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architectn: a person whose job is to design plans to be used in making something, such as buildings
assumev: to think or accept something to be true without having proof of it; to take or begin to have power; to begin to exhibit a specific quality or appearance
systemicadj: affecting or related to the whole of something, especially the human body or a society
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
urbanizationn: the process of population growth and physical expansion of cities, often involving increased migration from rural areas and the development of urban infrastructure and culture
inequalityn: the unfairness of a society in which some people have more opportunity, money, etc. than others; (mathematics) relation between two values when they are different
presumptionn: an idea or belief taken to be true without proof or confirmation; an assumption or hypothesis based on incomplete evidence or understanding; a forward or audacious attitude or behavior that assumes too much authority or familiarity
graduaten: a person who has a first degree from university or college; (verb) to complete the first course of university or college and get a degree
architecturen: the art and science of designing and constructing buildings
economyn: the system by which a country or region produces manages, and distributes goods and services, including the money and finances involved in these activities; (of an airline) the lowest-priced, most basic option for seating in commercial travel
strikev: to wallop somebody or something with the hand, fist, or weapon; to have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
advisern: a person who gives advice about a particular subject
fascinatingadj: extremely interesting
paradoxn: a statement, situation, or person that has two opposite facts or features and therefore seems impossible, is difficult to understand, or is strange;
unemployedadj: not having a job, although able to work
economicsn: the branch of social science that deals with the production, consumption, and transfer of goods and services
paycheckn: a check issued to an employee as payment for work or services rendered; the amount of money received in this check
poundn: the standard unit of money in the UK; the standard unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
uncomfortableadj: providing or feeling physical discomfort or slight pain
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
behalfn: represent; advantage, benefit, the interest of someone
philanthropyn: the practice of voluntarily helping the poor, especially by giving money
communistadj: relating to or supporting the political ideology of communism (= a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership)
welfaren: the general health, happiness, and prosperous of a person or group
inflatedadj: swollen or blown up, especially with air or gas; excessively or unreasonably high
bubblen: a thin, round, and often transparent mass of gas that is surrounded by a thin layer of liquid; a state of economic or social prosperity that is unsustainable and eventually collapses
boomn: a sudden increase in economic activity, or a sudden happening that brings good fortune; a deep, loud, and prolonged sound
bucketn: an open container with a handle made of metal or plastic, often used for carrying liquids
democracyn: a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation, or to choose governing officials to do so
strategyn: a detailed plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall goal.
slightlyadv: in a small degree or extent; a little
counterintuitiveadj: contrary to what common sense would suggest
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
corridorn: a hallway or passageway, especially one connecting rooms or areas within a building or structure
absoluteadj: perfect or complete or to the most considerable degree possible
nightmaren: a very frightening or unpleasant dream
congestv: to make something blocked or crowded so as to hinder or prevent freedom of movement or flow of liquid
bullyn: a person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker; (verb) to intimidate, harass, or mistreat someone weaker or less powerful
reconcilev: to find a way of dealing with two or more ideas, needs, etc. that are opposed to each other to agree and coexist
ridv: to make someone or something free of unwanted or unpleasant tasks, objects, or person
distributev: to give something to a large number of individuals, or to spread or furnish something
trafficn: the movement of vehicles, people, or goods along a route or through a transport system; the amount of such movement in a particular place or at a particular time
resourcefuladj: showing creativity and ability to find quick and practical solutions to problems
professionn: an occupation or vocation requiring advanced education or specialized training
consumev: to spend something, especially fuel, energy, or time, in a large amount
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
financen: the management of money, credit, banking, and investments, especially by a government or commercial organization; the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
industrialadj: of or relating to or resulting from industry
eran: a period that is distinct from others, typically in history
mindsetn: the established set of attitudes or fixed ideas held by someone
corporationn: a large company or group of companies that are controlled together by law as a single unit
procurev: to obtain, acquire, or secure something, often by effort or skill
monolithicadj: characterized by massiveness, rigidity, and uniformity
affordv: to have enough money or time to be able to buy or do something
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
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
strictadj: strongly limiting someone’s freedom; allowing no deviation from a standard, rule, belief, etc.
elderlyadj: (a polite word for) old
monetaryadj: of or relating to the money in the country
infrastructuren: the basic systems, services, or features that are necessary for an organization or country, such as transport and power supplies
institutionalizev: to establish or make something a part of an institution (= a place such as a university, hospital, etc.)
softwaren: a set of computer programs and associated documentation and data for doing particular computational jobs
hardwaren: durable tools, machinery, and other equipment; the physical and electronic parts of a computer or other electronic systems
blueprintn: a photographic print of an early plan for a building or machine
downloadv: to transfer data or files from the Internet or computer network to a user’s computer or device; (noun) the process of transferring data or information from a remote or central computer to a local computer or device
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
plywoodn: a strong, flexible, and lightweight engineered wood made of thin layers of wood veneer that have been glued together at alternating, perpendicular angles
thresholdn: the floor or ground that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway; the smallest detectable sensation
affordableadj: not expensive and able to pay
massiveadj: enormous amount; very heavy and solid
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
manufacturev: to make goods in large numbers, usually in a factory using machines
increasinglyadv: more and more
revolutionn: a large-scale attempt to overthrow the government of a country, often using violence or war;
ideologicaladj: relating to or concerned with ideas and theories rather than practical matters
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
inheritv: to receive money, property, or a title from someone after they have died
fascinatev: to attract and hold the attention of someone deeply and irresistibly
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
adaptv: to make fit for or change to suit a new purpose or environment
kitn: a set of tools, supplies, or equipment for a particular purpose
boltn: a metal bar that slides across to lock a door or window closed; a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder; (verb) to move or jump suddenly
wedgen: a piece of wood, metal, or other material with one thick end and a narrow edge that is driven between two things or parts of objects to secure or separate them
pegn: a small cylindrical or tapered pin used to fasten or secure something, such as clothing, on a line, or in carpentry and woodworking; (verb) to fasten or secure something using a peg or similar object; to mark or indicate a level or position using a peg or similar object
malletn: a tool used to strike or tap an object, typically with a wooden, rubber, or plastic head; a percussion instrument consisting of a handle and a head, often used in orchestral percussion and marimba
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
arrayn: a large group or collection of things or people, especially one that is impressive or attractive
chassisn: the framework and mechanical parts of a vehicle or machine
cladadj: dressed or covered in a particular way; provided or protected with a particular material or substance
insulationn: the act or process of covering something to stop heat, sound, electricity, etc. from passing through; the materials used for this
shiftingadj: constantly changing or moving
urbanadj: relating to or located in a town or city
prototypen: a first or preliminary example of something such as a device or vehicle from which other forms are developed
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
sociableadj: being friendly, outgoing, and inclined to engage in social activities or interactions; enjoying the company of others
confusev: to mistake one thing for another; to make somebody hard to understand
principlen: a fundamental law or truth that explains or controls how something happens or works
mundaneadj: very ordinary and therefore lacking interest or excitement
liftv: to raise something to a higher position or level; to pick up something or somebody and move them to a different position
symmetricaladj: having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
probableadj: likely to happen or likely to be true
principaladj: most important, main, or chief
pioneern: inventor; explorer; someone who is among the first to achieve something
reinventv: to change something so drastically that it looks to be completely new
contraryn: acting in opposition to what is expected or desired
appropriateadj: suitable or proper in the circumstances; fitting
innovativeadj: introducing or using new methods, ideas, etc.
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
barnn: a large farm building used for storage of crops or housing livestock
vernacularn: a language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
licensen: an official permission or authorization to do, use, or own something; a legal document that grants the holder the right to perform certain activities, such as driving a car, practicing a profession, or using a particular product or service
hackv: to hit and cut somebody or something roughly and violently; to find a bug in a computer program and break into their systems or networks
tinkerv: to make repairs, adjustments, or improvements to something, especially in an experimental or makeshift way
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
earthquaken: a sudden and violent shaking of the ground caused by the movement of rock beneath the earth’s surface
awesomeadj: inspiring fear, admiration, or respect; very good, nice, fun, etc.
favelan: a Brazilian shantytown or slum, typically located on the outskirts of a major city, characterized by poverty, overcrowding, and lack of basic services such as sanitation and security
micron: extremely small in scale or scope; one millionth
skyscrapern: a very tall building, typically one in a city
self-madeadj: having succeeded in life unaided; having become wealthy or successful through one’s efforts
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
extraordinaryadj: exceptional, unexpected, very unusual; surpassing the ordinary or usual
structuren: the way of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts, or a complex thing constructed of many parts
solaradj: of, from, or relating to the sun
gridn: a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines; a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
sanitationn: the process of maintaining a clean and hygienic environment, particularly in public health and safety contexts; the practice of disposing of waste products in a safe and appropriate manner
Wikipedian: an online encyclopedia that allows users to contribute and edit articles collaboratively; a vast and frequently updated repository of information on a wide range of topics
consumptionn: the amount used or eaten; the act of using up a resource such as energy, food, or materials
fordn: a shallow place in a river or stream where it is possible to walk or drive across