50 terms

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mesa
noun - a mountain with a large, flat top
butte
noun - a hill that has steep sides and a flat top
The farm lay on either side of a small stream which ran among b☆☆s and green m☆☆s of the foothills.
(cigarette) butt
noun - 1) the part of a finished cigarette that has not been smoked 2) SLANG FOR bottom
She told him to get off his ☆☆ and do something useful.
verb - to hit something with the head or the horns
plateau
noun - a large flat area of land that is high above sea level
verde
adjective - Spanish word for green
verdant
adjective - green with growing plants
Much of the ☆☆ countryside has been destroyed in the hurricane.
mine
noun - 1) a hole or system of holes in the ground where substances such as coal, gold, and salt are removed 2) a type of bomb put below the earth or in the sea that explodes when vehicles, ships, or people go over it
agenda
noun- a list, outline, or plan of things to be considered or done
compromise
verb - to settle differences
blackmail
verb - making someone do what you want by threat
resilient
adjective- able to recover quickly
buoyant
adjective - 1) able to float 2) happy and optimistic
versatile
adjective - able to do many different things or to be used in many different ways
evident
adjective - clearly visible
random
adjective - by chance, not planned or prearranged
loose
adjective - not tight
loosen
verb - to make something less tight
strict
adjective - severe and unremitting in making demands
restrict
to limit
further
adverb - to a greater distance or degree, or at a more advanced level
adjective, adverb - more or extra
farther
adverb - to a greater distance
adjective - a greater distance from something
I was ☆☆ to the shop than I thought.
kin
PLURAL - family and relations
kiln
noun - a type of large oven used for making bricks and clay objects hard after they have been shaped
unsanitary
adjective - unclean
ally
noun - a friendly nation
treaty
noun - a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
voyage
noun - a long journey by sea or in space
navigate
verb - to steer or direct a ship or airplane
circumnavigate
verb - to sail around the world
latitude
noun - the distance north or south of the equator
longitude
noun - measures distance east and west from the Prime Meridian
organ
noun - 1) a part of the body of an animal or plant that performs a particular job 2) a musical instrument
pump
verb - to force liquid or gas to move somewhere
myocyte
noun - the type of cell within the heart tissue that generate the tiny electrical impulses that cause heart muscle cells to contract. and the heart to beat
tissue
noun - a group of connected cells in an animal or plant that are similar to each other, have the same purpose, and form the stated part of the animal or plant
vascular
adjective - pertaining to blood vessels
artery
noun - a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart
vein
noun - a blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart.
vain
adjective - characteristic of false pride
pirate
verb - to illegally use or reproduce
parley
noun - a discussion between two groups of people, especially one that is intended to end an argument
barley
uncountable noun - the grain from a tall plant like grass, used for food and for making beer and whisky
pasture
noun - a field of growing grass where animals can eat
posture
noun - the way in which someone usually holds their shoulders, neck, and back, or a particular position in which someone stands, sits, etc.
perish
verb - to die, especially in an accident
vanish
verb - disappear
petrify
verb - paralyze with fear
protagonist
noun - an important supporter of an idea
antagonist
noun - a person who is strongly opposed to something or someone
buccaneer
noun - a person who attacked and stole from ships at sea, especially someone allowed by a government to do this in the 17th and 18th centuries