Lesson 20 Vocabulary

By Holly Immerfall 11 Feb 15:58
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Dormant: quiet and inactive for a time, but not foreverAfter centuries of being dormant, or inactive, the volcano Mt. Vesuvius awoke with a bang.
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subjected: to be made or forced to tolerate or undergo it.The city of Pompeii was subjected to, or made to experience, severe damage from the volcano.
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salvage: to save it from being lost or destroyedArchaeologists have worked to salvage, or save, relics such as this head of a roman statue.
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opulent: decorated in a grand, expensive, and showy styleSome bathhouses in ancient Rome were opulent, or richly decorated.
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luxurious: costly, and designed for comfort and pleasureHadrian's Villa near Rome was luxurious with expensive, comfortable furnishings, and decorations.
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meager: too small or not enoughThese bronze coins had a low value. A roman citizen could buy only a meager amount of goods with them.
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outlying: far from the center of a city or townOutside Rome's city gates were roads that carried people to outlying areas, away from the city center.

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After centuries of being dormant, or inactive, the volcano Mt. Vesuvius awoke with a bang.
The city of Pompeii was subjected to, or made to experience, severe damage from the volcano.
Archaeologists have worked to salvage, or save, relics such as this head of a roman statue.
Some bathhouses in ancient Rome were opulent, or richly decorated.
Hadrian's Villa near Rome was luxurious with expensive, comfortable furnishings, and decorations.
These bronze coins had a low value. A roman citizen could buy only a meager amount of goods with them.
Outside Rome's city gates were roads that carried people to outlying areas, away from the city center.
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