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Outcomes Advanced Unit 7: Science and Research

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Adverse
Something that is not good or favorable
Breakthrough
An important discovery or development
Deploy
To use something. Also something that happens to troops. They are ____ to the Middle East
Devise
To invent a new way for doing something
Diminished
Something that has been made smaller than it was before. Something that is less than it was before. When something is decreased
Disorder
An illness or medical condition. When something is not in order or in disarray.
Duplicate
To do something for a second time. To double.
Feasible
When something is possible
Impaired
Something that is damaged and is not as good as it was before
Insert
To put something into something else. ___ the mail through the slot
Prevalent
Something that is common.
Stack
A pile or a large number of something. Normally associated with cards
Underlying
A problem or cause that is important but not easy to see.
Undertake
To do something such as a job or task.
Wave
The form in which sound, light, and others travel.
Anomaly
Something that is different from what is usual or expected. Something weird
Anonymously
To do something without giving your name or true identity
Armoury
Skills and information that you have to help you.
Attribute
To give responsibility to something. To claim that someone did something. To give them the credit for something that was done
Biased
When something favors one side more than the other
Bond
When people form a strong relationship with one another
Borne
When something is caused by something else. It was ____ out of spite
Causal
Something that causes something else to happen. It is a cause
Census
Official process of counting people, done every ten years or so
Commission
When you ask people to do something for you. Done with art on tumblr, it is done for money
Conflicting
Opinions and facts that are different from one another. They clash
Correlation
The relationship between two sets of facts or information, it may be positive (similar) or negative (opposites)
Counter
Opinions and facts that are opposite to other ones. May be used to argue against
Data
Information that you collect and then use to understand something. Plural of datum
Disguise
To change something so that it cannot be recognized. Batman wears a ____
Ends
The aims of something. The ____s justify the means
Extract
To remove something from somewhere. A piece of something such as a story
Figure
An official number. A value obtained in the data. Shape
Flawed
Something that is not perfect.
Fuzzy
Something that is confused and not clear. Or something that is very soft
Intake
The amount you regularly eat or drink something
Link
A connection between two things.
Manipulate
To control or change something in a clever way for your own benefit
Plunge
To suddenly decrease by a large amount
Random
Something that occurs without a definite plan or system
Rear
To look after an animal or child as it is growing. Another word for raise and the back of something (such as an animal)
Scrutiny
Looking at something very carefully.
Severity
How bad or serious something (such as a situation) is
Stand up
When facts are shown to be true when tested
Tighten
To make a rule or law stricter
Time frame
The amount of time available to do something
Twist
To change something slightly for your own benefit
Upward
Something that is increasing. It o going _____
Validity
How true or believable something is
Variable
Something that is different in a different situation
Abundant
Something that exists in large numbers or quantities
Bubble
Ball or air in a liquid. A word fun to pronounce
Capability
A country's ability to take military action
Come up with
To think of an idea or something
Diversity
When there are a lot of different things and people. Bio_____
Drought
A long period without rain
Essence
The most important part of something. Also an oily substance used for its smell. ____ of Wormwood
Exploratory
Something that is done in order to find out information
Feed into
When one thing helps the second thing. My work _____ the Environmental Agency
Frantically
To do something very quickly because you are in a hurry
Glamorous
Someone who looks very rich and beautiful
Habitat
The environment in which a plant or animal lives
Immensely
Extremely. Very large
Mundane
Something that is ordinary. Dull, common
Regime
A program, exercise, or diet to help improve your health
Scrap
A small piece of something.
Scribble
To write something quickly or untidly
Status
Your position in society
Vital
Something that is extremely important
Wellbeing
How healthy and happy you are
Full of holes
Something that has a lot of mistakes and faults
It's beyond me
Something that you cannot do or understand
Pave the way for
To make something possible
Slippery Slope
A course of action that is difficult to stop once it has begun. A Series of Unfortunate Events
Thin edge of the wedge
The start of something bad, which will get worse of you allow it to start
Vested interest
To have strong reasons towards making something happen because you will benefit from it.