31 terms

Q:Skills for Success 3 Unit 7 R/W

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mental
(adj) relating to the mind
pursuits
(n) activities; hobbies
tolerance
(n) ability to accept something difficult or unpleasant
notable
(adj) important and well-known
challenge
(n) something difficult and exciting
vivid
(adj) producing a strong, clear picture in your mind
perceive
(v) think of; become aware of through the senses
precautions
(n) things you do to avoid danger
aspect
(n) part that can be considered or viewed
trait
(n) particular quality, or distinguishing feature
extreme
(adj) intense, beyond the normal
risky
(adj) dangerous
(on the) sidelines
(expression) to not participate in a sport or activity; the lines that form the edges of a sports field
ascent
(n) the climb to the top of a mountain
exhilaration
(n) a feeling of being very happy and alive
adrenaline rush
(compound noun) a feeling of being very excited and happy, brought about from the body chemical of the same name
bravely
(adv) showing readiness to do dangerous or difficult things without showing fear
conquer
(v) to overcome something; defeat or get the better of something
determined
(adj) firmly decided to succeed in doing something, even if it is difficult
distinctive
(adj) clearly different from others and therefore easy to recognize
earn
(v) to get something that you deserve; acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
goal
(n) a purpose or aim
role
(n) a person's part in something such as a play, movie, or life
significant
(adj) important or large enough to be noticed
ultimate
(adj) the greatest, best, or worst
transplant
(n) an operation moving an organ (such as a heart) from one person (the donor) to another (the recipient)
consume
(v) to affect someone very strongly, using up energy and focus
drive
(v) compel somebody to do something; motivate strongly
appetite
(n) a feeling of craving or strongly wanting something
ingredient
(n) a part of something
embrace
(n) to accept, take as your own