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Words related to Autumn for you gear up for 'Fall'

Blustery: An adjective related to weather, which is characterised by strong winds.
Eg: A wet and blustery night
Rake: To draw together with a rake or similar implement.
Eg: With the autumn winds blowing more often, they had to rake up the dry leaves every afternoon.
Rustle: To make a soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by the movement of dry leaves or paper.
Eg: It was a lovely fall day for them, as they watched the leaves change color and rustle in the wind.
Deciduous: Tree or bush shedding its leaves annually
Eg: During the fall, the deciduous shrubs in my yard will release their leaves.
Forage: Search (mainly by animals and insects) widely for food or provisions, usually before winter.
Eg: The squirrels will forage to find nuts before the winter.
Equinox: The intersection of the ecliptic (apparent path of the sun) with the celestial equator. The date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, and when the duration of day and night are of equal length (about 22 September and 20 March); Spring equinox and Autumnal exuinox
Eg: This motion of the celestial pole results in a corresponding revolution of the equinox around the celestial sphere.

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