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Wordlist Unit 1, Insight upper-intermediate
Terms in this set (77)
(a) great deal
a large quantity
Listening or watching carefully and with interest
An advantage that gives you a helpful and useful effect
a negative setback
a promise behave in a particular way
a strong feeling of sympathy for people who are suffering and a desire to help them
feeling or showing sympathy for people who are suffering
to become very popular or succesful in a place
a confusing problem
devoted to a task or purpose
the quality of being dedicated
slowly gets worse
to want people to do something
against all odds
The quality that makes you continue trying to do sth even when this is difficult.
making a firm decision to do it and you will not let anyone prevent you
Calm and serious and deserving respect
A calm and serious manner that deserves respect
doing your best
To stare at sb/sth with your mouth open because you are shocked or surprised.
To stare at sb/sth in a rude or stupid way.
To look steadily at something for a long time, either because you are very interested or surprised, or because you are thinking of something else.
get over it
to deal with or gain control of sth
to look quickly at something/somebody
to look at someody/someone in an angry way
a look at sb/sth for a very short time, when you do not see the person or thing completely
happening slowly over a long period; not sudden
making new discorveries, using new methods
looking very tired because of illness, worry or lack of sleep
A person or thing that makes it more difficult for sb to sth or for sth to happen
showing you do not think that you are as important as other people
the quality of not thinking to be better than others
to take part in
increase or adding on, especially in a regular serie
the ability to invent things or solve problems in clever new ways
Featuring new methods; advanced and original
the process that takes place when somebody sees or hears something that causes them to have exciting new ideas or makes them want to create something
When you think of ideas someone else like (providing inspiration)
intended to last for only a short time until something more permanent is found.
a situation, an event, etc. that makes it difficult for you to do or achieve
a feeling that good things will happen and that sth will be successful
to succeed in dealing with or controling a problem that has been preventing you from achieving sth
the ability to stay calm and accept a delay or sth annoying without complaining
to look at sth quickly and secretly because you should not be looking at
to put sb at a disadvantage by treating them unfairly
a person who likes to do things perfectly and is not satisfied with anything else
The quality of continuing to try to achieve a particular aim despite difficulties
the fact of continuing to try to do something despite difficulties, especially when other people are against you and think that you are being annoying or unreasonable
determined to do something despite difficulties especially when other people are against you and think that you are being annoying or unreasonable
when you can find an easy way of dealing with problems
the ability to find an easy way of dealing with problems
involving a great or complete change
the state of being interested in yourself your happines motivation and interest to the exclusion of other things
belief in your own abillities and strengths
the ability to remain calm and not show your emotions even though you are feeling, angry, excited, etc.
sth you say or do in order to protect yourself when you are being attacked, criticized, etc.
one's personal interest or advantage, especially when pursued without regard of others
the fact of protecting yourself in a dangerous or difficult situation
the behaviour of someone who chooses not to have or to do something that they want in order to help other people
Thinking more about others than yourself.
concentrated on only one thing
to look at sth with your eyes partly shut in order to keep out bright light or to see better
Interesting and unusual enough to attract attention
the willingness to accept sb/sth especially opinions or behaviour that you may not agree with, or people who you do not like.
if you can't see well
Not objecting to doing something; Having no reason for not doing something.
the quality or state of being prepared to do something: readiness
Vibrant, exciting, alive
to be positive
to be thought of as
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