Unit 5— ALL

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bravely
(adv.) done with courage and without fear
conquer
(v.) to win or overtake a something challenging
determined
(adj.) very focused and unwilling to quit your goal
distinctive
(adj.) different from other things; unique
role
(n.) the part that someone has in a family, society, or other group; what someone is supposed to do because of their position.
significant
(adj.) important
ultimate
(adj.) the best or most extreme of something
desperately
(adv.) to want or need something too much
bruises
(adj.) an injury under the skin
mighty
(adj.) powerful
canyon
(n.) a deep valley with steep rock sides and often a stream or river flowing through it
slippery
(adj.) describes a surface that is easy to slip and fall down on, usually because of water
intimidating
(adj.) something that is scary or feels too challenging for you to succeed at
summit
(n.) the highest point of a mountain
drive
(v.) to push or motivate somebody to act in a particular way
embrace
(v.) to welcome and accept something (an idea, proposal, or a set of beliefs) gladly
appetite
(n.) a strong desire for something (not just food!)
ingredient
(n.) things of which something is made; a characteristic that makes something possible
earn
(v.) to deserve or get (something) because of something you have done
face
(n.) a side or surface of something
aspect
(n.) a feature of something
challenge
(n.) feeling the need to prove something or accomplish something difficult or competitive
mental
(adj.) related to the mind
notable
(adj.) remarkable, memorable or worthy of attention
perceive
(v.) to understand something in a way that might be different from how someone else understands it
precaution
(n.) an action taken in advance to prevent something dangerous or bad from happening
pursuit
(n.) a goal or dream you continue to follow or work towards
tolerance
(n.) the act of accepting opinions or behaviors that you don't agree with
trait
(n.) a certain characteristic of someone
vivid
(adj.) powerful and memorable; describes something that leaves a strong image in your mind. also describes bright colors.
limit
(v.) to set a border, wall, or maximum (metaphorically)
appetite
(n.) how much you want something; often talks about food or things we love and need in life
redefine
(v.) to change the meaning or significance of
minimize
(v.) to reduce
craving
(n.) a powerful desire for something; often used with habits, like smoking
adrenaline rush
(n. phrase). the feeling of excitement you get from doing something dangerous or exciting
reputation
(n): the general opinions about someone or something
experiment
(n): a scientific procedure done to make a discovery or test a hypothesis
investigate
(v): to research and study the facts with hopes of making a bigger discovery
locate
(v): to find the exact position of something
previous
(adj): describes the thing before. always used before a noun
prove
(v): to show the truth with evidence or argument
retire
(v): to finish working forever!
likely
(adv/adj): probably or probable.
EX: How likely are you to study for your exam?
(to) air on the side of caution
(v. phrase): to be careful in order to protect yourself from possible risk
data
(n): facts and statistics collected for analysis
track
(v): to follow the trail of something
outweigh
(v): to be heavier or more important than. EX: The risks outweigh the potential outcomes (meaning: the dangers are worse than the possible results)
edge
(n): the outside limit of something.
prediction
(n): an idea or opinion about what will happen in the future
risk
(n): a situation that could result in danger or failure if something goes wrong
outcome
(n): the result or consequence of an action
audience
(n): the group of people who watch, read, or listen to a certain book, movie, play or type of music.
embarrass
(v): to make someone feel shy, awkward or ashamed
expose
(v): to show someone something new or unseen
financial
(adj): describes things related to finance and money
funds
(n): an amount of money saved or given to a person, organization or government for a specific purpose.
income
(n): the money someone earns from their work or investments
model
(n): something used as an example to imitate
promote
(v): to tell or inform other people about something in a positive way.
publish
(v): to prepare and print something to sell or expose to the public
threaten
(v): to make something at risk for harm or danger
publicity
(n): attention received from the media
royalties
(n): money received by an author every time their book is sold
buy the rights
(v. phrase): when a person or company pays for the right to sell someone else's book or product however they want.
novel
(n): a long fiction book
bestselling author
(n. phrase): an author who becomes famous for selling the most books
self-publish
(v): to pay for and complete the process of publishing a book instead of paying a company to do it.
e-book
(n): an electronic book, usually a PDF, that is sold or given away online by an author
approach
(v): to speak to someone for the first time about a proposal or request

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