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Flashcards in The natural world Deck (20)
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1

n., a large number; a collection

Array

2

Living on the land

Terrestrial

3

Living in the water

Aquatic

4

Many; numerous

Myriad

5

Adj., whole; complete

Intact

6

n., the cutting down of trees for commercial use

Logging

7

To catch, to interrupt the progress of sth

Intercept

8

In the air

Cutting down trees keeps pollutants AIRBORNE

9

A priority, an urgent need

Imperative

10

To reproduce

BREEDing grounds

11

Unprotected from the wind

Windswept

12

To live under difficult conditions

Endure

13

A difficult act or achievement

Feat

14

To leave the correct route; to become separated from the group

Stray

15

Adj., small in numbers or amount

SPARSE rainfall

16

A sudden or big change

Swing

17

The edge of something

Fringe

18

To grow well

THRIVE in extreme conditions

19

Adj., tough; able to endure difficult conditions

Resilient to

20

To make weaker by mixing with water

Dilute