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Advanced Vocab List 16

initiate

primitive

vast

harsh

overwhelming

trickle

draft

greedy

elusive

disoriented

smother

sweltering

1. The new president plans to _____________ a new education policy.

2. I can’t stand the _____________ heat in the summer months!

3. Look! Over there! It’s the _____________ cuckoo bird! No one has ever photographed it before!

4. After the devastating earthquake, the people of Haiti appreciated the _____________ generosity of the people who sent money and volunteered to help them.

5. Don’t put the pillow on top of the cat! You’ll _____________ it!

6. There are still some ____________ tribes in parts of Africa who don’t communicate with the outside world.

7. There must be a leak in the roof. The water is ____________ down the wall.

8. I’m cold! Did you close the windows? I feel a _____________.

9. I already gave you half of my candy! I’m not going to give you any more! Stop being so _____________!

10. The police found an old woman sleeping on the sidewalk. When they woke her, she was confused and _____________, and she didn’t even know her own name.

11. I like to go SCUBA diving because I am in awe of the __________ ocean; it seems to extend forever!

12. Many animals are unable to survive the ____________ Arctic winters.


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