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The coast

Land next to the sea

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Currents

Strong movement of water -waves

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Astounding

Amazing

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Annual

Once a year

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Huge

Very big

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A drought

When there is no or a little rain/water long time

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Irrigation, to irrigate

Providing water for agriculture.
To supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow.
Eg. Irrigated land/field.
Irrigation system.

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To accumulate

To get large in number

8

Ashamed

Embarrassed

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Municipal

Related to cities/towns

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To replenish

To put more of Sth back in.
To fill Sth up again.
Eg. Food stocks were replenished by/with imports from the US.
Does your glass need replenishing?

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Effects

Results

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The construction of

The building of

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Significantly

By quite a large amount

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A flood

When land is covered by water

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Principally

Mainly