ECPE Honors Unit 1 Pt 1

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peer (peer pressure)
someone who is of a similar age or social class
primary
main, most important
sibling
brother or sister
conform TO = comply WITH
behave according to usual or expected standards
norm
standard of normal or acceptable behaviour
issue
a subject or problem
self-esteem
confidence and belief in yourself
prone TO
be likely to do something or experience something (often negative)
substance abuse
the practice of taking harmful drugs or drinking too much alcohol
(be) exposed to (n. exposure)
experience something or be affected by something
perception
the way you think about something and the ideas you have about it
in essence
at the most basic level
contemporary
a person from the same time period or generation
prowess
great ability or skill
deem
consider something or someone to be (necessary, important etc.)
indulge IN (n. indulgence)
to let yourself do or have something that you enjoy but that may be bad for you
susceptible TO
easily influenced by something or likely to be affected by an illness
inanimate object
non-living thing
assess (n. assessment)
examine something in order to form an opinion about it
monitor
regularly check how something is changing, developing or progressing
function 1
a result that is related to something else
function 2
job or purpose
upbringing
the way a child is raised
rational (opp. irrational)
based on facts or reason, not emotions
distinctive
easily recognizable because of being different or special
stand out
be different from other things/people and therefore easy to see
potential (adj.)
possible, likely to become real in the future
potential (n.)
possessing the ability to grow stronger
exhibit
show a particular feeling, quality etc.
engage IN
take part in a particular activity
well documented
thoroughly recorded in writing or on film
deviant (n. deviance)
not considered normal or acceptable
account for
give an explanation for something
adept AT
skilled
hold (someone/something) in high regard
have a lot of respect for someone or something
fund
provide money for something
consequence (adv. consequently)
effect or result
adolescence
the transition period from childhood to adulthood
evaluate
examine and judge something
categorize
To arrange in classes; put with things with same or similar qualities; to classify
come naturally
be easy for someone to do without effort
in the spotlight
at the center of public attention
average
usual or typical
make up
combine together to form a whole
(social) ladder
a series of stages that allows you to reach higher levels or a better position
interaction
communicating with and reacting to other people
interpretation
explanation of the meaning of something
peer pressure
the influence that people your age may have on you
maintain 1 (n. maintenance)
continue to have or do something
maintain 2
continue saying that something is true, even though other people may doubt it
readily
willingly, without objection or reluctance
therefore
as a result
follow suit
do the same as someone else has done
interpersonal skills
people skills, skills required for good relationships and effective communication
loyalty
support that you always give because of friendship, love, duty etc.
infer (n. inference)
form an opinion based on the information or evidence that you have
individualist
a person independent in thought and action
unduly
to an extreme, unreasonable, or unnecessary degree

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