- 1. Universidad Técnica de Ambato Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación Carrera de Idiomas GLOSSARY Name: Daisy Chuquicondor Semester: Eight “A”
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 /əˈʃɔːr/ 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 /əˈpiːl/ 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 /biːd/ 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 /ˌklɒs.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 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. 24. Card 23 K KEEPAWAKE /kiːp əˈweɪk/ Part of Speech: Verb Definition: Not sleeping Example: Babies keep awake at nights. 25. Card 24 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. 26. Card 25 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.