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capacity

the maximum amount that can be received or held

enthralled

completely held the attention or interest of someone

fallow

unused land/soil, but possible to grow crops

insight

a special understanding about someone or something

negotiate

to deal with; to make a bargain

regulation

required; meeting standards, guidelines, rules or laws

resemblance

a recognizable similarity; when things are similar to each other

unseemly

inappropriate; improper; rude

dilemma

a hard choice between 2+ things

feebly

lacking (not having) strength; done weakly

persistent

continuing firmly and steadily, even through challenges

recoiled

fell back from; moved away from quickly

roused

stirred or awakened from sleep or rest

skewed

took an indirect course; went off-center or off-balance

summon

to call upon; to ask or require to come

vastness

a VERY great size or extent (like outer space)

abundant

more than enough; having in great number or quantity

impoverished

having few resources and/or little wealth; poor

ingenuity

cleverness; resourcefulness; imagination

productivity

the rate at which goods, services, and products are made

sharecropper

a farmer who pays a portion or share of their crop to rent the land being farmed/used

solitude

the state of being alone

unearthed

uncovered; dug up out of the earth/ground

windswept

exposed and subjected to the wind

adept

very skilled; proficient; expert

aristocracy

a class of people of higher social standing

collective

characteristic of OR involving a group or gathering

prevail

to succeed over time; to win

prominent

easily noticeable; standing out (like Tr. Glen's handsome nose!)

spectators

people who observe or watch something

perseverance

a steady course of action; not giving up, even in difficulty

trailblazer

a leader; one who leaves behind a new path for others to follow