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RE4: Review for Final Exam (Unit 1B, 2A, 3A, 3B, 5A, 6A, 11B)

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teamwork
the ability of a group to work well together, or the effort the group makes; when a group of people work together
expectations
a feeling or belief about the way something should be or how someone should behave
staff
the people who work for an organization
project
to make other people have a particular idea about you
overcome
to succeed in controlling a feeling or problem (that prevents you from achieving something)
thus
as a result of something you just mentioned (in spoken English the equivalent would be "so");
in this manner or way
praise
words that you say or write to publicly say that someone has done something well or that you admire him/her
turn out
to happen in a particular way or to have a particular result (especially in a way that you did not expect)
portrait
a painting, drawing, or photograph of a person
enrich
to improve the quality of something (especially by adding things to it)
contaminated
a place or substance that is contaminated is made dirty or harmful by putting something such as chemicals or poison in it; spoiled by adding a dangerous or poisonous substance to it
virulent
a poison, disease etc that is virulent is very dangerous and affects people very quickly
integral
forming a necessary part of something
digestion
the process or ability to digest food
confine
to keep someone in a place he/she cannot leave, such as prison
nationwide
happening or existing in every part of a country/nation
compulsory
used to describe something that must be done because of a rule or law, or because someone in authority orders you to
optimistic
believing that good things will happen in the future
diligently
done in a careful and thorough way
feasible
a plan, idea, or method that is feasible is possible and is likely to work
revolution
a complete change in ways of thinking, methods of working etc
nutritional
relating to the substances in food that help you to stay healthy; having a lot of substances that your body needs to stay healthy and grow
notwithstanding
in spite of something; if something is true in spite of something else, it is true even though the other thing has happened
trait
a genetically determined characteristic or condition in a plant or animal
conventional
used to describe a method, product, practice etc that has been used for a long time and is considered the usual type
allergic
used to describe someone when they get sick when they eat, touch, or breathe a particular thing
modified
small changes have been made to something in order to improve it
pest
a small animal or insect that destroys crops or food supplies
skeptic
someone who does not believe something unless he or she has definite proof; a person who disagrees with particular claims and statements, especially those that are generally thought to be true
diminish
to become smaller or less important, or to make something to do this
descendants
someone who is related to a person who lived a long time ago
conquest
the act of getting control of land or people by force
proof
facts, Information, documents, etc, that prove something is true or exists
scattered
spread over a wide area or over a long period of time
identical
exactly the same
bulk
the main or largest part of something
trace
to find the origins of when something began or where it came from; to find or discover something by by investigation
roughly
not exactly
immense
extremely large
mainland
the main area of land that forms a country; the largest part of a country or continent, contrasted to the islands around it
romance
love, or a feeling of being in love; an exciting relationship between two people who love each other
defiance
behavior that shows you refuse to do what someone tells you to do, especially because you do not respect them
chance
the way some things happen without being planned or caused by people
inclination
a feeling that makes you want to do something
inherent
a quality that is inherent in something is a natural part of it and cannot be separated from it
desires
strong hopes or wishes
recruit
to find new people to work in a company, join an organization, do a job etc
mutual
mutual feelings such as respect, trust, or hatred are feelings that two or more people have for each other
abundant
something that is abundant exists or is available in large quantities so that there is more than enough
trigger
to make something happen (very quickly), especially a series of events
suburb
an area where people live which is away from the centre of a town or city
resisting
to try to prevent a change from happening, or prevent yourself from being forced to do something
grasps
to take and hold something firmly
suitable
having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation
chief
highest in rank
get on board
to support and become involved with something or working for an organization
devastating
badly damaging or destroying something
vibrant
full of activity or energy in a way that is exciting and attractive; having great energy and life
complicated
difficult to understand or deal with, because many parts or details are involved
(all) at once
together, at the same time
piles
a large amount of something arranged in a shape that looks like a small hill
obsolete
no longer useful, because something newer and better has been invented
discarded
gotten rid of; thrown away
substances
a particular type of solid, liquid, or gas
notify
to formally or officially tell someone about something
infrastructure
the basic systems and structures that a country or organization needs in order to work properly, for example roads, railways, banks etc
colossal
used to emphasize that something is extremely large
deterring
to stop someone from doing something, by making them realize it will be difficult or have bad results
distressing
a feeling of extreme unhappiness
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