Words of Topic: New Activities

Word group for topic: New Activities, it helps to enhance speaking and writing skills in English tests, especially for ESL students who are working for IELTS, TOEFL, and GRE exams.
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 Word Group By Topic: New Activities
fresh  Speak
a.
new or different
I need a new challenge and a fresh start somewhere else.
bored  Speak
a.
feeling unhappy because something is not interesting
He was getting bored with doing the same thing every day.
repetition  Speak
n.
the action of repeating something
It takes time, patience, and repetition to learn a new skill.
motivate  Speak
v.
to make someone want to do something well
They motivate me to do something new that I am very fond of.
broaden  Speak
v.
to increase the range of something
I hoped that going to college might broaden my horizons.
courage  Speak
n.
the ability to control your fear in a dangerous or difficult situation
People should have the courage to stand up for their beliefs.
daunting  Speak
a.
making you feel slightly frightened or worried about your ability to achieve something
So what began as a daunting challenge actually became an advantage.
discover  Speak
v.
to notice that a person has a special ability and to help them to become successful
People trying to learn more about themselves might help them discover unknown talents.
comfort  Speak
n.
a pleasant feeling of being relaxed and free from pain
These kinds of activities give me comfort.
rut  Speak
n.
a habit or pattern of behavior that has become dull and unproductive but is hard to change
I don't like being in a rut, I like to keep moving on.
vanquish  Speak
v.
to defeat an enemy or opponent, especially in war
It helps people vanquish their fears and gives them a fresh perspective, which feeds their creativity and increases their confidence.
opt  Speak
v.
choose from a range of possibilities
Some people opt to be outside their comfort zone.
insecure  Speak
a.
insecure people have little confidence and are uncertain about their own abilities
They might also be afraid to fail or feel insecure in the face of the unknown.
psychological  Speak
a.
relating to the human mind and feelings
I'm sure that she's not really ill, it's just psychological.
overcome  Speak
v.
to defeat or succeed in controlling or dealing with something
I believe that we will overcome in the end.
guidance  Speak
n.
help and advice about how to do something or how to deal with problems
She never got any guidance when she needed it.
hurdle  Speak
n.
a frame or fence for jumping over in a race
He knew that many hurdles stood between him and success.
trigger  Speak
n.
an event or situation, etc. that causes something to start
There are fears that the psychological problem may be a trigger some negative emotions.
discourage  Speak
v.
to make someone feel less confident, enthusiastic, and positive about something, or less willing to do something
Don't let her comments discourage you.
acquire  Speak
v.
to get or buy something
Learning new activities is acquiring life lessons that will surely be very helpful for people.
oftentimes  Speak
adv.
on many occasions
I would oftentimes prefer to be alone and stay in my comfort zone.
vulnerable  Speak
a.
able to be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt
They may feel very vulnerable, standing there without any help.
embarrass  Speak
v.
to cause someone to feel nervous, worried, or uncomfortable
Trying something new means I might embarrass myself.
develop  Speak
v.
to grow or change into a more advanced, larger, or stronger form
I'm looking for a job that will enable me to develop my talents.
guts  Speak
n.
bravery and determination
I don't always have the guts to try some new activities.
risk-taker  Speak
n.
a person who takes risks
He was a risk-taker who wanted to try new things.
induce  Speak
v.
to persuade someone to do something
I said no to anything that would induce anxiety in my stomach and panic in my mind.
anxiety  Speak
n.
an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that might happen in the future
I said no to anything that would induce anxiety in my stomach and panic in my mind.
liberation  Speak
n.
an occasion when something or someone is released or made free
I remember feeling a great liberation in the fact that I could choose to avoid being uncomfortable.
thrill  Speak
n.
a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
It thrilled me to reduce my discomfort of going through life.
scary  Speak
a.
frightening; causing fear
Trying new things is scary. It's risky. But it's also how we grow.
exhilarating  Speak
a.
making one feel very happy; thrilling
Learning new things is fun and exhilarating.