20 terms

ELI Core Vocabulary Level 5, Weeks 8-11

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compensate
to replace or balance the effect of something bad
diverse
very different from each other
impose
for someone in authority to force people to accept something such as a rule, punishment, tax etc.
sustain
to make something continue to exist or happen for a period of time
unify
to combine two or more things into a single unit; to unite
arbitrary
decided or arranged without any reason or plan, often unfairly
fluctuate
for a price or amount to keep changing and becoming higher and lower
inevitable
certain to happen and impossible to avoid
manipulate
to make someone think and behave as you want them to by skillfully deceiving or influencing them
transform
to completely change the appearance, form, or character of something or someone, especially in a way that improves it
implement
to take action or make changes that you have officially decided should happen
integrate
to combine two things or groups so that they work together in a way that makes them more effective
maximize
to increase something such as profit or income as much as possible
pursue
to chase or follow someone or something, in order to catch them, attack them etc
reinforce
to give support to an opinion, idea or feeling, and make it stronger
implicit
suggested or understood without being stated directly
negate
to prevent something from having any effect
persist
to continue to do something, although this is difficult, or other people oppose it
proportion
the relationship between two things in size, amount, importance etc.
retain
to keep something or continue to have something;