Wordlist 21 - Coober Pedy: Really Down Under

Wordlist 21 - Coober Pedy: Really Down Under

This wordlist features two words from different categories. The first word is "Aborigine," which is a noun that refers to one of the original or

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Slide1Wordlist 21Coober Pedy: Really Down Under

Slide21. Aborigine (n.) Definition: one of the original or earliest known inhabitants of a country or re gion Synonym:  original inhabitant Example:  They were form the aborigines of Australia. Word Family:

Slide32. Assume (v.) Definition:    to accept something to be true without question or proof Synonym:  bear, undertake Example:  Let's assume (that) they're coming and make plans on that basis. Word Family: as·sum·er, noun o·ver·as·sume, verb (used with object), o·ver·as·sumed, o·ver·as·sum·ing. pre·as·sume, verb (used with object), pre·as·sumed, pre·as·sum·ing. re·as·sume, verb (used with object), re·as·sumed, re·as·sum·ing.

Slide43. Atop (pre.) Definition:   on or at the top of Synonym:  on top of Example:  She sat atop a two-metre wall. Word Family:

Slide54. Blast (v.) Definition:   to explode or destroy something or someone with explosives, or to break through or hit something with a similar, very strong force Synonym:  blow up, explode Example:  A tunnel was to be blasted through the mountains. Word Family:

Slide65. Blessedly (adv.) Definition:  enjoyably Synonym:  enjoyably. pleasantly Example:  The garden was blessedly peaceful. Word Family: bless·ed·ness, noun su·per·blessed, adjective su·per·bless·ed·ness, noun well-blessed, adjective

Slide76. Burrow (v.)Definition:   to make a hole or passage in, into, or under something Synonym:  tunnel, excavate Example:  The worms burrow deep into the ground. Word Family: bur·row·er, noun un·bur·rowed, adjective

Slide87. Dispute (n.) Definition:  a debate, controversy, or difference of opinion Synonym:  debate, discussion, argument Example:  There is a dispute between two countries about the border. Word Family: dis·pute·less, adjective dis·put·er, noun pre·dis·pute, noun, verb, pre·dis·put·ed, pre·dis·put·ing. re·dis·pute, verb, re·dis·put·ed, re·dis·put·ing. un·dis·put·ed, adjective

Slide98. Emerge (v.) Definition:   to appear by coming out of something or out from behind something Synonym:  appear, come into view Example:  She emerged from the sea, blue with cold. Word Family: re·e·merge, verb (used without object), re·e·merged, re·e·merg·ing. un·e·merged, adjective

Slide109. Endure (v.) Definition:  to suffer something difficult, unpleasant, or painful Synonym:  tolerate, stand, bear Example:  We had to endure a nine-hour delay at the airport. Word Family: en·dur·er, noun un·en·dured, adjective

Slide1110. Ethnic (adj.) Definition:  relating to a particular race of people Synonym:  tribal, native Example:  Conflicts between the different ethnic groups in the country exploded into civil war. Word Family: eth·ni·cal·ly, adverb in·ter·eth·nic, adjective

Slide1211. Far-flung (adj.) Definition: describes places that are a great distance away, or something that is spread over a very large area Synonym:  distant, far away Example:  The news spread to all corners of our far-flung empire. Word Family:

Slide1312. Fleck (n.) Definition: a small mark or spot Synonym:  spot, mark Example:  I got a few flecks of paint on the window. Word Family: fleck·less, adjective fleck·less·ly, adverb fleck·y, adjective un·flecked, adjective

Slide1413. Groove (n.) Definition:    long, narrow, hollow space cut into a surface Synonym:  channel, cutting Example:  The window slides along a deep metal groove to open and close. Word Family: groove·less, adjective groove·like, adjective groov·er, noun re·groove, verb (used with object), re·grooved, re·groov·ing.

Slide1514. Immigrate (v.) Definition:  to come to live in a different country Synonym:  migrate Example:  He immigrated with his parents in 1895, and grew up in Long Island. Word Family: im·mi·gra·tor, noun un·im·mi·grat·ing, adjective

Slide1615. Liberal (adj.) Definition:  respecting and allowing many different types of beliefs or behaviour Synonym:  open-minded, unprejudiced Example:  Her parents were far more liberal than mine. Word Family: lib·er·al·ly, adverb lib·er·al·ness, noun an·ti·lib·er·al, adjective, noun an·ti·lib·er·al·ly, adverb an·ti·lib·er·al·ness, noun

Slide1716. Moonscape (n.) Definition:   the general appearance of the surface of the moon Synonym: Example: Word Family:

Slide1817. Nook (n.) Definition:  a small space that is hidden or partly sheltered Synonym:  opening, gap, cavity Example:  a shady nook that was ideal for a picnic. Word Family: nook·like, adjective

Slide1918. Notwithstanding (adv.) Definition:  despite the fact or thing mentioned Synonym:  despite, regardless of Example:  Notwithstanding some members' objections, I think we must go ahead with the plan. Word Family:

Slide2019. Outcrop (n.) Definition:  a large rock or group of rocks that sticks out of the ground Synonym:  rock shelf, mantel Example:  A rocky outcrop is visible far away. Word Family:

Slide2120. Overlook (v.) Definition:   to provide a view of, especially from above Synonym:  dominate, Example: Our hotel room overlooked the harbour. Word Family:

Slide2221. Patron (n.) Definition:  a person or group that supports an activity or organization, especially by giving money Synonym:  sponsor, supporter Example:  The Princess Royal is a well-known patron of several charities. Word Family: pa·tron·al, pa·tron·ly, adjective pa·tron·dom, pa·tron·ship, noun pa·tron·less, adjective sub·pa·tron·al, adjective

Slide2322. Refuge (n.) Definition:  protection or shelter from danger, trouble, unhappiness, etc. Synonym:  protection, safety Example:  The climbers slept in a mountain refuge. Word Family:

Slide2423. Rig (n.) Definition:  the equipment used in drilling an oil well. Synonym: Example: Word Family:

Slide2524. Settlement (n.) Definition:    an official agreement that finishes an argument Synonym: Example:  As part of their divorce settlement, Geoff agreed to let Polly keep the house. Word Family: non·set·tle·ment, noun o·ver·set·tle·ment, noun pre·set·tle·ment, noun re·set·tle·ment, noun

Slide2625. Sprawl out (v.) Definition:  to be stretched or spread out in an unnatural or ungraceful manner Synonym: Example:  The puppy sprawled out in all directions. Word Family:

Slide2726. Stop off (v.) Definition:  to halt for a brief stay at some point on the way elsewhere Synonym: Example:  On the way to Rome we stopped off at Florence. Word Family:

Slide2827. Striking it rich (exp.) Definition:  to get a lot of money especially suddenly and unexpectedly Synonym: Example: Word Family:

Slide2928. Vein (n.)Definition:  a streak or marking, as of a different shade or color, running through marble, wood, Synonym:  stripe, line Example:  The floor was covered with white marble with gray veins. Word Family: vein·al, adjective vein·less, adjective vein·like, adjective in·ter·vein, verb (used with object) in·ter·vein·al, adjective

Slide3029. Watch one’s step (exp.) Definition:  Walk carefully Synonym: Example: Word Family: