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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
barren
not reproducing
consist
to be made up
consist
to contain
drought
a long period without rain
erode
to wear away bit by bit
erode
to wear away by action of wind, water, or ice
erosion
the process or state of eroding
expand
to make or become larger
expand
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
fertile
able to produce offspring
fertile
able to produce ideas
fertile
inventive
oasis
a place where there is water in an otherwise dry area
pasture
a field of growing grass where animals can eat
pasture
a meadow
pasture
to put animals out in a field to eat grass
primitive
from earliest times
primitive
ancient
primitive
simple or crude
refuge
shelter or protection from harm
refuge
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
teem
to occur in large n umbers
wither
to become dried out
wither
to lose freshness