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    labyrinthine

    lae b@ rIn thihn  [or]  lae b@ rIn thin

    adjective
    1.  of, resembling, or forming a labyrinth.
    We followed our guide through the labyrinthine catacombs.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    landlocked

    laend lakt

    adjective
    lacking access to the sea.
    Paraguay and Bolivia are the only landlocked countries in South America; all the other countries border the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans, or both in the case of Colombia.

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Apr
06
2017

adaptive

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

@ daep tihv

adjective
capable of or suitable for adapting.  [adapt=to make fit or suitable for a particular need or condition; adjust.]
The animal’s adaptive ability is important to its survival.

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