Q4_2e Unit 8 Listening 1

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apex (n.)
the most successful part of something
beneficiary (n.)
someone who gets advantages from an action or change
brutal (adj.)
not pleasant and not sensitive to people's feelings
collapse (v.)
to suddenly fall down or become unconscious because you are ill or weak
conclude (v.)
to decide that something is true after considering all the information you have
dominate (v.)
to control someone or something or to have more importance than other people or things
era (n.)
a period of time in history that is known for a particular event, or for particular qualities
funding (n.)
money that is provided by an organization for a particular purpose
integral (adj.)
forming a necessary part of something
intensity (n.)
the quality of being serious and having very strong feelings or opinions
invest (v.)
to use a lot of time, effort etc or spend money in order to make something succeed
modest (adj.)
not wanting to talk about one's own abilities or achievements