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    Adjectives : autumn 2/2

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    1. (non-persistent) trees turn yellow and then redden under the long stress of summer heat and drought,

    2. when they have not burnt out in the (awful) summer fires.

    3. They dress in a festival of colours between the two yellow and red tones (mixed) with a large variety of green, gold, purple and brown. Then they lose their leaves,flying in the wind.

    4. They play into the (euphoric) children's hands. They amaze the cats that catch them on the fly as if they were butterflies!

    5. These (undressed) trees become graphic silhouettes with more or less tortured shapes swinging their bare branches under the gusts of wind, happiness of photographers, observers and lovers of Mother Nature!

    6. They let us glimpse the sky through the forests and trample on their light leaves (strewn) in a soft carpet on the ground.

    7. The trees swing in the milky sky of the rainy days finally returned, because the autumn rains are always (breezy).

    8. Their leaves will be used as litter for millions of species, to feed on and take refuge in, (tepid) under the gases of decomposition,

    9. then become humus, a (nourishing) food served back to the trees that produced them.

    10. Nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, carbon, iron and other nutrients are (converted) to enrich the ground.

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