7th Grade Words for Dehcho, NT, Canada

Words for 7th Grade students of Dehcho Divisional Education Council.
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 7th Grade Words for Dehcho Divisional Education Council
abandon
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v. leave a place, thing, or person, usually for ever
abbreviation
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n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
absence
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n. state of being absent; state of being away
absolutely
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ad. completely or definitely; used as a strong way of saying 'yes'
absorb
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v. assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention
abundant
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a. plentiful; possessing riches or resources
accessible
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a. easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
accomplishment
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n. achievement or fulfillment; something that is successful after a lot of work or effort
accurate
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a. capable of providing a correct reading or measurement
achievement
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n. feat; accomplishment; award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective
adequate
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a. sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
adjustable
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a. capable of being changed so as to match or fit
admit
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v. permit to enter; receive; provide the right or a means of entrance to
admittance
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n. the right to enter
advice
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n. a proposal for an appropriate course of action
advise
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v. make a proposal, declare a plan for something
afghan
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a. of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people
alternate
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a. happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
alternative
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a. one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
amusement
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n. a feeling of delight at being entertained
analysis
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n. study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
analyze
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v. discover or reveal something through detailed examination; diagnose; examine
ancestor
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n. a person related to you who lived a long time ago; forefather, forerunner, or predecessor
anniversary
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a. annual; yearly; annual return of the day on which any notable event took place
appreciate
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v. be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of
artificial
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a. made by humans; produced rather than natural.
assistance
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n. activity of contributing to fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
association
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n. connection, whether of persons of things; union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose
athlete
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n. sports man; one who contended for prize in public games
atmosphere
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n. air, the mixture of gases around the earth
attendance
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n. act of being present
authority
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n. jurisdiction; power to enforce laws
bacteria
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n. very small organisms that are found everywhere and are the cause of many diseases
bagel
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n. a type of bread that is small, hard, and in the shape of a ring
baggage
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n. trunks, bags, parcels, and suitcases in which one carries one's belongings while traveling; luggage
bicycle
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n. a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
biscuit
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n. a small, flat cake that is dry and usually sweet; cookie
bizarre
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a. fantastic; very strange and unusuall in style or appearance
boulevard
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n. a wide street in city, usually with trees on each side or along the centre
boundary
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n. dividing line that marks the edge or limit of something; border
bouquet
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n. small cluster or arrangement of flowers; an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
brilliant
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a. full of light; shining or bright; sharp and clear in tone
brochure
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n. small book usually having paper cover; pamphlet
bulletin
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n. brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement
bureau
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n. an administrative unit of government
campaign
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n. battle; a series of actions advancing a principle
cancellation
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n. act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
candidate
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n. a person who is competing to get a job, prize, or honor
capable
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a. having the ability required for a specific task
capital
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n. the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state
capitol
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n. the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
category
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n. group, class, or collection of things sharing a common attribute
celery
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n. widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
cemetery
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n. place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
changeable
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a. capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
chaperone
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n. one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
character
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n. mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual
cinnamon
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n. an aromatic spice made from the peeled, dried, and rolled bark of a Southeast Asian tree
civilize
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v. educate a society so that its culture becomes more developed
commercial
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a. money making, involved in work that is intended for the mass market
committed
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a. feeling dedication and loyalty to a cause, activity, or job; devoted
committee
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n. special group delegated to consider some matter
commotion
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n. a sudden, short period of noise, confusion, or excited movement
companion
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n. a person you spend a lot of time with, often because of friends or travelling together; partner
competent
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a. capable; adept
competition
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n. struggle; rivalry; act of competing as for profit or a prize
complement
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v. make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with it
complex
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a. complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures
compliment
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n. a remark that expresses approval, admiration, or respect; praise
compressor
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n. device that produces pressure, such as a gas compressor that produces pressurized gas; anything which serves to compress
concentrate
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v. bring to or direct toward a common center; unite more closely; gather into one body
concentration
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n. complete attention; intense mental effort
conductor
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n. a device designed to transmit electricity, heat; person who collects fares on a public conveyance
confetti
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n. small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions
congratulations
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n. an expression of approval and commendation
consequently
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ad. therefore; as a result or consequence of something; subsequently
controlling
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v. exercise authoritative control or power over
cringe
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v. shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
culminate
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v. reach the highest or most decisive point; rise to summit
culprit
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n. someone who perpetrates wrongdoing
deceive
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v. cause to believe what is not true; mislead
delayed
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v. cause to be slowed down or delayed
democracy
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n. a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
deodorant
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n. a substance that is used to prevent or hide unpleasant smells, like those of the body
description
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n. sketch or account of anything in words
diameter
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n. length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on its edge
diamond
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n. a precious stone consisting of a clear and colorless crystalline form of pure carbon
discourage
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v. depress; take away hope from
disgraceful
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a. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
dismissal
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n. termination of someone's employment
distinguished
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a. prominent; celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements
dreadful
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a. very unpleasant; distasteful or shocking
economics
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n. branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
economy
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n. system of trade and industry by which the wealth is made and used
elementary
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a. easily dealt with; straightforward and fundamental
embarrass
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v. cause someone to feel nervous, worried, or uncomfortable
emotion
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n. a strong feeling such as love or anger, or strong feelings in general
emphasize
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v. stress; underscore; utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice
encircle
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v. form a circle about; enclose within a circle or ring; surround
encounter
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v. confront or meet, especially unexpectedly
endurance
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n. perseverance; state or fact of persevering; continuing existence
engineer
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v. design as an engineer
environment
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n. surroundings; totality of surrounding conditions
episode
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n. one of the single parts into which a story is divided, especially when it is broadcast on the tv
erosion
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n. corrosion; a gradual decline of something
eruption
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n. outbreak; sudden, often violent outburst
evident
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a. easily seen or understood; obvious; apparent; clear
exchange
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n. substitute; trade in; give in return for something received
executive
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n. someone in a high position, like in business or government, who makes sure that laws or rules are carried out; administrator
Exhibit
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v. give an exhibition of to an interested audience
expensive
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a. high in price or charging high prices; costing a lot of money
extinct
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a. no longer existing or living; vanished; dead
extinguish
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v. stop a fire or a light burning; stop or get rid of an idea or feeling
extraordinary
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a. exceptional; remarkable; beyond what is ordinary or usual
extremely
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ad. to an extreme degree
fabricate
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v. build; put together out of components or parts
failure
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n. an unexpected omission
fascinating
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a. capable of arousing and holding the attention
fatigue
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n. physical or mental weariness; exhaustion
flagrant
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a. obvious and offensive, blatant, scandalous; flaming into notice
foreign
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a. belonging or connected to a country that is not your own
forfeit
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v. lose or be deprived of property or a right or privilege as a penalty for wrongdoing
frequently
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ad. many times at short intervals
fundamental
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a. relating to foundation or base; elementary; primary; essential
genuine
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a. authentic; sincerely and honestly felt or experienced; real or true
ghetto
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n. a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group
gradual
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a. proceeding by steps or degrees; advancing, step by step, as in ascent or descent or from one state to another; regularly progressive
graffiti
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n. a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls
grammar
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n. the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
grievance
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n. a complaint or a strong feeling caused by unfair treatment
guarantee
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n. a promise that something will be done, will happen, or is true
harass
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v. annoy or trouble someone repeatedly; torment persistently
havoc
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n. wide and general destruction; devastation; waste
heroic
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a. showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation; of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
hesitate
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v. pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
horrify
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v. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
hospital
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n. a health facility where patients receive treatment
humid
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a. containing a high amount of water or water vapor
humility
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n. quality or condition of being humble; low estimate of one's self; self-abasement
hygiene
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n. conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease; sanitation
identical
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a. duplicate or alike; being the exact same one
idle
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a. given rest and ease; avoiding work or employment; lazy or vain
idol
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n. someone who is admired and respected very much
illegal
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a. prohibited by law, by official, or by accepted rules
illustration
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n. picture; drawing; showing by example
imaginary
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a. having existence only in the imagination; fanciful; visionary
immediately
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ad. proximately; directly; without interval of time; without delay; promptly; instantly; at once
immobilize
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v. stabilize; cause to be unable to move
impossibility
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n. incapability of existing or occurring
inconvenient
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a. not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs
incredible
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a. unbelievable; beyond belief or understanding
individual
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n. single person or thing; human regarded as a unique personality
infamous
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a. notoriously bad; having exceedingly bad reputation
influence
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n. power affecting person or thing; effect of one thing on another; flowing in or upon; influx
informant
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n. someone who sees an event and reports what happened
inhabit
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v. live in; occupy; reside in
inherit
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v. receive from an ancestor by legal succession or will; receive by bequest or as a legacy
innocence
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n. the quality of naivete; the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
innocent
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a. naive; lacking sense or awareness; free from evil or guilt
instructor
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n. a person whose occupation is teaching
intelligent
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a. ingenious or wise; mentally acute
interruption
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n. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation
introduction
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n. formally making a person known to another or to the public
involvement
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n. the act of sharing in the activities of a group
irate
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a. feeling or showing extreme anger; enraged
irresistible
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a. overwhelming; impossible to refuse or oppose because it is too pleasant and charming
jealousy
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n. a feeling of unhappiness and anger because someone has something that you want; envy
judgment
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n. the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
juvenile
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n. youth or adolescent; not fully grown or developed
kettle
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n. a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
knitting
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n. creating knitted wear
laboratory
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n. a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
language
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n. a body of words
liquidation
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n. the act of exterminating
management
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n. the act of managing something
maneuver
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n. a movement or set of movements needing skill and care; strategy
media
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n. public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, radio, and tv
mileage
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n. distance measured in miles
miniature
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a. used to describe something that is a very small copy of an object
morale
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n. confidence; mood or spirit of a group that makes the members wants the group to succeed
mortgage
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n. transferring property title as security for the repayment of a loan
movement
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n. a particular act of changing position or place
murmur
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v. make low, confused, and indistinct sound, like that of running water
musician
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n. artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
mysterious
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a. beyond ordinary understanding
negotiate
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v. discuss the terms of an arrangement
nervous
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a. worried and anxious
nuisance
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n. something that annoys or gives trouble and vexation; something that is offensive or noxious
nurture
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v. nourish; help grow or develop; foster
oasis
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n. fertile or green spot in a waste or desert
obedient
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a. subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command
obstacle
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n. one that opposes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress
obviously
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ad. unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
occasion
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n. a particular time, especially when something happens or has happened
ordinarily
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ad. under normal conditions
ordinary
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a. not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; lacking special distinction, rank, or status
organization
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n. a group of people who work together in an organized way for a shared purpose
pamphlet
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n. brochure; leaflet; a small book usually having a paper cover
panic
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n. sudden mass fear and anxiety
panicky
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a. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
parallel
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a. side by side and having the same distance continuously between them
paralysis
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n. loss of the ability to move a body part
paralyze
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v. make powerless and unable to function; disable
pedestrian
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n. a person who is walking, especially in an area where vehicles go
penicillin
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n. a type of antibiotic, used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
phantom
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n. something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; ghost or apparition; sprite
pheasant
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n. large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
phrase
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n. a group of words without a finite verb, especially used to form part of a sentence
politely
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ad. in a polite manner
popular
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a. of common people; suitable to common people; easy to be comprehended
precipitation
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n. water that falls from the clouds towards the ground, especially as rain or snow
principal
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a. highest in rank, authority, importance, or degree
principle
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n. basic truth, law, or assumption; rule or law of nature; rule of personal conduct
privilege
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n. special advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all; right reserved exclusively
procedure
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n. act or manner of moving forward; steps taken in an action
pronunciation
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n. the way a word or a language is customarily spoken
psychology
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n. science that deals with mental processes and behavior
puny
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a. insignificant; tiny; weak; of inferior size, strength
qualified
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a. restricted; having the appropriate qualifications for an office, position, or task
qualifying
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v. make fit or prepared
quotation
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n. passage or expression that is quoted or cited; practice of quoting from books
raspberry
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n. a small soft red fruit, or the bush on which it grows
reasonable
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a. showing sound judgment; capable of reasoning; being within bounds of common sense
receipt
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n. something proving that money, goods, or information have been received
Receiving
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v. accept as true or valid
recipe
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n. medical prescription; a set of directions for making or preparing something, especially food
recognition
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n. acceptance ; appreciation; approval
recommend
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v. suggest that something or someone is the best one to choose
recruit
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v. register formally as a participant; engage for military service; enlist
reprimand
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v. reprove severely, especially in a formal or official way; rebuke formally; censure severely or angrily
resigned
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a. accepting one's fate; unresisting; patiently submissive; showing hopelessness
restaurant
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n. a place where meals are prepared and served to customers
rotten
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a. damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
sandwich
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n. two or more slices of bread with a filling between them
scarcity
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n. a small and inadequate amount
scenery
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n. landscape; view; view or views of natural features, especially in open country
secretary
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n. a person who is the head of an administrative department of government
significance
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n. the quality of being worthy of attention; importance
simile
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n. comparison of one thing with another, in English generally using like or as
sincerely
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ad. written formula for ending a letter
sincerity
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n. a quality of naturalness and simplicity
situation
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n. a condition or position in which you find yourself
skeptical
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a. marked by or given to doubt; questioning
slumber
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n. sleep; state of inactivity or dormancy
smudge
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v. make a smudge on; soil by smudging
solemn
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a. serious and without any humour
souvenir
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n. token of remembrance; something you buy or keep to help remember a holiday or special event
spacious
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a. wide, generous, or large in area or extent; sizable
specific
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a. stated explicitly or in detail; definite
stationary
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a. fixed or immobile; not capable of being moved
stationery
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n. paper cut to right size for writing letters; writing materials and office supplies
statistics
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n. a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data
subscription
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n. a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time
substitute
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v. exchange; use something or someone instead of another thing or person
superintendent
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n. a person who is in charge of work done in a particular department or office
supervisor
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n. director; overseer; one who is in charge of a particular unit, as in government or school system
supposedly
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ad. seemingly; believed or reputed to be the case
threatening
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a. darkened by clouds
tolerate
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v. endure; withstand; allow without prohibiting or opposing; permit
tongue
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n. organ situated in floor of mouth
tournament
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n. sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner; contest
tragedy
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n. event resulting in great loss and misfortune; disaster
traitor
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n. one who violates his allegiance and betrays his country
traveled
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a. familiar with many parts of the world
traveling
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v. travel upon or across
unfortunately
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ad. unluckily; by bad luck
uniform
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n. a particular set of clothes for a particular group, like police
university
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n. the body of faculty and students at a university
unnecessary
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a. not necessary; not needed or wanted, or more than is needed or wanted
valuable
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a. worth a great deal of money, especially for use or exchange
various
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a. different from one another; of different kinds or sorts
vehicle
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n. automobile; a machine, usually with wheels and an engine, to transport people or goods on land
version
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n. written work in a new form; edition; interpretation of a particular viewpoint
vertical
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a. upright in position or posture
victim
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n. a person who has suffered the effects of violence, illness, or bad luck
vigorously
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ad. with vigor; in a vigorous manner
violation
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n. an act that disregards an agreement or a right
visualize
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v. make visual, or visible; see in fancy; form a mental image of
volcano
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n. a mountain with a large, circular hole at the top through which lava, gases, and dust are or have been forced out
voyage
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n. long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea; aviation
wealthy
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a. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
weapon
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n. arms; any object used in fighting or war, such as a gun, bomb, knife, etc.
wheeze
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n. breathing with a husky or whistling sound
wilderness
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n. a tract of land or region, uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, whether a forest or a wide, barren plain; wild or desert
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