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noun Spanish; 1. a rich gold strike 2. any sudden source of wealth
Bonanza
Noun French; a high flat area of land
Plateau
Noun Italian; a slender, small boat used on Venice’s canals
Gondola
Noun Japanese; the art of folding paper into animals or flowers
Origami
Noun French; an umbrella-like cloth that slows a person’s fall when jumping out of an airplane
Parachute
Noun Spanish; a spicy sauce often used as a dip for tortilla chips
Salsa
noun Hindi; a large square of colored cotton
Bandanna
Noun French; weariness; exhaustion
Fatigue
noun Italian; a green vegetable with groups of buds growing from a stalk
Broccoli
Adjective Hebrew; clean or fit to eat according to Jewish dietary laws
Kosher
Noun German; a school or class for very young children
Kindergarten
Noun Italian; a variety of summer squash resembling a cucumber
Zucchini
Noun Arabic; 1. the seasonal wind in the Indian Ocean and Southern Asia 2. the rainy season in these places, from June to September
Monsoon
Noun Algonquian; a long sled without runners
Toboggan
1.noun French; a formal feast. 2. adjective having to do with a large feast
Banquet
Noun, plural hand or body movements
Gestures
Noun a quantity expressed by a numerator and a denominator; a part of a whole
Fraction
Noun a cut made by a surgeon
Incision
1. noun a summary of information 2. verb to change food into a form that the body can use
Digest
Adjective short and to the point
Concise
Noun a small piece of something
Fragment
Adverb exactly; carefully
Precisely
Adjective easily broken
Fragile
Adjective 1. settling an argument or contest 2. conclusive
Decisive
Noun the condition of being clogged up or overcrowded
Congestion
Adjective broken
Fractured
Noun the changing of food in a form that the body can absorb
Digestion
Noun, plural the front teeth used for cutting
Incisors
Adjective bent, as a ray of light passing through water
Refracted
Verb brought up as a possibility
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