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modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
entrepreneurn: an individual who creates or invests in one or more businesses, especially when this involves taking financial risks
corporateadj: of or relating to a large company
excelv: to be extremely good at or proficient in doing something
thrustv: to push or drive forcibly; to impose or insert; (noun) the force used in pushing
outsmartv: to defeat or best someone through cleverness, cunning, or intelligence, to prevail over someone by being smarter or more strategic
competitionn: a situation in which someone is attempting to beat or outperform another
superioradj: better, higher in quality, or more advanced than others
rarefiedadj: not commonly known or understood, particularly due to belonging to a specialized or elite group
admirev: to have regard for or respect for someone’s qualities or the actions they have performed
acumenn: the ability to make sound judgments and quick decisions, especially when it comes to business or financial matters
disruptv: to prevent or stop something, especially an event, activity, or process, from continuing in the usual way by causing a problem or disturbance
cumbersomeadj: difficult to handle or use, especially because of being large, heavy, or not effective; not elegant or graceful in expression
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
brewv: to make beer or tea by mixing a substance with hot water
dulladj: not interesting or exciting; not bright, vivid, or shiny; not active, brisk, or sharp
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
fancyv: to want to do or have something; (noun) something that many people believe but that is false, or that does not exist; imagination or fantasy
varyv: to become different in terms of size, shape, etc.
nerdn: a person who is very interested in and knowledgeable about a particular subject such as computers, mathematics, chess, etc.
labn: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research; a laboratory
palmn: the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers; any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
innovatev: to introduce new methods, ideas, or products
crackv: to break or cause to break without dividing into separate parts; (noun) a line on the surface of something along which it has separated without breaking
inclusiveadj: including much or everything, and especially including stated limits; not excluding any of the people, things, ideas, etc. involved in something
diversityn: the quality or fact of many different types of things or people being included in something; a range of different things or people
agendan: a list or outline of things to be done, discussed, or considered
boostv: to improve, raise, or increase something
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
profitn: money that is earned in business or by selling things after deducting the costs involved
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
fortunen: a large amount of money or property; chance or luck as an unknown and arbitrary force affecting human affairs
quon: the existing state or condition of something, especially in relation to a particular situation or issue
ripeadj: (of fruit or crops) fully developed and ready to be eaten or harvested
discomfortn: a feeling of being uncomfortable physically or mentally or being embarrassed; a slight pain
doubtn: a feeling of being uncertain about something, especially about how good or accurate it is
excitingadj: causing a lot of interest or excitement
emulatev: to imitate someone else’s achievements to try to do something as well as somebody else
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
boldadj: brave, daring, and confident; not frightened of danger or afraid to say what you feel or to take risks
uncomfortableadj: providing or feeling physical discomfort or slight pain
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
overlookv: to fail to notice something; to watch over someone; to provide a view from above
on-airadj: relating to or occurring during a live broadcast on radio or television; being broadcast
talentn: a natural ability to be good at something; someone who has a natural ability to be good at something
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
neurologicaladj: of or relating to the science of neurology or the nervous system
anthropologyn: the scientific study of humanity, concerned with human behavior, human biology, cultures, societies, and linguistics in both the present and past, including past human species
gravitationn: the force by which a celestial body, such as the Earth, pulls objects toward its center; the attraction between two or more objects due to their mass
conferv: to have a meeting or discussion to come to a decision or agreement or exchange ideas; to bestow something
worshipv: to have or show a strong feeling of profound respect and admiration for a religious entity such as God or a god
palpableadj: able to be felt or touched; easily perceivable or noticeable; tangible
Donn: a Spanish gentleman; a university lecturer, especially a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge
awkwardadj: making you feel uncomfortable or embarrassed; causing inconvenience or difficulty
horribleadj: extremely unpleasant or bad; causing fear or disgust
breakthroughn: a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development that helps to improve a situation or provide an answer to a problem
magicn: beliefs and actions employed to influence supernatural beings and forces; any art or performance that invokes supernatural powers
high-profileadj: attracting much attention and interest from the public and media
actressn: a female actor, particularly in the theater or movies
namelessadj: without a name or unknown; not named or identified
controversialadj: causing a lot of hot public discussion and dispute
countlessadj: too numerous to be counted or very many
insultn: a remark or action that causes offense or disrespect; (verb) to treat, mention, or speak to rudely
tenseadj: unable to relax because of being nervous or worried; stretched tight or rigid
absolutelyadv: without restriction or limitation; completely or utterly
up-and-comingadj: having a promising future, showing signs of potential success, likely to become important or successful
seasonedadj: experienced, having acquired extensive knowledge or skill in a particular field or activity
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
controversyn: a lot of discussion and argument about something, often involving strong feelings of anger or disapproval
immediatelyadv: now or without delay
encounterv: to face something, particularly something unpleasant or difficult, while attempting to do something else; to meet, especially unexpectedly
templaten: a pre-designed file or document used as a starting point for a particular application so that the format does not have to be created from scratch
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
scathev: to harm or injure someone or something, often by using words or criticism; to cut or wound deeply
diverseadj: including numerous categories of individuals or entities; various
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
episoden: a happening or story that is distinctive in a series of related events; an abrupt short period during which someone suffers from the effects of a physical or mental illness
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
indefensibleadj: unable to be protected or justified from criticism
pledgev: to make a formal promise to give or do something
concreteadj: existing in a physical or material form rather than an abstract one; based on facts rather than ideas or guesses; made of or covered with cement
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
hirev: to give somebody a job
nurturev: to take care of, feed, and protect someone or something while they are growing and developing
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
transferableadj: able to be transferred or moved from one place or situation to another; legally able to be moved to the ownership of another
advertisev: to draw attention to something such as a product, service, or event in public to encourage people to buy, use, or attend it
commercen: the activity of buying and selling things, especially on a large scale
upsurgen: a sudden and significant increase, a rise, or surge in something, especially in intensity or frequency
subscriptionn: the act of signing up to receive something, typically a publication, service, etc., regularly
witn: the ability to say or write things or ideas in a clever and humorous way
firsthandadv: from the source; directly; (adjective) received directly from a source
racistadj: characterized by or showing discrimination or prejudice against people of other races; (noun) a person with a prejudiced belief that one racial group is superior to others
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
colleaguen: one of a group of a coworker, especially in a profession or a business
chantn: a simple melody or tune, typically one that is repeated or sung in a monotonous way; (verb) recite with musical intonation
screamv: to give a loud, high shout suddenly, especially because of fear, anger, excitement, etc.; to utter or declare in a very loud voice
peelv: to remove the skin of fruit and vegetables
pitchn: the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration; the degree of a slope, especially of a roof; short presentation for selling or sharing something
searv: to char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with intense heat; (of pain or experience) to be deeply felt or remembered over a long time
custodiann: a person who is responsible for the care and maintenance of a building, institution, or collection; a guardian or keeper of something valuable or important
generationn: all the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively; the production of heat or electricity
educatedadj: having received a high standard of education
racialadj: of or related to the race (= classification of humans into groups based on physical traits or social relations)
injusticen: a violation of the rights of others or the laws of a society
interpretationn: an explanation or opinion of something, especially that is not immediately obvious
philosophyn: the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind
embeddedadj: fixed firmly into the surface of something
psychen: the human soul, mind, or spirit
squadn: a small group of people organized for a particular purpose, especially a military one or a sports team
vibrantadj: full of energy, life, and enthusiasm
swaggerv: to walk or behave in a very confident and typically arrogant or aggressive way
ethnicadj: relating or belonging to a group of people who share a cultural tradition
alignv: to put or arrange two or more things in a straight line or to form a straight line
movementn: a group of people working together to achieve a shared goal, especially a political, social, or artistic one; the process of moving or being moved, physically or figuratively
solidarityn: unity or agreement of feelings or actions among a group, especially among individuals with a common interest
backlashn: a strong negative reaction to something; a movement back from an impact
ensuev: to happen or follow as a result or consequence of something
bowv: to bend your knee or body, or lower your head; (noun) a weapon made of a curved piece of wood or other flexible material, strung with a cord and used to shoot arrows
nationn: a large organized community of people living in a particular country or region and having a particular culture
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
interactv: to communicate or react with somebody
awarenessn: the fact or state of knowing something exists and is important
educatev: to provide or receive instruction or training over a period of time at a school, university, etc.
penaltyn: a punishment for violating a law, rule, or contract
euron: the official currency of most European Union countries
torridadj: exceptionally hot and dry, scorching; having or expressing intense passion, love, or desire
blamev: to think or say that someone or something did something wrong or is responsible for something bad
rallyv: a public meeting of a group of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
unequivocaladj: admitting of no doubt; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
emotionaladj: relating to people’s feelings
intelligencen: the ability to learn, comprehend, or make judgments or conclusions based on reasons
unifyv: to bring or join something together so that they form a single unit
hierarchyn: a system in which people or things are organized into different levels of importance from highest to lowest
castv: to cause light or shadow to appear on a surface; to assing or choose someone such as an actor or representative, especially by selection process
immigrantn: a person who has come to a country where they were not born to live there permanently
visionn: the ability to think about or see the future with imagination and intelligence; the faculty of being able to see
fortunateadj: having good luck or lucky
affluentadj: rich and wealthy; having a lot of money and material wealth
coincidencen: an occasion when two or more similar things happen at the same time by chance, in a surprising way
monopolyn: exclusive control or possession of something, especially an area of business; a board game in which players try to gain a monopoly on real estate
detrimentaladj: causing harm or damage
impn: a mischievous or misbehaving child; a small and mischievous demon or sprite in folklore
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
perspectiven: a confident attitude toward something; a particular style of thinking about something
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
turbulentadj: marked by a lot of sudden changes, confusion, or uncertainty; characterized by intense activity or agitation
economicaladj: providing a satisfactory return on the money, time, or effort; not using more money, fuel, etc. than necessary
crossroadn: a place where two or more roads or paths cross or intersect; a point of decision or choice, often involving significant consequences
computev: to make a mathematical calculation
inequityn: a lack of fairness or justice; an unfair or unequal situation or practice

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