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VOCABULARY

* Updraft: an upward movement of air
* Covet: to want to have something very much, especially something which belongs to someone else
* Terse: speaking little, communicatingin few words
* Perception: ability to understand people and situations
* Lanky: tall and thin and often moving awkwardly as a result
* Perish: to die, especially in an accident or bybeing killed, or to be destroyed
* Grapple: struggling/to fight, especially in order to win something
* Writhe: to make large twisting movements with the body
* Cumbersome: hard to manage/awkward because of being large, heavy or not effective
* Wrath: extreme anger *
* Scaffolding: a structure of metal poles and wooden boards put against a building for workers to stand on whenthey want to reach the higher parts of the building*
* Stiff: firm or hard/ not easily bent or moved
* Impoverished: very poor/ made weaker or worse in quality
* Migrant: moving from placeto place
* Compassionate: waiting to help those who suffer
* Demeaning: causing someone to become or feel less respected *
* Grievous: having very serious effects or causing great pain** Memorial: an object, often large and made of stone, which has been built to honor a famous person or event
* Culminate: the highest point or degree/ If an event or series of events culminatesin something, it ends with it, having developed until it reaches this point
* Wavering: hesitating between two choices/ to lose strength, determination or purpose, especially temporarily
*Prestigious: having a high reputation
* Daunting: frightening; intimidating
* Etch: to cut a pattern, picture, etc. into a smooth surface, especially on metal or glass, using acid or sometimes asharp instrument*
* Grave: solemn and dignified/ a place in the ground where a dead person is buried/ seriously bad
* Integrity: the quality of being honest and having strong moral...
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