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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 5 Lesson 17

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AFFLICT
To bring or cause pain and suffering.
AFFLICTION
A condition of pain, suffering, or trouble.
BARREN
Not fruitful; not reproducing.
CONSIST
To be made up; to contain.
DROUGHT
A long period without rain.
ERODE
To wear away bit by bit; to wear away by action of wind, water, or ice.
EROSION
The process or state of eroding.
EXPAND
To make or become larger.
To give further details of.
EXPANSION
The act, process, or result of enlarging.
FAMINE
A widespread and long-lasting shortage of food that may cause starvation.
FERTILE
Able to produce good crops.
Able to produce offspring.
Able to produce ideas; inventive.
OASIS
A place where there is water in an otherwise dry area.
OASES
Places where there is water in an otherwise dry area.
PASTURE (n)
A field of growing grass where animals can eat; a meadow.
PASTURE (v)
A field of growing grass where animals can eat; a meadow.
PRIMITIVE
From earliest times; ancient.
Simple or crude.
REFUGE
Shelter or protection from harm.
A place of safety.
REFUGEE
A person forced to leave her or his home or country seeking protection from danger.
REVERT
To go back to an earlier condition, often one that is not as satisfactory.
TEEM
To be filled; to occur in large numbers.
WITHER
To become dried out; to lose freshness.