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Advanced Unit 4

Advanced Unit 4

Total: 50 words

emit

verb

to produce and release matter or energy

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consumption

noun

how much is spent on things

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conserve

verb

to keep and protect something from damage, change, or overuse

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formally

adverb

in a formal manner; officially

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genetically

adverb

caused, controlled by, or relating to genes

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profound

adjective

having or requiring deep knowledge or understanding

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contradict

verb

to say that another person’s statement is false and the opposite is true

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contradiction

noun

the act of saying that something is not true or very different

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contradictory

adjective

containing information, statements, or beliefs that do not agree with one another

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inject

verb

to put a substance, such as liquid or a drug, into someone or something using a syringe or a similar instrument

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injection

noun

a way to put (inject) a drug or another substance into your body

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probe

noun

a system or piece of equipment that is used to get information

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probe

noun

(in medicine) a long thin instrument used for looking inside your body

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emergence

noun

the process of emerging or coming out

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initiate

verb

to begin or to cause to begin

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gravity

noun

a natural force that causes attraction between physical bodies

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constrain

verb

to limit and control someone or something

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ideology

noun

the set of ideas, beliefs, and goals of a certain individual or group of people

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instinct

noun

a natural reaction, tendency, feeling, or capability

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liable

adjective

legally obligated or responsible for something

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fiber

noun

a thread or a structure or object resembling a thread

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fiber

noun

body cells that form muscles and nerves

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fiber

noun

edible plant parts that move food quickly through the body and keep it healthy

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consent

verb

​to agree to something or give your permission for something

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oral

adjective

of, given through, or involving the mouth

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elimination

noun

the act or process of removing or being removed

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merge

verb

to combine, unite, or absorb

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explicit

adjective

said or shown in a clear, complete, and detailed way

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explicitly

adverb

clearly; specifically

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justification

noun

a reason or fact that explains why something happens or exists

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distribution

noun

(in engineering) the way in which the fuel-air mixture is supplied to each cylinder of an engine

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migration

noun

the process by which people or animals move to another place

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integration

noun

act of bringing things together into a whole

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modification

noun

a change made

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marginal

adjective

very small; not important

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marginal

adjective

written on the edges or margins of a page

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peasant

noun

a poor person, usually a farmer or farm worker, who owns or rents a small piece of land and grows crops

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prominent

adjective

important or famous

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missile

noun

an object that is launched, shot, or thrown as a weapon to a target far away

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correlate

verb

(of two or more things) to be closely connected with or dependent on each other, or to show this kind of relationship exists

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correlation

noun

a measure of the relationship between two variables

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magnetic

adjective

of or concerned with a magnet; of, exhibiting, or relating to magnetism

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molecule

noun

two or more atoms chemically combined

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psychiatric

adjective

concerning or used in psychiatry

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morality

noun

beliefs or ideas about what is right and wrong

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mortality

noun

the state or condition of being a mortal; the way that humans do not live forever

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orientation

noun

the ability to locate oneself in your environment with reference to time, place, and people

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objection

noun

a reason for opposing or not supporting something

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discrimination

noun

the ability to recognize the difference between things

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discrimination

noun

the unfair treatment of people or things based on the group, class, or category they belong to

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