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2017-09-30SCD2017-p.845

SCD2017

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  • Palau
    • An island country in the western Pacific Ocean. In consists of the westernmost cluster of the Caroline Islands. Established in 1994, this Micronesian nation is one of the youngest and smallest countries in the world.

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2017-09-29SCD2017-p.844

SCD2017

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p.843

  • Nauru
    • An island country in the western Pacific Ocean. Part of Micronesia, the island is shaped like an oval and is surrounded by coal reefs. Nauru is the smallest island country in the world.
  • Netherlands
    • A country in northwest Europe. Also knows as Holland, the Netherlands is on the North Sea. It is very flat, with about a fifth of its land below sea level. The windmills that dot the Dutch landscape are used to pump water out of these areas.
  • Niger
    • A country in western central Africa. Lying north of Nigeria, it takes its name from the Niger River, which flows through western Africa. The Sahara Desert covers more than 80 percent of Niger.

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2017-09-28SCD2017-p.843

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  • Marshall Islands
    • An island country in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, just north of the equator. It consists of atolls and islands. Formerly a U.S. territory, the Marshall Islands became independent in 1986.
  • Mauritania
    • A country in northwest Africa. It is on the Atlantic Ocean and lies on the western edge of the Sahara. About three-fourths of the country is desert or partially desert.
  • Mauritius
    • An island country in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa. Uninhabited until it was settled by the Dutch in the 17th century, Mauritius was the home of the dodo, a bird that has been extinct since the late 1600s.

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2017-09-27SCD2017-p.842

SCD2017

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  • Lesotho
    • A country in southeast Africa. It was once known as Basutoland. Lesotho is surrounded by South Africa. The southernmost landlocked country in the world, it is known for pony-trekking tours through its mountainous countryside.
  • Libya
    • A country in northern Africa. It has a long coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. The Sahara Desert covers most of the country. Libya in rich in oil, making it one of the wealthiest countries in Africa.
  • Liechtenstein

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2017-09-26SCD2017-p.841

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  • Jordan
    • A country in southwest Asia. Home to a number of ancient civilizations, Jordan is an Arab kingdom and lies on the eastern bank of the Jordan River. The river flows into the Dead Sea, one of the saltiest lakes in the world.
  • Kyrgyzstan
    • A country in central Asia. The mountainous, landlocked country is bordered by China on the east. Kyrgyzstan has some of the largest walnuts forests in the world.
  • Laos
    • A country in southeast Asia. Landlocked, it is surrounded by China, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. Tourists come to Laos to see its wild elephants. The country's ancient name, Lan Xang, meant " a million elephants."

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2017-09-25SCD2017-p.840

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  • Honduras
    • A country in northern Central America. It lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Honduras, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Honduras was discovered in 1502 by Christopher Columbus on his last voyage to the Americas.
  • Ireland

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    • p.839 --- Gabon, Georgia, Guyana
    • p.836 --- Burkina Faso,Burundi, Cape Verde
    • p.826 --- imperative, articles, Ellipses
    • p.818 --- bear, boast, distinguish
    • p.806 --- wobble, woe
    • p.789 --- wasp, watercress
    • p.747 --- trapezoid, treacherous, tread
    • p.748 --- treasurer, treaty
    • p.703 --- superstition, supervision, supple
    • p.704 --- suppress
    • p.705 --- surge, surplus, surpass
    • p.706 --- suspicious, sustain
    • p.623 --- secede, second-guess, sect
    • p.624 --- secular, sedative, sediment
    • p.625 --- seep, seize, segregate
    • p.626 --- self-assurance, self-explanatory, senate
    • p.515 --- pinto, pious
    • p.516 --- piracy, pistil
    • p.517 --- pitfall, pitiful
    • p.518 --- placid, plague, plaintive

2017-09-24SCD2017-p.839

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p.839


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2017-09-23SCD2017-p.838

SCD2017

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p.838

  • Equatorial Guinea
    • A country in central Africa, just south of the equator. A former colony of Spain, it is the only country in Africa where Spanish is spoken as an official language.
  • Eritrea
    • A country in northeast Africa. It is located on the Horn of Africa on the Red Sea. Eritrea is the first country in the world to announce that it plans to make its entire coastline an environmentally protected zone.

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2017-09-22SCD2017-p.837

SCD2017

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p.837

  • Comoros
    • An island country in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of Africa. In includes a number of hilly and mountainous islands, formed by volcanoes.
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Congo, Republic of the
    • A country in central Africa. It lies on the northwest border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and has large numbers of western lowland gorillas, the type of gorilla commonly found in zoos.

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2017-09-21SCD2017-p.835

SCD2017

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p.836

  • Burkina Faso
    • An country in western Africa. It was once known as Upper Volta. The largest elephant populations in western Africa.
  • Burundi
    • A country in eastern Africa. It is on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika, one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world. Burundi lies on a plateau and is mostly made up of pastures and agricultural lands.
  • Cape Verde
    • An island country off the western coast of Africa. Cape Verde is known for its peacefulness and stability. No war has ever been fought there.

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2017-09-20SCD2017-p.835

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p.835

  • Barbados
    • An island country in the West Indies. It is part of a chain of islands known as the Lesser Antilles, located in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Belize
  • Benin
    • A country on the coast of western Africa. It was once known as Dahomey. Benin attracts tourists to its national parks to see animals such as lions, leopards, elephants, and monkeys.

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2017-09-19SCD2017-p.834

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p.834


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2017-09-18SCD2017-p.828

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p.830


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2017-09-17SCD2017-p.827

SCD2017

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p.828-9


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2017-09-16SCD2017-p.826

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p.826-7


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2017-09-15SCD2017-p.825

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p.825


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2017-09-14SCD2017-p.824

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p.824

  • convey [v]
    • To Tell or communication by speech or action:His slumping posture conveyed his disappointment.
  • urge [v]
    • To try to persuade, to recommend, or to present strongly:Joni's father urged her to work a little harder.
  • spur [v]

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2017-09-13SCD2017-p.823

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p.823


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2017-09-12SCD2017-p.822

SCD2017

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p.822


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2017-09-11SCD2017-p.821

SCD2017

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p.821


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2017-09-10SCD2017-p.820

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p.820


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2017-09-09SCD2017-p.819

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p.819


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2017-09-08SCD2017-p.818

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p.818


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2017-09-07SCD2017-p.817

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p.817

  • indignation [n]
    • Strong anger, especially when caused by something you believe is mean or shameful:We were filled with indignation when the mayor refused to meet with us.
  • exasperation [n]
    • Strong irritation:His dawdling made everyone late and caused a lot of exasperation.
  • ascend [v]
    • To rise from a lower level:The balloon slowly ascended toward the clouds.

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2017-09-06SCD2017-p.816

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p.816


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2017-09-05SCD2017-p.815

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p.815

  • zap [v](slang)
    1. To shoot or destroy with force, as in an electronic game.
    2. To cook something in a microwave oven:Dinner will be ready as soon as we zap the potatoes.
    3. To change channels on a television set with a remote control.
  • zeal [n]
  • zenith [n]
    1. The period of time when something or someone is most effective or successful:His new hit record puts him at the zenith of his career.
    2. The highest point in the sky reached by the sun or moon, directly overhead.

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2017-09-04SCD2017-p.814

SCD2017

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p.814


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2017-09-03SCD2017-p.813

SCD2017

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p.813

  • yank [v]
    • To suddenly pull something with force:Joel yanked the ball out of my hands.
  • yap [v]
    1. If a small dog yaps, it barks repeatedly with short, high sounds.
    2. (slag)To talk in a noisy, irritating way.
  • yawn [v]
    • To open your mouth wide and breathe in deeply, especially because you are tired or bored:Zia yawned with fatigue.

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2017-09-02SCD2017-p.812

SCD2017

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p.812

  • yank [v]
    • To suddenly pull something with force:Joel yanked the ball out of my hands.
  • yap [v]
    1. If a small dog yaps, it barks repeatedly with short, high sounds.
    2. (slag)To talk in a noisy, irritating way.
  • yawn [v]
    • To open your mouth wide and breathe in deeply, especially because you are tired or bored:Zia yawned with fatigue.

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2017-09-01SCD2017-p.811

SCD2017

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p.811

  • writhe [v]
    • To twist and turn around, as in pain:Sammy writhed in agony after breaking his ankle.

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