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ENGL 103 CH8
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the way a person, organization etc is made visible to the public; a picture on the screen of a television, cinema, or computer.
relating to seeing.
not excellent, although not bad [= moderate, ordinary]
the ability to understand something [= understanding]
to start doing something instead of another person, or start being used instead of another thing.
to look quickly through information on the Internet for anything that interests you.
the importance or usefulness of something [= benefit, importance]
to think very carefully about something that you are doing [=focus]
a part of something that you notice because it seems important, interesting, or typical [= quality]
to continue for a particular length of time.
happening or doing something often [= constant, continuous]
something that you use to fight with or attack someone with, such as a knife, bomb, or gun.
what actually happens or is true, not what is imagined or thought
causing great enthusiasm and eagerness [= thrilling]
a famous and successful actor, musician, or sports player [= celebrity]
the feeling of wanting to have what someone else has; someone or something that causes .............
someone who is very famous and often appears in the newspapers, on television etc., especially
an entertainer or sports person [=celebrity, star]
without any limit; having the greatest possible amount, number, or level [= endless]
the interest that people show in someone or something:
an advertisement on television or radio [=advertisement]
the feeling you have when you are bored, or the quality of not being interested.
conflicting with generally or traditionally held moral principles [=unethical]
happening or produced immediately [= immediate]
the state of being known about by a lot of people because of your achievements [= popularity]
a strong desire to do or have something regularly without being able to stop it [= dependence]
someone who is taking part in an activity or event.
a way of resting and enjoying yourself.
very sad, often for a long time [=unhappy, discouraged]
a strong desire to have or do something even though you know you should not.
If you are ..............., you are often unfriendly because you feel angry or unhappy. [=temperamental]
a thin paper cover in which you put and send a letter:
to push a knife into someone or something.
to try to find out the truth about or the cause of something such as a crime, accident, or scientific
problem [= examine].
to go down below the surface of water, mud etc.
to look after your children and help them grow [= bring up]
someone who travels through an unknown area to find out about it.
to find out something that you did not know about before [=find]
to catch someone and make them your prisoner [= seize]
very good, especially in an unexpected way.
something that you do to fix a thing that is damaged, broken, or not working.
to burst, or to make something burst, into small pieces, usually with a loud noise and in a way that causes damage.
the control of a group of people or a situation.
unable to see, move, feel etc. in the normal way because you are not awake or alert.
to keep facts or information in your brain or a computer.
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