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introductoryadj: intended as an introduction or preliminary; serving as a base or starting point
journalistn: a person who collects and writes news stories or articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other online media
socialistadj: relating to or supporting socialism (= the idea that the wealth and resources of a society should be shared among all members rather than being concentrated in the hands of a small group of individuals or corporations)
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
firsthandadv: from the source; directly; (adjective) received directly from a source
astrophysicsn: the branch of physics concerned with the study of the properties and behavior of celestial objects and the physical processes that govern the behavior and evolution of the universe
extraordinaryadj: exceptional, unexpected, very unusual; surpassing the ordinary or usual
unpaidadj: not yet paid; without payment
cashpointn: a machine that dispenses cash, typically one that is part of a bank and that can be used with a bank card
insufficientadj: not enough for a particular purpose
liberaladj: willing to respect or allow many different types of beliefs or behavior; open-minded
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
uniquelyadv: in a way that is different from all others; in a way that is not shared by others
unfoldv: to open up or spread out something that is folded or rolled up; to reveal or disclose something that was previously hidden or unknown
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
absencen: the fact or condition of being away from a place where they are typically anticipated to be
transportn: a system for moving people or products from one location to another using automobiles, roads, and so on
authorshipn: the fact or condition of being the person who wrote a particular work;
libertyn: the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior, or political views
pursuev: to do something or attempt to attain something over time; to follow or seek someone or something, especially in trying to catch them
illusoryadj: not real or true; based on or having the nature of an illusion
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
capitalismn: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit
prevailv: to be common, widespread, or frequent; to be the strongest or most powerful
alluren: attractiveness, interestingness, or excitement
communistadj: relating to or supporting the political ideology of communism (= a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership)
illusionn: a false idea or belief, especially about somebody or about a situation
liberalismn: a political ideology or philosophy that emphasizes individual freedom, democracy, and equality
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
constraintn: a limit or restriction on something, such as an action, behavior, or thought
akinadj: similar or related in nature, character, or origin
prosperityn: the state of being successful and having the good fortune
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
disagreev: to have or express a different opinion, idea, etc.
poundn: the standard unit of money in the UK; the standard unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
accidentn: an unfortunate event, especially one causing damage or injury
penuryn: the state of being extremely poor; extreme poverty
judgen: a person who makes decisions in a court of law; (verb) to determine the result of or form a critical opinion of something
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
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
secularadj: not connected with religious or spiritual matters; worldly
declinev: to become gradually smaller, fewer, worse, etc.; to refuse to accept
apologyn: an act of saying or writing that you are sorry for something that has been done wrong or that causes a trouble
heritagen: the culture and traditions that are passed down from previous generations
appropriateadj: suitable or proper in the circumstances; fitting
malaisen: a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
demographicn: a statistic characterizing that describes people or groups of people based on their age, sex, income, etc.
elderlyadj: (a polite word for) old
mereadj: used to emphasize how insignificant or minor someone or something is
hurricanen: a violent, tropical, cyclonic storm of the western North Atlantic, having wind speeds of or over 64 knots (74 miles per hour)
optimistn: a person who tends to expect the best in all things and to be hopeful and confident about the future
ingenuityn: the quality of inventing things or solving problems in clever new ways
unprecedentedadj: never having been seen, done, or known before
employv: to give somebody a job and pay them for it; to make use of
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
revolutionn: a large-scale attempt to overthrow the government of a country, often using violence or war;
automatedadj: carried out by machines or computers to replace or decrease human labor
luxuryn: a state of great comfort or sophistication, mainly provided by expensive and beautiful things
necessityn: the state or fact of being needed; anything indispensable
laborn: productive work, especially physical work done for wages; the people who do manual or physical work in a country or company for wage; (verb) to work hard or to strive and make an effort to reach a goal
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
leisuren: the freedom provided by the absence of pressures or responsibilities
wagen: a particular amount of money that somebody earns, usually every week or every month, for work or services
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
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
proposaln: a formal suggestion or offer, sometimes a written one
acknowledgev: to accept or admit the existence, reality, or truth of something; to accept that someone or something has a particular authority or quality; to express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for someone’s help, commitment, etc.;
universaladj: existing or affecting everywhere or everyone
millenniumn: a span of 1000 years, or the 1000th anniversary (plural: millennia)
petrifyv: to turn to stone; to make hard and unyielding
balancen: a condition in which everything has the same weight or force; something left after other parts have been taken away
fann: a person who admires and supports a person, group, sport, sports team, etc.; a device for creating a current of air by the movement of a surface or surfaces
affordableadj: not expensive and able to pay
ineffectiveadj: not producing any significant or intended effect or result
consumptionn: the amount used or eaten; the act of using up a resource such as energy, food, or materials
progressiveadj: relating to or supporting development or advancement, especially social or political one
proposev: to make a proposal, declare a plan for something
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
well-beingn: the state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
educatedadj: having received a high standard of education
dentistn: a person who is qualified and licensed to treat people’s teeth
midwifen: a person trained to assist women during childbirth and to provide care for the mother and baby
engineern: a person whose job is designing, building, or maintaining something such as machines, structures, or software
thrivev: to grow vigorously; to make steady progress
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
intervenev: to intentionally get involved in a situation to improve it or prevent it from getting worse
scarceadj: not abundant or plentiful, and therefore not easy to find or obtain
academicadj: associated with schools, colleges, and universities, especially studying and thinking, not with practical skills
welfaren: the general health, happiness, and prosperous of a person or group
broadadj: very wide; general
consentn: permission or agreement to do something, especially given by somebody in authority
citationn: words or lines taken from speech, written passages, legal precedent, etc.; an official or formal notice of a person’s good conduct or work, given as a recognition
scholarn: professor; a person who studies a topic in considerable depth, particularly in a university
bureaucracyn: a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives
stigman: a mark of shame or disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person
attachv: to fasten, join, or connect one thing to another
opposedadj: being completely different from something or disagreeing strongly with something
buy-inv: to buy something in large quantities for future use; to accept or adopt something
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
fabricn: cloth or other material produced by weaving wool, cotton, silk, etc., used for making clothes, covering furniture, etc.
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
reinventv: to change something so drastically that it looks to be completely new
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
thatchn: a material, such as straw or reeds, used to cover the roofs of houses or other buildings
premieradj: first in importance, order, or position; leading
radicaladj: relating to the essential aspects of anything; far beyond the norm, mainly used of opinions and actions
transactionn: an instance of buying or selling something; the act or process of doing something
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
astonishingadj: surprising or shocking; difficult to believe
helln: the place thought to be where bad people go and are punished after death, often depicted as being located beneath the earth; an extraordinarily unpleasant or difficult place
rigv: to prepare or set up something in a certain way, typically in a carefully planned or fraudulent manner; to equip with sails or masts
trendn: a general direction in which something is changing or developing
deflationn: a decrease in the general price level of goods and services; the act of letting the air out of something
renewv: to begin or resume something again after an interruption
underpinv: to support or strengthen the foundations of something
propn: a piece of wood, metal, etc., placed beneath or against something to support it or keep it in position; a system, institution, or person that gives help or support to someone or something
shareholdern: a person who owns shares of stock in a company or business and therefore gets the company’s profit and has the right to control the company
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
finn: a thin flat part on the body of a fish or other aquatic animal used for propulsion or balance
transitn: the act or process of passing through or across a place or state; transportation
fossiln: any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing that has become hard and turned into rock
fueln: a substance that is typically burned to generate heat or energy
damnv: to express disapproval of or disappointment in something or someone; to condemn or to curse; (a swear word) an expression of anger
carbonn: a chemical element that can be found in pure form as diamond or graphite, and it is also an essential part of coal and oil and is found in all plants and animals
agendan: a list or outline of things to be done, discussed, or considered
decarbonizev: to stop or reduce emitting carbon gases, especially carbon dioxide, by replacing energy made from fossil fuels with renewable energy
fundamentalistn: a person who adheres strictly to the basic principles of any subject or discipline
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
intensiveadj: involving a lot of work or activity in a short time
rewildv: to restore an area of land to its natural state, especially by reintroducing locally extinct species
bisonn: a large wild animal of the cow family that has shaggy manes, large heads, and short horns, and there are American bison, also called buffalo, and European bison
medicinaladj: of or relating to the treatment or cure of disease
fascinatev: to attract and hold the attention of someone deeply and irresistibly
spheren: a round object or geometric shape that is three-dimensional and symmetrical around a central point; a particular aspect or scope of life or activity
extensionn: a thing that is added to something to make it longer, larger, or wider; an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students; an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
literaturen: written works, such as novels, plays, poems, or short stories that are considered to have artistic or intellectual value
perspectiven: a confident attitude toward something; a particular style of thinking about something
poetryn: poems in general as a genre of literature
clinicn: a building or hospital department where people can go for medical care or advice, especially of a particular condition
checkupn: an examination of a person’s health by a medical professional, typically including a physical examination, laboratory tests, and diagnostic imaging
co-opn: an organization, shop, business, or farm that is jointly owned and managed by a group of people who also work in it
predictv: to state beforehand that something will happen in the future, mainly based on knowledge or experience
algorithmn: a set of rules or rigorous instructions typically used to solve a specific problem or to perform a computation
optimaladj: the best; most likely to be successful or advantageous
efficiencyn: the state or quality of doing something well with no waste of input such as time or money
preferv: to like, choose, or want one thing or person better than another
liquidn: a substance, such as water or oil that flows freely and is neither a solid nor a gas
biopsyn: the process of removing and examining tissue from the body of the sick person to determine the existence or cause of a disease
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
utopianadj: ideal and perfect; relating to or resembling a utopia (= an ideal and perfect society)
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
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
Marsn: a small reddish planet that revolves around the sun at the fourth position and is periodically visible to the naked eye
resemblev: to look like or be similar to someone or something
silkn: a fine, strong, soft, lustrous fiber produced by silkworms in making cocoons and collected to make thread and fabric
utopian: an ideal and perfect society in which all social and political problems have been solved, and all members live in harmony and prosperity
enmityn: the state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something
affairn: event, situation, or subject that is significant from a political or public perspective; a secretive or illicit sexual relationship
homelessadj: without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets
insulinn: a hormone produced in the pancreas that controls the amount of sugar in the blood, or a similar artificial substance used for the treatment of diabetes
gloriousadj: having or deserving great admiration, praise, and honor; having great beauty and splendor
downrightadj: (especially of something bad) complete and absolute; utter; (adverb) completely and absolutely
guaranteev: to promise something will happen formally, especially that certain conditions about a product, service, or transaction would be met
remarkableadj: worthy of attention because unusual or special
delusionn: a false belief or impression that is firmly held despite evidence to the contrary
frankadj: honest and sincere; open and candid in expression
quon: the existing state or condition of something, especially in relation to a particular situation or issue
anatheman: a person or thing that is detested or loathed; a curse
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
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
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
responsiveadj: quick to respond or react to something
mentionv: to speak or write about something or someone briefly
speculatev: to form a theory or conjecture or guess about a subject without solid evidence
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
assetn: something or someone that is useful or valuable quality, skill, etc.; valuable property
propertyn: a thing or things that belong to someone
phrasen: a group of words that mean something specific when used together
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
structuraladj: associated with the way on construction or organization of anything
argumentn: a set of statements or reasons used to support or refute a proposition or theory; a verbal or physical fight or dispute
naturallyadv: as might be expected; by natural manners
bunchn: a grouping of several similar things which are growing or fastened together
competitionn: a situation in which someone is attempting to beat or outperform another
rollv: to move in a particular direction by turning over and over or from side to side
massiveadj: enormous amount; very heavy and solid
ambitiousadj: having a great desire to attain achievement, power, or wealth
childbirthn: the act or process of giving birth to a baby
infantn: a baby or very young child
mortalityn: the quality or state of being subject to death
underfundedadj: having insufficient funds to support or carry out an enterprise
bumpv: to hit or knock against something hard, often with a dull sound; to meet with by accident
coveragen: the reporting or news of an important event, sports, subject, etc.; the amount, range, area, or quality of something that something provides
regardv: to think about or consider somebody or something in a specified way
replacementn: the act of replacing something with something else, especially that is newer or better; a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
geniusn: someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
affordv: to have enough money or time to be able to buy or do something
incrediblyadv: in a way that is very difficult to believe; exceedingly or extremely
compellingadj: arousing strong and irresistible interest, attention, or admiration
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
cheerv: to give a loud shout to show support, praise, or approval

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