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Mesa Verde N.Park

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plateau land n. n. a large flat area of land that is high above sea level
bottom n. n. the lowest part of something: The ship had sunk to the _____ of the sea/the sea ____.
deeply adv. extremely or strongly: After 20 years of marriage, they're still ______ in love.
canyon n. n. a large valley with very steep sides and usually a river flowing along the bottom
spring n. n.(WATER) a place where water naturally flows out from the ground:
tiny adj. adj. extremely small: a tiny flower
seep n. n. is a wet place where water, usually groundwater, reaches the earth's surface from an underground aquifer.
gather v. v. to collect several things, often from different places or people: I went to several libraries to ______ information about the scheme.
settled adj. adj. If you feel settled in a job, school, etc., you have become familiar with it and are comfortable and happy there: Now that the children are _____ at school, we don't really want to move again
dweling n. n. a house or place to live in: There is an estimated shortfall of some five million ____ across the country.
cluster n. n. a group of similar things that are close together, sometimes surrounding something: Have a look at the ______ of galaxies in this photograph.
ledge n. n. a narrow horizontal surface projecting from a wall, cliff, or other surface.
cliffsn. n. a high area of rock with a very steep side, often on a coast: Keep away from the edge of the ____ you might fall. the cliff edge
leather n. n. animal skin treated in order to preserve it, and used to make shoes, bags, clothes, equipment, etc.:
refinement n. n. the process of making a substance pure: a small change that improves something: These _________ have increased the machine's accuracy by 25 percent.
held/hold v. v. (support)] to take and keep something in your hand or arms: Can you _____ the bag while I open the door?
plastered v. v. to spread plaster (substance) on a surface
councils n. n. › a group of people elected or chosen to make decisions or give advice on a particular subject, to represent a particular group of people, or to run a particular organization: the United Nations Security ______
winding adj. describes a path, road, river, etc. which repeatedly turns in different directions: There's a very long, winding path leading up to the house.
below adv. adv. n a lower position (than), under: The author's name was printed ____ the title.
led/lead v. v.to control a group of people, a country, or a situation: I think we've chosen the right person to ___ the expedition.
surmise v. v. to guess something, without having much or any proof: [+ (that)] The police ____ (that) the robbers have fled(flee-scape) the country.
settlement n. n. a place where people come to live or the process of settling in such a place: A large Roman _______ has been discovered just outside the town.
warfare n. n. the activity of fighting a war, often including the weapons and methods that are used: guerrilla/naval/nuclear/trench warfare
drought n. n. a long period when there is little or no rain: This year (a) severe ____ has ruined the crops.
southward adv. adv. towards the south: The rain moved slowly ______.
settlement n. n. a place where people come to live or the process of settling in such a place: A large Roman _____ has been discovered just outside the town.
storage n. n. the putting and keeping of things in a special place for use in the future: We've had to build some cupboards to give us more storage space.
hunting n. n. chasing and killing an animal or bird for food, sport, or profit:
gathering n. n. to collect several things, often from different places or people: I went to several libraries to ______information about the scheme.
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