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dormant
adj. in a sleeplike state

adj. not active, but able to become active
elegant
adj. graceful or refined in appearance or behavior
erupt
v. to burst forth violently
eruption
n. a violent bursting forth
excavate
v. to dig out

v. to uncover by digging
excavation
n. the place formed by digging or the process of digging out
expel
v. to eject; to release, as from a container

v. to force to leave
fume
n. (usually plural) a disagreeable smoke or gas

v. to feel or show anger or resentment
molten
adj. made liquid by heat; melted
painstaking
adj. showing or taking great care or effort
perish
v. to die; to be killed or destroyed
population
n. the total number of people in a certain place

n. the total number of plants or animals in a certain area
populate
v. to fill with people
prelude
n. something that comes before or introduces the main part

n. a short musical piece played as an introduction
scald
v. to burn with hot liquid or steam
scalding
adj. very hot
stupendous
adj. amazing because very great or very large
suffocate
v. to kill or die by stopping access to air
suffocation
n. the act or process of suffocating
tremor
n. a shaking movewment

n. a nervous or excited feeling