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scarcity
shortage
summoned
requested to appear; sent for
deftly
quickly and skillfully
excavate
to remove by digging or scooping out
sanitary
clean and free of filth
6. descendant
a person who is related to someone and who lives after him or her, such as their child
crammed
forced, pressed, or squeezed into an insufficient space
clod
a lump or chunk, especially of earth or clay
testify
to make a declaration of truth or fact under oath
preposterous
absurd; devoid of wisdom or good sense
predatory
living by preying on other organisms
canteen
flask for carrying drinking water
despicable
morally reprehensible
radiated
emitted
perseverance
constant determination
16. forlorn
appearing sad or lonely due to desertion or abandonment
defective
faulty
stifling
smothering or suffocating
barren
lacking vegetation
pried
raised, moved, or forced open