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Henry Schoolcraft

glassmaking n. n. the manufacture of glass.
treatise n. n. a formal piece of writing that deals with a particular subject. "his ______ on Scottish political theory"
purchase v. n. to buy something. To qualify for this fare, you must _______ your ticket 21 days in advance.
head v. v. to go in a particular direction: We decided to _____back/home (
frontiersman n. a person who lives on the border between cultivated land (= land used to grow crops) and wild land, especially in the past in the US:
vast adj. adj. extremely big:
point out phv. phv. to make a person notice someone or something, usually by telling them where they are or by holding up one of your fingers towards them:The tour guide ___ed ___ the inscription that runs round the inside of the dome
upper n. n. at a higher position or level than something else, or being the top part of something: If the infection is not checked it will probably spread to the ____ body.
despite prep. prep. without taking any notice of or being influenced by; not prevented by: I still enjoyed the week _____ the weather.
sharply adv. adv. quickly and suddenly: Inflation has risen/fallen ______.
etnography n. n. a scientific description of the culture of a society by someone who has lived in it, or a book containing this: One of the aims of ______ is to contribute to an understanding of the human race.
aim n. n. (intention) a result that your plans or actions are intended to achieve: My main ___ in life is to be a good husband and father.
vanishing adj. adj. beginning to disappear: They expressed worry about the district's current budget crisis and its ________ middle-class work force.
phonograph n. n. old use for record player
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