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incredibleadj: unbelievable; enormous
devicen: a piece of equipment, tool, or technology that serves a particular purpose or function, often mechanical or electronic
smartphonen: a mobile phone that functions as a computer and connects to the Internet
computev: to make a mathematical calculation
desktopn: a flat working surface or table that is usually placed on top of a desk, typically used for a computer or other work-related activities
pavev: to cover something with a hard, flat material such as stones, bricks, or concrete, to make it suitable for travel or use
extraordinaryadj: exceptional, unexpected, very unusual; surpassing the ordinary or usual
interconnectv: to connect similar things
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
laptopn: a portable computer that is small enough to be carried around easily and used on your lap
evolvev: to develop gradually, or to cause the development of something or someone gradually
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
companionn: a person or an animal with whom you spend a lot of time, or you travel
insightn: the ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of people or situations; an accurate and deep understanding of what something is like
shrinkv: to become smaller, or to make something smaller in size or amount
wristn: the joint between the hand and the forearm; the narrow part of the hand near this joint
mereadj: used to emphasize how insignificant or minor someone or something is
eyeballn: the round part of the eye of a vertebrate that is usually inside the head and, therefore, cannot be seen
barriern: a fence or other obstruction that makes it hard to move or get in; any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
legendaryadj: famous or well-known, especially through long-standing popular stories or tradition
technologicaladj: based on scientific and industrial progress
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
columnn: one of the vertical blocks that split content on a page or screen from top to bottom; an upright pillar that often supports an arch, entablature, or other structure or stands alone as a monument
invisibleadj: impossible or nearly impossible to see
disappearv: to cease to exist or be visible
mentionv: to speak or write about something or someone briefly
humaneadj: having or showing compassion, kindness, and sympathy toward others, especially toward those who are suffering
genuineadj: real and exactly; not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
intelligencen: the ability to learn, comprehend, or make judgments or conclusions based on reasons
AIn: (abbreviation for artificial intelligence) the theory and development of computer systems capable of doing activities that would ordinarily need human intelligence, such as object recognition, speech recognition, decision-making, and language translation
leapv: to jump or spring into the air, often with the feet leaving the ground or a surface below; to move quickly or suddenly, often forward or upward
advancementn: the development, improvement, or progress of something
revolutionaryadj: relating to or characterized by a complete or dramatic change
demonstrationn: a display or show, often of a particular skill or product, intended to convince or persuade others
lifetimen: the duration of someone’s life or something’s existence;
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
harnessv: to control and exploit the power of something, especially natural resources that produce energy; (noun) a set of narrow pieces of leather and metal that are used to control or hold in place a person, animal, or object
unlockv: to open something, such as a door, window, etc., usually using a key
possibilityn: a chance that something may happen or be true
openlyadv: without hiding any of your feelings, opinions, or facts; frankly and trustfully
platformn: the raised flat space close to the track at a train station where passengers get on or off the train; (technology) a computational or digital environment in which a piece of software is executed
entirelyadv: completely
standaloneadj: (of computer hardware or software) able to operate the system without being connected to other hardware or software; (also stand-alone) capable of working independently
interactv: to communicate or react with somebody
privacyn: someone’s right to keep their personal matters and relationships not watched or interrupted by other people
fadev: to vanish; to fade away; to lose color; to lose freshness
backgroundn: the details of a person’s social heritage, such as family, vocational or educational experience; past information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
seamlessadj: without spaces or breaks between one part and the next
surroundv: to be all around something or somebody
balancen: a condition in which everything has the same weight or force; something left after other parts have been taken away
increasinglyadv: more and more
affordv: to have enough money or time to be able to buy or do something
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
accustomedadj: familiar with; used to; in the habit of; having become habituated to something, often a behavior or situation
tapv: to hit someone or something quickly, gently, and often repeatedly; to use existing resources, such as energy, knowledge, etc.
appn: (abbreviation for application) software designed to run on smartphones and other mobile devices or inside a web browser on a PC
cursorn: a visual representation on a computer screen that is controlled by a mouse or other pointing device and is used to indicate where the next action or input will occur, typically in the form of an arrow or other icon
interactionn: the act of connecting with someone, mainly when working, playing, or spending time with them
slidev: to move or cause to move smoothly along a surface without interruption
infantn: a baby or very young child
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
radicaladj: relating to the essential aspects of anything; far beyond the norm, mainly used of opinions and actions
districtn: a part of a country or town, especially one with particular features
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
queryn: a question or inquiry, often used in the context of research, information-gathering, or data analysis; a request for information
wrestlingn: a sport in which two contestants grapple and try to throw each other to the ground
bumpv: to hit or knock against something hard, often with a dull sound; to meet with by accident
supposev: to think that something is likely to be actual or possible
fluentadj: able to communicate in a specific language smoothly or effectively, or easily
deepfaken: a manipulated video or audio recording that uses advanced computer technology to create a realistic portrayal of a person saying or doing something they did not actually say or do, often used for deceptive or malicious purposes
profoundadj: extremely great; sensed or experienced very strongly; displaying a high level of knowledge or comprehension
emotionn: a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc. deriving from one’s situation, mood, or relationships with others
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
reimaginev: to imagine or conceive of something in a new or different way
redesignv: to design something again, especially in a different or modified form; (noun) the process of designing something again
commandn: authority, control, or mastery over something, often referring to military or leadership contexts; a directive, order, or instruction; expertise or confidence in a specific area; (verb) to give an authoritative order or instruction, or to be in charge or control of something
intricateadj: having many different parts and small details that all work together
gesturen: a movement of the hands, head, or face that express a particular meaning
fumblev: to handle something awkwardly; to make mistakes or errors in attempting something
operatev: to work in a particular way; to supervise something
ripv: to tear something or be torn violently or suddenly
concertn: a musical performance given in public by one or more players or singers
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
toddlern: a young child who has recently learned to walk
ambientadj: relating to the immediate surroundings of something; creating a particular atmosphere or mood, often through sound or lighting
contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
achievev: to successfully complete a task or goal, often through hard work, perseverance, and dedication; to attain or accomplish something that one has set out to do
invitev: to ask someone to come or join; to offer an opportunity or possibility for something to happen or take place
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
workloadn: the amount of work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
sculptv: to create a work of art by carving, casting, or other shaping techniques
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
consciousadj: being aware of and able to respond to what is happening around you
cocoan: a powder made from roasted cacao beans used to flavor sweets and drinks; the dried and fermented seeds from which the powder is made
intolerantadj: the inability or refusal to accept or respect views, beliefs, or behavior that differ from someone’s own; unable to eat food without adverse effects
judgmentn: the ability to form valuable opinions and make reasonable decisions
improvisationn: the act of making something up on the spot or creating or performing something without preparation
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
aspectn: one part or feature of a situation, problem, subject, etc.
unimaginableadj: beyond what can be imagined or conceived; impossible to comprehend or envision
grossadj: being the total amount of something before any deductions; obese and ugly or unpleasant
underestimatev: to think or suppose that a quantity, price, or size is smaller than it is
scratchv: to cut or damage the surface of something or the skin with a sharp or pointed object
embedv: to fix or set firmly in a surrounding mass
intuitiveadj: obtained through feelings rather than facts or proof
excitingadj: causing a lot of interest or excitement
doubtn: a feeling of being uncertain about something, especially about how good or accurate it is
enhancev: to increase or improve the quality, amount, or strength of someone or something

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