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Unit 1

Vocabulary

TermDefinition
arduous involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.
preserve maintain (something) in its original or existing state.
incentive a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something.
trending change or develop in a general direction.
disqualified pronounce (someone) ineligible for an office, activity, or competition because of an offense or infringement.
predictive reading Making predictions is a strategy in which readers use information from a text
advocate a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.
feedback information about reactions to a product, a person's performance of a task, etc., used as a basis for improvement.
resilient (of a person or animal) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.
pre-requisite a thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist.
subservient prepared to obey others unquestioningly.
accommodation a convenient arrangement; a settlement or compromise.
solitary done or existing alone.
palate the roof of the mouth
syllabus an outline of the subjects in a course of study or teaching.
transcript an inventory of the courses taken and grades earned of a student throughout a course of study.
pittance a very small or inadequate amount of money paid to someone as an allowance or wage.
clairvoyant a person who claims to have a supernatural ability to perceive events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.
advocacy public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy
capital wealth in the form of money or other assets owned by a person or organization or available or contributed for a particular purpose such as starting a company or investing.
destitute without the basic necessities of life.
diligent having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties
default failure to fulfill an obligation, especially to repay a loan or appear in a court of law.
activist a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change.
edible able to eat
criteria a principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided.
depletion reduction in the number or quantity of something.
greenhouse gases a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation, e.g., carbon dioxide and chlorofluorocarbons.
climate the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period
accolades an award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgment of merit.
commencement a ceremony in which degrees or diplomas are conferred on graduating students.
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