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AWL in Tuesdays with Morrie pg 1-47

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grade
N-COUNT Your ______ in an examination or piece of written work is the mark you get, usually in the form of a letter or number, that indicates your level of achievement.
respond
1: V-T/V-I When you ______ to something that is done or said, you react to it by doing or saying something yourself. 2: V-I When you ______ to a need, crisis, or challenge, you take the necessary or appropriate action. 3: V-I If a patient or their injury or illness is ______ing to treatment, the treatment is working and they are getting better.
pose
1: V-T If something ______(s) a problem or a danger, it is the cause of that problem or danger. 2: V-T If you ______ a question, you ask it. If you pose an issue that needs considering, you mention the issue 3: V-I If you ______ as someone, you pretend to be that person in order to deceive people. 4: V-I If you ______ for a photograph or painting, you stay in a particular position so that someone can photograph you or paint you.
require
V-T If you ______ something or if something is ______ed, you need it or it is necessary. 2: V-T If a law or rule ______(s) you to do something, you have to do it.
physical
ADV ______ qualities, actions, or things are connected with a person's body, rather than with their mind 2: ADV ______ things are real things that can be touched and seen, rather than ideas or spoken words.
task
N-COUNT A ______ is an activity or piece of work which you have to do, usually as part of a larger project.
credit
1: N-UNCOUNT If you get the ______ for something good, people praise you because you are thought to be responsible for it. 2: N-COUNT A ______ is one part of a course of study at a school or college that has been successfully completed. 3: Extra ______ is a grade or points received in a school asssignment for doing additional work.
require
V-T To ______ something means to need it.
topic
N-COUNT A ______ is a particular subject that you discuss or write about.
lecture
N-COUNT A ______ is a talk someone gives in order to teach people about a particular subject, usually at a university or college.
brief
1: ADJ Something that is ______ lasts for only a short time. 2: ADJ A ______ speech or piece of writing does not contain too many words or details.
partner
N-COUNT Your ______ in an activity such as a game or dance is the person you are playing or dancing with.
labored
ADJ If your breathing is ______, it is slow and seems to take a lot of effort.
scope
ABBR / INFORMAL - A viewing instrument such as a periscope, microscope, or telescope.
series
N-COUNT A ______ of things or events is a number of them that come one after the other.
response
N-COUNT Your ______ to an event or to something that is said is your reply or reaction to it.
finally
1: ADV You use ______ to suggest that something happens after a long period of time, usually later than you wanted or expected it to happen. 2: ADV You use ______ to indicate that something is last in a series of actions or events.
terminal
ADJ A ______ illness or disease causes death and cannot be cured.
occur
V-I If a thought or idea ______(s) to you, you suddenly think of it or realize it.
assume
V-T If you ______ that something is true, you suppose that it is true, sometimes wrongly.
psychology
N-UNCOUNT ______ is the scientific study of the human mind and the reasons for people's behavior.
contract
V-T If you ______ a serious illness, you become ill with it.
construct
V-T If you ______ something, you build, make, or create it.
research
N-UNCOUNT ______ is work that involves studying something and trying to discover facts about it.
final
ADJ In a series of events, things, or people, the ______ one is the last one.
colleagues
N-COUNT Your ______ are the people you work with, especially in a professional job.
layer
N-COUNT A ______ of a material or substance is a quantity or piece of it that covers a surface or that is between two other things.
encounter
V-T If you ______ problems or difficulties, you experience them.
adult
N-COUNT An ______ is a mature, fully developed person or animal.
target
V-T If you ______ a particular group of people, you try to appeal to those people or affect them.
corporation
N-COUNT A ______ is a large business or company.
eventually
ADV ______ means in the end, especially after a lot of delays, problems, or arguments.
professional
ADJ ______ means relating to a person's work, especially work that requires special training.
invest
V-T/V-I If you ______ in something, or if you ______ a sum of money, you use your money in a way that you hope will increase its value, for example, by buying securities or property.
despite
PREP You use ______ to introduce a fact which makes something surprising.
schedule
N-COUNT A ______ is a plan that gives a list of events or tasks and the times at which each one should happen or be done.
constant
ADJ You use ______ to describe something that happens all the time or is always there.
channel
N-COUNT A ______ is a television station.
involved
1: ADJ If you are ______ in a situation or activity, you are taking part in it or have a strong connection with it. 2: ADJ If you are ______ in something, you give a lot of time, effort, or attention to it.
globe
N-SING You can refer to the world as the ______ when you are emphasizing how big it is or that something happens in many different parts of it.
Globe
N - The Boston ______ (and Boston Sunday ______) is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts. The ______ has been owned by The New York Times Company since 1993.
quote
V-T/V-I If you ______ someone as saying something or ______ from something, you repeat what someone has written or said.
philosophy
N-COUNT A ______ is a particular theory or belief.
induce
V-T To ______ a state or condition means to cause it.
authority
N - ______ is the power you have because of your official position or because people respect your knowledge and experience.
tape
N-UNCOUNT ______ is a narrow plastic strip covered with a magnetic substance. It is used to record sounds, pictures, and computer information.
version
N-COUNT A ______ of something is a particular form of it in which some details are different from earlier or later forms.
emerge
V-I To ______ means to come out from a place where you could not be seen.
labored
V-T/V-I If you ______ to do something, you do it with difficulty.
unaware
ADJ If you are ______ of something, you do not know about it.
compensate
V-I To ______ for something, especially something harmful or unwanted, means to do something which balances it or reduces its effects.
seek
V-T If you ______ something, you try to find it or obtain it.
relax
V-T/V-I If you ______ or if something ______ you, you feel more calm and less worried or tense.
community
1: N-SING A ______ is a group of people who live in a particular area or are alike in some way. 2: N-UNCOUNT ______ is friendship between different people or groups, and a sense of having something in common.
create
V-T To ______ something means to cause it to happen or exist.
deny
V-T When you ______ something, you state that it is not true.
items
N-COUNT An ______ is one of a collection or list of objects.
purchase
V-T When you ______ something, you buy it.
identity
N-VAR The ______ of a person or place is the characteristics that distinguish them from others.
obviously
ADV You use ______ to indicate that something is easily noticed, seen, or recognized.
tension
N - ______ is a situation in which different needs, forces, or influences work in different directions and make the situation difficult.
granted
PHRASE If you take something for ______, you believe that it is true or accept it as normal without thinking about it.
feature
N-COUNT A ______ is a special article in a newspaper or magazine, or a special program on radio or television.
team
N-COUNT A ______ is a group of people who play a particular sport or game together against other similar groups of people.
previous
ADJ A ______ event or thing is one that happened or existed before the one that you are talking about.
diminish
V-T/V-I When something ______, or when something ______ it, it becomes reduced in size, importance, or intensity.
tape
V-T/V-I If you ______ music, sounds, or television pictures, you record them using a tape recorder or a video recorder.
involve
V-T If a situation or activity ______(s) someone, they are taking part in it.
drama
N-VAR You can refer to a real situation which is exciting or distressing as ______ .
culture
N-UNCOUNT ______ consists of activities such as the arts and philosophy, which are considered to be important for the development of civilization and of people's minds.
project
N-COUNT A ______ is a task that requires a lot of time and effort.
mental
ADJ ______ means relating to the process of thinking.
interact
V-RECIP When people ______ with each other or ______, they communicate as they work or spend time together.
media
N-SING You can refer to television, radio, newspapers, and magazines as the ______.
abnormal
ADJ Someone or something that is ______ is unusual, especially in a way that is troublesome.
labor
N-VAR ______ is very hard work, usually physical work.
devote
V-T If you ______ yourself, your time, or your energy to something, you spend all or most of your time or energy on it.
computer
N-COUNT A ______ is an electronic machine that can store and deal with large amounts of information.
job
N-COUNT A ______ is the work that someone does to earn money.
contact
N-UNCOUNT ______ involves meeting or communicating with someone.
editors
N-COUNT An ______ is the person who is in charge of a newspaper or magazine, or a section of a newspaper or magazine, and who decides what will be published in each edition of it.
depressed
ADJ If you are ______, you are sad and feel that you cannot enjoy anything.
supplements
V-T If you ______ something, you add something to it in order to improve it.
contrary
ADJ ______ ideas or opinions are completely different from each other.