25 terms

Making Connections 3 Unit 3 Reading 5

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anticipation
n. a positive feeling about what will happen soon
bond
n. a close or strong connection
boost
v. to improve or increase something
candidate
n. a person applying for a job
compensate for
v. phr. to take the place of something useful
consistently
adv. always happening in the same way
cue
n. a signal for someone to do or say something
deficit
n. an insufficiency in or lack of something
distraction
n. something that takes your attention away from what you should be doing
domain
n. a specific area or an area where someone has control
flawed
adj. mistaken; weak
flexibility
n. the ability to change and adapt to new circumstances
heritage
n. a cultural history
ideal
adj. perfect, or the best possible
ignore
v. to pay no attention
incident
n. an unusual or unpleasant event
isolation
n. the state of being alone or not connected to anything else
nanny
n. a person who is paid to care for young children
onset
n. the beginning of something
personnel
n. the people who work in a place
promote
v. to raise someone to a higher or more important position
remedial
adj. intended to correct or improve something
seek out
v. phr. look for
socioeconomic status
n. phr. the position of a person within a society based on such factors as education, income, and type of job
sophisticated
adj. advanced; complicated and made with great skill

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