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Lost City

Vocabulary Words

adobe built with bricks made from clay baked in the sun
highland region that is higher and hillier than the neighboring countryside
terraces flat, raised levels of land with straight or sloping sides
curiosity an eager desire to know or learn
glorious magnificent; splendid
granite very hard gray or pink rock that is formed when lava cools slowly underground
ruins what is left after a building, wall, etc. has fallen to pieces
terraced formed into a flat, level land with steep sides to create more space for farming
thickets bushes or small trees growing close together
torrent violent, rushing stream of water
remote out of the way; secluded
rugged covered with rough and uneven edges
ventured dared to go to a new or unknown place
Created by: lewisf