• 1. Universidad Técnica de Ambato Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación Carrera de Idiomas ADVANCED ENGLISH IV GLOSSARY Name: Daisy Chuquicondor Professor: Lic. Ruth Infante Semester: Eight “A” 2014
  • 2. Card 1 A ADDITIVE /ˈÆD.ɪ.TɪV/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: Something added to a substance, esp. food, to improve it or to preserve it. Example: Additives help food to keep fresh.
  • 3. CARD 2 A ALTER /ˈɒL.TƏR/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To change a characteristic, often slightly, or to cause this to happen. Example: It was impossible to alter my Grammar grades.
  • 4. Card 3 A ASHORE /əˈʃɔˈr/ Part of Speech: Adverb Definition: Towards or onto land from the water. Example: Someone was swimming ashore before the storm comes.
  • 5. Card 4 A ACUPUNCTURIST /ˈæk.jʊ.pʌŋk.tʃərIst/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A person who performs acupuncture. Example: I have never gone to an acupuncturist.
  • 6. CARD 5 A APPEAL /əˈpiˈl/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: To be interesting or attractive. Example: I used to see few wonderful parachutes at the beach.
  • 7. CARD 6 B BEAD /biˈd/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A small, often round piece of plastic, wood, glass, or other material with a hole through it, which is put on a string to make jewelry such as a necklace. Example: This necklace has as many wood beads as my old ring.
  • 8. CARD 7 B BLAME /bleɪm/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To say or think that someone or something did something wrong or is responsible for something bad happening. Example: If you blame me, you will need to show evidence to support your arguments.
  • 9. Card 8 B BLOCK /blɒk/ Part of Speech: Noun Definition: A large solid piece of wood, stone, or other material with flat rectangular sides, as for use in building. Example: Houses are not allowed to build with blocks.
  • 10. Card 9 C CRISP /krɪsp/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Describes cooked foods, such as pastry and biscuits, that are well cooked so that they are just dry and hard enough. Example: My mom insisted on buying three crispy cakes.
  • 11. Card 10 C CRAMPED /kræmpt/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Not having enough space or time. Example: I prefer to live in a cramped room rather than dirty room.
  • 12. Card 11 C CRUSH /krʌʃ/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To press, mash, or squeeze so as to injure, break, crease, etc. Example: When I was child, I used to crush flies in the garden.
  • 13. Card 12 C COWARDICE /ˈkaʊ.ədIs/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: Lack of courage in facing danger, pain, or difficulty. Example: His cowardice didn’t let him to take the oral exam.
  • 14. Card 13 C CLAUSTROPHOBIA /ˈklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ Part of Speech: Uncountable Noun Definition: Fear of being in closed spaces. Example: Robert told me that he had suffered claustrophobia when getting on elevators.
  • 15. Card 14 D DIVER /ˈdaɪ.vər/ Part of speech: Countable Noun Definition: A person who works or searches for things underwater using special breathing equipment. Example: As a diver, I have to search what is happening with sea life.
  • 16. Card 15 D DINER /ˈdaɪ.nər/ Part of speech: Countable Noun Definition: Someone who is eating a meal, especially in a restaurant. Example: You will always see diner at the side of the road.
  • 17. Card 16 E ELASTOPLAST /ɪˈlæs.tə.plæst/ Part of Speech: Countable and Uncountable Noun Definition: A common type of plaster (=a small piece of sticky material to cover and protect a cut in the skin). Example: You must get an elastoplast for your hurt.
  • 18. Card 17 F FINGERPRINT /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə.prɪnt/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: An impression of the pattern of ridges on the palmar surface of the end joint of each finger and thumb. Example: The police have taken fingerprints from my neighbor due to a murder.
  • 19. Card 18 F FUNNEL /ˈfʌn.əl/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A hollow utensil with a wide mouth tapering to a small hole, used for pouring liquids, powders, etc, into a narrow-necked vessel travel some distance regularly between one's home and one's place of work. Example: The hole of the funnel was as dirty as the water container.
  • 20. Card 19 F FLUTTER /ˈflʌt.ər/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To make a series of quick delicate movements up and down or from side to side, or to cause something to do this. Example: Could you see brilliant kits were fluttering on the mountain?
  • 21. Card 20 G GEARBOX /ˈɡɪƏ.BɒKS/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A metal box containing the gears in a vehicle Example: If we’d known more about vehicles, we’d have noticed what happened with the gearbox.
  • 22. Card 21 I INFLATE /ɪnˈfleɪt/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To cause to increase in size by filling with air. Example: Paul admitted to inflating Jean’s balloon.
  • 23. Card 22 I INTACT /ɪnˈtækt/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: untouched or unimpaired; left complete or perfect Example: Ecuador is plenty of intact rainforest.
  • 24. Card 23 I IN RESPONSE TO /In -ˈspɑˈnstə/ Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: Answering or reacting something that has been said or done Example: In response to your letter. I totally agree.
  • 25. Card 24 I IMPROMPTU /ɪmˈprɒmp.tʃuˈ/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Done or said without earlier planning or preparation Example: I have never heard an impromptu news like that.
  • 26. Card 25 I INVENTIVE /ɪnˈven.tɪv/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Very good at thinking of new and original ideas Example: Few people are very inventive, usually creating new experiments.
  • 27. Card 26 I IMMINENT /ˈɪm.ɪ.nənt/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: coming or likely to happen very soon. Example: You must take care of your family because a imminent disaster comes.
  • 28. Card 27 I INTERVAL Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A period between two events or times, or the space between two points. Example: Henry Lank’s book has some intervals between Shakespeare's book.
  • 29. Card 28 K KIDNAP /ˈkɪd.næp/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To take a person away illegally by force, usually in order to demand money in exchange for releasing them. Example: Daughters and sons of businessmen has been kidnaped from the school or high school.
  • 30. Card 29 K KEEPAWAKE /kiˈp əˈweɪk/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: Not sleeping Example: Babies keep awake at nights.
  • 31. Card 30 L LOOK AFTER /lʊk ˈɑˈf.tər/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To take care of; be responsible for Example: She looked after the child while I worked.
  • 32. Card 31 L LEND /LEND/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To give something to someone for a short period of time, expecting it to be given back. Example: Could you lend me ten coins?
  • 33. Card 32 L LOOK AT SOMETHING /lʊk ət ˈsʌm.θɪŋ/ Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: to think about a subject carefully so that you can make a decision about it. Example: The government is looking at ways of reducing electricity cost.
  • 34. Card 33 L LOOK UP TO /lʊk əp tə/ Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: To admire and respect someone. Example: I had always looked up to my mom.
  • 35. Card 34 M MEMORISE /ˈmem.ə.raɪz/ Part of Speech: British Verb Definition: To learn something so that you will remember it exactly Example: I have to memorise a large number of irregular verbs.
  • 36. Card 35 M MISTAKE /mɪˈsteɪk/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: An action, decision, or judgment that produces an unwanted or unintentional result. Example: Did you know that the letter’s information had mistakes?
  • 37. Card 36 M MOOD /muˈd/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A temporary state of mind or temper Example: It’s difficult to be in a good mood after broke up with your boyfriend?
  • 38. Card 37 M MELTED /ˈmel.tɪd/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Having turned soft or into a liquid. Example: I put a large amount of melted butter in the omelet.
  • 39. Card 38 O OUTRIGHT /ˈaʊtˈraɪt/ Part of Speech: Adverb Definition: Total, clear and certain . Example: Discos should be banned outright on weekends.
  • 40. Card 39 O ON THE WHOLE Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: Generally Example: It doesn’t matter what happen to me, but on the whole I am happy because I have my family.
  • 41. Card 40 P PRICELESS /ˈpraɪs.ləs/ Part of speech: Adjective Definition: Describes an object that has such a high value, especially because it is rare. Example: A priceless collection of antiques was destroyed by Peter.
  • 42. Card 41 P PARTLY /ˈpɑˈt.li/ Part of Speech: Adverb Definition: To some degree, but not completely. Example: The house is partly owned by her father.
  • 43. Card 42 P PENNILESS /ˈpen.i.ləs/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Very poor; almost totally without money Example: My father told me that I shouldn't marry a penniless man.
  • 44. Card 43 R RESIGNATION /ˈrez.ɪɡˈneɪ.ʃən/ Part of Speech: Noun Definition: The act of telling your employer that you are leaving your job. Example: I explained to my boss the reasons for resignation.
  • 45. Card 44 R ROAR /rɔˈr/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To make a long, loud, deep sound. Example: If you go at the end of the zoo, you will hear lions roaring.
  • 46. Card 45 S SCRAP /skræp/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: A small piece of something larger; fragment. Example: The iron is made of scrap metal.
  • 47. Card 46 S SCEPTICISM /-skEptIsɪ.zəm/ Part of Speech: Noun Definition: An attitude of doubtfulness as to the truth of something. Example: I was petrified when I heard the cashier treated money claims with skepticism.
  • 48. Card 47 S STAIN /steɪn/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To leave a mark on something that is difficult to remove. Example: Tomato sauce stains terribly my white shirt.
  • 49. Card 48 S SUSPECT /səˈspekt/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To believe guilty of a specified offence without proof Example: If I were a witch I would suspect who is the killer.
  • 50. Card 49 S SWAP /swɒp/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To trade or exchange (something or someone) for another. Example: You musn’t swap seat with your friend.
  • 51. Card 50 U UPSET /ʌpˈset/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To make someone worried, unhappy, or angry. Example: Don’t be upset with me, will you?
  • 52. Card 51 W WITHDRAW /wɪðˈdrɔˈ/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To take or draw back or away; remove Example: The credit card allows you to withdraw a small amount of money.
  • 53. BIBLIOGRAPHY:  http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/withdraw_1?q=WITH DRAW  http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/withdraw?showCo okiePolicy=true  http://dictionary.reference.com/  http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/definition  http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/
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    • 1. Universidad Técnica de Ambato Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación Carrera de Idiomas ADVANCED ENGLISH IV GLOSSARY Name: Daisy Chuquicondor Professor: Lic. Ruth Infante Semester: Eight “A” 2014
  • 2. Card 1 A ADDITIVE /ˈÆD.ɪ.TɪV/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: Something added to a substance, esp. food, to improve it or to preserve it. Example: Additives help food to keep fresh.
  • 3. CARD 2 A ALTER /ˈɒL.TƏR/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To change a characteristic, often slightly, or to cause this to happen. Example: It was impossible to alter my Grammar grades.
  • 4. Card 3 A ASHORE /əˈʃɔˈr/ Part of Speech: Adverb Definition: Towards or onto land from the water. Example: Someone was swimming ashore before the storm comes.
  • 5. Card 4 A ACUPUNCTURIST /ˈæk.jʊ.pʌŋk.tʃərIst/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A person who performs acupuncture. Example: I have never gone to an acupuncturist.
  • 6. CARD 5 A APPEAL /əˈpiˈl/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: To be interesting or attractive. Example: I used to see few wonderful parachutes at the beach.
  • 7. CARD 6 B BEAD /biˈd/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A small, often round piece of plastic, wood, glass, or other material with a hole through it, which is put on a string to make jewelry such as a necklace. Example: This necklace has as many wood beads as my old ring.
  • 8. CARD 7 B BLAME /bleɪm/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To say or think that someone or something did something wrong or is responsible for something bad happening. Example: If you blame me, you will need to show evidence to support your arguments.
  • 9. Card 8 B BLOCK /blɒk/ Part of Speech: Noun Definition: A large solid piece of wood, stone, or other material with flat rectangular sides, as for use in building. Example: Houses are not allowed to build with blocks.
  • 10. Card 9 C CRISP /krɪsp/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Describes cooked foods, such as pastry and biscuits, that are well cooked so that they are just dry and hard enough. Example: My mom insisted on buying three crispy cakes.
  • 11. Card 10 C CRAMPED /kræmpt/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Not having enough space or time. Example: I prefer to live in a cramped room rather than dirty room.
  • 12. Card 11 C CRUSH /krʌʃ/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To press, mash, or squeeze so as to injure, break, crease, etc. Example: When I was child, I used to crush flies in the garden.
  • 13. Card 12 C COWARDICE /ˈkaʊ.ədIs/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: Lack of courage in facing danger, pain, or difficulty. Example: His cowardice didn’t let him to take the oral exam.
  • 14. Card 13 C CLAUSTROPHOBIA /ˈklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ Part of Speech: Uncountable Noun Definition: Fear of being in closed spaces. Example: Robert told me that he had suffered claustrophobia when getting on elevators.
  • 15. Card 14 D DIVER /ˈdaɪ.vər/ Part of speech: Countable Noun Definition: A person who works or searches for things underwater using special breathing equipment. Example: As a diver, I have to search what is happening with sea life.
  • 16. Card 15 D DINER /ˈdaɪ.nər/ Part of speech: Countable Noun Definition: Someone who is eating a meal, especially in a restaurant. Example: You will always see diner at the side of the road.
  • 17. Card 16 E ELASTOPLAST /ɪˈlæs.tə.plæst/ Part of Speech: Countable and Uncountable Noun Definition: A common type of plaster (=a small piece of sticky material to cover and protect a cut in the skin). Example: You must get an elastoplast for your hurt.
  • 18. Card 17 F FINGERPRINT /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə.prɪnt/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: An impression of the pattern of ridges on the palmar surface of the end joint of each finger and thumb. Example: The police have taken fingerprints from my neighbor due to a murder.
  • 19. Card 18 F FUNNEL /ˈfʌn.əl/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A hollow utensil with a wide mouth tapering to a small hole, used for pouring liquids, powders, etc, into a narrow-necked vessel travel some distance regularly between one's home and one's place of work. Example: The hole of the funnel was as dirty as the water container.
  • 20. Card 19 F FLUTTER /ˈflʌt.ər/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To make a series of quick delicate movements up and down or from side to side, or to cause something to do this. Example: Could you see brilliant kits were fluttering on the mountain?
  • 21. Card 20 G GEARBOX /ˈɡɪƏ.BɒKS/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A metal box containing the gears in a vehicle Example: If we’d known more about vehicles, we’d have noticed what happened with the gearbox.
  • 22. Card 21 I INFLATE /ɪnˈfleɪt/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To cause to increase in size by filling with air. Example: Paul admitted to inflating Jean’s balloon.
  • 23. Card 22 I INTACT /ɪnˈtækt/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: untouched or unimpaired; left complete or perfect Example: Ecuador is plenty of intact rainforest.
  • 24. Card 23 I IN RESPONSE TO /In -ˈspɑˈnstə/ Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: Answering or reacting something that has been said or done Example: In response to your letter. I totally agree.
  • 25. Card 24 I IMPROMPTU /ɪmˈprɒmp.tʃuˈ/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Done or said without earlier planning or preparation Example: I have never heard an impromptu news like that.
  • 26. Card 25 I INVENTIVE /ɪnˈven.tɪv/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Very good at thinking of new and original ideas Example: Few people are very inventive, usually creating new experiments.
  • 27. Card 26 I IMMINENT /ˈɪm.ɪ.nənt/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: coming or likely to happen very soon. Example: You must take care of your family because a imminent disaster comes.
  • 28. Card 27 I INTERVAL Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A period between two events or times, or the space between two points. Example: Henry Lank’s book has some intervals between Shakespeare's book.
  • 29. Card 28 K KIDNAP /ˈkɪd.næp/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To take a person away illegally by force, usually in order to demand money in exchange for releasing them. Example: Daughters and sons of businessmen has been kidnaped from the school or high school.
  • 30. Card 29 K KEEPAWAKE /kiˈp əˈweɪk/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: Not sleeping Example: Babies keep awake at nights.
  • 31. Card 30 L LOOK AFTER /lʊk ˈɑˈf.tər/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To take care of; be responsible for Example: She looked after the child while I worked.
  • 32. Card 31 L LEND /LEND/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To give something to someone for a short period of time, expecting it to be given back. Example: Could you lend me ten coins?
  • 33. Card 32 L LOOK AT SOMETHING /lʊk ət ˈsʌm.θɪŋ/ Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: to think about a subject carefully so that you can make a decision about it. Example: The government is looking at ways of reducing electricity cost.
  • 34. Card 33 L LOOK UP TO /lʊk əp tə/ Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: To admire and respect someone. Example: I had always looked up to my mom.
  • 35. Card 34 M MEMORISE /ˈmem.ə.raɪz/ Part of Speech: British Verb Definition: To learn something so that you will remember it exactly Example: I have to memorise a large number of irregular verbs.
  • 36. Card 35 M MISTAKE /mɪˈsteɪk/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: An action, decision, or judgment that produces an unwanted or unintentional result. Example: Did you know that the letter’s information had mistakes?
  • 37. Card 36 M MOOD /muˈd/ Part of Speech: Countable Noun Definition: A temporary state of mind or temper Example: It’s difficult to be in a good mood after broke up with your boyfriend?
  • 38. Card 37 M MELTED /ˈmel.tɪd/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Having turned soft or into a liquid. Example: I put a large amount of melted butter in the omelet.
  • 39. Card 38 O OUTRIGHT /ˈaʊtˈraɪt/ Part of Speech: Adverb Definition: Total, clear and certain . Example: Discos should be banned outright on weekends.
  • 40. Card 39 O ON THE WHOLE Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb Definition: Generally Example: It doesn’t matter what happen to me, but on the whole I am happy because I have my family.
  • 41. Card 40 P PRICELESS /ˈpraɪs.ləs/ Part of speech: Adjective Definition: Describes an object that has such a high value, especially because it is rare. Example: A priceless collection of antiques was destroyed by Peter.
  • 42. Card 41 P PARTLY /ˈpɑˈt.li/ Part of Speech: Adverb Definition: To some degree, but not completely. Example: The house is partly owned by her father.
  • 43. Card 42 P PENNILESS /ˈpen.i.ləs/ Part of Speech: Adjective Definition: Very poor; almost totally without money Example: My father told me that I shouldn't marry a penniless man.
  • 44. Card 43 R RESIGNATION /ˈrez.ɪɡˈneɪ.ʃən/ Part of Speech: Noun Definition: The act of telling your employer that you are leaving your job. Example: I explained to my boss the reasons for resignation.
  • 45. Card 44 R ROAR /rɔˈr/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To make a long, loud, deep sound. Example: If you go at the end of the zoo, you will hear lions roaring.
  • 46. Card 45 S SCRAP /skræp/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: A small piece of something larger; fragment. Example: The iron is made of scrap metal.
  • 47. Card 46 S SCEPTICISM /-skEptIsɪ.zəm/ Part of Speech: Noun Definition: An attitude of doubtfulness as to the truth of something. Example: I was petrified when I heard the cashier treated money claims with skepticism.
  • 48. Card 47 S STAIN /steɪn/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To leave a mark on something that is difficult to remove. Example: Tomato sauce stains terribly my white shirt.
  • 49. Card 48 S SUSPECT /səˈspekt/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To believe guilty of a specified offence without proof Example: If I were a witch I would suspect who is the killer.
  • 50. Card 49 S SWAP /swɒp/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To trade or exchange (something or someone) for another. Example: You musn’t swap seat with your friend.
  • 51. Card 50 U UPSET /ʌpˈset/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To make someone worried, unhappy, or angry. Example: Don’t be upset with me, will you?
  • 52. Card 51 W WITHDRAW /wɪðˈdrɔˈ/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: To take or draw back or away; remove Example: The credit card allows you to withdraw a small amount of money.
  • 53. BIBLIOGRAPHY:  http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/withdraw_1?q=WITH DRAW  http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/withdraw?showCo okiePolicy=true  http://dictionary.reference.com/  http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/definition  http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/
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