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abut
v. to touch at one end or edge; to join at boundary
arable
adj. fit for plowing and planting; suitable for cultivation; tillable
askew
adj. and adv. lopsided; awry; not in line
gird
v. to fasten or put a belt or girdle around; to prepare for action; to surround
graduation
n. a series of systematic steps or stages; a gradual change from one stage, tone. or shade to another; a transitional stage
incise
v. to cut into; to carve; to engrave
indigenous
adj. native to an area; originating in the region or country where found
nurture
v. to bring up; to care for; to feed and nourish; n. the act of bringing up and caring for someone
orient
n. a pearl with great luster, adj. lustrious; sparkling; v. to position with respect to the points of the compass; to adopt to circumstances
solstice
n. either of two times of the year when the sun is farthest north or south of the equator; the first day of summer or winter