14 terms

Earning a living

Unit 19
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Incentive
(n) a motive, something that encourage one to do something
Curse
(n) a cause of troubles and unhappiness; an abusive word, expressing annoyance; magic words causing bad lack
Inferior status
low position in society
Reliant
(adj) confident, trusting in somebody or something
Frown upon
(v) to look sideways, to disapprove of something
Upheaval
(n) a revolution, disorders; great sudden change
Decay
(v) to become worse, to go to ruin; decompose through the action of bacteria
Befall
(v) to happen (especially about something bad)
Dignity
(n) a calm, serious behavior, worthing a respect
Conducive
(adj) providing good conditions for something to happen
Intrinsic
(adj) being a basic characteristic of somebody or something; essential, extremely important
For its own sake
not for your needs, but for joy of the action itself
Shallowness
(n) not deep area of the sea, lake or river
Cater
(v) to provide food and drinks as a service

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