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afflict
To bring about or cause pain and suffering
affliction
A condition of pain, suffering, or trouble
barren
Not fruitful, not reproducing
consist
To be made up, to contain
drought
long period without rain
erode
To wear away bit by bit; To wear away by action of water, rain or ice
erosion
The process or state of eroding
expand
To make or become larger
expansion
The act, process, or result of enlarging
famine
a widespread and long lasting shortage of food that may cause starvation
fertile
1. Able to produce good crops
2. Able to produce ofspring
3. Able to produce ideas, inventive
oasis (plural is oases)
A place where there is water in an otherwise dry area
pasture
A field of growing grass where animals can eat, a meadow

To put animals out in the field to eat grass
primitive
1. From earlier times, ancient

2. Simple or crude
refuge
1. Shelter or protection from harm

2. A place of safety
refugee
A person forced to leave their home or country seeking protection from danger
revert
To go back on an earlier condition, often one that is not as satisfactory.
teem
To be filled; to occur in large numbers
wither
To become dried out; to lose freshness