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storytellingn: the act or art of narrating or writing stories
precisionn: the quality or condition of being exact and accurate
prosen: a type of written or spoken language that is not organized in verse or rhyme
solituden: the state of being alone and isolated from others
fantasyn: a fiction with a large amount of imagination in it; a pleasant situation that you imagine but that is unlikely to happen
streamn: a small, narrow river; a continuous flow of something, such as liquid, gas, people, vehicles, etc.
consciousadj: being aware of and able to respond to what is happening around you
patriarchn: a man who is the head of a family or tribe or a man who is revered because of his age, wisdom, or spiritual leadership
punctuatev: to insert punctuation marks (= comma, period, colon, etc.) in the text; to interrupt periodically
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
sweepingadj: extensive, broad, or far-reaching in scope or impact; characterized by a vigorous or forceful movement, often involving wide motions or gestures
twistv: to bend or turn something into a certain shape
primaladj: of or relating to the earliest stage of development; fundamental; primitive
junglen: an area of tropical forest where in which trees and plants grow very thickly
visceraladj: relating to or affecting the internal organs; instinctive or emotional rather than rational; characterized by deep-seated emotional reactions or responses
strikev: to wallop somebody or something with the hand, fist, or weapon; to have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
remarkableadj: worthy of attention because unusual or special
sessionn: a formal meeting or series of meetings for the execution of a particular group’s functions; a period spent doing a particular activity
noveln: an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story; (adjective) original and of a kind not seen before
sweepv: to clean something, especially a floor or an area, by using a broom; move swiftly and smoothly
vividadj: producing very clear, powerful, and detailed images in the mind
translatev: to convert or change words into another language
comparativeadj: relating to the comparison of different things or groups; denoting a degree of difference or comparison between two or more things; characterized by comparison or contrast
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
praisen: an expression that shows approval and admiration of the achievements or characteristics of someone or something
translatorn: a person whose job is restating written messages from one language to another
astonishingadj: surprising or shocking; difficult to believe
complimentn: an expression of praise, admiration, or approval; a polite or flattering statement intended to make someone feel good
aproposadj: concerning a particular topic; fitting or appropriate in a given situation; (adverb) at the right time; incidentally or by the way
liftv: to raise something to a higher position or level; to pick up something or somebody and move them to a different position
treasonn: the act of betraying one’s country or government, especially by attempting to overthrow it or give aid and comfort to its enemies; a violation of allegiance or loyalty to one’s country or government
charmn: the power or quality of pleasing or fascinating people
recommendv: to suggest that someone or something would be a suitable fit for a particular purpose or role
mentionv: to speak or write about something or someone briefly
insightn: the ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of people or situations; an accurate and deep understanding of what something is like
communicatev: to share or exchange information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
encounterv: to face something, particularly something unpleasant or difficult, while attempting to do something else; to meet, especially unexpectedly
difficultyn: a condition or state that causes problems
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
inherentadj: existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
crystallineadj: resembling crystal in clarity, transparency, or brilliance; having a highly ordered and symmetrical molecular structure
consciouslyadv: with awareness; in a deliberate manner
egon: a consciousness of your own identity; a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance, especially inflated one
daisyn: a wildflower that typically has a yellow disc at the center of a white or pink-and-white flowerhead
schizophrenian: a severe mental disorder in which a person has a distorted view of reality and may experience hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking and behavior
plungev: to dive quickly and steeply downward; to thrust or throw into something; (noun) a steep and rapid fall
obtainableadj: capable of being obtained, acquired, or reached; accessible
ambitionn: a strong wish to do or achieve something
futileadj: incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
questn: a long or challenging search for something
soon-to-beadj: used to describe someone or something that will soon become something else or will soon be in a different state or position
gratefuladj: feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness; thankful
recipientn: a person who receives something
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
squadn: a small group of people organized for a particular purpose, especially a military one or a sports team
alienn: a person who comes from a different country, race, or group; a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
alikeadv: similar or identical in nature or appearance
comedyn: a genre of dramatic entertainment that aims to amuse and provoke laughter by depicting amusing or ludicrous situations, characters, or events; the use of humor, wit, and satire in writing, films, and other forms of entertainment
distinctadj: noticeable from something else of a similar type
wavelengthn: the distance between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
arbitraryadj: based on chance, or individual whim rather than any reason
spectrumn: an ordered array of colors into which a light beam can be split
poetryn: poems in general as a genre of literature
humorn: the quality of being amusing or funny; the liquid parts of the body
satiren: a literary or artistic work that uses irony, sarcasm, humor, ridicule, or exaggeration to criticize human vices, follies, or shortcomings; a genre of literature or art that uses such techniques
circumventv: to go around, avoid, or bypass something, often to achieve an intended goal or objective; to outmaneuver or outsmart a person or obstacle
ingrainedadj: deeply rooted in someone’s mind or behavior; difficult to change due to being established for a long time
perspectiven: a confident attitude toward something; a particular style of thinking about something
philosophyn: the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind
conventionaladj: based on or following traditional rules, standards, customs, etc.
wisdomn: the quality of being wise, or the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make sensible decisions
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
ridiculen: speech or behavior that makes fun of or mocks someone or something; teasing, sarcasm, or scornful remarks that are intended to belittle or humiliate; (verb) to mock, criticize, or make fun of someone or something in a scornful or derisive way
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
conferv: to have a meeting or discussion to come to a decision or agreement or exchange ideas; to bestow something
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
self-interestn: the fact or action of only considering their own interests and of not caring about others
survivaln: the state of continuing to exist or live, frequently in the face of difficulty or danger
graspv: to take hold of something or someone quickly and firmly
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
foremostadj: most important, leading, or prominent
honestyn: the quality of being truthful, sincere, and morally upright; adherence to moral and ethical principles
integrityn: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; the state of being whole and undivided
impersonationn: the act of deliberately imitating or pretending to be someone else, often for comedic or deceptive purposes
nominatev: to propose someone for a position, especially in politics or an organization, or some honor
vicen: wrongdoing or wicked behavior; (in the form of vice versa) with the order reversed; (as a prefix) someone with a job immediately below a particular person
presidentn: the leader of a republic, for example, the US; the person in charge of the organization such as a company, university, club, etc.
candidaten: a person who is seeking or being considered for some kind of position, title, honor, or award; a job applicant
devastatingadj: causing a great deal of destruction or damage
demonstratev: to display something or give an exhibition to an interested audience
punditn: an expert, authority, or knowledgeable commentator who frequently expresses opinions or gives analysis on a particular subject or issue
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
cementv: make fast as if with cement; (noun) a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay, used with water, sand, and small stones to make concrete
impressiveadj: arousing admiration due to size, quality, or skill
scriptn: a written text of a film, play, broadcast, or speech; something written by hand
verbatimadv: word for word; in the exact words; exactly as spoken or written
remarkn: a comment or observation, or something said or written about a particular subject or situation; (verb) to give a spoken statement on a particular subject or situation
impersonatev: to pretend to be someone else, often with the intent to deceive or defraud; to imitate the mannerisms or speech of another person as a form of tribute or satire
referv: to direct someone’s attention, thoughts, or questions to another source or person; to mention, cite, or allude to something as evidence or support
associatev: to mentally connect someone or something with someone or something else
arguev: to express differing opinions or points of view, often in a heated or contentious manner; to present a case or reasoning to persuade or convince others
punchlinen: the final sentence or phrase in a joke, which is intended to be funny or surprising and to bring the joke to a climax
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
traitn: a particular feature of your nature
scandaln: an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage
surveyn: an investigation of the opinions, behavior, etc. of a particular group of people, made by asking people questions
pewn: a long bench or seating area, typically found in churches, designed to accommodate multiple people during religious services
policyn: a set of rules, guidelines, principles, or procedures that govern decision-making or action, often used in the context of business or government; a course of action or plan of action adopted or followed by an organization or individual to achieve a goal or objective
cablen: a set of wires covered by plastic or rubber that carries electricity, phone signals, etc.; a solid thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
profitableadj: making or likely to make material gain or profit
corporateadj: of or relating to a large company
journalismn: the profession or activity of writing or reporting news for publication or broadcast
commitmentn: a promise or firm decision to do something or to behave in a certain way
intentn: a strong determination or attention to do or achieve something; (adjective) having a strong determination to do or achieve something
brandn: a type of product, service, etc., made by a particular company and sold under a specific name; identification mark on the skin of livestock, criminals, etc., made by burning
deliveryn: the act of taking or sending something to a destination; the bringing of a baby during childbirth
credibleadj: capable of being trusted or believed
retainv: to keep or continue to possess or maintain something
doublyadv: to twice the extent or degree; in a way that involves two things at once; with twice as much force, effect, or significance
ironicadj: using words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal or usual meaning, often for humorous or rhetorical effect
deliberateadj: done with full consciousness of nature and effects rather than by accident
misdirectv: to give someone the wrong order, information, etc.; to send someone or something to the wrong place or wrong direction
verbaladj: expressed in spoken rather than written words
magicn: beliefs and actions employed to influence supernatural beings and forces; any art or performance that invokes supernatural powers
transportn: a system for moving people or products from one location to another using automobiles, roads, and so on
delightn: a feeling of great pleasure or happiness
laughtern: the act or sound of laughing
coincidentadj: happening or operating in the same place or at the same time
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
endorphinn: a natural hormone-like substance that is produced by the body and that acts on the nervous system to reduce pain and induce a feeling of well-being
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
seducev: to entice someone to engage in sexual behavior or to enter into a romantic relationship
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
panicn: a sudden strong feeling of fear that cannot be controlled and prevents reasonable thought and action
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
adrenalinen: (also “epinephrine”) a substance secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress, which makes the heart beat faster and prepares the body to react to danger
religionn: a deep conviction in a supernatural power that controls human destiny
alchemyn: a medieval chemical philosophy and speculative theory that aimed to transform base metals into gold or produce a universal elixir that could cure all diseases and grant immortality; a process of transformation or creation that appears magical or mysterious
revn: a measure of the rate at which an engine or motor rotates, often expressed in revolutions per minute (RPM); (verb) to increase the number of rotations per minute
unexpectedadj: not anticipated or regarded as likely to happen
gayadj: homosexual; happy, carefree
agendan: a list or outline of things to be done, discussed, or considered
militaryadj: relating to or characteristic of members of the armed forces; of or relating to war or warfare
bastardizev: to alter, modify, or degrade something in a way that undermines or violates its original integrity or quality; to create a less authentic or less desirable version of something
adoptionn: the action or fact of legally taking another’s child as one’s own; the act of accepting with approval
remotelyadv: at a distance; not directly or easily accessible
controversialadj: causing a lot of hot public discussion and dispute
abominationn: something that is regarded with extreme disgust or hatred; an object, act, or practice that is morally or religiously offensive
biblen: the sacred writings of the Christian religions, consisting of the Old and New Testaments; a book regarded as authoritative in its field
epithetn: a descriptive word or phrase used to characterize or describe someone or something; a term or nickname that highlights a particular quality, attribute, or characteristic
attachv: to fasten, join, or connect one thing to another
innocentadj: not guilty of a crime, offense, etc.; not having an evil mind or knowledge
circuitn: (in electrical engineering) an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow; a journey or route around a particular place or area
emotionaladj: relating to people’s feelings
debaten: a formal discussion or argument of opposing viewpoints, often to persuade others to adopt a specific position; a public discussion, often on an issue of current interest, in which participants offer opinions and differing perspectives
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
validityn: the state or quality of being true, correct, justified, or legally recognized
sleeven: a part of a garment that covers all or part of an arm
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
suitn: a set of clothes that are made from the same material; a claim or complaint that a person or organization can file in court against another party; (verb) to be fit or acceptable for
phrasen: a group of words that mean something specific when used together
concentrationn: the ability to focus all your time and energy on one thing without thinking about anything else.
symboln: something visible that is used to represent something else
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
bragv: to say something in a boastful manner, to impress others, or make oneself feel superior
contestn: a competition in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity; a struggle between rivals
playgroundn: an area where many people go for recreation, especially at a school or in a park
attributev: to say or regard that something is the result of a particular thing; (noun) a quality or feature that someone or something possesses;
viraladj: relating to or caused by a virus
phenomenonn: something that exists and can be perceptible, especially one that is not fully understood
accidentallyadv: by chance or without planning
accidentn: an unfortunate event, especially one causing damage or injury
Negron: (“Negro” is now considered out of date and offensive) a term that was once used to refer to people of African descent, especially those living in the United States
monologuen: a solo speech or performance given by one person, typically in a theatrical or storytelling context, and often used to reveal aspects of the speaker’s thoughts, feelings, or backstory
professionn: an occupation or vocation requiring advanced education or specialized training
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
craftn: an activity that requires a particular skill in making things with one’s hands
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
editorialadj: relating to the expression of opinions or interpretations in the media
cartoonn: a simple drawing depicting a humorous or critical situation, often accompanied by a caption
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
scanv: to examine something hastily, with the eyes or with a machine, to get information
virtuallyadv: almost completely
attendancen: the act of being present at an event or gathering; the number of people present at an event or gathering
decision-makern: a person who makes important decisions, especially at a high level in an organization
intentionallyadv: in a planned or intended way
premisen: a statement or proposition that is held to be true or from which a conclusion can be drawn
governorn: the person who holds the highest executive office in a state or province
adoptv: to choose to follow something; to legally take a child from another family and care for them as if they were one’s own
faten: the development of events beyond one’s control; destiny; the ultimate outcome or consequence of a situation or person’s actions
nominationn: the act or process of formally proposing someone for election or appointment to a position, office, or award; the act of designating or selecting someone for a particular role or purpose
proclaimv: to announce or state something publicly and forcefully
countyn: an administrative division of a country or state, typically one of several comprising a larger division
prayv: to make a request or petition to a higher power, especially in the form of a respectful or humble request
damnv: to express disapproval of or disappointment in something or someone; to condemn or to curse; (a swear word) an expression of anger
unequivocaladj: admitting of no doubt; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
beneficialadj: helpful, useful, or sound; promoting or enhancing well-being
regardlessadv: not paying attention or considering something or someone even if the situation is bad or there are difficulties
tossv: to throw something carelessly with a light motion
hoaxn: a deliberately fabricated deception, often intended to trick or mislead people into believing something that is not true; a practical joke or prank
profitn: money that is earned in business or by selling things after deducting the costs involved
metricadj: using or relating to the meter as a unit of length; a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
bulln: a male bovine animal; an investor who has a positive outlook on the market or a particular investment and buys with the expectation of prices increasing
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
parliamentn: a legislative body, especially the one that represents the people of a country or state
rigorousadj: allowing or demanding no deviation from a standard; extremely careful, thorough, or accurate
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
regimen: the organization, a system, or method that is the governing authority of a political unit
punchv: to strike someone or something with one’s fist; to make a hole in something