"Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of his Letters, 1906" by Francis Darwin (1)

Words and their Meanings
Exercise by Michael A. Riccioli (2013)
With thanks to Paul Manzor for granting us permission to use text
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Match each pair, and then click the Check button.
natural history the scientific study of animals or plants, esp. as concerned with observation rather than experiment, and presented in popular rather than academic form
poet a person who writes poems
physician a person qualified to practice medicine
naturalist an expert in or student of natural history
potter a person who makes pottery.
to hazard the guess to venture to say (something)
sketch a brief written or spoken account or description of someone or something, giving only basic details
vivid archaic (of a person or animal) lively and vigorous
temperament a person's or animal's nature, esp. as it permanently affects their behavior
miniature a very small and highly detailed portrait or other painting