16 terms

Unit 1: Academic Vocabulary Building in English, Intermediate Volume 2

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conserve
to protect and keep from being wasted or overused
contaminate
to make something impure, to pollute something
gloomy
depressing, negative, without hope
isolate
to cause someone or something to be alone, apart from others
phenomenon
a fact or event that can be observed, often something that is extraordinary, incredible, or amazing
potential
having abilities that could be developed for success or usefulness in the future
rescue
to save someone or something from a dangerous or undesired situation
resource
a supply of whatever is needed to perform a task
rugged
land that is difficult or rough
sanitary
conditions that are clean and healthy
spill
to cause or let a liquid go outside of its container
stable
not changing or failing, firmly established
substitute
to use or add something or someone in place of another
territory
an animal's or human's living area
visible
able to be seen
wind
movement of air