25 terms

Making Connections Unit 2 Reading 4

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alienated
adj. feeling separate or unwelcome
bland
adj. not interesting; lacking a strong flavor
brand
n. a type of product made by a particular company
countless
adj. very many
debate
v. to discuss different opinions about a serious topic
diminish
v. to reduce in size or importance
dismiss
v. to decide that something is not worth considering
distinct
adj. separate; clearly different
distribute
v. to spread over a large area; to hand out
dynamic
adj. exciting; full of life
erosion
n. the gradual weakening or wearing away of something
icon
n. a famous person or thing that represents something of importance
inappropriate
adj. not right for a particular situation
incrementally
adv. happening in a series of small steps
inevitably
adv. certainly
influx
n. the arrival of a large amount of things or people
intricate
adj. having a lot of small parts arranged in a very complicated way
prestigious
adj. having a lot of small parts arranged in a very complicated way
profanity
n. offensive, or bad, language
profound
adj. felt or experienced strongly
relegate
v. to put someone or something at a lower rank
static
adj. not changing; remaining the same
unfounded
adj. not based on facts; untrue
value
n. an important principle or idea
vast
adj. huge; enormous

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