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Chap. 8 Vocab

Vocabulary from the "HA The Ancient World"
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reunification
the act of coming or bringing together again
monument
a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
pyramid
a massive memorial with a square base and four triangular sides
pharaoh
the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
emphasize
to give special attention to something, to stress
construct
Make; build; put together items or arguments
stunning
extremely beautiful or impressive
flourish
(v.) to grow, thrive, be prosperous; to wave in the air; (n.) a dramatic gesture; a fanfare of horns
topography
the features of an area, such as its rivers, mountains, and roads
vegetation
all the plant life in a particular region
papyrus
paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat
settlement
small community of people living in a new place
infer
To draw a conclusion from evidence
diverse
having different or distinct parts, having various kinds
abundant
Very plentiful; more than enough, having a large amount
collaborate
to work with another toward a goal
communicate
transmit thoughts or feelings, to make known or share knowledge
predict
to say what will happen in the future
hypothesis
an explanation for facts that can be tested by further investigation