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61 Cards in this Set

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reservoir
The lake created by a dam; a place where water is stored
slush
Partially melted snow(N)
interior
The inside(N)
wielding
Using skillfully(ADJ)
brink
Edge of a steep place(N)
manipulate
To control or work with the hands(V)
cascades
To tumble from a higher to a lower place(V)
clefts
An opening or crack(N)
desolate
Deserted; without inhabitants(ADJ)
electron
Made up of very small particles that make up electrons(N)
portable
Easily carried(ADJ)
illusion
Something that seems to be real but isn't(N)
chasm
A deep canyon or crack(N)
embedded
Buried; set in(ADJ)
protrude
To stick out(V)
minature
very small(ADJ)
plateau-
A high, flat piece of land(N)
rapids
Fast-moving waters in a river
devise
To invent; think up(V)
wrenched
To twist sharply(V)
backpacking
Hiking using a pack to carry supplies(ADJ)
ordeal
An experience that is painful or difficult(N)
tempest
A violent storm, furious commotion(N)
alternative
Another possibility(N)
lifeline
A rope thrown to save a person in water(N)
frothing
Producing foam(ADJ)
slush
Partially melted snow(N)
resolutely
In a firm and determined way(ADV)
sloshed
To move through water, making splashing sounds(V)
contrast
A great different between things(N)
whirlpool
Water that is moving rapidly in a circle.(N)
midstream
In the middle of the stream and river(N)
capability
Size; the ability to contain or hold(N)
resource
A supply of something that can be used to produce useful or valuable things
receded
To pull bakc or withdraw(V)
worship
To pray to; show respect and honor for
quantity
amount(N)
erosion
The slow wearing away of rock by wind, rain, and sand(N)
agricultural
Having to do with farming
remote
Far away; difficult to reach(ADJ)
retorted
To answer; reply sharply(V)
electrical
having to do with electricity(ADJ)
monitor
To check; keep watch over(V)
earphones
Listening devices worn over the ears(N)
lurch
A sudden rolling or swaying movement
silt
Fine, rich soil carried in moving water.
electronic
working by electricity(ADJ)
shoreline
The place where shore and water meet(N)
storage
Having space to save something for later(N)
limitless
without any end(ADJ)
access
The chance or right to approach or use
distinctly
without question(ADV)
visual
having to do with things that are seen(ADJ)
delta
A three-sided piece of land deposited at the end of a river.
pivot
To turn(V)
automatically
Done without outside help(ADV)
industry
The making of goods to be sold
fertile
Well suited to plant growth
departure
Starting out; leaving(N)
evaporated
To change from a liquid to a gas
equator
An imaginary line around the middle of the earth