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Oxford Academic Word List 10

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adjacent
near or close to but not necessarily touching, nearest in space or position
albeit
although; even though
assemble
to bring together into a group; to gather
collapse
fall apart, the act of throwing yourself down, an abrupt failure of function or health
colleague
a person who is member of your class or profession
compile
use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed
conceive
have the idea for, to think of
convince
to make someone believe or do something
depress
to press down, to make sb unhappy and without hope or enthusiasm; to make trade
encounter
experience as a reaction, a casual meeting with a person of thing, to meet unexpectedly
enormous
very large, very big, huge
forthcoming
happening in the near future; ready; willing to help, happening soon
incline
to want to behave in a particular way or make a particular choice; to bend, be at an angle
integrity
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
intrinsic
belonging to a thing by its very nature
invoke
to mention or use a law, rule, etc. as a reason for doing sth
levy
an extra amount or money that has to be paid, to officially demand and collect money
likewise
equally, similarly; the same
nonetheless
in spite of
notwithstanding
despite; in spite of
ongoing
continuous, developing, currently happening
panel
a square or rectangular piece of wood, metal or glass that forms part of a door or wall; a group a people who give their advice or opinions about sth
persist
to continue doing sth even though other people say that you are wrong or that you can't do it
pose
pretend to be someone you are not, position or attitude
reluctance
a certain degree of unwillingness, the state of not wanting to do something
so-called
used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable
straightforward
easy to do or understand; simple; honest and open
undergo
go or live through, to endure; to experience
whereby
by or through which