4000 Essential English Words 2 Unit 14: The Good Student
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- apparent [əˈpærənt] adj.
If something is apparent, it is easy to see.
→ Her happiness was apparent from the smile on her face.
- blind [blaɪnd] adj.
When people are blind, they cannot see.
→ The blind man didn’t see the hole and almost fell in.
- calculate [ˈkælkjəleɪt] v.
To calculate is to find an answer using math.
→ I calculated how much money I would need to buy the car.
- chat [tʃæt] v.
To chat is to talk with someone.
→ Even though they were far apart, the couple chatted every day.
- commit [kəˈmɪt] v.
To commit to something is to promise to do it.
→ Seth wanted to go home, but he had committed to finishing the job.
- compose [kəmˈpəʊz] v.
To compose something is to make it from smaller parts.
→ Tonya composed her report using many sources of information.
- dormitory [ˈdɔːrmətɔ:rɪ] n.
A dormitory is a school building where students live.
→ I will move into the dormitory at the beginning of the school year.
- exhaust [ɪgˈzɔːst] v.
To exhaust someone is to make them tired.
→ John exhausted himself by swimming all day.
- greenhouse [ˈgriːnhaʊs] n.
A greenhouse is a small glass building that is used to grow plants.
→ We have a small greenhouse in our backyard where we grow plants.
- ignore [ɪgˈnɔːr] v.
To ignore something is to act like you do not see or hear it.
→ I ignored the message he was making and kept studying.
- obvious [ˈɒbvɪəs] adj.
If something is obvious, it is clear and easily seen.
→ It was obvious that he was tired. He kept falling asleep.
- physics [ˈfɪzɪks] n.
Physics is a science that deals with energy and how it affects things.
→ In physics class, we used Newton’s Cradle to learn about energy.
- portion [ˈpɔːrʃən] n.
A portion of something is a part of it.
→ I only ate a small portion of the pizza.
- remind [rɪˈmaɪnd] v.
To remind someone is to tell them to remember to do something.
→ Nick’s dad reminded him to do his homework.
- secretary [ˈsekrəterɪ] n.
A secretary is a person who works in an office.
→ Rebecca asked her secretary to type a report.
- severe [sɪˈvɪə:r] adj.
If something is severe, it is very bad or serious.
→ After hitting his hand with the hammer, Sam was in severe
- talent [ˈtælənt] n.
If someone has a talent, they are naturally able to do it well.
→ Maria has a talent for playing the piano.
- thesis [ˈθiːsɪs] n.
A thesis is an idea that needs to be proved.
→ She did not support her thesis very well.
- uniform [ˈjuːnəfɔːrm] n.
A uniform is a piece of clothing worn by people of the same group.
→ All the members of our marching band wear matching uniforms.
- vision [ˈvɪʒən] n.
Vision is the act of seeing.
→ The eye doctor tested my vision.