10 terms

Reading Explorer 5 - Unit 2B


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nucleus (n)
a small, important group at the centre of a larger group or organization
inconspicuous (adj)
not easily seen or noticed
orient (v)
to place (something) in a particular position or direction (Merriam-Webster definition)
exert (v)
to use your power, influence etc in order to make something happen
composition (n)
the way in which something is made up of different parts, things, or members
instance (n)
an example of a particular kind of situation
thrive (v)
to grow or develop successfully (Merriam-Webster definition)
comment (v)
to express an opinion about someone or something
hence (adv)
for this reason
scope (n)
the range of things that a subject, activity, book etc deals with