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GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
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abundant
If good weather continues, farmers can expect an ______________ harvest.
abundance
Natural gas supplies an _______________of power to the entire country.
arid
Much of North Africa is _____________land.
distinct
Apples come in over two thousand _____________varieties.
distinct
Chili peppers add a ______________flavor to this dish.
graze
A small herd of cows _____________in th meadow.
grazed
The snowball ________________my cheek but didn't hurt me.
hectic
After a _____________week of sightseeing, the tourists were glad to go home and relax.
hordes
__________of swimmers head for the pool in summer.
humid
Residents escape the hot, ___________weather by going inside where it is cool and dry.
humidity
The ____________was so high that the slightest activity made us sweat.
incredible
It seems __________that no one was injured in such a bad accident.
inhabited
Millions of bison once ______________the great plains of America.
inhabitants
Most of the ______________of California were born somewhere else.
peninsula
Bays along the Baja _______________provide shelter for several kinds of whales.
rural
The villagers believe that a shopping mall has no place in a ________area.
sanctuary
The temple was a _____________to those who were being persecuted.
sanctuary
The shelter offers ____________to women fleeing violence in the home.
splendor
The ____________of the palace at Versailles took our breath away.
splendid
The exhibition of American sculpture includes several _________________statues by Harriet Hosmer.
squalor
People lived in ____________after their homes were destroyed by the hurricane.
squalid
The newly arrived immigrants worked long hours in __________conditions for very low wages.
terrain
After hiking for several days we knew the ___________quite well.
terrain
The mountainous _______________of western Colorado attracts skiers from all parts of the country.
Rural areas are those
away from large cities.
A peninsula is
land almost completely surrounded by water.
Something that is incredible is
hard to believe.
Humidity is
dampness in the air.
A squalid building is
one that is dirty and neglected.
A horde is
a large crowd on the move.
A distinct change is
one that is unmistakable.
Terrain is
the surface features of an area.
sanctuary
The Underground Railroad offered a (place of shelter) to slaves who were escaping to freedom.
grazed
The first ball from the pitcher (just barely hit) the batter's shoulders.
hordes
(Large numbers) of fans surrounded the stage door waiting for autographs.
inhabitants
Pitcairn Island has few than fifty (people who make their homes there).
hectic
Her life was (full of feverish activity) because she worked at two full-time jobs.
rural
Mark Twain wrote mostly about (life away from the cities and towns of) America.
distinct
The sounds of a flute and a trombone are quite (different from each other) so you can easily tell them apart.
arid
Few crops can be grown where the land is (very dry and gets little rain).
splendor
Monet's later paintings capture the (magnificent appearance) of his garden at Giverny.
peninsula
Italy is a large (country that is almost completely surrounded by water).
terrain
The rough (surface features of the land) made travel difficult.
abundance
Crops grow in (quantities that provide more than is needed) in such fertile soil.