Oxford Academic Word List 10

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adjacent

near or close to but not necessarily touching, nearest in space or position

albeit

although; even though

assemble

to bring together into a group; to gather

collapse

fall apart, the act of throwing yourself down, an abrupt failure of function or health

colleague

a person who is member of your class or profession

compile

use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed

conceive

have the idea for, to think of

convince

to make someone believe or do something

depress

to press down, to make sb unhappy and without hope or enthusiasm; to make trade

encounter

experience as a reaction, a casual meeting with a person of thing, to meet unexpectedly

enormous

very large, very big, huge

forthcoming

happening in the near future; ready; willing to help, happening soon

incline

to want to behave in a particular way or make a particular choice; to bend, be at an angle

integrity

the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.

intrinsic

belonging to a thing by its very nature

invoke

to mention or use a law, rule, etc. as a reason for doing sth

levy

an extra amount or money that has to be paid, to officially demand and collect money

likewise

equally, similarly; the same

nonetheless

in spite of

notwithstanding

despite; in spite of

ongoing

continuous, developing, currently happening

panel

a square or rectangular piece of wood, metal or glass that forms part of a door or wall; a group a people who give their advice or opinions about sth

persist

to continue doing sth even though other people say that you are wrong or that you can't do it

pose

pretend to be someone you are not, position or attitude

reluctance

a certain degree of unwillingness, the state of not wanting to do something

so-called

used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable

straightforward

easy to do or understand; simple; honest and open

undergo

go or live through, to endure; to experience

whereby

by or through which

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