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ample
More than enough.
azure
A light purplish blue.
capital
Money to invest.
chamois
A type of soft leather.
channels
Routes.
deprivation
Not having everything one needs.
distribution
Giving out.
domestic service
Housework.
domestic service industry
All those who are paid to work in homes providing housecleaning, child-care, and cooking services.
employed
Hired.
enhanced
Made greater.
father
Priest.
fatigue
Hard work and exhaustion.
liberation
Freedom.
luxury
Something that is not needed, but makes one happy or comfortable.
pesticides
Chemicals used to kill insects on crops.
pioneers for seven [years]
Refers to the fact that the farm workers began the first farm workers union seven years earlier.
practicable
Usable for a specific purpose.
preserve
To protect from destruction.
reaches
Parts.
relegates
Banishes.
rim of the sky
Horizon.
scarlet
Bright red.
sublimely
Impressively.
summits
The highest parts of a mountain.
tame
To get under control.
torrents
Fast-moving streams.
trade
An occupation, especially one requiring skilled labor, such as carpentry or plumbing.
value of all property interests
How much all property is worth.
volume
Amount.
wake
Tracks.
wanting
Needed.