to give up with the intent of never claiming again; "When we saw the heavy snow, we decided to _______ our travel plans."
in a harmful way; negatively; "Too many hours of video games can _______ affect a child's emotional health."
parts combine into a whole; "The _______ sales figures for 2008 show that this is a common trend in the economy."
preparing the land to grow crops; "Proper _______ of the soil is essential for an abundant harvest of crops."
to add additional nourishment to soil and plants; "We use organic materials to _______ the tomatoes."
to increase, to build, to heighten; "Seeing consistently negative news reports will _______ the public's fear of recession."
A method of supplying water to dry land; "To successfully grows their crops, the early Egyptians used fascinating methods of _______ ."
to gain possession of, to get; "After running in several primary elections, he was finally able to _______ the Senate position."
The process of a plant making its own food from water, salts and carbon dioxide, producing oxygen as a by-product; "We could not enjoy the beautiful autumn colors of the trees without _______ ."
Water that falls to the Earth; "Snow, rain and sleet are all forms of _______ ."
To expect or sense something before it happens; "The police department dispatched additional officers, because they had learned to _______ trouble during these events."
extremely harmful, disastrous, tragic; "Many people died in the _______ event on September 11."
to crash together or to disagree; "It is important to be wearing a seatbelt for safety when two vehicles _______."
something which breaks through a surface and becomes visible; "The _______ of a volcano can be devastating for surrounding areas."
severe food shortage; "When an area experiences _______, the hungry people often emigrate to another area."