50 terms

ELI Core Vocabulary - Level 4 - All Weeks

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conserve
to protect and keep from being wasted or overused
isolate
cause someone or something to be alone, apart from others
potential
having abilities that could be developed for success or usefulness in the future
resource
a supply of whatever is needed to perform a task
substitute
to use or add something or someone in place of another
contaminate
to make something impure, to pollute something
phenomenon
a fact or event that can be observed, often something that is extraordinary, incredible, or amazing
sanitary
conditions that are clean and healthy
territory
an animal's or human's living area
visible
able to be seen; the distance one can see, especially as a result of weather conditions
format
a style of organizing or presenting information
imply
to suggest that something is true without saying so directly
indicate
to point out something; to show that something is true or will probably happen
offend
to upset or shock someone by being rude or disrespectful
vague
unclear or imprecise; difficult to perceive or understand
chronological
arranged in order according to time, from earlier to latest
illustration
a picture in a book, magazine, newspaper, or other publication; an example that helps to make a statement or argument clearer
nonsense
an idea or statement that is silly or illogical
portray
to show or describe someone or something in a particular way
represent
to officially speak or act for a person or group; to show or describe something or to symbolize it
associate
connect someone or something to a particular place or person; spend time with someone or something
competent
able to do something to a particular standard
debate
a discussion of a topic or subject in which there are different opinions
omit
to leave out, either by accident or on purpose
predict
to make a statement about what you believe will happen in the future
attitude
the opinions and feelings that you usually have about something
evaluate
a measure of someone or something in order to judge it
insist
to continue to make the same point or argument, even when others disagree
outcome
the final result
valid
real, true, based on facts
encounter
to meet someone or something unexpectedly
obstacle
something that prevents progress or is to be overcome
postpone
to delay an event
subsequent
following, next
vigorous
with great energy, strength, effort or enthusiasm
assume
to believe something is true without being sure that it is so
pace
the speed at which something is done
primitive
simple or not advanced
routine
a regular, established and repeated way of doing something
tense
feeling very anxious, nervous, and stressed; causing such a feeling
bear
to carry something, especially something that is heavy; to accept something that is hard or painful
discipline
training in a set of rules for good behavior
distribute
to share something among a individuals, a group, or within an organization
reform
to change something so that it becomes better or more modern
resume
to begin again or start again
cease
to stop doing something
dignity
the appearance of control and self-respect, even when someone is in a difficult situation
enforce
to require that a set of rules or decisions is obeyed
frustrate
to block someone from doing something; to feel angry or annoyed
rebel
to battle against someone or something who has power