10 terms

Reading Explorer 5 - Unit 1A


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institute (n)
an organization that has a particular purpose such as scientific or educational work, or the building where this organization is based
ingenious (adj)
describes a plan, idea, or object works well and is the result of clever thinking and new ideas
sophisticated (adj)
describes a machine, system, method etc that is very well designed and very advanced, and often works in a complicated way
thesis (n)
an idea or opinion about something, that you discuss in a formal way and give examples for
context (n)
the situation, events, or information that are related to something and that help you to understand it
suspect (v)
to think that something is probably true
margin (n)
the outer edge of an area
nevertheless (adv)
in spite of a fact that you have just mentioned
prevalent (adj)
common at a particular time, in a particular place, or among a particular group of people
intrinsically (adv)
in a way that is part of the nature or character of someone or something