English 1 - Lesson 17

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Adaptable

Having to do with changing or adjusting

Captivity

Confinement

Chameleon

A lizard that is able to change its color

Cottonwood

A tree having soft, white, downy clusters of seeds

Grassland

An area with grasslike vegetation, such as a meadow or pasture

Gruesome

Awful; repulsive

Innate

Possessed at birth; inborn

Longevity

A long life

Lush

Having to do with abundant growth or vegetation

Menagerie

A collection of wild or unusual animals

Mockingbird

A bird that is able to mimic other birds

Nomenclature

A system of names or terms

Pastoral

Having to do with the country; rural

Remote

Located far away

Ruddy

Pertaining to a reddish color

Sanctuary

An area in which animals or birds are protected from hunting

Specimen

An individual or a part representative of a class or group

Spectacle

An object of interest or curiosity

Summit

The highest point

Vital

Necessary; essential

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