containing the stomach and bowels; the rounded or curved part of an object, such as a ship or aircraft
scarn: a mark that remains on the skin after a wound has healed
buffetn: a meal where guests serve themselves from a counter or sideboard
regretv: to feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something you have done or something you have not been able to do
digitn: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; a finger, thumb, or toe
intactadj: undamaged and complete
externaladj: belonging to or situated outside of someone or something
egon: a consciousness of your own identity; a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance, especially inflated one
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
spiken: a narrow, thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, etc.; a sudden large increase in the magnitude or concentration of something
downhilladv: in a direction that is downward or from a higher to a lower point; in a progressively worse or deteriorating manner
slipperyadj: difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is wet or smooth; not to be trusted
entiretyn: the state of being complete or whole; the total extent or scope of something
horizonn: the line at which the earth’s surface and the sky appear to meet; the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
mountv: to increase, go up, or advance gradually or continuously; to prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; to ride on something or someone
obscureadj: not well known to many people
terrainn: the physical features of a piece of land, including hills, valleys, rivers, and forests
railwayn: a transportation system consisting of tracks and trains, usually used for the transportation of goods or passengers over long distances
occasionallyadv: now and then; sometimes but not often
armpitn: the hollow under the arm where it joins the shoulder
oddlyadv: in a way that is unexpected, strange, or peculiar
inauspiciousadj: indicating bad luck or ill fortune; not conducive to success or favorable outcomes
foregroundn: the part of a view, picture, etc., that is nearest to the viewer
rubblen: fragments of rock, stone, or other materials that remain after a building or other structure has been destroyed or demolished; the remains of something that has been broken down or destroyed
trailn: a path or track roughly through a countryside, mountain, or forest area, often made or used for a particular purpose; (verb) to lag or linger behind
all-consumingadj: taking up all of a person’s attention, energy, or resources; having a powerful or overwhelming impact or influence
dedicatev: to give all of your energy, time, etc., entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; to set apart for a particular purpose or use
superficialadj: existing or occurring only at or on the surface; appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely
faintadj: not strong, clear, or vigorous; slight or weak
makeupn: colored substances used on someone’s face to improve or change their appearance
frostbiten: a medical condition that occurs when the skin and underlying tissue freeze due to exposure to extremely cold temperatures, resulting in damage or loss of tissue and, in severe cases, amputation
cheekn: either side of the face below the eye and between the nose and the jaw
gogglev: to look at someone or something with amazement; to look stupidly; (noun, plural) tight-fitting spectacles that are worn to prevent particulates, water, or chemicals from striking the eyes
proofn: a fact or piece of information that shows something is true or exists
accomplishv: to finish or achieve something successfully
ambitionn: a strong wish to do or achieve something
refusev: to show that one is not willing to do or accept something
stingv: to cause a sharp, painful sensation or injury with a poison, venom, or other substance or by a physical action such as a bite or prick
clichen: a phrase or expression that has become overused to the point that it has lost its original impact or meaning; a trite or unoriginal idea or statement
destinationn: the place to which someone or something is going or being sent; the ultimate purpose or goal of a journey or action
rockyadj: full of or abounding in rocks; of, relating to, or made of rock
attainv: to achieve or reach a goal or level of success
messn: a state of confusion, dirtiness, or untidiness; (verb) to fail to do something or to make something dirty or untidy
strivev: to try very hard to do, achieve, or obtain something
inhabitv: to live in a specific location; to reside
loopn: a shape like a curve or a circle made by something long and thin, such as a piece of string, that bends round and crosses itself
recoverv: to return to a former condition, health, mind, or strength
bobv: to move up and down quickly and repeatedly, often in a short, jerky motion; to cut, trim, or shorten hair, especially by repeatedly snipping with scissors; (noun) a hairstyle in which the hair is cut short and even all around, usually above the shoulders
strengthn: the quality or state of being physically, or sometimes mentally, strong