#EngGame: words related to Earth Day and environment

Hello, fellas! What’s up? Since today is Earth Day, let’s have an #EngGame with words related to Earth Day and environment. It’ll be fun! :)

How to play: admin will give you the first letter of each word and the definition I took from the Oxford dictionary as the clues.

Example: A _ _ _ _. Definition: the fourth month of the year.

Can you guess what’s the word? This one is very easy, for sure. Yes, correct! The answer for the example question is: April. Very easy, right, guys?

Now let’s start the #EngGame. Ready, set, go!

  1. R _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: convert (waste) into reusable material.
  2. O _ _ _ _. Definition: a colourless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odour and powerful oxidizing properties.
  3. P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: the presence in the environment of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.
  4. E _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
  5. C _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: the action of conserving something, in particular: natural environment/wildlife.
  6. L _ _ _ _ _. Definition: make (a place or area) untidy with rubbish or a large number of objects left lying about.
  7. R _ _ _ _ _. Definition: make smaller or less in amount, degree, or size.
  8. S _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: able to be maintained at a certain rate or level.
  9. P _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: maintain (something) in its original or existing state.
  10. C _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: decayed organic material used as a fertilizer for growing plants.
  11. R _ _ _ _. Definition: use again or more than once.
  12. C _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: protect (something, esp. of environmental/cultural importance) from harm/destruction.
  13. F _ _ _ _ _ f _ _ _. Definition: natural fuel formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms.
  14. N _ _ _ _ _ _ r _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: materials occurring in nature which can be exploited for economic gain.
  15. G _ _ _ _ _ w _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth’s atmosphere.
  16. P _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: keep safe from harm or injury.
  17. R _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: capable of being renewed.
  18. E _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: (of a species, family, or other larger group) having no living members.
  19. G _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ g _ _. Definition: a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation.
  20. E _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ s _ _ _ _ _ _. Definition: a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction.

ANSWERS

  1. @siztadian: Recycle
  2. @inriade: Ozone
  3. @_inanai: POLLUTION
  4. @RIZQIAKHOIRIN: Ecosystem.
  5. @n7naga: CONSERVATION
  6. @Thea_tika: LITTER
  7. @bokkjanstar: Reduce
  8. @NesyaRYN: Sustainable
  9. @alfima_azmi: PRESERVE
  10. @anistaar: compost
  11. @Irkhamissimo: reuse
  12. @ccara_: Conserve
  13. @nurcahyaniputri: Fossil fuels
  14. @elvira_ch: Natural resources
  15. @galihkumalasari: Global warming
  16. @13njet: PROTECT
  17. @RizqiPratamAce: Renewable
  18. @_irfan_muhammad: extinct
  19. @gitagitas: Greenhouse gas
  20. @lingsoshiexo: Endangered species

Compiled by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on April 22, 2013

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