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Listening 4 Final Vocab Review - All Core Vocab + Q4_2E Units 2, 4, 6, 7

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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 (v.)
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
attitude (n.)
the opinions and feelings that you usually have about something
evaluate
a measure of someone or something in order to judge it
insist
to continue to make the same point or argument, even when others disagree
outcome
the final result
valid
real, true, based on facts
encounter
to meet someone or something unexpectedly
obstacle
something that prevents progress or is to be overcome
postpone
to delay an event
subsequent
following, next
vigorous
with great energy, strength, effort or enthusiasm
assume
to believe something is true without being sure that it is so
pace
the speed at which something is done
primitive
simple or not advanced
routine
a regular, established and repeated way of doing something
tense
feeling very anxious, nervous, and stressed; causing such a feeling
bear
to carry something, especially something that is heavy; to accept something that is hard or painful
discipline
training in a set of rules for good behavior
distribute
to share something among a individuals, a group, or within an organization
reform
to change something so that it becomes better or more modern
resume
to begin again or start again
cease
to stop doing something
dignity
the appearance of control and self-respect, even when someone is in a difficult situation
enforce
to require that a set of rules or decisions is obeyed
frustrate
to block someone from doing something; to feel angry or annoyed
rebel
to battle against someone or something who has power
bias (n.)
preference for
chaos (n.)
a big mess
embrace (v.)
to accept an idea with enthusiasm
inflexible (adj.)
unwilling to change
stifle (v.)
to prevent something from happening
open-minded (adj.)
willing to accept new ideas or opinions
point out (phr. v.)
to make something clear
recognize (v.)
acknowledge, accept, admit
moderately (adv.)
fairly, but not very
stimulating (adj.)
interesting
stumble upon (phr. v.)
find by accident
turn out (phr. v.)
happen with a particular result
anecdote (n.)
a short, interesting story about a real person or event
appropriate (adj.)
right for the particular situation
associate (v.)
to make a connection in your mind
cautious (adj.)
careful about what you say or do
conduct (v.)
to organize and do something
cycle (n.)
a series of events that always repeat in the same order
enthusiasm (n.)
a strong feeling of excitement and interest in something
investor (n.)
a person who puts money into a company to make a profit
morale (n.)
the way a group feels at a particular time
norm (n.)
a situation or pattern of behavior that is normal
reward (n.)
something that is given to someone for doing a good job
trend (n.)
a general change or development
appreciation (n.)
the feeling of being thankful for something
breed (n.)
a particular type of something
circulation (n.)
the passing of something from one person to another
convention (n.)
a large meeting or conference
development (n.)
change or growth experienced by someone
encounter (n.)
an unexpected meeting
expand (v.)
to make bigger in size
generation (n.)
all of the people born at about the same time
panel (n.)
group of people who are chosen to discuss or answer questions about something
recall (v.)
to remember something
series (n.)
a number of books telling stories about the same characters
take note of (phr.)
to pay close attention to something
amateur (n.)
a person who does an activity for enjoyment, not as a job
apprentice (n.)
someone learning a new skill or job
clone (v.)
to produce an exact copy of something
gallery (n.)
a room or building for showing works of art, especially to the public
identify with (phr. v.)
to feel that you understand and share the feelings of somebody else
marketing (n.)
the act of presenting, advertising, and selling a product
operation (n.)
a business or company
unique (adj.)
being the only one of its kind
regard (v.)
to think of somebody in a particular way
overseas (adv.)
in or to another country
advancement (n.)
progress or development in your job, level of knowledge
attitude (n.)
the opinions and feelings that you usually have about something
career path (n.)
the way that you ​progress in your ​work, either in one ​job or in a ​series of ​jobs
climb the ladder (phr.)
move up within an organization, profession, or society
count on (phr. v.)
to depend on someone or something, especially in a difficult situation
currently (adv.)
at the present time
devote (v.)
to use a particular area, period of time, or amount of space for a specific purpose
loyal (adj.)
always supporting your friends, principles, country, etc.
model (n.)
a system or thing used as an example to follow
radically (adv.)
extremely, very
stable (adj.)
steady and not likely to move or change
structure (n.)
the way in which the parts of something are connected with each other and form a whole, or the thing that these parts make up
commute (n.)
the trip to work every day
concept (n.)
an idea of how something is, or how something should be done
dare (v.)
to be brave enough to do something that is risky or that you are afraid to do
face (v.)
if you face or are faced with a difficult situation, it is going to affect you and you must deal with it
figure (v.)
to form a particular opinion after thinking about a situation
log (v.)
to make an official record of events, facts
particular (adj.)
one that you are talking about, and not any other
peer (n.)
people who are the same age as you, or who have the same type of job, social class
point (n.)
the purpose or aim of something
rigorous (adj.)
very severe or strict
serve one well (phr.)
to be useful or helpful for a particular purpose or reason
stand out (phr. v.)
to be ​easily ​seen or ​noticed
adhesive (n.)
glue
exploit (v.)
to use something for benefit
flammable (adj.)
easily burns
inadvertent (adj.)
not done on purpose
inconceivable (adj.)
hard to imagine
interact (v.)
talk with other people
mandatory (adj.)
required
obvious (adj.)
easy to see, understand
synthetic (adj.)
not natural
unreliable (adj.)
cannot be depended on
vastly (adv.)
very greatly
ache (v.)
to feel a dull, continuous pain
adopt (v.)
to become the legal parent of a child who is not your own
alert (adj.)
quick to notice things; aware
biological (adj.)
connected by direct genetic relationship
deprived (adj.)
without enough food, money, or other basic things
face to face (phr.)
close together and looking at each other
in all probability (phr.)
very likely to happen
odds (n.)
the chance of something happening
reunion (n.)
a social event for a group of people who have not seen each other for a long time
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