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word: ________________________________ adj. not flowing; foul from standing still; stale; sluggish ________ 20 . word: ________________________________ ท. animals collectively, especially those of a particular region or period(A) David Attenborough's book The Living Planet(1984) was the inspiration for a PBS series. In this book, he describes the South American harpy, a giant, carnivorous eagle that eats monkeys.(B) According to Attenborough, human beings have done much to create upheaval in the animal (C) Attenborough describes the fauna of the Namib desert in Africa, including the black beetle, the gecko, the legless skink, and the golden mole.(D) Desert flora includes the Welwitschia, which may have the longest leaves in the world and which lives to be over a thousand years old.(E) Desert sand dunes are formed from rocks that crack and flake. The chips are beaten and blown and eventually become the granular material we call sand.(F) Rocks change their form completely when they break down into sand. Although not a true ex-ample of metamorphosis, the change is as dra-matic as a tadpole becoming a frog.(G) The world is full of life; life-forms exist in flowing rivers and stagnant waters alike.(H) Outwardly, life-forms may seem to be sparse in a pool of water, but in reality, the pool is full of activity. world, but many animals recover from such dis- turbances and adapt to their new environments. (I) Many scientists see beauty and mystery in every- thing—from the centrifugal force pulling a race car outward as it banks a curve to the summer show of northern lights. (J) Many writers of books about science believe that we should stop thinking of the sciences and the arts as hostile armies occupying separate sectors in the world of knowledge. Making New W ords Your Own 29
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Name Date Class EXERCISE 3 Sentence' GowupiettoH, tjf' Directions . For each of the following items, circle the letter of the choice that best completes the meaning of the sentence or sentences.
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