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excerptv: to take a short piece of speech, book, film, etc. from a longer whole; (noun) a short extract from a speech, book, film, etc.
evolutionn: a gradual process of transformation of living things
stirv: to mix a liquid or substance by using a spoon or something similar; to cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
whatsoeveradv: not at all; no matter what
reactionn: a response that reveals a person’s feelings or attitude; (in chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
preservationn: the act of keeping something in its original state or of preventing it from being damaged
favoredadj: preferred or supported over anyone or anything else
racialadj: of or related to the race (= classification of humans into groups based on physical traits or social relations)
strugglev: to make a great effort to do something when it is difficult, or there are a lot of problems; to use force or violence to break away from restraint or constriction
circulationn: the movement of blood through the body or of a fluid through a system; the number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold
allyn: a country that has officially agreed to assist and support another country, particularly in the event of a war
applaudv: to express approval of someone or something by clapping the hands
brilliantadj: extremely clever, skilled, or impressive
unifyv: to bring or join something together so that they form a single unit
breakthroughn: a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development that helps to improve a situation or provide an answer to a problem
rivaln: a person, company, or thing competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
gapn: a conspicuous disparity or difference separates something such as a figure, people, their opinions, situation, etc.
fossiln: any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing that has become hard and turned into rock
prominentadj: important, well-known, or noticeable
clergymann: a man who is a member of the clergy (= religious leader), especially a minister or priest in the Christian Church
politiciann: a person who is a member of a government or law-making organization, especially as an elected member of parliament, etc.
condemnv: to express strong disapproval or criticism of something
far-reachingadj: having a wide or significant impact or influence
implicationn: something that is inferred or indirectly stated; the act or fact of being involved in something
primeadj: main or most important; basic
ministern: a person appointed to or a job of a head of a government department
decryv: to speak out strongly against something, often publicly
mentionv: to speak or write about something or someone briefly
evolvev: to develop gradually, or to cause the development of something or someone gradually
apen: a large animal with long arms, no tail, and usually a lot of body hair, including gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and gibbons
angeln: a spiritual being believed to be a messenger of God often depicted as having wings and a halo
rhetoricn: speech or writing intended to please or persuade someone; the art or study of using language effectively and persuasively in spoken or written form
conferv: to have a meeting or discussion to come to a decision or agreement or exchange ideas; to bestow something
lordn: a person who has general authority, control, or power over others; a man of noble rank or high office
repudiatev: to reject or disown something or someone
indignationn: strong anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment
abhorrencen: strong dislike or hatred
newfangledadj: recently invented or introduced and often not well-tested or proven
clustern: a group of similar things or people close together, often forming a distinct mass or unit
songbirdn: a bird with a musical call, such as a blackbird or thrush
raptadj: deeply engrossed or absorbed in something; completely attentive or absorbed
subdivisionn: a smaller part of something that is divided into such parts
distinctadj: noticeable from something else of a similar type
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
differv: to be not like someone or something in some way
offspringn: descendant; any immature animal or plant
brutaladj: harsh or cruel
rewardn: a thing given in acknowledgment of service, hard work, achievement, etc.
variationn: the act or state of changing; a difference or change in the way something is done, made or said
breedv: to keep animals for producing offspring in a regulated manner
progenyn: the descendants or offspring of a person, animal, or plant
slightlyadv: in a small degree or extent; a little
alertv: to warn or arouse to a sense of danger; (adjective) paying close attention or being in a state of readiness for action
antelopen: a large, swift-running, African or Asian mammal with horns and hooves, especially one of the gazelle family
grantv: to agree to give or allow somebody
reproducev: to make a copy of something such as a picture, piece of text, music, etc.; to produce offspring through a sexual or asexual process
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
descentn: the act or process of moving downward; a person’s family origins
modificationn: the act of changing something, usually to improve it, or something changed
mechanismn: a part of a machine, or a set of parts that performs a task; a natural or established process that occurs during a specific situation or reaction
resemblev: to look like or be similar to someone or something
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
heritableadj: able to be passed down or transmitted from one generation to the next
paleontologyn: the study of fossils and the history of life on Earth
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
inheritancen: the money, property, etc., that someone gives you when they die; (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from ancestors
monkn: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
abbeyn: a monastery or convent, especially for monks or nuns
pean: a small, round, green vegetable that grows in pods on a climbing plant and is eaten as a vegetable
transmissionn: the act or process of sending something from one person or place to another; the process of broadcasting over the airwaves, as in radio or television
traitn: a particular feature of your nature
observableadj: that can be noticed or seen
inheritv: to receive money, property, or a title from someone after they have died
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
genen: the fundamental unit of heredity and the sequence of nucleotides in DNA that codes for the creation of RNA or protein.
paucityn: a small or insufficient quantity
ancestraladj: related to or connected with members of your family from the past
painstakingadj: cautious and correct, and requiring a significant amount of effort
extinctadj: no longer in existence
outdatedadj: no longer useful or valid because of being old-fashioned
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
depictv: to illustrate someone or something in a photograph
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
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
crouchv: to put your body close to the ground, especially as a way of avoiding being seen
knucklen: one of the joint-like parts of the fingers and toes, especially of the hand
dragv: to pull or haul with force
culminatev: to reach a peak or climax
uprightadj: perpendicular to a horizontal surface or line; (adverb) in a vertical position
simplicityn: the quality or condition of being natural and plain or easy to understand or do
ignorancen: lack of knowledge or information about a particular subject or fact
biologyn: the scientific study of life and the natural processes of living things
brookn: a small stream
explosionn: a violent release induced by a chemical or nuclear reaction
neanderthalensisn: a species of the genus Homo that lived in Europe and western and central Asia from about 200,000 to 30,000 years ago
erectv: to construct or build something; to cause to rise; (adjective) upright or vertical
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
timespann: the length of time that something lasts or exists; a period of time between two events
initialadj: of or happening at the beginning; (noun) the first letter of a word, especially a person’s name
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
overviewn: a general description or summary of a subject
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
controversialadj: causing a lot of hot public discussion and dispute
qualifiedadj: officially recognized as having completed a training course or passed the exams that are necessary to perform a particular job
explanationn: the information or arguments that someone provides to make something understandable or clear
facilitatev: to make something easier or more likely to happen
resolvev: to find a suitable answer to the problems or difficulty
receptionn: the act of receiving or the state of being received, especially warmly or kindly; a formal party of people
broadadj: very wide; general
intellectn: the ability to think logically and comprehend information, especially at an advanced level
competitorn: a person who participates in a sporting contest; a person or organization that competes with others, particularly in business
hypothesizev: to form or present a theory or explanation without sufficient evidence; to speculate
phenomenonn: something that exists and can be perceptible, especially one that is not fully understood
offendv: to cause someone to feel upset, angry, or annoyed
absurdadj: ridiculously silly, unreasonable, or illogical
intentionallyadv: in a planned or intended way
disparateadj: very different or distinct from something else and is not connected or comparable in any way
disprovev: to show that something is not true or correct
rejectv: to refuse to accept, consider, or use something or someone
burgeonv: to grow or develop rapidly, especially in a healthy or vigorous way
controversyn: a lot of discussion and argument about something, often involving strong feelings of anger or disapproval
clarifyv: to make something, such as a statement or situation, less confusing and more understandable
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
paragraphn: a distinct section of a piece of writing intended to separate ideas, usually consisting of at least one sentence and beginning on a new line
ponderv: to think deeply or carefully about something
unprovenadj: not tested or proved
possibilityn: a chance that something may happen or be true
highlightv: to make something prominent, mainly so that people give it more attention
utilityn: the state or quality of being useful or convenient; the service, such as electric power or water or transportation, provided by a public
posev: to present a risk, problem, or other issues that must be addressed
puzzledadj: confused or uncertain because you do not understand something
foreshadowv: to give a hint or indication of something that will happen or develop in the future
forthcomingadj: likely to happen or be available soon
underminev: to make someone or something less powerful, less effective, weaker gradually; to make someone’s fame, confidence, or authority less effective or weaker gradually
importancen: the quality of being important and worthy of note
misguidedadj: having or showing a wrong or mistaken understanding of a situation or course of action
transparentadj: easy to perceive, detect, or understand; (of a material or article) permitting light to pass through freely
jealousyn: a feeling of resentment or bitterness towards someone because they have something that you desire
slandern: the act of making false and damaging statements about someone
complaintn: a statement that expresses dissatisfaction or annoyance about something
sufficientadj: adequate; enough for a particular purpose or requirement
possessedadj: controlled or influenced by a strong emotion or belief
graphn: a picture consisting of a line, lines, points, etc., that shows how two or more sets of certain quantities are related to each other
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
indisputableadj: not able to be denied or disputed; true
reinforcev: to strengthen or support something, especially by adding another material to it; to make emotion, idea, etc. stronger
contemporaryadj: belonging to the same or present time
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
numerousadj: amounting to a large indefinite number
accurateadj: correct and exact in all details
linearadj: of, relating to, or consisting of lines or length; able to be expressed as a straight line, especially on a graph

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