10 terms

Reading Explorer - Unit 11A Vocabulary

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hierarchy
a system of organization in which people or things are divided into levels of importance
mediator
a person or organization that tries to end a quarrel between two people, groups, countries etc. by discussion
biased
unfairly preferring one person or group over another
subordinate
to put someone or something in a less important position
infer
to form an opinion that something is probably true because of information that you have
console
to make someone feel better when they are feeling sad or disappointed
confide
to tell someone you trust about personal things that you do not want other people to know
consult
to ask for information or advice from someone because it is their job to know something
just
morally right or fair
successor
someone who takes a job or position previously held by someone else