Word Generation Social Studies - Experiences of Two Children in Warn-torn Sudan

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  1. survival
    the state of remaining alive
  2. uproot
    move forcibly from a homeland into a new foreign environment
  3. essential
    absolutely necessary
  4. dilemma
    state of uncertainty in a choice between unfavorable options
  5. flee
    run away quickly
  6. migration
    the movement of persons from one locality to another
  7. ethnic
    distinctive of the ways of living of a group of people
  8. terrain
    a piece of ground having specific characteristics
  9. obstacle
    something that stands in the way and must be surmounted
  10. refuge
    a shelter from danger or hardship
  11. persecute
    cause to suffer
  12. endure
    continue to live through hardship or adversity
  13. emerge
    come out into view, as from concealment
  14. navigate
    direct and plot the path and position of a conveyance
  15. sustainable
    capable of being prolonged
  16. ecology
    the environment as it relates to living organisms
  17. humanitarian
    someone devoted to the promotion of welfare and reform
  18. relocate
    move or establish in a new place
  19. relief
    assistance in time of difficulty
  20. assumption
    a statement that is held to be true
  21. international
    concerning or belonging to two or more countries
  22. contend
    compete for something
  23. displace
    cause to move, usually with force or pressure
  24. mediate
    act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  25. assimilate
    make alike
  26. identity
    the characteristics by which a thing or person is known
  27. deteriorate
    grow worse
  28. adjustment
    the process of adapting to something
  29. demographic
    a statistic characterizing human populations
  30. internally
    on or from the inside
  31. cope
    come to terms with
  32. coordinate
    bring into common action, movement, or condition
  33. process
    a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
  34. suppress
    control and refrain from showing
  35. integrate
    make into a whole or make part of a whole
  36. restrict
    place limits on
  37. implication
    a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
  38. proposal
    something suggested, as a plan or assumption
  39. illustrate
    depict with a visual representation
  40. boundary
    the line indicating the limit or extent of something
  41. allocate
    distribute according to a plan or set apart for a purpose
  42. invest
    lay out money or resources in an enterprise
  43. transcend
    go beyond the scope or limits of
  44. administer
    supervise or be in charge of
  45. credit
    arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
  46. institute
    set up or lay the groundwork for
  47. seek
    try to locate, discover, or establish the existence of
  48. escalate
    increase in extent or intensity

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