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Vocabulary

TermDefinitionPronunciationExample
Fallback a plan or course of action that is ready to be used in an emergency if other things fail N ˈfɔːlbæk
ˈfɔːlbæk What's our fallback if they don't come up with the money
Nausea the feeling that you have when you want to vomit, for example because you are ill/sick or are disgusted by something N ˈnɔːziə Relieve dizziness, headache, motion sickness and nausea
Counselor a person who has been trained to advise people with problems, especially personal problems N ˈkaʊnsələr Call your counselor or financial aid officer and make an appointment
Ambassador an official who lives in a foreign country as the senior representative there of his or her own country N æmˈbæsədər Ambassadors wanted
Representative a person who has been chosen to speak or vote for somebody else or on behalf of a group Noun ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv Scholarship program sought cultural representatives
Diversity a range of many people or things that are very different from each other Noun daɪˈvɜːrsəti the biological diversity of the rainforests
Retreat a quiet, private place that you go to in order to get away from your usual life rɪˈtriːt The retreat allows the students to meet executives of the company
diverse very different from each other and of various kinds Adj daɪˈvɜːrs It’s a wonderful opportunity for them to get a diverse experience before graduating
Two-timer a person who is not faithful to the person they are having a relationship with, especially a sexual one, by having a secret relationship with somebody else at the same time Noun ˈtuː taɪmər You are a two-timer
Controversy public discussion and argument about something that many people strongly disagree about, disapprove of, or are shocked by Noun Tranh luận ˈkɑːntrəvɜːrsi the controversy surrounding his latest movie
Racial happening or existing between people of different races Adj Dòng giống, chủng tộc ˈreɪʃl Claimed racial composition was a factor in measured IQ
Heredity the process by which mental and physical characteristics are passed by parents to their children; these characteristics in a particular person Sự di truyền həˈredəti The heredity versus environment debate
Suffocate ˈsʌfəkeɪt
[intransitive, transitive] to die because there is no air to breathe; to kill somebody by not letting them breathe air Many dogs have suffocated in hot cars.
Anchorage a place where ships or boats can anchor ˈæŋkərɪdʒ
Deck The top outside floor of a ship or boat Dek I was the only person on deck at that time of night
Halve Reduce by a half hæv The share have halved in value
Fluctuate To change frequently in size, amount, quality, etc ˈflʌktʃueɪt
Eradicate to destroy or get rid of something completely, especially something bad ɪˈrædɪkeɪt Many herds have already been eradicate
Procrastinate to delay doing something that you should do, usually because you do not want to do it proʊˈkræstɪneɪt
Excel to be very good at doing something ɪkˈsel How you have excelled despites the obstacles in your life
Oblige Force somebody to do something, by law because it is a duty əˈblaɪdʒ The commission is obliged to act if you were targeted because of discrimination
Discrimination the practice of treating someone or a particular group in society less fairly than others dɪˌskrɪməˈneɪʃn
Inferior not good or not as good as someone or something else Hạ cấp ɪnˈfɪriər Some writers judge their writing too hashly, thinking it is inferior
Misconceive to understand something in the wrong way ˌmɪskənˈsiv The writing task could be at fault if it has been misconceived
Subconscious connected with feelings that influence your behavior even though you are not aware of them - tiềm thức ˌsʌbˈkɑnʃəs The subconscious may sort out a problem when the writer is asleep
Robust Strong and healthy roʊˈbʌst Robust romantic relationship
Radical Tận gốc Basic, origin ˈrædɪkl Radically different Khác biệt tận gốc
Envisage to imagine what will happen in the future /ɪnˈvɪzɪdʒ/ The difference is less significant than what we envisage
Innate Synonym: inborn Adj ɪˈneɪt Our innate ability to synthesise happiness
synthesise Producr or combine ˈsɪnθəsaɪz Innate ability to synthesise happiness
Enduring lasting for a long time Adj ɪnˈdʊrɪŋ Synthetic happiness is just as real and enduring as naturall happiness
Cognitive connected with mental processes of understanding - nhận thức - adj ˈkɑːɡnətɪv A system of mainly unconscious cognitive processes
Inherent that is a basic or permanent part of somebody/something and that cannot be removed - Vốn có - adj ɪnˈhɪərənt The power inherent in the office of the president
Coping that enables somebody to deal with something difficult - đối phó ˈkoʊpɪŋ This inherent coping mechanism minimises our disapointef
Perceived to notice or become aware of something - cảm nhận, nhận thấy - verb pərˈsiːv The perceived distance between our actual self and ideal self
Cognitive dissonance the state of having thoughts which are not consistent, especially relating to beliefs, behaviour and attitudes - cái họ tin ko giống với cái họ mới nhận biết được - psychological term ˌkɑːɡnətɪv ˈdɪsənəns Cognitive dissonance is the discomfort that we feel when our deeply held beliefs do not match what is evident in reality.
Incentive something that encourages you to do something - n ɪnˈsentɪv Important incentive in our lifes
Content Bằng lòng - adj ˈkɑːntent She is content
Stimulus Động lực - plural: stimuli ˈstɪmjələs Where is the stimulus to improve?
Divergence sự bất đồng daɪˈvɜːrdʒəns The divergence between actual and ideal self to change our behaviour
Discrepancy Sự khác biệt dɪsˈkrepənsi This discrepancy would provide the impetus for harder training
Impetus Động lực = stimulus ˈɪmpɪtəs The debate seems to have lost much of its initial impetus
Agonise Lo âu - verb - noun: agony : sự thống khổ, khổ sở ˈæɡənaɪz We tend to agonise over squandered opportunities
Squander on Phung phí (thời gian, tiền bạc) - verb ˈskwɑːndər He is squandering his savings on drinking
Autonomy Sự tự trị = independent ɔːˈtɑːnəmi We take choice as the critical sign that we have freedom and autonomy
Intuitive Trực giác - adj ɪnˈtuːɪtɪv He had an intuitive sense of what the reader wanted
Proliferation Sự sinh sôi prəˌlɪfəˈreɪʃn attempts to prevent cancer cell proliferation
Pursuit Sự theo đủi pərˈsuːt Pursuit of perfection
Amidst Ở giữa - preposition əˈmɪdst Pursuit of perfection amidst an overwhelming array of options
Charisma Sức hút quần chúng - n kəˈrɪzmə A political leader of great charisma
Trait Đặc điểm - a particular quality in your personality - n treɪt A special personality trait
Captivate Quyến rũ - n ˈkæptɪveɪt He was captivated by her beauty
Devotion great love, care and support for somebody/something - lòng iu thương, tận tuỵ dɪˈvoʊʃn A mother’s devotion to her children
Effortless Ko cần nỗ lực, dễ dàng ˈefərtləs She dances with effortless grace
Flair = talent fler He has a flair for languages
Encompass Encompass sth - include a large number or range of thing ~ include ɪnˈkʌmpəs The array of diverse criteria encompassed within our understanding of it
Stereotype Mẫu rập khuôn, bản đúc (về tính cách) ˈsteriətaɪp The stereotypes of smooth-talking Hollywood film stars and politician
Underplay Coi thường <> overplay ˌʌndərˈpleɪ Underplay certain factors
Bubbly (informal) (of a person) always cheerful, friendly and enthusiastic - vui vẻ, hoà đồng ˈbʌbli Julie’s bright, bubbly personality
Effervescent ~ bubbly ˌefərˈvesnt a warm effervescent personality
Tact ~ sensitivity - khéo, tế nhị tækt She showed great tack in dealing with a tricky situation
Foster ~ encourage - nghĩa khác: nhận nui ˈfɑːstər This sensitivity fosters long-standing emotional bonds
Long-standing (Tồn tại) Lâu dài, lâu đời ˌlɔːŋ ˈstændɪŋ Long-standing friendship
Underpin underpin something (formal) to support or form the basis of an argument, a claim, etc. - nhấn mạnh ˌʌndərˈpɪn This authentic emotional engagement underpins charisma
Sense Giác quan sens In its truest sense
Deceive Lừa dối dɪˈsiːv Don’t deceive yourself
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