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A wall built up along a river to keep it from flooding is called a/an ______.
levee
_______ are high waterproof boots.
Waders
__________ carry people a short distance by boat.
Ferries
People who use bags filled with sand to build a protective wall are called __________.
sandbaggers
A/An ____________ includes a river and the smaller rivers and streams that flow into it.
river system
A sweep of water is called a/an _______.
tide
___________ are streams that flow into a larger river or stream.
Tributaries
An unusually large, destructive wave caused by an earthquake, volcano, storm, or a combination of the wind and tide is called a/an _________.
tidal wave
________ is the state of mind and confidence of a person.
Morale
A long period with little or no rainfall that can stop the growth of plants is known as a/an _______.
drought
_________ is the act of making something by using objects that are on hand.
improvisation
The ________ is land near the edge of the sea.
coast
A chemical that produces a sweep of energy is ________.
adrenalin