Wordlist #6

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leisure
free time (L)
leisurely
in a slow relaxed way without hurrying (L)
recipe
guidelines (R)
well-being
a feeling of being comfortable, healthy, and happy (W)
elite
a group of the best, most skilled or most experienced people or members of a large group (e)
treat
a special food that tastes good, especially one that do not eat very often (T)
affluent / affluence (n)
wealthy (A)
cuisine
a particular style of cooking (C)
appetizer
a small dish that you eat at the beginning of a meal (A)
sprinkle (v)
to scatter small drops of liquid or small pieces of something (S)
eclectic
including a mixture of manny different things or people, especially so that can use the best of all of them (E)
intimate / intimacy (n) / intimately (adv)
having an extremely close friendship. A very close connection between two things (I)
diverse / diversify (v) / diversity (n)
very different from each other
globe-trotting
traveling to many different countries (G)
trot
walk or go somewhere, especially fairly quickly (T)
fare
food, especially food served in restaurant or eaten on a special occasion (F)
precise / precision (n) / precisely (adv)
clear, and correct; exact
abandon / abandonment (n)
to leave someone, especially someone you are responsible for, to go away from a place, vehicle, etc. (A)
emerge / emergence (n)
to appear or come out from somewhere (E)
prosperous
rich and successful (P)
scourge / scourge (v)
something that causes a lot of harm of suffering (S)
obesity / obese (adj)
when someone is very fat in a way that is unhealthy (O)
agrarian
relating to farming or farmers (A)
onset
the beginning of something, especially something bad (O)
evolve / evolution (n)
to develop and change gradually over a long period of time (E)
primitive
belonging to a simple way of life that existed in the past, opposite of advanced and modern (P)
abundance / abundant (adj) / abundantly (adv)
more than enough of something (A)
potable
the water that it is safe to drink (P)
punctuate
to be interrupted by something, especially when this is repeated (P)
feast
a large meal where a lot of people celebrate a specially occasion (F)
shortfall
deficiency (S)
willpower
the ability to control your mind and body in order to achieve something (W)
give way to
to be replaced by something else (G)
clog
to block something (C)
indulge . indulgence (n) / indulgent (adj) / indulgently (adv)
to let yourself do or have something that you enjoy, especially something that is considered bad for you (I)
reportedly
according to what some people say (R)
substitute
to use something new or different instead of something else (S)
delcine
to decrease in quantity or importance (D)
simultaneous / simultaneously (av)
happen at exactly the same time (S)
steady / steadily (adv)
continuing or developing gradually or without stopping, and not likely to change (S)
quaff
to drink a lot of something quickly (Q)
dip
to put something into a liquid and lift it out again (D)
tosst
to move pieces of food about in a small amount of liquid so that they become covered with the liquid (T)
singularly / singularity (n)
in a way that is very noticeable or unusual (S)
tout
to advertise, make known or praise something or someone repeatedly especially as a way of encouraging their sale or popularity (T)
polyglot
speaking or using many languages, multilingual (P)
readily
quickly and easily, without problems (R)
downside
the negative part or disadvantage of something; drawback (D)
emphysema
a serious disease that affect the lungs, making it difficult to breathe (E)
expose
to put someone in a situation where they are not protected (E)
restrict
to limit or control the size , amount, or range of something (R)
fatigue
very great tiredness; exhaustion (F)
excess / excessive (n)
additional and not needed because there is already enough of something (E)
motivate / motivation (n) / motivated/ motivational/ motivating (adj)
to make someone want to achieve something (M)
ecology
the way in which plants, animal, and people are related to each other and to their environment, or the scientific study of this (E)
ecoturism
the business of organizing holidays to natural areas, especially areas that are far away such as the rain forest, where people can visit and learn about the area in a way that will not hurt the environment. (E)
them / thematic (adj)
the main subject or idea in piece of writing, speech, film etc. (T)
up-front
honset; frank (U)
perceive
to understand or thing of something or someone in particular way (P)
indigenous
native (I)
compensation
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because something own has been damaged (C)
courteous/ discourteous/ courtesy (n)
polite and showing respect for other people (C)
distinguish/ distinguishable (adj)
to recognize and understand the difference between two or more things or people; differentiate (D)
frontier
the border of a country (F)
reputation
the opinion that people have about someone or something because of what has happened in the past (R)
stingy
not generous, especially with money; mean (S)
bargain
to discuss the condition of a sale, agreement etc, for example to try and get a lower price (B)
humble/ humble (v)/ humbly (adv)
not considering yourself or your ideas to be as important as people's a modest and humble man (H)
insult
to offend someone by saying or doing something they think is rude (I)
excerpt
a short piece taken from a book, poem, piece of music ..etc. (E)
enchant
to charm or please some one greatly (E)
annoy
to make someone feel slightly angry and unhappy about something; irritate (A)
incredible
too strange to be believed or very difficult to believe; unbelievable (I)
revolve
to move around like a wheel, to have something as a main subject or purpose (R)
purchase
something you buy, or the act of buying it (P)
appropriate / appropriateness (n) / appropriately (adv)
correct or suitable (A)
eager / eagerness (n) / eagerly (adv)
very keen and excited about something that is going to happen or about something you want to do (E)
token
something that is a symbol of a feeling, fact, and event, .. etc. (T)
backward
developing slowly and less successfully than most others (B)
manifest/ manifestation (n)
to show a feeling, attitude, etc. to appear or to become easy to see (M)
intrusive/ intrude (v)/ intrusion (n)
affecting someone's private life or interrupting them in unwanted and annoying way (I)
pathetic / pathetically (adv)
making you feel pity or sympathy (P)
commit
to do something wrong or illegal (C)
amusing / amuse (v) / amusement (n) / amusingly (adv)
funny and entertaining (A)
offend / offence (n) - offensiveness (n)/ offensive (adj) - offensively (adj)
to make someone angry or upset by doing or saying something that they thing in unkind (O)
contribute / contributory (adj)
to give money, help, etc to something that a lot of other people are also involved in (C)
destination
the place that someone or something is going to (D)
budget
very low in price - often used in advertisement, cheap (B)
flock
to go a place in large number because something interesting or exciting is happening there (F)
backpacking
the activity of traveling for pleasure, usually without very much money (B)
take advantage of / advantageous (adj)
treat someone unfairly in order to get what you want especially some who is generous or easily persuaded (T)
verify / verification (n) / verifiable (adv)
to state that something is true; confirm (V)
authority on
someone who known a lot about a subject and whose knowledge and opinion are greatly respected (A)