20 terms

Unit 3


Terms in this set (...)

creativity (n.)
imagination; the ability to produce original and unusual ideas, or to make something new or imaginative
determination (n.)
willpower; the ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult
downside (n.)
a disadvantage of a situation
goal (n.)
ambition; an aim or purpose
preparation (n.)
the things that you do or the time that you spend preparing for something; training
status (n.)
position; an accepted or official position, especially in a social group
achieve (v.) (to achieve your objectives/ambitions)
to reach; to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort
develop (v.)
1. to grow or change into a better form
2. to cause sth to grow or change into a better form
to stress; to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
fear (v.)
to be afraid; to be frightened of something or someone unpleasant
lack (v.)
to need; to not have or not have enough of something that is needed or wanted
measure (v.)
to judge; to discover the exact size or amount of something
permit (v.) (to permit doing sth/ to permit sb to do sth)
to allow something
ruin (v.)
to spoil or destroy something completely
frustrating (adj.)
annoying; making you feel annoyed or less confident because you cannot achieve what you want
realistic (adj.)
reasonable; seeming to exist or be happening in fact
top (adj.)
give up (phrasal v.)
to quit
turn down (phrasal v.)
to refuse to accept or agree to something, or to refuse someone's request
work out (phrasal v.)
to identify

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