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Focus On Vocabulary 1 - Chapter 1

Focus On Vocabulary 1 - Bridging Vocabulary
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assert
to declare or state as truth
astonishing
surprising or amazing
boost
increase or raise
deed
something a person does
devote
To give one's time or attention completely to something or someone
graft
to add something very different to something
inherit
to be born with the same character or physical appearance as your parents
longing
a strong feeling of wanting someone or something
monk
a man who separates himself from ordinary human society in order to pursue a life of total dedication to God
obscure
not clearly understood or expressed
pace
the speed at which something happens or is done
thrill
A feeling of joy or excitement
cheerful
being full of or promoting cheer
discipline
training to improve strength or self-control
esteem
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
instinctively
without thinking; in a way that is natural
intervention
the act of becoming involved in an argument, fight, or other difficult situation in order to change what happens
manner
the way in which something is done or happens
mystery
an event, situation etc that people do not understand or cannot explain because they do not know enough about it
review
a careful examination of a situation or process
therapy
the treatment of an illness or injury over a fairly long period of time
steak
good quality beef , or a large thick piece of any good quality red meat
restaurant
a building where people go to eat
philosophy
the study of the nature and meaning of existence, truth, good and evil etc