Now answer the following questions.

1. Work out the meaning of the following words by analyzing either the affixes and roots or the context within which they are used.

  1. transformation
    changing from one state to another
  2. backwater
    isolated, forgotten place
  3. vibrant
    lively, dynamic
  4. density
    number of people within an area
  5. concentration
    number, quantity, volume
  6. tangible
    noticeable, perceptible
  7. cramped
    crowded, limited space
  8. sparked off
    created, initiated, activated
  9. transmission
    transfer a contagious disease
  10. triggered
    activated, initiated, resulted in
  11. reclamation
    recovery, retrieval
  12. abating
    slowing down, decreasing, subsiding

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