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From the Ted Talk "Romulus Whitaker: The real danger lurking in the water"

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But complacency does have a tendency to ebedr contempt. And, sure enough, with all the other pressures on the river, like sand mining, for example, very, very heavy cultivation all the way down to the river's edge, not allowing the animals to breed anymore, we're looking at even more problems building up for the ihalgra, despite the early good intentions. Their nests hatching along the vieserdri producing hundreds of hatchlings. It's just an inmgzaa tsghi. This was actually just taken last eyra. But then the monsoon arrives, and unfortunately downriver there is always a dam or there is always a barrage, and, shoop, they get washed down to their doom.

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But complacency does have a tendency to _____ contempt. And, sure enough, with all the other pressures on the river, like sand mining, for example, very, very heavy cultivation all the way down to the river's edge, not allowing the animals to breed anymore, we're looking at even more problems building up for the _______, despite the early good intentions. Their nests hatching along the _________ producing hundreds of hatchlings. It's just an _______ _____. This was actually just taken last ____. But then the monsoon arrives, and unfortunately downriver there is always a dam or there is always a barrage, and, shoop, they get washed down to their doom.

Solution

  1. breed
  2. amazing
  3. gharial
  4. sight
  5. year
  6. riverside

Original Text

But complacency does have a tendency to breed contempt. And, sure enough, with all the other pressures on the river, like sand mining, for example, very, very heavy cultivation all the way down to the river's edge, not allowing the animals to breed anymore, we're looking at even more problems building up for the gharial, despite the early good intentions. Their nests hatching along the riverside producing hundreds of hatchlings. It's just an amazing sight. This was actually just taken last year. But then the monsoon arrives, and unfortunately downriver there is always a dam or there is always a barrage, and, shoop, they get washed down to their doom.

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collocation frequency
king cobra 14
king cobras 5
water sources 4
feet long 4
project tiger 3
chambal river 3

Important Words

  1. allowing
  2. amazing
  3. animals
  4. anymore
  5. arrives
  6. barrage
  7. breed
  8. building
  9. complacency
  10. contempt
  11. cultivation
  12. dam
  13. doom
  14. downriver
  15. early
  16. edge
  17. gharial
  18. good
  19. hatching
  20. hatchlings
  21. heavy
  22. hundreds
  23. intentions
  24. mining
  25. monsoon
  26. nests
  27. pressures
  28. problems
  29. producing
  30. river
  31. riverside
  32. sand
  33. shoop
  34. sight
  35. tendency
  36. washed
  37. year