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typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
consumev: to spend something, especially fuel, energy, or time, in a large amount
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
curiosityn: a strong desire to know or learn about something
insignificantadj: of little importance, influence, or power
indulgencen: the state or act of allowing oneself or another person to enjoy the pleasure of something that is considered to be a pleasure or luxury
reproductiveadj: connected with the process of reproduction; relating to reproducing babies, young animals, or plants
genealogyn: the study of family history and the tracing of lineages
obsessv: to fill the mind of someone continually so that one can’t think of anything else
thanksgivingn: an annual holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada, typically observed on the fourth Thursday in November in the U.S. and on the second Monday in October in Canada, that commemorates the giving of thanks for the blessings of the previous year
peculiaradj: odd and uncommon, sometimes in an unpleasant way
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
immenseadj: extremely large or great
biomedicaladj: relating to the application of the natural sciences, especially biology, and physiology, to clinical medicine and healthcare
fellowadj: someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same class, profession, or situation as you
genealogistn: a person who studies, researches, or traces family histories or ancestry; someone who specializes in genealogy (= the study of families, family history, and the tracing of their lineages)
uploadv: to transfer digital data or files from a local computer or device to a remote server or network; the act of transferring such data or files
scanv: to examine something hastily, with the eyes or with a machine, to get information
mergev: to combine or integrate things, or to cause this to happen
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
crowdsourcingn: the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the internet
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
humankindn: the whole of the living human inhabitants of the earth
pixeln: the smallest unit of an image that can be displayed or manipulated electronically, typically a point of light on a computer screen or in a digital image
subsetn: a set of things that are contained within another larger set; a portion or division of a group or category
nodv: to lower and raise one’s head, sometimes several times, as to show approval, agreement, greeting, or confirmation
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
parn: a state of being equal to someone or something
ancestorn: a person from whom one is descended; a forefather
peripheryn: the outer edge or margin of something, especially a geographical area or a group of people
descendantn: children or offspring of a specific person, plant, or animal
approximatelyadv: close to a specific number or time but not exactly that number or time
giganticadj: extremely large
distantadj: far away in space, time, or where you are; far apart in relevance, relationship, or kinship
secretaryn: a person whose job is to deal with correspondence, keep records, and do administrative work for a company or organization
treasuryn: the government department in charge of managing public funds; the funds of a government or institution or individual
showbizn: the business or industry of entertainment, especially movies, television, and popular music; the glamorous or flashy aspects of the entertainment industry
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
baconn: a type of salt-cured pork that is usually sliced and fried; a meat product that is derived from the back or sides of a pig
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
validatev: to check or prove that something is true; to make something officially or legally acceptable or approved
adoptionn: the action or fact of legally taking another’s child as one’s own; the act of accepting with approval
smirkv: to smile in a way that suggests one is pleased or amused by someone or something, often in a smug or self-satisfied manner
patrilinealadj: (the antonym of “matrilineal”) relating to or based on a father’s lineage or descent; inherited or passed down through the male line
clinicaladj: of or relating to the examination and treatment of patients rather than theoretical or laboratory studies
graden: a particular level of quality, size, importance, etc.
pedigreen: the recorded ancestry or genealogical background of a person or animal; a list of ancestors, especially of purebred animals, that documents the genetic lineage of a particular animal or line of animals
profoundadj: extremely great; sensed or experienced very strongly; displaying a high level of knowledge or comprehension
vestedadj: having a legal right to something, especially property or money, that cannot be taken away
levern: a handle used to operate a vehicle or a machine; a rigid bar resting on a pivot so that one end of it can be pushed or pulled easily
quantitativeadj: relating to, measuring, or expressing in terms of quantity; involving numerical or statistical data
demographyn: the study of the statistics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics
contourn: the outline of its shape or form; a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
clipn: a small metal or plastic device used for holding an object or objects together or in place; a short part of electronic media, either an audio clip or video clip
stratifyv: to arrange or divide into layers or strata based on characteristics such as social, economic, or cultural status
migrationn: the movement of animals to a new location, frequently as the seasons change
colonn: the punctuation mark ( : ) used to introduce a list, summary, explanation, etc., or before reporting what someone has said; a significant part of the large intestine, the final section of the digestive system
settlev: to reach an agreement of disagreement
transportn: a system for moving people or products from one location to another using automobiles, roads, and so on
migrantn: a traveler who moves from one region or country to another, especially to find work or better living conditions; a bird or an animal that moves from one place to another
trailn: a path or track roughly through a countryside, mountain, or forest area, often made or used for a particular purpose; (verb) to lag or linger behind
contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
distancen: the amount of space between two points, measured in units such as miles, meters, or kilometers; the extent, scope, or range between two things, such as distance or emotional distance
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
pivotaladj: relating to or acting as a pivot or central point; crucial or essential to the success or outcome of something
migratev: to move from one country or region to another and settle there; to move from one place to another periodically or seasonally
determinantn: a factor, circumstance, or condition that contributes to the shaping, influencing, or determining of a particular outcome or result
geographyn: a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth
analyzev: to think about in-depth and evaluate to discover essential features or meaning
industrialadj: of or relating to or resulting from industry
revolutionn: a large-scale attempt to overthrow the government of a country, often using violence or war;
complicatedadj: involving a lot of different things or parts in a way that is difficult to understand or analyze
affordableadj: not expensive and able to pay
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
extentn: the point or degree or area to which something extends
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
variationn: the act or state of changing; a difference or change in the way something is done, made or said
spann: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers
correlationn: a statistical relationship between two variables in which one variable is affected by the other; a reciprocal relation between two or more facts, numbers, etc.
longevityn: the property of being long-lived; significant duration of service
twinn: either of two children born at the same time from the same mother
estimatev: to guess or calculate the cost, size, value, etc. of something
quartern: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion
correlatev: to have a connection or relationship in which one thing affects or depends on another
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
cousinn: the child of your aunt or uncle
robustadj: sturdy and healthy in form, constitution, or construction; strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity
teasev: to make fun of someone or make jokes about them, either in a playful way or to upset them; to separate the fibers of something; to ruffle a person’s or animal’s hair by combing
contributionn: the act of giving something, especially money, to a particular cause or organization; a voluntary gift as of money or service or ideas made to some worthwhile cause
conductv: to organize and carry out a particular activity
geneticsn: the branch of biology that studies genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
forensicadj: relating to the use of scientific methods and techniques to investigate and solve crimes or legal disputes; pertaining to or involved in legal or criminal proceedings; using scientific evidence to support a claim or argument in a court of law or other formal settings
exceedv: to surpass or go beyond a limit, expectation, or requirement; to be better or greater than anticipated or desired
beaconn: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, guide, or warning
illuminatev: to light something or to make something lighter or brighter; to make something free from confusion or ambiguity
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
trianglen: a three-sided polygon with three angles; something that has three sides or parts
satelliten: an electronic device that is sent up into space and moves around the Earth or another planet, used for gathering information or communicating by radio, television, etc.
primeadj: main or most important; basic
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
criminaln: a person who has committed a crime
databasen: a large amount of data stored in a computer system in such a way that it can be searched and updated easily
consultv: to seek or get advice or information from a person, book, or other source having special knowledge on a particular subject
submitv: to give or offer a document, proposal, etc. to a decision-maker for examination or consideration
branchn: a division of a tree or woody shrub that grows out from the trunk or a main stem; a division of some larger or more complex organization
obtainv: to get something, especially by making a great effort
arrestv: to take into custody
enforcementn: the act of ensuring that rules, regulations, or laws are obeyed or implemented; the act of applying force or pressure to compel compliance with rules or laws
self-servingadj: concerned primarily with one’s interests and needs rather than those of others; motivated by a desire for personal gain or advantage