12 terms

ela vocab for a long walk to water

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Parched
dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
Relentless
unyielding, harsh, without pity
Refugee camp
shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
Emaciated
extremely thin; wasted away
Scavenging
search for food
Surge
a forceful flow
Merciless
without kindness or pity; cruel
Welter
a confused multitude of things
Prodding
encouragement to do something
Earnest
with great sincerity or seriousness
Ration
fixed portion; the food allowance.
Frigid
extremely cold; lacking in warmth or feeling