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endowmentn: a fund or financial support, either from a charitable organization or from an individual or group of individuals, to support a specific purpose or organization
independencen: freedom from another’s or others’ control or influence
grantv: to agree to give or allow somebody
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
protagonistn: the main character in a literary work, film, or other stories
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
infrastructuren: the basic systems, services, or features that are necessary for an organization or country, such as transport and power supplies
disciplinen: the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using and punishments if these are broken; a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
explosionn: a violent release induced by a chemical or nuclear reaction
pursuev: to do something or attempt to attain something over time; to follow or seek someone or something, especially in trying to catch them
overlookv: to fail to notice something; to watch over someone; to provide a view from above
distributev: to give something to a large number of individuals, or to spread or furnish something
preservationn: the act of keeping something in its original state or of preventing it from being damaged
digitaladj: processing or storing information as a succession of 1 and 0 to show that a signal is present or missing; relating to the use of computer technology, especially the internet
kenn: knowledge, perception, understanding, or range of sight; (verb) to be aware of or know
documentaryn: a film or a radio or television program that gives facts and information about a subject; of or derived from official documents
blockbustern: a movie, book, or other product that is extremely successful and popular, especially one that makes much money
metropolitanadj: of or relating to a large city or a city that is considered to be the cultural or economic center of a region or country
exhibitionn: a public event or display of works of art, scientific or industrial objects, or other items of interest, usually held in a museum or art gallery
likewiseadv: in the same way
instancen: a particular example or single occurrence of something
oversightn: the act of supervising or watching over something; a mistake caused by not paying enough attention to something
frivolousadj: not serious or sensible; silly or unimportant
desperateadj: feeling or showing a lack of hope and a willingness to do anything because of the problematic situation
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
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
renovationn: the process of improving, repairing, or modernizing a building, room, or other structure; the state of being improved or repaired in this way
facilityn: a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
employv: to give somebody a job and pay them for it; to make use of
expansionn: the process of becoming larger or more extensive, or the result of this process
permanentadj: lasting for a long time without essential change
similarlyadv: in almost the same way
archn: a curved structure with two supports that holds the weight of something above it, such as a bridge or the upper part of a building
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
strikingadj: attractive and distinctive enough to draw notice; exceedingly appealing, frequently in an odd manner
excavationn: the act or process of removing soil, rock, or other material to reveal or extract something, such as an archaeological site or underground structure, or the hole or area created by this process
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
colonyn: a country or an area that is governed by a more powerful country that is often far away
entirelyadv: completely
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
comparablyadv: in a manner or to the extent that is similar or equivalent; in a way that can be easily compared
deletev: to remove something, especially that has been written; to wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
underlinev: to draw a line or lines underneath something, typically to emphasize or draw attention to it
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
reinforcev: to strengthen or support something, especially by adding another material to it; to make emotion, idea, etc. stronger
importancen: the quality of being important and worthy of note
blurn: a faint or indistinct image or sound; something that is not clear or distinct; (verb) to become unclear; to lose clear vision
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
far-reachingadj: having a wide or significant impact or influence
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
attractionn: a sense of like someone, particularly sexually; something that causes individuals to desire to go to a specific area or do a specific activity
contributev: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people
atomicadj: of or relating to atom (= the smallest component of an element)
commissionn: a formal instruction, command, or request given to a person or group; an official group of people entrusted by a government or other official body to control or enforce something
cautionn: great care and attention that you take to avoid danger or mistakes; a warning against certain acts
reliancen: the state of depending on or needing something or someone
swiftadj: happening, moving, or capable of moving quickly
awarenessn: the fact or state of knowing something exists and is important
vitaladj: necessary for the success or continued existence of something
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
quotationn: a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker
emphasizev: to give or show particular importance to something
lobbyn: a large area inside the entrance of a public building where people can meet and wait; a group of people who try to persuade a politician, the government, or an official group to influence legislation
tuitionn: the act of teaching something, especially when given to a small group or one person; fees charged by education institutions for instruction or other services
reimbursev: to pay someone back for money that they have spent
mutualadj: common to or shared by two or more parties
employern: a person or organization that pays workers to work for them
educatedadj: having received a high standard of education
workforcen: all the people who work in a company, industry, country, etc.
accomplishv: to finish or achieve something successfully
commonplaceadj: occurring very often; lacking originality or interest
undergraduaten: a student who is studying for their first degree at a university or other higher education institution
guidelinen: a general rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior; a piece of advice or instructions that tell you how something should be done or what something should be
varyv: to become different in terms of size, shape, etc.
improvev: to make or become better
moralen: the emotional or mental state of a person or group, especially in relation to confidence, enthusiasm, and determination
retainv: to keep or continue to possess or maintain something
skepticaladj: doubting that something is accurate or useful
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
instituten: an organization that has a specific purpose, particularly one dealing with science, education, or a particular profession; (verb) to initiate, introduce, or establish something
requirementn: something that is needed or wanted
clausen: a group of words containing a subject and a predicate and forming part of a sentence
enforcev: to make sure that people obey a particular law, rule, or situation
loyaltyn: the quality of being devoted or faithful to someone or something
stemn: the central part of something from which other parts can develop or grow; the part of a word common to all its inflected variants; (verb) to grow out of, have roots in, or originate in
argumentn: a set of statements or reasons used to support or refute a proposition or theory; a verbal or physical fight or dispute
restrictionn: a limitation or constraint placed on something, or the act of limiting or constraining something
recruitv: to persuade someone to work for a company; to find new members for an organization, the armed forces, etc.
attractv: to draw or entice someone or something towards them through the qualities they have, especially positive ones
graden: a particular level of quality, size, importance, etc.
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
evaluatev: to assess or estimate the quality, significance, quantity, or value of something
advantagen: a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position; a beneficial feature or asset that someone or something has
motivatev: to make someone want to do something, especially something that requires tremendous work and effort
educationaladj: relating to education or providing knowledge or instruction
debtn: something, especially money, goods, or services owed by one person to another; the state of owing something
financingn: the process of providing funds for running a business, activity, or project; the money for a business, activity, or project
riskyadj: involving the possibility of danger, failure, or loss
proposev: to make a proposal, declare a plan for something
burdenn: a duty, responsibility, etc. that is oppressive or worrisome; a load, typically a heavy one that is difficult to carry
restrictv: to limit someone’s actions or movements, or to limit something to lessen its size or prevent it from increasing
certificaten: an official document stating that the information contained within is true
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
strategyn: a detailed plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall goal.
reliableadj: worthy of being relied on; trustworthy
talentn: a natural ability to be good at something; someone who has a natural ability to be good at something
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
productiveadj: resulting in or making a lot or a significant amount of something, especially something of value
contrastv: to put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
doughn: a mixture of flour, liquid, and other ingredients, typically used to make bread, pastry, or pasta
pilen: a collection of objects positioned one on top of another; a large sum of something, such as money
accurateadj: correct and exact in all details
stableadj: firm and steady; not easily moved, disturbed, or changed
alignv: to put or arrange two or more things in a straight line or to form a straight line
talentedadj: having a natural ability or aptitude for something; showing exceptional skill or ability in a particular area
correlationn: a statistical relationship between two variables in which one variable is affected by the other; a reciprocal relation between two or more facts, numbers, etc.
obesityn: the condition of being significantly overweight, typically defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater.
epidemicn: the widespread outbreak of a particular disease in a large number of people at the same time
trendn: a general direction in which something is changing or developing
casualadj: relaxed and informal in manner or dress, not planned or expected; not involving commitment or seriousness
precisv: to make a summary of something, such as a text or speech; (noun) a short form of the main points of an argument or theory
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
preparationn: the activity of getting ready for something or making something ready
slightlyadv: in a small degree or extent; a little
ingredientn: one of the things used to make something, especially one of the foods used to make a particular dish
vegann: a person who does not eat or use any animal products, typically for ethical or environmental reasons
jointadj: shared, held, or made between two or more people; (noun) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton
grilln: a device used for cooking food by direct exposure to heat, typically a metal rack set over a fire or gas flame, or a part of an oven; (verb) to cook something over or under a grill
sustainv: to supply enough of what somebody or something needs to survive or exist; to accept as valid
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
definitionn: a concise explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol
fryv: to cook food, especially meat or fish, in hot fat or oil
unclearadj: poorly stated or described and therefore not easy to understand; not easy to perceive
creditorn: a person, company, etc. to whom a debtor owes money
trademarkn: a name or symbol on a product that indicates it was made by a particular company and cannot be used without permission by other companies
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
clarifyv: to make something, such as a statement or situation, less confusing and more understandable
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
distractv: to draw someone’s attention away from what they are trying to do
introductoryadj: intended as an introduction or preliminary; serving as a base or starting point
recessionn: a period of economic decline, typically lasting for six months or more, during which trade and industrial activity decrease, and unemployment increases
declinev: to become gradually smaller, fewer, worse, etc.; to refuse to accept
unbendingadj: not willing to change one’s opinions or behavior; not able to bend or be bent without breaking
digitn: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; a finger, thumb, or toe
competitorn: a person who participates in a sporting contest; a person or organization that competes with others, particularly in business
quartern: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion
poundn: the standard unit of money in the UK; the standard unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
eliminatev: to remove or get rid of someone or something
fructosen: a simple sugar that is found in many fruits and vegetables and is about twice as sweet as sucrose
syrupn: a sweet, thick liquid made by dissolving sugar in water, often flavored with fruit, spices, or other ingredients
announcev: to make something known or officially inform people about something
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
cagen: a structure made of metal bars or wire in which birds or animals can be kept
linearadj: of, relating to, or consisting of lines or length; able to be expressed as a straight line, especially on a graph
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
nutritionaladj: of or relating to the substance required by the body to maintain health and growth
increasinglyadv: more and more
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
calorien: unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius at atmospheric pressure, used by nutritionists to measure how much energy food will produce
sodiumn: a metallic element that is the most common alkali metal and is used in the production of many chemicals, including soap, glass, and paper
counterpartn: a person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing
indicationn: a sign or remark that something exists, is real, or is likely to occur
consumev: to spend something, especially fuel, energy, or time, in a large amount
specificallyadv: only associated with or meant for one thing
riten: a formal or ceremonial act or set of acts performed in a traditional or prescribed way; a religious or spiritual ceremony or practice
riotn: a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd, characterized by destruction of property, looting, arson, and attacks on individuals
premieren: the first public performance of a play, film, or piece of music, or the opening of a show or exhibition
shockingadj: extremely or surprisingly bad, or causing a strong emotional response such as surprise or disgust
balletn: a type of performance dance that tells a dramatic story or expresses an idea with music but no talking or singing
naturallyadv: as might be expected; by natural manners
bassoonn: a musical instrument of the woodwind family, similar to a large oboe, with a narrow conical bore and a double reed
soloadv: without anybody else or anything else; alone
elicitv: to obtain information or a reaction from someone, usually with difficulty
jeerv: to mock or scornfully shout at someone; to express derision or contempt by words or gestures
immediatelyadv: now or without delay
furorn: a state of great excitement, public outrage, or public anger over something
jerkv: to make a sudden, sharp movement, or cause something to do this
convulsev: to experience a sudden and violent contraction of the muscles, often caused by pain, illness, or emotional distress, or to make someone or something do this
choreographyn: the art and technique of arranging dance movements and patterns in a work of ballet or modern dance; the sequence of movements and positions in a dance
characteristicn: a typical feature or quality that can identify, tell apart, or describe something or somebody
gracen: a quality of being pleasing, especially in appearance or manner; a temporary exemption, especially an extended period granted as a special favor; a short prayer of thanks before a meal
fluidn: a substance that can flow and is not solid
spectatorn: someone present at an event, such as a sports game, play, or concert, to watch or observe it
orchestran: a large group of musicians who play classical music together, usually with instruments such as strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion
peltv: to hit or throw things at someone or something repeatedly and forcefully; to rain heavily
reactv: to take action in response to something
dissonantadj: sounds that are not in harmony or are in conflict with one another; an uncomfortable or tense feeling caused by conflicting ideas or emotions
constantlyadv: all the time
rhythmn: a strong regular repeated pattern of sounds, words, or musical notes that are used in music, poetry, and dancing
jarn: a cylindrical container, typically made of glass, metal, or pottery, with a wide mouth and a screwed or sealed lid, used for storing food, liquids, and other materials
percussionn: the section of an orchestra or band that plays instruments such as drums, cymbals, and tambourines; the action of striking something to produce a sound
purposefuladj: having a specific aim or purpose; determined
awkwardadj: making you feel uncomfortable or embarrassed; causing inconvenience or difficulty
ungracefuladj: lacking grace, poise, or elegance; awkward or clumsy in movement or behavior
pagann: a person who holds religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions, such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism; (adjective) not following the main monotheistic religions
ritualn: any customary observance or practice; any prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
virginn: a person who has never had sex; (adjective) being used or worked for the first time
sacrificen: the act of killing an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to a deity; (verb) to give up something important or valuable to help another person or get or do something that seems more important
upsetadj: causing or marked by anxiety, uneasiness, trouble, or grief; (verb) to make someone anxious, unhappy, or angry
negativeadj: having the quality of something bad or harmful; expressing refusal
receptionn: the act of receiving or the state of being received, especially warmly or kindly; a formal party of people
proclaimv: to announce or state something publicly and forcefully
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
disconcertv: to cause confusion, uncertainty, or embarrassment in someone; to make someone feel uneasy or uncertain
adventuren: a journey or a series of events that is unusual, exciting, or dangerous
combinev: to join or merge to form a single thing or group
conveyancen: the act of transporting something or someone from one place to another or the means of transportation used; the legal document that transfers the title of a property to a new owner
conveyv: to express ideas, feelings, etc. so that it is known or understood by other people; to carry something from one place to another
composev: to write music, poetry, or formal writing; to constitute or make up a whole, or a specified part of it
controversialadj: causing a lot of hot public discussion and dispute
regardv: to think about or consider somebody or something in a specified way
uproarn: a state of loud and confused noise and excitement, especially caused by public protest or dissent
surroundingadj: that is near or around, or closely encircling something
folkn: people in general, especially those of a particular group or type
inspirationn: something that motivates or encourages someone to create or achieve something, or a feeling of excitement or creativity
eyewitnessn: someone who sees an event, especially a crime or accident, happen and can describe what happened
contradictoryadj: containing or consisting of conflicting or incompatible elements
timelinen: a series of events arranged in chronological order and displayed along a line, usually drawn left to right or top to bottom
disruptv: to prevent or stop something, especially an event, activity, or process, from continuing in the usual way by causing a problem or disturbance
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
exaggeratev: to describe or represent something as better or worse than it is
scholarn: professor; a person who studies a topic in considerable depth, particularly in a university
suspectv: to consider anything to be actual or probable
controversyn: a lot of discussion and argument about something, often involving strong feelings of anger or disapproval
impassionedadj: having or showing strong feelings, enthusiasm, or dedication or making a strong emotional appeal
traditionalistn: a person who adheres to traditional customs, values, or beliefs and is opposed to change or modern ideas, methods, or technology
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
exemplifyv: to serve as a typical example of something
towern: a structure that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and either forms part of a building or stands alone
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
monstrosityn: a thing that is very ugly, shocking, or offensive; something so large or complex that it seems difficult to understand or control
savvyn: the condition of being aware of and able to deal with a situation effectively; (adjective) having knowledge and understanding of a particular subject or activity
entrepreneurn: an individual who creates or invests in one or more businesses, especially when this involves taking financial risks
unsurprisingadj: not surprising, and what was expected; able to be predicted
visualadj: relating to seeing or sight
architecturen: the art and science of designing and constructing buildings
innovationn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation
mentionv: to speak or write about something or someone briefly

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