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Ecological Words

Ecological Words

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    • fresh
        • OED
      • Not previously known or used; new or different:the court had heard fresh evidence

      • Recentlycreated or experienced and not faded or impaired:the memory was still fresh in their minds

      • full of energy and vigor

      • Nature

        • (Of water) not salty:all the fresh water in the world’slakes

        • (Of the wind) cool and fairly strong:a fresh northerly wind was speeding the ship southwards

    • Urban Dictionary

      • to mean it is acceptable and highly approved by someone. Fresh is derived as in the sense of seeing something brand new and is attracting people like cars in commercials. but is used to refer to anything highly approved by someone.

    • Kids Wordsmyth (Kid’s Dictionary)

    • newly made, gotten, or experienced.


  • tangled

    • OED

      • Twisted together untidily; matted:his hair was a tangled mess

      • Complicated and confused; chaotic:a tangled tale the tangled relationships between Ryan and Marissa, and Seth and Summer

    • Urban Dictionary

      • Drunk. Juiced. Wasted.

    • Kids Wordsmyth
      • to be or become mixed up in a confused mass.
  • conservation

    • OED

      • Preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, naturalecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife.

      • Preservation, repair, and prevention of deterioration of archaeological,historical, and culturalsites and artifacts.

      • Prevention of excessive or wastefuluse of a resource.

    • Urban Dictionary

      • no definition found
    • Kids Wordsmyth
      • the act of keeping and protecting from waste, loss, or destruction.
      • the protection of natural resources, such as soil, water, or forests, from loss, pollution, or waste.



  • Etymology
    • Fresh is of German and Dutch origin, German frisch and Dutch vers. It comes from the Old English fersc meaning 'not salt, fit for drinking' and Old French freis, fresche
    • Tangled comes from Scandinavian origin related to Swedish for taggla, meaning to dissarange. Middle English word for 'to entangle, catch in a tangle'
    • Conservation (conserve) from the latin word con(together)servare(to keep) Old French word conserver.