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planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
polaradj: relating to, or close to, the North or South Pole; characterized by complete opposites
arcticadj: of or relating to the region around the North Pole or the Arctic Ocean; very cold
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
surroundv: to be all around something or somebody
situadj: short for “situated,” meaning located or placed in a particular position or circumstance
hemispheren: half of the terrestrial globe; half of a sphere
entirelyadv: completely
continentn: one of the earth’s large landmasses; (adjective) abstaining from your feelings, especially your desire to have sex
penguinn: a flightless sea bird that is found in the Southern Hemisphere and is known for its distinctive black and white coloring and its upright, waddling gait
consistv: to be composed or made up of
vastadj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity
permafrostn: a layer of soil that is permanently below freezing, usually in polar regions
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
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
constantlyadv: all the time
shiftingadj: constantly changing or moving
temperaturen: the degree of hotness or coldness of a thing or place
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
approximatelyadv: close to a specific number or time but not exactly that number or time
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
harshadj: severe and unkind; extremely tough and unpleasant to inhabit
zooplanktonn: very small animals that live in water and on which other sea creatures feed
phytoplanktonn: tiny little plants that float on the surface of the water and on which sea creatures feed
marineadj: relating to the sea and the creatures and plants that live there
geographyn: a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
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
elevationn: the height of something above sea level or above the ground; the event of something being raised upward
desertn: arid land with little or no vegetation often covered with sand or rocks
precipitationn: moisture that condenses from the atmosphere and falls to the earth in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail; an unexpected acceleration or hastening
inlandadj: situated or located away from the coast or a body of water; (adverb) towards or into the interior of a region
permanentadj: lasting for a long time without essential change
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
residev: to live in a particular place, typically for a prolonged period of time
scatterv: to cause to separate and go in different directions
survivaln: the state of continuing to exist or live, frequently in the face of difficulty or danger
adaptv: to make fit for or change to suit a new purpose or environment
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
algaen: A simple plant that grows in or near water and lacks typical leaves and roots
bacterian: single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms that exist in large numbers in the air, water, and soil, and also in living and dead creatures and plants, and are often a cause of disease
fungusn: a type of organism that includes yeasts, molds, and mushrooms, which are heterotrophic, meaning they do not produce their food and must consume organic matter to survive
protistn: a diverse group of single-celled or simple multicellular organisms, including algae, amoebas, and slime molds, that do not belong to the plant, animal, or fungus
cousinn: the child of your aunt or uncle
beneathadv: in or to a lower place than someone or something
transferv: to move, pass, or change from one person, place, or situation to another
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
conspirev: to plan or plot together secretly, especially with an evil or unlawful purpose
aphelionn: the point in the orbit of a planet, comet, or other celestial body where it is farthest from the sun or central body it orbits; the opposite of perihelion
whammyn: a powerful or devastating effect or influence; (double whammy) an adverse effect that is compounded by another negative effect
inhospitableadj: harsh and difficult to stay in or grow; unfriendly and unwelcoming towards people who visit you
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
moderateadj: being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme
temperateadj: mild or moderate in temperature or climate; exhibiting self-restraint, particularly about the consumption of food, drink, or other indulgences; showing moderation or restraint in behavior or attitude
zonen: a specific area, region, or section that is marked off or defined in some way
stableadj: firm and steady; not easily moved, disturbed, or changed
declinev: to become gradually smaller, fewer, worse, etc.; to refuse to accept
globen: the earth or world, mainly used to emphasize its vastness
unstableadj: lacking solidity, persistence, or firmness and therefore not strong, safe, or likely to continue; lacking control of one’s emotions