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weath ered
seasoned or otherwise affected by exposure to the weather

(of wood) artificially treated to seem discolored or stained by the action of air, rain, etc

(of rocks) worn, disintegrated, or changed in color or composition by weathering

of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their language



cal de ra
a large, basin like depression resulting from the explosion or collapse of the center of a volcano

com po site
made up of disparate or separate parts or elements; compound

a picture, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures
ob ser vant

syn. - aware, attentive, alert, sharp,; dutiful, mindful
watchful, quick to notice; careful and diligent

ant. - inattentive, careless

cen tur y

a period of 100 years

one of the successive periods of 100 years reckoned forward or backward from a recognized chronological epoch, esp. from the assumed date of the birth of Jesus

ad vanc ing
to move or go forward; proceed


syn. - an achievement, exploit, effort, stroke
an act or deed that shows daring, skill, or strength
heart y

syn. - cheerful, friendly; fit healthy; plentiful
warm and friendly; healthy, lively, and strong; large and satisfying to the appetite

en force

syn. - to carry out
to force obedience to

ant. - to overlook, abandon, disregard

re sign

syn. - to quit, abandon, leave, surrender
to give up a job, office, or a right or claim

de mol ish

sy. - to raze, destroy, wreck, smash, level
to tear down, break to pieces

ant. - to construct, build, restore, mend
pri mar y

syn. - highest, main, prime
first in importance, first in time or order; basic, fundamental

early election that narrows the choice of candidates who will run in a final election

ant. - secondary, last


syn. - to attempt, struggle, labor, slave, strain
to devote much energy or effort, to try hard

e ner ge tic

syn. - hardworking, tireless, peppy
active and vigorous, full of energy, forceful

ant. - idle, lazy, inactive

ver dict

syn. - a ruling, judgement, finding
the decision of a jury at the end of a trial or legal case; any decision

bil low y
characterized by or full of billows; surging: a rough, billowy sea

ma ture

syn.- to grow, develop, age, ripen; complete, ripe
to bring to or reach full development or growth

full grown or developed

ant. - immature, inexperienced, raw, green
al ter nate

syn. - to rotate, change; a replacement, deputy
to do, use, or happen in successive turns; to take turns

a person acting or prepared to act in place of another; a substitute

happening or appearing in turns; every other, being a choice between two or more things

ex tinct
no longer in existence; that has ended or died out: an extinct species of fish

having ceased eruption; no longer active: an extinct volcano