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  1. bucolic
    devoted to raising sheep or cattle
    This bucolic, one-street settlement of handsome redbrick farmhouses may for the moment have many more cows than people, but next week it will become one of the fastest growing places in Europe.
  2. hoax
    something intended to deceive
    His wife, the mayor said, assured him it must be a hoax.
  3. migrant
    traveler who moves from one region or country to another
    that such a small, isolated place would be asked to accommodate nearly 10 times as many migrants as it had residents, she told him.
  4. registration
    the act of enrolling
    Migrants walked atop a dike as Slovenian riot police escorted them to a registration camp outside Dobova last month.
  5. drought
    a shortage of rainfall
    War, drought and more are driving millions of people from their homelands.
  6. asylum
    a shelter from danger or hardship
    In early October, the district government informed Sumte’s mayor, Christian Fabel, by email that his village of 102 people just over the border in what was once Communist East Germany would take in 1,000 asylum seekers.
  7. isolated
    remote and separate physically or socially
    that such a small, isolated place would be asked to accommodate nearly 10 times as many migrants as it had residents, she told him.
  8. scramble
    move hurriedly
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  9. riot
    a state of disorder involving group violence
    Migrants walked atop a dike as Slovenian riot police escorted them to a registration camp outside Dobova last month.
  10. escort
    accompany
    Migrants walked atop a dike as Slovenian riot police escorted them to a registration camp outside Dobova last month.
  11. accommodate
    have room for; hold without crowding
    that such a small, isolated place would be asked to accommodate nearly 10 times as many migrants as it had residents, she told him.
  12. refuge
    something or someone turned to for assistance or security
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  13. resident
    someone who lives at a particular place for a long period
    that such a small, isolated place would be asked to accommodate nearly 10 times as many migrants as it had residents, she told him.
  14. poverty
    the state of having little or no money and possessions
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  15. cow
    female of domestic cattle
    This bucolic, one-street settlement of handsome redbrick farmhouses may for the moment have many more cows than people, but next week it will become one of the fastest growing places in Europe.
  16. settlement
    the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
    This bucolic, one-street settlement of handsome redbrick farmhouses may for the moment have many more cows than people, but next week it will become one of the fastest growing places in Europe.
  17. shelter
    covering that provides protection from the weather
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  18. bearing
    characteristic way of holding one's body
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  19. border
    the boundary of a surface
    In early October, the district government informed Sumte’s mayor, Christian Fabel, by email that his village of 102 people just over the border in what was once Communist East Germany would take in 1,000 asylum seekers.
  20. pressure
    the exertion of force to a surface
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  21. handsome
    pleasing in appearance
    This bucolic, one-street settlement of handsome redbrick farmhouses may for the moment have many more cows than people, but next week it will become one of the fastest growing places in Europe.
  22. extreme
    of the greatest possible degree, extent, or intensity
    Sumte has become a showcase of the extreme pressures bearing down on Germany as it scrambles to find shelter for what, by the end of the year, could be well over a million people seeking refuge from poverty or wars in Africa, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere
  23. assure
    inform positively and with certainty and confidence
    His wife, the mayor said, assured him it must be a hoax.
  24. cross
    a marking that consists of lines that intersect each other
    Migrants in Sentilj, Slovenia, waited to cross into Austria on Tuesday.
  25. camp
    temporary lodgings in the country for travelers
    Migrants walked atop a dike as Slovenian riot police escorted them to a registration camp outside Dobova last month.
  26. inform
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    In early October, the district government informed Sumte’s mayor, Christian Fabel, by email that his village of 102 people just over the border in what was once Communist East Germany would take in 1,000 asylum seekers.
  27. relate
    give an account of
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