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colony
n. a group of people, animals or plants living close together

n. group of people who settle in a new land
compensate
v. to make up for, to be equivalent

v. to pay for
compensation
n. payment or whatever is given or done to make up for something
deposit
v. to lay down

v. to put money into a bank account or to give as partial payment

n. something laid down

n. money put into a bank account or given as partial payment
fascinate
v. to attract; to strongly hold the interest of
fascinating
adj. extremely interesting
feeble
adj. having little strength, weak

adj. not very believable or satisfying
formal
adj. following rules or customs, often in an exact or proper way

adj. suitable for events where strict standards of dress and behavior are expected
frigid
adj. very cold

adj. lacking a warm manner; unfriendly
harsh
adj. rough and unpleasant to the senses

adj. causing pain; cruel

adj. not suitable for living things; extremely uncomfortable
huddle
v. to crowd together

v. to curl one's limbs up close to one's body

n. a closely packed group
remote
adj. far away in time or space

adj. slight or faint

adj. controlled indirectly or from a distance

adj. distant in manner
resemble
v. to be like or similar
rigid
adj. stiff and unbending; not flexible

adj. strict; not easily changed
solitary
adj. being alone; lacking the company of others

adj. being the only one
substantial
adj. strong; solid

adj. great in value or size
waddle
v. to walk with short steps, swaing from side to side

n. an awkward, clumsy walk