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20 terms

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