Wordly Wise 3000 Book 5 Lesson 17

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AFFLICT

To bring or cause pain and suffering.

AFFLICTION

A condition of pain, suffering, or trouble.

BARREN

Not fruitful; not reproducing.

CONSIST

To be made up; to contain.

DROUGHT

A long period without rain.

ERODE

To wear away bit by bit; to wear away by action of wind, water, or ice.

EROSION

The process or state of eroding.

EXPAND

To make or become larger.
To give further details of.

EXPANSION

The act, process, or result of enlarging.

FAMINE

A widespread and long-lasting shortage of food that may cause starvation.

FERTILE

Able to produce good crops.
Able to produce offspring.
Able to produce ideas; inventive.

OASIS

A place where there is water in an otherwise dry area.

OASES

Places where there is water in an otherwise dry area.

PASTURE (n)

A field of growing grass where animals can eat; a meadow.

PASTURE (v)

A field of growing grass where animals can eat; a meadow.

PRIMITIVE

From earliest times; ancient.
Simple or crude.

REFUGE

Shelter or protection from harm.
A place of safety.

REFUGEE

A person forced to leave her or his home or country seeking protection from danger.

REVERT

To go back to an earlier condition, often one that is not as satisfactory.

TEEM

To be filled; to occur in large numbers.

WITHER

To become dried out; to lose freshness.

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