50 terms

Integrated English (Fri 3@TUAT Koganei)

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glacier
a slowly moving mass or river of ice
host
to provide the space and facilities for an event
uncover
to expose something
unstoppable
impossible to prevent
pessimistic
thinking that the worst thing will happen in every situation
unexpected
unforeseen
critical
very serious and dangerous
outlet
an opening that permits escape or release
slide
to move smoothly along a surface
unaffected
not changed or influenced by something
consequence
something that follows as a result
shift
a change in something, for example in someone's ideas or opinions
address
to try to deal with a problem or question
awake
fully conscious
stimulant
a substance that makes a part of your body work faster or better
fatigue
a feeling of being extremely tired, either physically or mentally
ritual
established formal behavior
consume
to eat or drink something
attribute
to ascribe cause to something
definitive
providing a final decision that will not be questioned or changed
dependence
reliance on somebody or something
exhibit
to put something interesting in a museum or other public place so that people can go look at it
fluctuate
to vary in level, degree or value
moderately
to some degree but not to a great degree
contradict
to disagree with something
inflammation
an area on your body that is swollen, red, and painful because of an infection or injury
facilitate
to make something easy or easier to do
moderation
the quality of doing something within reasonable limits
abuse
to treat badly
psychological
relating to the mind or mental processes
lift
to raise something
differentiate
to make a distinction
fatigue
exhaustion
adjust
to change something slightly
enhance
to improve something
handle
to operate something
fiber
a long slender thread or filament
attribute
to think of something as caused by a particular circumstance
automatic
starting or functioning by itself
compliment
to praise something
generate
to produce or cause something to begin
genetic
relating to genes
intense
extreme
convincing
persuasive; capable of causing someone to believe that something is true or real.
descendant
offspring; a relative of a person who lived in the past
inference
assumption; a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
represent
to illustrate; to show or describe something or someone
proceed
to carry out; to make progress by moving to the next stage in a series of actions or events
distribution
allocation; the process of giving something such as food, clothes, or money to a group of people, especially so that each person gets an equal share
reign
rule; the period of time when a king or queen rules a country