Abominable
Very unpleasant; disagreeable
Agitated
Excited; disturbed
Akin
Related by blood
Annihilate
To destroy the collective existence or main body of; wipe out
Antelopes
A deer- like mammal
Apocalyptic
Predicting or presaging imminent disaster and total or universal destruction
Astringent
Stern or severe
Chlorofluorocarbons
A compound used in air- conditioning, and refrigerators, which is harmful to the ozone layer- breaks it down
Coaxing
To persuade
Degradation
To illegally obtain money
Deride
To laugh at in scorn or contempt; mock
Disarmament
the withdrawl of military services
Discernible
Distinguishable
Dismemberment
To cut off limbs
Enthralled
Capture the fascinated attention of
Epitome
A person that is typical of or possesses to a high degree the features of the whole class
Exacerbate
To increase the severity; aggravate
Extensive
Covering a large area
Impoverished
Made something or someone poor
Incongruities
Out of keeping or place; inconsistent
Inexorably
Unalterable/ not to be persuaded
Infancy
the Period of early childhood.
Internal Combustion Engine
It’s a heat engine, where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
Intransigent
Refusing to agree or compromise
Jovial:
Cheerful and Friendly
Moratorium
a temporary probation
Nonlogical
The study of wines
Noxious
Harmful or injurious to health or physical well-being
Oceanliner
An oceangoing passenger ship
Ozone Depletion
Ozone layer begins to lessen due to coal burning by families over China, going through poverty.
Placating
Make someone less angry or hostile
Preindustrial:
relating to a time before industrialization
Primitive cells
A unit cell containing only one lattice point
Proponents
A person who advocates a proposal, or similar courses
Pulmonary:
Relating to lungs
Rambunctious
Full of excitement, energy; almost boisterous.
Raucous
Harsh, grating
Resplendent
Shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid
Sextant
An astronomical instrument used to determine latitude and longitude at sea
Shelled Kernels
A type of seeds in Africa, and around the world.
Social stratification
Hierarchical division of society according to rank, caste, or class
Stagnant
Not flowing or running, as water, air, etc.
Straggler
To wander about in a scattered fashion
Subterfuge
Escape a consequence or to hide something
Susceptibility
Being able to get influenced by another source very easily
Synergistic
Pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling synergy
Tabulate
To arrange data in a table
Tactile
Perceptible by touch
Thermonuclear
Relating to nuclear reactions
Topography
Detailed mapping or charting of the features of an area, district, or locality
Unkempt
Uncared for or neglected
Untrammeled
not deprieved freedom of action
White Walls
Indicated the wealth of a family; whether they could keep themselves warm or not.
Zhenbing Zhou
Chinese companion for six weeks; sociable. He taught the narrator a lot about the environment, as he was the second of three sons, and grew up in rural circumstances.