30 terms

ELI Core Vocabulary - Level 2 - Weeks 8-11


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concentrate (v.)
to think hard about something
concentration (n.)
the ability to think about something carefully or for a long time
apparent (adj.)
able to be seen or understood
resist (v.)
to fight against something or try to stop something
section (n.)
a part of something or a part of a place
stress (n.)
a feeling of worry and not relaxed
stressful (adj.)
something that is stressful makes you worry a lot
detect (v.)
to notice something that is easy to see or hear
detective (n.)
a police officer whose job is to discover information about crimes and catch criminals
maintain (v.)
to make something continue or stay in the same condition; or to strongly express your belief that something is true
panic (v.)
to suddenly feel great fear so that you can't think or do anything
panic (n.)
a sudden strong feeling of fear that makes you unable to think clearly or behave sensibly
private (adj.)
something personal or not for everyone to know or share
suspect (v.)
to think something is true but you don't know for sure
mood (n.)
how you feel (happy, sad, confused) now or at another time
previous (adj.)
before another event or time, earlier than something else
previously (adv.)
happening or existing before another event or time
grab (v.)
to take hold of something quickly or suddenly
remove (v.)
to move an object off something else (a table, the floor, etc.) or to get rid of it
relax (v.)
to rest or do something you like to do, to be calm and peaceful
relaxing (adj.)
helping a person to feel rested or calm
adult (n.)
a mature person (not a child or teenager), a grown-up man or woman
pressure (n.)
worry, nervousness that is caused by problems
pressure (v.)
to try to make someone do something or agree with you by arguing with them or making them worried
aid (v.)
to help, to assist someone
aid (n.)
help or assistance
briefly (adv.)
in a short time, done quickly
brief (adj.)
short, quick, without details or extra information
appoint (v.)
to choose a person for a job, to give someone a job or task
appointment (n.)
a scheduled meeting with someone