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warnv: to make someone aware of potential danger or difficulty, particularly one that may occur in the future
footprintn: a mark of a foot, shoe, or animal’s foot left on a surface
benignadj: kind and gentle; not harmful or malicious
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
portrayv: to depict or describe someone or something in a painting, film, book, or other artistic work
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
suspectv: to consider anything to be actual or probable
overseaadj: situated or operating beyond national boundaries; in, from, or to foreign countries
utterlyadv: completely or absolutely
distressn: a feeling of great worry, sadness, pain, or discomfort
displacev: to force someone or something to leave their home or place of origin, especially as a result of conflict, natural disaster, or manipulation
laborern: a person who works hard physically, typically doing unskilled or manual labor; a worker or employee who performs physically demanding tasks
exoticadj: originating from or characteristic of a foreign country or culture; strikingly unusual, uncommon, or intriguing
photographn: a picture or image that is produced by a camera; a visual representation or record of a person, object, or scene that has been captured electronically or on film
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
observev: to watch or notice something carefully, often to gather information or insights; to take note of something or someone; to celebrate or commemorate a special event or occasion
ethicsn: a branch of philosophy that considers what is morally right and wrong conduct; a set of beliefs about what is morally right and wrong
collapsev: to fall down or give way suddenly, often after breaking apart
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
forgev: to fashion or shape metal by heating it and hammering it into shape; to create or develop something new or original; to form strong bonds or relationships with others
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
fuzzyadj: having a soft and indistinct outline or covered with fine, soft, and hairlike fibers
boundaryn: a real or imaginary line that marks the limit or extent of something and separates it from other things or places
observationn: the act or activity of carefully examining or monitoring something or someone
emergingadj: starting to exist, mature, or become well-known
independencen: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence
journalismn: the profession or activity of writing or reporting news for publication or broadcast
massiveadj: enormous amount; very heavy and solid
layoffn: the temporary or permanent dismissal of employees from a company or organization due to a lack of work or financial difficulties; involuntary termination of employment
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
begv: to ask for something urgently or earnestly; to appeal to someone to do something
humanitarianadj: something relating to the promotion of human welfare or someone who works to promote human welfare
embedv: to fix or set firmly in a surrounding mass
tremendousadj: very great in degree or extent or amount or impact; extremely good
competev: to strive to achieve more success than someone or something
compassionn: a strong feeling of sympathy and sadness for another’s suffering or bad luck
hirev: to give somebody a job
freelanceadj: doing particular pieces of work for different organizations rather than being employed by one specific organization
communicatev: to share or exchange information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals
academyn: a school for special training; a type of official organization that aims to encourage and develop standards in its particular field
collaboratev: to work with someone else to produce or achieve something
advisern: a person who gives advice about a particular subject
sterlingn: a British coin and unit of currency, equivalent to 100 pence; British money; something of excellent quality or genuine value
magicn: beliefs and actions employed to influence supernatural beings and forces; any art or performance that invokes supernatural powers
discussv: to talk about or examine in detail through conversation or debate; to exchange ideas, opinions, or information on a particular topic
confusionn: the state of being mixed up or unclear, or the state of disorder or uncertainty
mutualadj: common to or shared by two or more parties
conflictingadj: incompatible or inconsistent with something else; in disagreement
contradictoryadj: containing or consisting of conflicting or incompatible elements
distantadj: far away in space, time, or where you are; far apart in relevance, relationship, or kinship
cousinn: the child of your aunt or uncle
storytellingn: the act or art of narrating or writing stories
analystn: someone whose job is to examine something to learn or understand more about it
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
classicadj: judged or deserving to be regarded as one of the best or most important of its kind over a period of time; of a well-known type
proceduren: a way of doing something, especially the official or well-known way
escortn: a person or group of people accompanying someone for protection, guidance, or courtesy; a companion or attendant; a service or a person providing a service for accompanying someone or something to or from a destination
disastern: an unexpected event or series of events that cause widespread damage, destruction, or loss of life
decidedlyadv: in a manner that is beyond doubt or question; in a way that is clear and unmistakable; in an emphatic or determined manner
featn: a notable or impressive achievement, especially one that requires great skill or bravery
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
terrificadj: causing terror or fear; extremely great or intense; very good or excellent
identifiableadj: capable of being recognized
representativen: someone who speaks or acts officially on behalf of another person or group of people
analyzev: to think about in-depth and evaluate to discover essential features or meaning
mandaten: an official or authoritative instruction or command; a commission or authority to carry out a particular task
strictadj: strongly limiting someone’s freedom; allowing no deviation from a standard, rule, belief, etc.
governv: to legally control and direct a country, city, group of people, etc. and be responsible for introducing new laws, organizing and maintaining public services
confidentialadj: intended to be kept secret
acquirev: to buy or obtain something such as an asset, object, knowledge, etc., for oneself
consentn: permission or agreement to do something, especially given by somebody in authority
microphonen: a device that converts sound into an electrical signal used for recording sounds or making the voice louder
invitev: to ask someone to come or join; to offer an opportunity or possibility for something to happen or take place
participatev: to take part in something
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
checkbookn: a book containing blank checks that can be used to withdraw money from a bank or to make payments by mail
discothequen: a nightclub or restaurant where recorded music is played, and people dance
biasn: a strong feeling in favor of or against one group of people, an idea, or thing, often not based on fair judgment
introductionn: a preliminary explanation or remarks given before the start of a text, performance, or event; the act of bringing something new into existence or introducing something to a wider audience or new market
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
conveyv: to express ideas, feelings, etc. so that it is known or understood by other people; to carry something from one place to another
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
wartn: a small, hard, benign growth on the skin caused by a viral infection and typically found on the hands or feet; a defect or drawback in something or someone
fulfillv: to meet the requirements or expectations; to achieve or realize
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
intimateadj: having a very close friendship, personal
embeddedadj: fixed firmly into the surface of something
oddadj: strange or unexpected; not divisible by two
odiousadj: arousing intense dislike or disgust
negotiatev: to have formal discussions with someone to reach an agreement
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
imageryn: the use of words or pictures in books, photographs, paintings, etc., that produces pictures in the minds of people; the ability to form mental images of things or events
narratorn: a person who tells a story, especially in a book or film
sodan: a carbonated soft drink containing a sweetened syrup or flavoring, often used interchangeably with “pop” or “soda pop” in different regions of the world
dietn: the food and drink that a person, animal, or community eats and drinks regularly; a legislative assembly in certain countries, for example, Japan
nourishingadj: providing the necessary nutrients or sustenance to support health and growth
attendv: to be present at an event, to go to a place
sallyn: a sudden, impulsive outing or excursion; a witty or clever remark
faminen: a severe shortage of food, often caused by drought, war, or economic reasons
madonnan: a representation of the Virgin Mary, especially in art
one-noteadj: characterized by a lack of variety or nuance; monotone or unvarying in tone or expression; one-dimensional or predictable
gendern: the range of characteristics of femininity and masculinity and differentiating between them, especially when considering social and cultural differences rather than differences in biology
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
perpetratorn: a person who carries out a harmful or illegal act, particularly one that involves violence or deception
refugen: the state of being safe or protected from danger, trouble, or difficulty, or a place providing shelter or protection from them
inconvenientadj: causing trouble or difficulty; not convenient or suitable
profitn: money that is earned in business or by selling things after deducting the costs involved
aimv: to try or plan to get or achieve something
inadvertentlyadv: unintentionally; accidentally; without purpose or deliberate intent
privacyn: someone’s right to keep their personal matters and relationships not watched or interrupted by other people
talentn: a natural ability to be good at something; someone who has a natural ability to be good at something
waivev: to give up or relinquish a claim or right voluntarily; to refrain from insisting on or enforcing a requirement or rule
documentaryn: a film or a radio or television program that gives facts and information about a subject; of or derived from official documents
filmmakern: a person who makes films, typically as a profession
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
haulv: to physically drag or pull someone or something with effort
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
vaporizev: to convert a substance into vapor or gas, often by heating or applying intense pressure; to disappear or become dispersed as if by evaporating; to destroy or eliminate completely
graphicadj: relating to visual art or involving the use of diagrams or illustrations; very clear and powerful
monolithicadj: characterized by massiveness, rigidity, and uniformity
homogeneousadj: consisting of or composed of parts that are similar or identical in nature, kind, or character; uniform in structure or composition
continentn: one of the earth’s large landmasses; (adjective) abstaining from your feelings, especially your desire to have sex
reductionn: a decrease in size, amount, or degree
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time
droughtn: a long period of time during which there is very little or no rain, leading to a shortage of water and often causing damage to crops and other vegetation
hornn: a hard, pointed, often curved part that grows on the top of the heads of some animals, such as sheep and cows; a noisemaker or musical instrument that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
appetiten: a natural desire or craving for food or drink; a strong desire or liking for something
pornographyn: materials such as films, photographs, or written descriptions that depict or describe sexual activity graphically or explicitly, often intended to be sexually arousing
genociden: the intentional killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation
destituteadj: lacking basic material necessities such as food, shelter, and clothing; impoverished
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
insightn: the ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of people or situations; an accurate and deep understanding of what something is like
insurrectionn: an organized uprising or rebellion against an established government or authority
ethicn: a set of moral or philosophical principles or values that guide the behavior or actions of an individual, group, or society; the study or inquiry into the nature of morality and moral systems
panderv: to provide gratification or cater to someone’s desires, often in an unprincipled or unscrupulous manner; to encourage or indulge in immoral or unacceptable behavior
contributev: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people
stereotypen: a fixed and unvarying idea or image that people have about what someone or something is like, but which is often not true in reality and may cause hurt and offense
complacentadj: satisfied with the status quo and not wishing to make changes
complicitadj: involved in or responsible for a wrongful or unethical act, often through inaction or silence; in cooperation with another person or group