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(noun). Wild animals collectively; the native fauna (and sometimes flora) of a region.
ex: The wildlife out here depends on the water hole
(noun). a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment
ex: Pollution can have disastrous effects on the delicately balanced ecosystem.
(adj). most suitable option for one’s desire/requirement
Ex:Therein lies the gap between ideal principle and business reality
(noun). the act or process of breaking or making something break into small pieces or parts
Ex: He claimed that social fragmentation was a by-product of the internet.
(noun). any chemical used in farming, especially for killing insects or for making plants grow better
Ex: Nevertheless, many agrochemical companies are undertaking extensive research programmes on biological control
(adj). connected with an area of land that is fairly flat and not very high above sea level
Ex: These plants are mainly found in lowland areas/regions.
(adj). Involving or causing sudden great damage
Ex: But sooner or later, a large object will threaten to hit the earth-moon system causing catastrophic damage.’
(noun). A substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals.
Ex: The synthetic pyrethroids are more stable than the pyrethrins, and are equally or more potent pesticides
(noun). a change in the way a country is governed, usually to a different political system and often using violence or war
ex: The country seems to be heading towards revolution.
(adj). closely acquainted; familiar, close
Ex: He has an intimate knowledge of American literature
(noun). a pattern or picture made using many small pieces of coloured stone or glass
Ex: The country is now a cultural and social mosaic (= mixture) due to the influx of different ethnic groups.
(verb). to connect similar things; to be connected to or with similar things
Ex: The problems of poverty and unemployment are all interconnected.
(noun). a fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs
Ex: She kicked the ball so powerfully that it flew over the hedge.
(noun). The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.
ex: Secondly, the wildlife has to compete with the surrounding agriculture for the habitat.
(noun). a line of bushes planted along the edge of a field or road
Ex: A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae, in the eulipotyphlan family Erinaceidae.
(noun). land that is used for farming
ex: In the past 18 years, the average price of Iowa farmland has increased 234 percent.
(noun). The process or fact of isolating or being isolated
ex: The prisoner had been kept in isolation for three days.
(noun). a group of living organism that are identical to each other
ex: Most of the known rhino species are West African
(adj). Relating to or concerned with the relation of living organisms
ex: The destruction of the rain forests is an ecological disaster.
(noun). a twisted mass of threads, hair, etc. that cannot be easily separated
Ex: She pulled the tangle of wires out of the box.
(noun). a long straight passage dug in the ground and filled with water for boats and ships to travel along; a smaller passage used for carrying water to fields, crops, etc.
ex: THat's the ear canal
(noun). A track made of steel rails along which trains run.
ex: We live close to the railway line.
(noun). a wall of stone or earth made to keep water back or to carry a road or railway/railroad over low ground
ex: A bridge and an embankment connect it with Caprera.
(noun). an edge or border
Ex:They're on the verge of bankruptcy
(noun). A line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.
ex: The Ural mountains mark the boundary between Europe and Asia.
(verb). a fine open fabric, typically one of cotton or silk, made by looping, twisting, or knitting thread in patterns and used especially for trimming garments.
Ex: His hands shook as he fumbled to lace his boots
(noun). A long passage in a building from which doors lead into rooms
ex: She continued faster, and followed the corridor as it curved to the left.
(noun). a small brown animal with stiff parts like needles (called spines ) covering its back. Hedgehogs are nocturnal (= active mostly at night) and can roll into a ball to defend themselves when they are attacked.
Ex: The hedgehog curled up in a prickly ball
(noun). a bird with a long beak, that catches fish in rivers. The European kingfisher is small and brightly coloured and the American kingfisher is larger and blue-grey in colour.
Kingfishers or Alcedinidae are a family of small to medium-sized, brightly colored birds in the order Coraciiformes.
(noun). an insect with a long thin body, often brightly coloured, and two pairs of large transparent wings. Dragonflies are often seen over water.
Ex: Bright blue dragonflies hovered and darted in the reeds.
(noun). the action or process of creating something again
His favourite recreations are golf and playing Scrabble.
(verb). Fit in with the wishes or needs of.
ex: The new policies fail to accommodate the disabled.
(noun). an unused area of land that has become barren or overgrown
Ex: It was a desolate wasteland except for some grazing sheep.
(noun). the importance of something, especially when this has an effect on what happens in the future
She couldn't grasp the full significance of what he had said.
(verb). an obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination
Ex: The sun was partially eclipsed by the moon.
(noun). An amount of money or property left to someone in a will.
ex: An elderly cousin had left her a small legacy.
(verb). pull or knock down (a building)
Ex: The old factory was demolished to make way for a new parking lot
(noun). A large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted.
Ex: Two stones at the quarry in 1884 weighed eighteen tons each.’
(adj). without a job because there is no more work available
Ex: Her words always seem redundant to me, she repeats everything
(noun). a former industrial or commercial site where future use is affected by real or perceived environmental contamination
Ex: Planners are committed to developing the city's brownfield sites before granting permission to build on the rural outskirts
(adj). commonly designated by the name or term specified.
Ex: A so-called celebrity is looking for you.
(adv). in a very impressive way
Ex: At night, the city is spectacularly lit.
(verb). (of a country or its citizens) send a group of settlers to (a place) and establish political control over it
The area was colonized by the Vikings.
(noun). a slender, fast-growing tree that has thin bark (often peeling) and bears catkins. Birch trees grow chiefly in north temperate regions, some reaching the northern limit of tree growth
Ex: He sat in his short overcoat leaning against a birch tree
(noun). a tree or shrub of temperate climates that typically has narrow leaves, bears catkins, and grows near water. Its pliant branches yield osiers for basketry, and its wood has various uses
Ex: Generalist predators, such as spiders, ants and ladybirds, occurred on the willows but were never observed attacking the eggs.
(noun). a large area of open land covered with wild grass
The lion adapted itself to dry, open grassland where a yellow coat was most effective.
(adj). Of little depth.
ex: She told her children to stay in the shallow end (of the swimming pool).
(noun). connected with or existing in areas of wet land
Ex: The title Pantanal refers to a region of Brazil: the largest freshwater wetland in the world
(noun). A result or effect, commonly unpleasant
ex: I told the hairdresser to do what she wanted to my hair, and look at the consequences!
(noun). An animal that naturally preys on others.
ex: he population of rabbits is controlled by natural predators.
(noun). A very large quantity of something.
ex: The unhealthy lagoons contain abundance of fish
(adj). of or inside a particular country, household
ex: Tell him I locked down all missile strikes on domestic territory.
(adj). originating in or characteristic of a distant foreign country.
Ex: He avidly collected exotic, fast cars.
(noun). a sugary fluid secreted by plants, especially within flowers to encourage pollination by insects and other animals. It is collected by bees to make into honey
The bees fly within a five mile radius to collect nectar.
(adj). Prosperous and growing
Ex: The island has a thriving community and a rich and tragic history.
(adj). made or produced to copy something natural; not real
ex: All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
(verb). take in water due to chemical or physical force
ex: I have enough acreage and cattle to absorb some of the loss
(adj). in addition to an amount that is necessary, usual or legal
Ex: Excess food is stored as fat.
(noun). An ornamental cloth covering hung or held up over something,
Ex: Trees arched over the road, forming a canopy of leaves.
(verb). to stop somebody/something that is going from one place to another from arriving
Reporters intercepted him as he tried to leave the hotel.
(noun). a heavy fall of rain
We drove for five hours through a rainstorm.
(adj). Able to be maintained at a certain rate or level.
ex: sustainable definitions of good educational practice
(noun). the system of water or waste liquids flowing away from somewhere into the ground or down pipes
Ex: Bad drainage caused the land to be flooded
(noun). a second vote or competition that is held to find a winner because two people taking part in the first competition got the same result
Ex: She won 55% of the votes in the run-off.
(noun). the draining away of water (or substances carried in it) from the surface of an area of land, a building or structure, etc.
Ex: The roof was highpitched and covered with straw, hay, reeds or tiles
(adj). involving science
ex: The project has attracted considerable criticism from the scientific community (= from scientists).
(noun). a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength.
ex: At last the economy is showing signs of recovery.
(adj). contingent on or determined by.
You can't be dependent on your parents all your life.
(noun). the work of repairing and cleaning an old building, a painting, etc. so that its condition is as good as it originally was
Ex: The palace is closed for restoration.
(noun). A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining some particular object
ex: Under the current marking/mark scheme, you need 90 percent to get an A.
(noun). prevention of wasteful use of a resource
Ex: Road development in the area has been severely affected by the conservation programmes of the council.
(noun). the most important quality or feature of something, that makes it what it is
ex: The essence of my car is that it takes me places I want to go
(adj). small and not important
Ex: This is a marginal improvement on October.
(noun). a natural or artificial lake where water is stored before it is taken by pipes to houses, etc.
Ex: Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake in the world
(noun). a supply of a commodity not needed for immediate use but available if required
ex: she trusted him without reserve
(noun). a small bird that sings while it flies high up in the sky
Look! That is a skylark!
(noun). a tailless amphibian with a short stout body and short legs, typically having dry warty skin that can exude poison
ex: Toads have drier, lumpier skins than frogs and spend less time in the water.
(noun). a change to an opposite direction, position, or course of action.
ex: He demanded a reversal of the previous decision/policy.
(verb). to begin to grow or develop rapidly
Ex: the city's suburbs have burgeoned, sprawling out from the center
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(adj). (of a noise) so loud as to make it impossible to hear anything else
Ex: the music reached a deafening crescendo
(noun). the time of day when light first appears
It's almost dawn.
(verb). to learn about something or teach somebody about something, so that you/they start to understand it
You'll need time to familiarize yourself with our procedures.
(noun). an animal like a large rabbit with very strong back legs, that can run very fast
ex: The hare is increasing rapidly, as well as the fox.
(noun). a large bird of prey (= a bird that kills other creatures for food) with a sharp curved beak and very good sight
Ex: The eagle has landed
(noun). (con nai) an animal with long legs, that eats grass, leaves, etc. and can run fast. Most male deer have antlers (= horns shaped like branches). There are many types of deer.
Ex: A deer watched them from the trees.
(noun). an area of land that is covered with trees
ex: Some very rare and special plants grow in these woodlands.
(adj). Dead or apparently dead.
Ex: He was a vegetarian, as he couldn't stand the lifeless sight of a dead deer or fish