Vocab list 6

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Estimate
roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity, or extent of; an approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something.
Evaluate
Form an idea of the amount, #, or value of; assess
Event
a thing that happens, especially one of importance.
Evidence
the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid; be or show evidence of.
Exaggerate
represent (something) as being larger, greater, better, or worse than it really is.
Examine
inspect (someone or something) in detail to determine their nature or condition; investigate thoroughly; test the knowledge or proficiency of (someone) by requiring them to answer questions or perform tasks.
Example
a thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule; a person or thing regarded in terms of their fitness to be imitated or the likelihood of their being imitated; be illustrated or exemplified
Excerpt
a short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or writing; take (a short extract) from a text
Exclude
deny (someone) access to or bar (someone) from a place, group, or privilege.
Exercise
activity requiring physical effort, carried out especially to sustain or improve health and fitness; the use or application of a faculty, right, or process; use or apply (a faculty, right, or process); engage in physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness; take exercise; occupy the thoughts of; worry or perplex
Exhibit
publicly display (a work of art or item of interest) in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair; manifest or deliberately display (a quality or a type of behavior); an object or collection of objects on public display in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair
Explain
Make (an idea, situation, or problem) clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts or ideas
Explore
Travel in or through (an unfamiliar country or area) in order to learn about or familiarize oneself with it
Expository
intended to explain or describe something.
Extract
Remove or take out, especially by effort or force; a short passage taken from a piece of writing, music, or film; a preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form
Fact
A thing that is indisputably the case
Factor
a circumstance, fact, or influence that contributes to a result or outcome; a number or quantity that when multiplied with another produces a given number or expression; any of a number of substances in the blood, mostly identified by numerals, which are involved in coagulation; a business agent; a merchant buying and selling on commission.
Feature
a distinctive attribute or aspect of something; a newspaper or magazine article or a broadcast program devoted to the treatment of a particular topic, typically at length; have as a prominent attribute or aspect
Figurative
departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical; (of an artist or work of art) representing forms that are recognizably derived from life.
Figure
a number, especially one that forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company; a person's bodily shape, especially that of a woman and when considered to be attractive; a shape defined by one or more lines in two dimensions (such as a circle or a triangle), or one or more surfaces in three dimensions (such as a sphere or a cuboid), either considered mathematically in geometry or used as a decorative design; a short succession of notes producing a single impression; the form of a syllogism, classified according to the position of the middle term; be a significant and noticeable part of something; calculate or work out (an amount or value) arithmetically; think, consider, or expect to be the case; represent (something0 in a diagram or picture
Focus
the center of interest or activity; the state or quality of having or producing clear visual definition; one of the fixed points from which the distances to any point of a given curve, such as an ellipse or parabola, are connected by a linear relation; (of a person or their eyes) adapt to the prevailing level of light and become able to see clearly; pay particular attention to
Footer
a person or thing of a specified number of feet in length or height; a line or block of text appearing at the foot of each page of a book or document
Foreshadow
be a warning or indication of (a future event)
Form
the visible shape or configuration of something; a mold, frame, or block in or on which something is shaped; a particular way in which a thing exists or appears; a manifestation; a type or variety of something; the customary or correct method or procedure; what is usually done; a printed document with blank spaces for information to be inserted
Format
the way in which something is arranged or set out; (especially in computing) arrange or put into a format
Former
having previously filled a particular role or been a particular thing; denoting the first or first mentioned of two people or things
Formulate
create or devise methodically (a strategy or a proposal).
Fragment
a small part broken or separated off something; break or cause to break into fragments.
Frame
a rigid structure that surrounds or encloses something such as a door or window; a basic structure that underlies or supports a system, concept, or text; place (a picture or photograph) in a frame; produce false evidence against (an innocent person) so that they appear guilty.
Frequently
regularly or habitually; often
General
affecting or concerning all or most people, places, or things; widespread; considering or including the main features or elements of something, and disregarding exceptions; overall; chief or principal; the public; a commander of an army, or an army officer of very high rank.
Genre
a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
Graph
a diagram showing the relation between variable quantities, typically of two variables, each measured along one of a pair of axes at right angles; plot or trace on ---
Graphic
of or relating to visual art, especially involving drawing, engraving, or lettering; of or in the form of a graph; a graphical item displayed on a screen or stored as data
Header
a shot or pass made with the head; a line or block of text appearing at the top of each page of a book or document.
Heading
a title at the head of a page or section of a book; a direction or bearing
Highlight
an outstanding part of an event or period of time; a bright or reflective area in a painting, picture, or design; pick out and emphasize; make visually prominent
Hypothesize
Put something forward as a hypothesis
Identify
establish or indicate who or what (someone or something) is; associate (someone) closely with; regard (someone) as having strong links with.
Illustrate
provide (a book, newspaper, etc.) with pictures; explain or make (something) clear by using examples, charts, pictures, etc.
Imitate
Take or follow as a model; copy or simulate
Imply
strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not expressly stated).
Inclined
feel willing or favorably disposed toward (an action, belief, or attitude); have a tendency to do something
Include
comprise or contain as part of a whole; make part of a whole or set.
Incorporate
take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include; constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation;
Indicate
Point out; show; suggest as a despicable or necessary course of action
Indirect
not directly caused by or resulting from something; (of a route) not straight; not following the shortest way
Infer
deduce or conclude (information) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.
Influence
the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior; have an influence on
Inform
give (someone) facts or information; tell; give an essential or formative principle or quality to
Inquire
ask for information from someone; investigate; look into
Instructions
A direction or order; detailed information telling how something should be done, operated, or assembled.
Integrate
combine (one thing) with another so that they become a whole; bring (people or groups with particular characteristics or needs) into equal participation in or membership of a social group or institution.
Intent
Intention or purpose; resolved or determined to do (something); (especially of a look) showing earnest and eager attention
Intention
A thing intended; an aim or plan; the healing process of a wound
Interact
act in such a way as to have an effect on another; act reciprocally.
Intermittent
occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady
Interpret
explain the meaning of (information, words, or actions); understand (an action, mood, or way of behaving) as having a particular meaning or significance.
Introduce
bring (something, especially a product, measure, or concept) into use or operation for the first time; make (someone0 known by name to another in person, especially formally
Introduction
the action of introducing something; a formal presentation of one person to another, in which each is told the other's name.
Invariably
in every case or on every occasion; always
Investigate
carry out a systematic or formal inquiry to discover and examine the facts of (an incident, allegation, etc.) so as to establish the truth.
Involve
(of a situation or event) include (something) as a necessary part or result.
Irony
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
Irrelevant
not connected with or relevant to something.
Isolate
cause (a person or place) to be or remain alone or apart from others; a person or thing that has been or become isolated.
Italics
an italic typeface or letter.
Judge
a public official appointed to decide cases in a court of law;
form an opinion or conclusion about.
Key
a small piece of shaped metal with incisions cut to fit the wards of a particular lock, and that is inserted into a lock and turned to open or close it; each of several buttons on a panel for operating a computer, typewriter, or telephone; of paramount or crucial importance; enter or operate on (data) by means of a computer keyboard or telephone keypad; fasten (something) in position with a pin, wedge, or bolt
Label
a small piece of paper, fabric, plastic, or similar material attached to an object and giving information about it; a narrow horizontal strip, typically with three downward projections, that is superimposed on a coat of arms by an eldest son during the life of his father; attach a label to (something)
Likely
such as well might happen or be true; probable; probably; apparently suitable; promising
List
a number of connected items or names written or printed consecutively, typically one below the other; barriers enclosing an area for a jousting tournament; make a list of; enlist for military service
Literal
taking words in their usual or most basic sense without metaphor or allegory; (of a translation) representing the exact words of the original text; a misprint of a letter
Locate
Discover the exact place or position of
Logical
of or according to the rules of logic or formal argument.
Main
chief in size or importance; a principal pipe carrying water or gas to buildings, or taking sewage from them; the open ocean
Margin
the edge or border of something;
an amount by which a thing is won or falls short; provide with an edge or border; deposit an amount of money with a broker as security for (an account or transaction).
Mean
intend to convey, indicate, or refer to (a particular thing or notion); signify; intend (something) to occur or be the case.
Measure
ascertain the size, amount, or degree of (something) by using an instrument or device marked in standard units or by comparing it with an object of known size; consider (one's words or actions) carefully; a plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose; standard unit used to express the size, amount, or degree of something
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
Method
a particular form of procedure for accomplishing or approaching something, especially a systematic or established one
Model
a three-dimensional representation of a person or thing or of a proposed structure, typically on a smaller scale than the original; a system or thing used as an example to follow or imitate; fashion or shape (a three-dimensional figure or object) in a malleable material such as clay or wax; display (clothes) by wearing them.
Modify
make partial or minor changes to (something), typically so as to improve it or to make it less extreme
Monitor
an instrument or device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of a process or quantity; a student with disciplinary or other special duties during school hours; observe and check the progress or quality of (something) over a period of time; keep under systematic review
Motivation
the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way
Narrative
a spoken or written account of connected events; a story; in the form of or concerned with narration
Narrator
a person who narrates something, especially a character who recounts the events of a novel or narrative poem.
Never
at no time in the past or future; on no occasion; not ever.
Notation
a series or system of written symbols used to represent numbers, amounts, or elements in something such as music or mathematics; a note or annotation
Note
a brief record of facts, topics, or thoughts, written down as an aid to memory; a short informal letter or written message; notice or pay particular attention to (something); record (something) in writing.
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