ENGL113 CH3

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prosper
to be or become successful, especially financially [= succeed, flourish]
prosperous
successful, usually by earning a lot of money [=successful]
My father's business
poverty
the situation or experience of being poor.
escape
to get away from a place, or a dangerous or bad situation [= flee].
class
a group of people within a society who have the same economic and social position.
There was a huge gap between
economic
relating to trade, industry and the management of money.
loan
money borrowed from a bank and has to be paid back [= debt].
brainstorm
to develop ideas and think of ways of solving problems..
ahead
in advance, before an event happens [=in advance].
peers
people who are the same age.
pressure
an attempt to persuade someone by using influence, arguments, or threats.
violence
extreme force.
lack
[=shortage]
lift
to move something or someone upwards into the air [= raise].
condition
[= term, requirement]
character
moral strength, a combination of qualities such as courage, loyalty, and honesty.
capacity
someone's ability to do something.
associated
[= related, connected]
.
founded
[= established]
repayment
when you pay back money that you have borrowed.
amazing
so surprising you can hardly believe it [=astonishing, startling]
effective
successful or achieving the results that you want [= efficient]
depend
place trust (usually followed by 'on' or 'upon') [=rely]
primary
most important [= main]
eradicate
to completely get rid of something such as a disease or a social problem [= eliminate].
traditionally
following the customs or ways of behaving that have continued in a group of people for a long time.
worthless
has no value, importance or use ≠ valuable
access
the right to enter a place, use something or see someone.
demonstrate
to show or prove something clearly.
entire
[= whole, all ]
.
fund
an organization that collects money to help people who are ill to provide money for an activity,
organization, event etc.
focus
[= emphasis , concentration]
grant
an amount of money given to someone, especially by the government, for a particular purpose.
victim
someone who suffers because of something bad that happens.
abuse
cruel or violent treatment of someone.
literacy
the ability to read and write.
method
way, approach, strategy
cooperate
to work with someone else to achieve something that you both want [= collaborate].
irony
when you use words that are the opposite of what you really mean, often in order to be amusing.
finance
to provide money, especially a lot of money, to pay for something [= fund]
consume
to use time, energy, goods etc.
destroy
to damage something so badly that it no longer exists or cannot be used or repaired.
wasteful
using more of something than you should, especially money, time or effort.
item
a single thing, especially one thing in a list, group, or set of things.
identical
exactly the same or very similar
psychology
study of the mind or how it influences behavior.
increasingly
more or more all the time.
persuade
to make someone believe something [= convince].
weakness
lack of strength, power or influence.
essential
[= important, necessary]
target
to direct advertising, criticism or a product at someone [= aim].
dissatisfaction
a feeling of not being pleased or satisfied [=unhappiness].
consider
to think about something carefully, especially before making a choice or decision.
offend
to make someone angry by doing or saying something that they think is rude [= insult]
offensive
very rude or insulting and likely to upset people [=aggressive]
breath
the air that you send out of your lungs when you breathe.
mouthwash
a liquid used to make your mouth smell fresh or to get rid of infection in your mouth.
hygiene
the practice of keeping yourself and the things around you clean in order to prevent diseases [=cleanliness].
dental floss
a type of thin thread that you use for cleaning between your teeth.
outweigh
to be more important and valuable than something else.
logic
a way of thinking about something that seems correct and realistic.
take advantage
to use a particular situation to do or get what you want [= benefit].
desire
a strong hope or wish [= hope, wish]
attractive
good-looking; pleasant to look at [=good-looking]
exciting
making you happy and interested [= interesting].
adventurous
not afraid of taking risks or trying new things.
irrational
not based on clear thought and reason.
reasonable
using good judgement [= fair, sensible].
addicted
unable to stop taking a harmful substance, especially a drug.
remain
to continue to be in the same state or condition [=stay]
popularity
when something is liked, enjoyed or supported by many people [= admiration].
vehicle
a machine usually with wheels and an engine which is used for transporting people or goods.
create
to invent or design something [=cause, produce, make, invent, design]
commercial
an advertisement on television or radio [=advertisement].
well-organized
arranged or ordered well and carefully
scent
a pleasant smell that something has [= fragrance]
.
prophecy
a statement that something will happen in the future [= prediction].
pill
a small solid piece of medicine that you swallow whole [ = tablet].
diet pills
anti-obesity medications or weight loss drugs
compulsion
the act of forcing or influencing someone to do something they do not want to do
compel
to force someone to do something [=force]
reduce
to make something smaller or less in size, amount or price [= decrease].
ingredient
a food item that is used with other foods in the preparation of a particular dish [= component]
synthetic
produced by combining different artificial substances [= artificial]
The process used to
to harm
to damage something; physically hurt.
influential
having a lot of influence and therefore changing the way people think and behave
enormous
very big in size or amount [= huge]
basic
at the simplest or least developed level.
success
when you achieve what you want or intend.
respect
admiration for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities.