Intermediate – Core 3,000 (1500+ Terms)/
Intermediate Unit 28 [CEFR: B2]

Intermediate Unit 28 [CEFR: B2]

Total: 50 words

grab

verb

to quickly take, get, or hold someone or something

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divorce

noun

the legal ending or dissolution of a marriage

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prompt

adjective

done, delivered, given, etc. quickly and without delay

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margin

noun

the edge or border of something, such as the fringes of a place or the blank space on the side of a page

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pierce

verb

to make a small hole in something with a sharp object

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disorder

noun

an illness

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awkward

adjective

causing or feeling embarrassment

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ownership

noun

the fact or legal right of possessing something

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neutral

adjective

not supporting any side in an argument, fight, or competition or not expressing a strong opinion or specific qualities about something; impartial or uninvolved

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bump

verb

to collide with, strike, or knock with force or violence

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abandon

verb

to leave a person, place, activity, or situation with no intention of returning

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critic

noun

someone whose job is to make judgments about the good and bad qualities of art, music, films, etc.

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contribute

verb

to give something, especially money or help, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people

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crucial

adjective

extremely important or significant

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opponent

noun

a person who is on an opposing side in a game, contest, controversy, or the like; adversary

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lick

verb

to move your tongue over the surface of something in order to eat it, make it wet, or clean it

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exclude

verb

to leave out or not include something

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modify

verb

to change the form or quality of something

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horizontal

adjective

flat and level; going across and parallel to the ground rather than going up and down

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sob

verb

to weep with a convulsive catching of the breath

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elementary

adjective

connected with primary education

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fortune

noun

a very large amount of money; wealth

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estate

noun

a large area of land owned by one person, family, or organization

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numerous

adjective

very many

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flexible

adjective

capable of bending; capable of being bent or flexed

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desperate

adjective

feeling or showing that you badly need or want something, especially after several futile attempts

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grind

verb

to rub harshly or gratingly; grate together; grit

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peel

verb

to remove the outer layer or surface of something, especially a fruit or vegetable

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evaluate

verb

to judge or determine the value, condition or worth of something or someone

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interpret

verb

to explain, state, or decide the meaning of something

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ridiculous

adjective

very silly, absurd, or unreasonable

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aggressive

adjective

(of a person or animal) willing to fight, hostile, unfriendly, angry, and mean

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clay

noun

a type of heavy, sticky earth that becomes hard when it is baked and is used to make things such as pots and bricks

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detect

verb

to discover or notice the presence of something

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massive

adjective

very big, sometimes to the point where it's unusually large

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edit

verb

to prepare (a book, newspaper, film, etc.) for publication or for broadcasting by making changes and correcting mistakes

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compose

verb

to create, write, or produce something (such as music or writing)

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dominate

verb

to rule over, govern, or control

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illustrate

verb

to provide something, such as a book or magazine, with pictures or drawings; to explain or clarify something by using examples, charts, pictures, etc.

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prohibit

verb

to forbid or prevent from happening

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forbid

verb

to command a person not to do something, have something, etc; to prohibit something

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corridor

noun

a narrow area that serves as a passage between two places or that has a specific purpose

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random

adjective

made, done, happening, or chosen without method or conscious decision

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ensure

verb

to make sure or certain of something

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organism

noun

a living thing, especially one that is extremely small

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ultimate

adjective

happening or coming at the end

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fulfill

verb

to do or achieve what was required, hoped for, or expected

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imply

verb

to express or suggest something in an indirect way

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pastry

noun

a dough of flour, shortening, and water, used as a base and covering in baked dishes such as pies

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forehead

noun

the part of the face above the eyebrows; brow

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