Vocabulary #1

tereziandthedragons's version from 2015-09-11 12:07

Vocab 1

Question Answer
Surveillance(n.) a watch kept over a person, group, etc., supervision.
Monitor(v.) to watch for purposes of control, surveillance, etc.; keep track of; check continually.
Protective(adj.) having the quality or function of protecting.
Negligence(n.) the quality, fact, or result of paying no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight.
Invasion of Privacy(n.) an encroachment upon the right to be let alone or to be free from publicity.
Eavesdrop(v.) to listen secretly to a private conversation.
Overprotective(adj.) to defend or guard from attack, invasion, loss, annoyance, insult, etc.; cover or shield from injury or danger in an over the top manner.
Independence(n.) freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others.
Nosy(adj.) unduly curious about the affairs of others; prying; meddlesome.
Watchful(adj.) vigilant or alert; closely observant.
Articulate(adj.) speaking well
Discord(n.) disagreement
Diligent(adj.) hard-working
Perceptive(adj.) having keen understanding; discerning
Superficial(adj.) on the surface; shallow
Contempt(n.) to think little of someone

Vocab 2

Question Answer
Lucid/elucidate(adj.) clear; easy to understand
Immune(adj.) safe from harm; protected
Aesthetic(adj.) having to do with art or beauty
Inclined(adj.) tending toward one direction
Diverse(adj.) Varied
Hypocritical(adj.) insincere
Abstract(adj.) Lacking substance
Inevitable(adj.) unavoidable; bound to happen
Eccentric(adj.) odd; unusual; quirky
Apprehensive(adj.) fearful; worried
Inferred(v.) derived by reasoning; implied as a conclusion
Disdain(v.) contempt; intense dislike

Vocab 3

Question Answer
Provincial(adj.) narrow-minded; unsophisticated
Valid(adj.) founded on fact or evidence
Indifferent(adj.) Not caring one way or the other; lacking preference
Apathy(n.) Lack of emotion or interest
Obscure(adj.) unclear; clouded; partially hidden; hard to understand
Ambiguous(adj.) having more than one meaning; vague
Impartial(adj.) unbiased; neutral
Objective(adj.) without bias (as opposed to subjective)
Revere(v.) to worship; to honor
Discriminate(v.) to differentiate; to make clear distinction; to see the difference
Denounce(v.) to speak out against; to condemn
Innovate(v.) to be creative; to introduce something new