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To leave; to give up

v.
Abandon
In a harmfull way; negatively

adv.
Adversely

- Adversely is often followed by affect
Gathered into or amounting to a whole

adj.
Aggregate

- Aggregate is often followed by a term like sum, total or numbers
Preparing the land to grow crops; improvement for agricultural purposes

n.
Cultivation

- Cultivate v.
To supply with nourishment for plants by adding helpful substances to the soil

v.
Fertilize
To increase in power; to act with increased strength

v.
Intensify
The supplying of water to dry land

n.
Irrigation
To gain possession of; to get

v.
Obtain
The process by which green plants make their own food by combining water, salts and carbon dioxide in the presence of light

n.
Photosynthesis
Water that falls to the Earth's surface

n.
Precipitation
To expect; to sense something before it happens

v.
Anticipate
Extremly harmful; causing financial or physical ruin

adj.
Catastrophic
To come together with great or violent force

v.
Collide
A sudden, often violent outburst

n.
Eruption

- Eruption is often followed by "of" phrase
Severe hunger; a drastic food shortage

n.
Famine
An overflowing of water; an excessive amount

n.
Flood
A strong influence

n.
Impact

- Impact if usually followed by "on" or "off"
To keep going despite obstacles or discouragement; to maintain a purpose

v.
Persevere

- to persevere/to persist
To go down suddenly; to decrease great in amount in a short time

v.
Plunge
To release a thing or an emotion

v.
Unleash
To adjust the circumstances; to make suitable

v.
Adapt

- Often followed by "to"
Various; showing a lot of differences within a group

n.
Diverse
To develop; to come forth

v.
Evolve
Part, characteristic

n.
Feature
A group of people born at about the same time

n.
Generation
Naturally characteristic; always found within something, because its a basic part of that thing

adj.
Inherent

- Inherent is often followed by "in"
Movement from one place to another by a group of people or animals

n.
Migration
Related to the body; related to materials that can be seen or felt

adj.
Physical

- Physical usually comes before the noun it describes
A series of steps leading to a result

n.
Process

- Process is often followed by "of" plus the -ing form of a verb
To continue living (despite some danger or illness)

v.
Survive
Something that restricts thought or action

n.
Constraint
Being made less clean by a germ or hazardous substance

n.
Contamination
To greatly decrease the supply of a resource or material

v.
Deplete
To throw away; to get rid off; to kill

v.
Dispose of

- Dispose is always followed by "of"
In terms of elements; basically

adv.
Elementally
Sending out from a small space into the general environment; a substance discharged into the air

n.
Emission

- Emission is usually followed by an "of" phrase
Complete disappearance; the end of existence

n.
Extinction
A place where a liquid is collected and stored

n.
Reservoir
To become reduced in size, amount, or value

n.
Shrink
Firm and dependable; showing little change

adj.
Stable

- Stability (n.), stably (adv.)