25 terms

ELI Core Vocabulary - Level 4 - Weeks 2-6

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conserve
to protect and keep from being wasted or overused
isolate
cause someone or something to be alone, apart from others
potential
having abilities that could be developed for success or usefulness in the future
resource
a supply of whatever is needed to perform a task
substitute
to use or add something or someone in place of another
contaminate
to make something impure, to pollute something
phenomenon
a fact or event that can be observed, often something that is extraordinary, incredible, or amazing
sanitary
conditions that are clean and healthy
territory
an animal's or human's living area
visible
able to be seen; the distance one can see, especially as a result of weather conditions
format
a style of organizing or presenting information
imply
to suggest that something is true without saying so directly
indicate
to point out something; to show that something is true or will probably happen
offend
to upset or shock someone by being rude or disrespectful
vague
unclear or imprecise; difficult to perceive or understand
chronological
arranged in order according to time, from earlier to latest
illustration
a picture in a book, magazine, newspaper, or other publication; an example that helps to make a statement or argument clearer
nonsense
an idea or statement that is silly or illogical
portray
to show or describe someone or something in a particular way
represent
to officially speak or act for a person or group; to show or describe something or to symbolize it
associate
connect someone or something to a particular place or person; spend time with someone or something
competent
able to do something to a particular standard
debate
a discussion of a topic or subject in which there are different opinions
omit
to leave out, either by accident or on purpose
predict
to make a statement about what you believe will happen in the future