Intermediate – Core 3,000 (1500+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 16

Intermediate Deck 16

Total: 20 words

plot

noun

the main story of a play, novel, movie, etc.

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despite

preposition

used to show that something happened or is true although something else might have happened to prevent it

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concentrate

verb

to give all your attention to something and not think about anything else

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convince

verb

to make someone feel certain that something is true or to persuade someone to do something

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explosion

noun

a burst or blowing apart of something

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confident

adjective

complete assurance in one's self or one's ability to successfully do something

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race

noun

each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics, or the fact of belonging to one of these groups

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fold

verb

to bend something so that one part is over another part

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appreciate

verb

to acknowledge the nature, worth, quality, or significance of something or someone

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mess

noun

a dirty, disordered, or unpleasant condition or situation

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quit

verb

to stop doing something

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decade

noun

ten consecutive years

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generous

adjective

willing to give money, spend time, etc. in order to help people or give them pleasure

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combine

verb

to become mixed or joined, or to mix or join things together

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clap

verb

to strike the palms of one's hands together repeatedly, typically in order to show approval; to applaud

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illegal

adjective

forbidden by law or statute

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portrait

noun

a painting, drawing or photograph of a person, especially of the head and shoulders

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current

adjective

happening or existing at present

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define

verb

to explain the meaning of a word, phrase, term, etc.

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tape

noun

a piece of material used to stick things together or to cover, seal, or repair something

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