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Amer. Cultural Roots

Academic Vocabulary

arid very dry; having little rain or water
cultivate to grow and care for plants
deplete to reduce the amount of something or make it worse
nomads people who move from place to place
commerce having to do with the buying and selling of goods and services
confiscate to take away something as punishment
intervene to influence an event
supplant to take the place of someone or something
adhere to follow rules closely or stick firmly to a belief
subsist to do enough to just barely survive
alluring having a mysterious, charming, or exciting quality
heretic someone who disagrees with an accepted religious belief
incentive a reward that encourages people to do something or to work harder
massacre to kill a lot of people in a violent way, especially when they cannot defend themselves
Created by: Ms. Marshall