GLOSSARY 2.2

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Advocacy
support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
Desertification
The spread of desert like conditions
Topsoil
Mixture of humus, clay, and other minerals that forms the crumbly, topmost layer of soil.
Go that rout
Following directions.
Unsuitable
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
Trigger a Flood
make a mess
Chagrin
Embarrassment
Euphony
beautiful sound
Baffled
confused
Exult
To rejoice greatly
Ransacked
searched violently for something
Abhorrent
inspiring disgust and loathing
Gruesome
causing shock or horror
Indebted
grateful
to owe money
Menaced
threatened, put in peril
Mental Turmoil
Mentally awake or concerned
Bevy
group
Group of birds or other animals that stay close together; any large group
Demeanor
behavior; manner of conducting oneself
Litigious
Quarrelsome; given to carrying on lawsuits.
Slaughter
murder
Schisms
Divisions into mutually opposed parties
Hobbling
walking awkwardly
Join in the rank
Be part of.
Make amends
to compensate, as for an injury, loss, or insult
Clenching
Closing or holding tightly

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