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century
one hundred years
reserve
an area of land where animals are protected and can move around freely
expert
someone who is very knowledgable about a topic
extinct
when all animals of that kind are dead
endangered
an animal that is in danger of becoming extinct
plastic
a light strong material made of oil that can be formed into shapes when heated.
Endanger
To put someone in danger of being hurt
Virtual
not real, but existing online in an almost real state.
shark
large fish at the top of the food chain
caterpillar
a small creature like a worm with legs, that develops into a butterfly or moth.
Eliminate
to remove or kill
wildlife
animals which aren't raised
waste
trash, pollution
Critical
Criticizes someone or something
Mug
a tall cup used for drinking tea, coffee etc.
animals
a living thing
microbes
extremely small living things
Threat
Something which will cause someone harm or trouble
Avatar
a picture of a person or animal that represents you on a computer screen
environment
the condition of the Earth
munch
to eat something steadily and often noisily.
Preserve
To save something from being harmed or destroyed
Confirm
to show that something is definitely true.
marine life
creatures in the sea
addiction
the condition of being addicted to something
heed
pay attention to
mimic
imitate
toddler
a young child who is just beginning to walk
nonverbal
not involving words or speech
mulls
To think over
courier
a person or company that is paid to take packages somewhere
workload
the amount of work that a person or organization has to do
parcel
an object that has been wrapped in paper or put in a special envelope, especially so that it can be sent by post
eerily
In an unnatural manner
Baphomet
Symbol of Church of Satan
horn
A hard, pointed object found on animals like the rhinosceros
resemblance
likeness
occult
secret or mysterious
earthquake
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
occur
come to pass
cape
a long cloak worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions
damage
pain or suffering inflicted on something or someone
massive
huge, very large
containing
how much something holds
rule
to control and have authority over a country
miss
to fail to hit
trend
a general direction in which a situation is changing
lose
to be unable to find
company
a business organization
operation
to do something; to act
solution
to find an answer
sanction
to give penalty against someone
reinforce
to improve a weak point
capability
ability to do something
hoist
drag up
competitor
the contestant you want to defeat immediately
rapidly
soon
nuisance
annoyance
harm
injury accidentally with out intention
shortage
a stuation when there is not enough of the people or things that are needed
rapid
happening in a short period of time
crisis
a time of great danger
variety
several different kinds of something
require
to need something
mercenary
a soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him
weapon
something that you use to fight with
martial art
a sport such as Judo or Karate, in which you fight with your hands and feet
employ
to use
council
a group of people that make laws and decisions
lucky
having good luck
canny
clever, careful and not easily deceived
foresee
to think or know that something is going to happen in the future
beset
to have a lot of something
contradiction
when something has a meaning that proves another thing wrong
vaccine
a medicine that can stop you from catching a disease
Wolves
Wild, doglike animals
rabies
a disease passed from animal to animal that can cause madness
persuade
to make someone do or believe something by good explanation
type
printed letters
casual
not serious
directly
at once, without delay
relation
an existing connection
communicate
to express thoughts, feelings, or information
AI
The machine like brain made by humans
plain
easy to understand
scour
searching thoroughly and in a hurry
sparse
very few or thin
tactics
Strategy
religion
the belief in and worship of a god
convict
to decide officially in a law someone is guilty of a crime
church
a building for christian worship
incite
encourage others to do something unpleasant or violent
judge
a person who is change of a trial in a court
unseasonable
Not normal for the time of year
cost efficient
Good value for the money you paid
Logistics
The organization of a complex activity
Serious
Very important; causing fear or anxiety
Pollution
Contamination; making dirty
tourists
a person who travels to a place for pleasure
tourism
the activity of traveling to a place for pleasure
foreign
located outside a particular place or country and especially outside your own country
visit
to go somewhere to spend time with (someone, such as a friend or relative)
record
to write (something) down so that it can be used or seen again in the future
obesity
when someone is very fat in a way that is unhealthy
study
to learn about something in detail
exercise
physical or mental activity that you do to stay healthy or become stronger
declare
to say officially or publicly
thin
not covered with much flesh
stack
to arrange objects neatly
access
a way of entering or reaching a place
integration
the act of combining two or more things so that they work together
functionality
the quality of being very suitable for the purpose it was designed for
task
a piece of work that somebody has to do
privileged
having special rights, advantages or immunities
misogynistic
a person who hates, dislikes, or mistreats women
discriminate
to treat a person or particular group of people negatively because of their skin colour, sexuality etc.
sociology
the study of the development, structure and functioning of human society
pedestrian
a person walking the street and not traveling in a vehicle
confess
to admit, especially formally or to the police
district
an area of a country or town
murder
the crime of killing deliberately
raid
a short surprise attack on an enemy by soldiers, ships or aircraft
summit
an important meeting or set of meeting between the leaders of several governments
ensure
make sure
terrorism
the use of violence such as bombing for political reasons
underscore
underline
household
Relating to a house and people in it
expiration
A coming to an end
product
Something that is made to be sold
measure
To find a size, length, or amount of something
defect
A lack of something, means that something is not perfect
pupil
high school students in UK
primary
basic level; elementary school
assessed
to judge some one
initial
beginning
appear
hit the scene
Toxic
Having harmful effects on the human body
Lead
A metallic element having heavy toxicity; The symbol Pb in chemistry
Mass
The amount of something
Mining
The act of collecting ores or coal etc. from the earth
Slag
Trash which was appeared as shaving metal
time management
controlling your schedule
debt
money that is owed to someone
semester
one of the periods into which a year is divided at college
credit
requirement to graduate from university or college
schedule
a list of planned events
hacking
the action of finding a way into another person's computer system
Security
the actives of protecting a country
military
connected with soldiers of the armed forces
cyber
connected with electronic communication networks
class
a group of students who are taught together
endorse
To express formal support or approval for someone
defamation
The act of saying something bad about someone
fine
To make someone pay money as a punishment
Activist
Someone who works hard doing practical things to achieve social change
defendant
The person who is accused of doing a bad thing in a court of law
casino
a room where people play games for money
gamble
to risk money on a card game, horse race, etc.
loan
indebted owing money
backpack
rucksack
Shrink
became smaller or make smaller
predict
Say or estimate that something will happen in the future
Demographic
relating to the structure of population
elderly
A person who is old and aging
injure
do physical harm or damage to someone
arrest
seize someone by legal authority
blast
A large explosion; sounds like "boom"
victim
a person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime, accident, or other event or action
suspicion
a feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true
Crustanceans
An animal such as a lobster or crab
Prey
An animal hunted and eaten by another animal
Giraffe
A tall African animal with a long neck
Opponent
Someone who you try to defeat in a competition game
Executive
a manager in an organization or company who helps make important decisions
bid
an offer to pay a particular price for something, especially at an auction
enthusiastic
feeling or showing a lot of interest and excitement about something
withdraw
to stop taking part in an activity
organize
to make the necessary arrangements so that an activity can happen effectively
jawbone
that bone that forms the lower part of the face
paleontologist
scientist that research old creatures
Snout
the long nose of some animals
mine
a deep hole or holes under the ground where people dig for minerals such as coal, gold etc.
T-Rex
Tyrannosaurus Rex - The largest, most dangerous, carniverous dinosaur
offensive
very aggresive
comment
a written note
sexual
relating to males and females
honesty
the quality of being truthful
maturity
having the mental & emotional qualities of an adult
painkiller
a drug that reduces pain
opioid
strong painkiller made from the opium plant, similar to the illegal drug heroin
overdose
to take too much of a drug at one time, can lead to death
overprescribe
to prescribe excessive or unnecessary medication
pleasant
enjoyable or attractive and making you feel happy
controversial
debatable, the topic we need to discuss
conspiracy
"plan to commit a crime by more than two people"
innocent
the people who don't commit any crime
syndicate
the group which many criminals belong to
procurement
obtaining or getting profits
saturated fat
a type of bad fat
cholesterol
a substance containing a lot of fat
limit
something does not or may not extend or pass
support
to give help or assistance to
Obesity
Unhealthily overweight
Sedentary Sitting with little activity or movement
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Urbanization
The development of a place to become a city
Cancer
An illness where the body makes many cells that are bad for you
Heart attack
A sudden severe of abnormal heart function