Bridging vocabulary 1-Ch 23

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amateur

someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime (n)

anonymity

the condition of being unknown (n)

attributed

to give credit to somebody or something (adj)

baffled

perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements (adj)

balloon

small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck (n)

brand

a recognizable kind (n)

cable

a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire (n)

disturbing

causing distress or worry or anxiety (adj)

elevated

raised above ground level (adj)

fade

become less clearly visible or distinguishable (v)

genuine

not fake or counterfeit (adj)

gossip

light informal conversation for social occasions (n)

helicopter

A type of aircraft deriving both lift and propulsion from one or two sets of horizontally revolving rotors.

interchangeable

capable of replacing or changing places with something else (adj)

ironically

contrary to plan or expectation (adv)

liable

held legally responsible (adj)

media

term applied to agencies of mass communication, such as newspapers, magazines, and telecommunications (n)

peculiar

markedly different from the usual (adj)

perk

an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right) (n)

plead

enter a plea, as in courts of law (v)

premium

having or reflecting superior quality or value (adj)

substitute

artificial and inferior (adj)

talent

a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity (n)

visibility

capability of providing a clear unobstructed view (n)

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