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    Nature Vocabulary Word List (195)

    A)Abundant, Animism, Aquatic, Arctic, Array, Autumn, Awareness, Awesome
    B)Barren, Beauty, Bees, Biodegradable, Boulder, Bountiful, Brilliant, Brook, Buoyancy, Butte, Butterfly, Buzz
    C)Celestial, Cliff, Climate, Clouds, Coastal, Color, Combustible, Commercial, Commune, Conifer, Conservation, Conspicuous, Contiguous, Cordillera, Cosmography, Crater, Crucial, Current
    D)Deft, Demise, Deplorable, Desert, Destructive, Disposable, Dynamic
    E)Earthquake, Earthy, Eclipse, Ecological, Efficient, Electrifying, Endangered, Endemic, Enigmatic, Environment, Erosion, Escarpment, Esker, Evergreen, Exclusive
    F)Fall, Fallow, Farming, Fertile, Fibrous, Fierce, Flood, Fog, Foliage, Forest
    G)Glacier, Gorgeous, Grassland, Gravity, Growth, Gusty
    H)Habitat, Hail, Healthy, Hibernate, Horizon, Hurricane, Hygienic
    I)Iceberg, Imitation, Indigenous, Innate, Intense, Intimate
    L)Land, Land form, Leaves, Logging
    M)Magical, Magnificence, Magnificent, Marine, Massif, Meteor, Migratory, Mimesis, Moon, Mountains, Mushroom
    N)Nascent, Native, Natural, Nature, Neglected, Nurture
    O)Organism, Original
    P)Pantheism, Parasitic, Passionate, Peaceful, Peaks, Pinnacle, Planet, Pollutant, Popular, Prairie, Predator, Preservation, Pristine, Productive, Protection
    R)Radioactive, Range, Renewable, Representation, Reproductive, Reserve, Resilient, Resources, Restorative, Ridge, River, Rock, Rotting
    S)Safe, Sanctuary, Sane, Scenic, Season, Sediment, Serene, Serenity, Shelter, Shore, Smells, Snow, Solar, Soluble, Sounds, Spatial, Splendid, Spring, Staunch, Stream, Stunning
    T)Taint, Tarn, Temperate, Terrain, Toxic, Tropical, Tsunami, Typical
    U)Ultimate, Undeveloped, Unique, Uplifting, Uproot
    V)Value, Variety, Versatile, Vigilant, Visible, Vista, Volcano, Vulnerable
    W)Warmth, Weather, Wildlife, Winter, Worldwide
    Z)Zealous, Zero-tolerant
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