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Intermediate Deck 16

Intermediate Deck 16

Total: 20 words

consonant

noun

a speech sound; any letter in the alphabet that is not a vowel

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vowel

noun

a speech sound; a, e, i, o, u and sometimes y

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grammatical

adjective

concerning grammatical rules

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cue

noun

a word or action during a stage play to tell an actor to speak

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transcribe

verb

to write something spoken

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textbook

noun

a book that is used to study

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semester

noun

one period in an academic year

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postgraduate

noun

graduate studying for a further degree

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novice

noun

a beginner; someone who is inexperienced in the activity or work they are doing

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repertoire

noun

the range of abilities, devices, or techniques that someone or something can do

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degrade

verb

to decrease in rank, status, value, etc.; to worsen

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degrade

verb

to treat someone without respect

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erase

verb

to delete or remove something completely

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optimal

adjective

best

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trivial

adjective

minor or insignificant; mediocre

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infinity

noun

the state of being limitless or without end

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amplitude

noun

the breadth, width, or largeness of something

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node

noun

an intersection or junction point in a network

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converge

verb

to join, move, or draw together at a certain point or place, or to direct toward a common center

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convergence

noun

the process of coming together

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