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Words used to describe soil and soil quality

alluvial

adjective

made of earth and sand left by rivers or floods

boggy

adjective

boggy ground is always very wet and soft

chalky

adjective

containing chalk

heavy

adjective

ground that is heavy is wet and muddy, so that it is difficult to walk or travel over it

heavy

adjective

heavy soil sticks together and is difficult to dig

light

adjective

light soil is easy to break into pieces

marshy

adjective

marshy land is soft and wet

peaty

adjective

consisting of peat, or like peat

pebbly

adjective

containing a lot of pebbles

sandy

adjective

covered with sand, or consisting mostly of sand

stony

adjective

covered with stones, or containing stones

waterlogged

adjective

waterlogged ground is too wet to walk on or play sports on

swampy

adjective

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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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