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LEAP Chapter 6 Listening 2 and Listening 3

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assimilate
to completely understand and begin to use new ideas, information
divine intervention
belief in an act of God or higher being in an event
dyslexia
a condition that makes it difficult for someone to read and spell
embed
to put something firmly and deeply into something else, or to be put into something in this way
empathy
the ability to understand other people's feelings and problems
emulate
to do something or behave in the same way as someone else, especially because you admire them
false humility
pretending to be modest or have a low view of one's own importance
ghettoize
put in or restrict to an isolated or segregated place, group, or situation
intellectual rigor
a standard requirement, as of a field of study
non-linear
not a straight line
political correctness
language, behavior, and attitudes that are carefully chosen so that they do not offend or insult anyone
quick and dirty
done or produced quickly without a lot of care or attention
radical
describes ideas are very new and different, and are against what most people think or believe
regurgitate
to repeat facts, ideas etc that you have read or heard without thinking about them yourself
resonate
seems important or good to people
seats at the table
positions as members of groups that make decisions
silo
a tall structure like a tower that is used for storing grain, winter food for farm animals, etc
thought experiment
imagining a situation in order to extract a lesson of philosophical importance
traction
an idea becoming accepted by or popular with more and more people
ubiquitous
seeming to be everywhere