GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings

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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings

abundant

If good weather continues, farmers can expect an ______________ harvest.

abundance

Natural gas supplies an _______________of power to the entire country.

arid

Much of North Africa is _____________land.

distinct

Apples come in over two thousand _____________varieties.

distinct

Chili peppers add a ______________flavor to this dish.

graze

A small herd of cows _____________in th meadow.

grazed

The snowball ________________my cheek but didn't hurt me.

hectic

After a _____________week of sightseeing, the tourists were glad to go home and relax.

hordes

__________of swimmers head for the pool in summer.

humid

Residents escape the hot, ___________weather by going inside where it is cool and dry.

humidity

The ____________was so high that the slightest activity made us sweat.

incredible

It seems __________that no one was injured in such a bad accident.

inhabited

Millions of bison once ______________the great plains of America.

inhabitants

Most of the ______________of California were born somewhere else.

peninsula

Bays along the Baja _______________provide shelter for several kinds of whales.

rural

The villagers believe that a shopping mall has no place in a ________area.

sanctuary

The temple was a _____________to those who were being persecuted.

sanctuary

The shelter offers ____________to women fleeing violence in the home.

splendor

The ____________of the palace at Versailles took our breath away.

splendid

The exhibition of American sculpture includes several _________________statues by Harriet Hosmer.

squalor

People lived in ____________after their homes were destroyed by the hurricane.

squalid

The newly arrived immigrants worked long hours in __________conditions for very low wages.

terrain

After hiking for several days we knew the ___________quite well.

terrain

The mountainous _______________of western Colorado attracts skiers from all parts of the country.

Rural areas are those

away from large cities.

A peninsula is

land almost completely surrounded by water.

Something that is incredible is

hard to believe.

Humidity is

dampness in the air.

A squalid building is

one that is dirty and neglected.

A horde is

a large crowd on the move.

A distinct change is

one that is unmistakable.

Terrain is

the surface features of an area.

sanctuary

The Underground Railroad offered a (place of shelter) to slaves who were escaping to freedom.

grazed

The first ball from the pitcher (just barely hit) the batter's shoulders.

hordes

(Large numbers) of fans surrounded the stage door waiting for autographs.

inhabitants

Pitcairn Island has few than fifty (people who make their homes there).

hectic

Her life was (full of feverish activity) because she worked at two full-time jobs.

rural

Mark Twain wrote mostly about (life away from the cities and towns of) America.

distinct

The sounds of a flute and a trombone are quite (different from each other) so you can easily tell them apart.

arid

Few crops can be grown where the land is (very dry and gets little rain).

splendor

Monet's later paintings capture the (magnificent appearance) of his garden at Giverny.

peninsula

Italy is a large (country that is almost completely surrounded by water).

terrain

The rough (surface features of the land) made travel difficult.

abundance

Crops grow in (quantities that provide more than is needed) in such fertile soil.

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