19 terms

Unit 6: Academic Vocabulary Building in English, Intermediate Vol. 2

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assume
to believe something is true without being sure that it is so
echo
a sound that repeats itself in large empty spaces, such as in valleys or rooms
encounter
to meet someone or something unexpectedly
folk
in the traditional way or style from a particular area; parents; relatives; ordinary people (sometimes plural)
grab
to take something suddenly, roughly, or rudely from someone else
leisure
spare or free time when you are able to relax and enjoy what you are doing
obstacle
something that prevents progress or is to be overcome
pace
the speed at which something is done
panic
chaos or feelings of anxiety that result from an accident or unplanned problem
postpone
to delay an event
primitive
simple or not advanced
routine
a regular, established, and repeated way of doing something
subsequent
following, next
sweat
perspiration; the water that the body produces on the skin when it becomes too hot
tense
feeling very anxious, nervous, and stressed; causing such a feeling
tent
a temporary shelter made of cloth such as nylon or canvas, especially for camping or outdoor parties
trail (n)
a small path in a natural setting, such as woods or a park
trail (v)
to follow behind someone or something
vigorous
with great energy, strength, effort, or enthusiasm