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coeducational (coed) (adj) [koh-ej-oo-key-shuh-nl] Definition educating both sexes jointly at the same institution or classes Related Form - coeducation (n)http://www.latymer-upper.org/the-school.html- a coeducational state college- coeducational program
consensus (n) [kuhn-sen-suhs] Definition - majority of opinion - general agreement or concord; harmonyhttp://bomega.com/2007/07/08/the-consensus-hurdle/- to reach a consensus- the consensus of opinion
Deprived (n.) Surgeons work very long time. They are deprived of sleep!
Repertoire (n) Each teacher has a repertoire consisting of techniques and strategies that should be used in classroom.
A state or condition in whicheverything is regular, homogeneous,or unvarying.
INNOVATIVE (ADJECTIVE) DOING SOMETHING IN A NEW WAY.EX/A CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE YOUNG DESIGNER
MENTOR(NOUN) A WISE AND TRUSTED COUNSELOR OR TEACHER.MENTORING (NOUN) : ACT OF COUNSELING AND TEACHING EX/ OUR PROGRAM FOCUSES ON MENTORING TEENAGERS.
HOW HOW ARE YOU? IN.HIB.IT.ET[IN-HIB-I-TID] PART OF SPEECH : ADJ DEFINITION : OVERLY RESTRAINEDPSYCHOLOGY…SUFFERING OF INHIBITION
Anecdotal evidenceEVIDENCE GAINED THROUGH UNSCIENTIFIC METHOD; THE OPPOSITE OF “HARD DATA”
Disrupt(vt): to make it difficultfor sth to continue in the normalway.Disruptive(adj): causingproblems or noise, etc, so thatsth cannot continue normally.Disruption(n) e.g. We aim tohelp you move house withminimum disruption to yourself.Disruptor(n) e.g. He is aninborn disruptor.
Assess(v): to make a judgement about thenature or quality of sb/sth.Assess(v): to calculate the amount or value ofsth.
e.g. We should comply with the traffic rulesComply(v): to obey a rule, oran order,etc. e.g. They should refuse to comply with the New Airport Security Restrictions.
The essay is brief but thorough enoughBrevity (n) – brief (adj)
Vogue-(adj)We also say that something is “invogue,” which means “in fashion.” fashionable
Abstract-(adj)• Sentence: A lamp is concrete but its brightness is abstract.
1. the first of a series of actionsExample:Shewanted to move, to take theinitiative, to give him a big hug2. an effort to solve a problemExample:Parents need to take the initiativewith their childrens after-school programs.
to feel awkward because you are not familiar with a situation or because you are very different from the people around you Example:All the other children in the school had rich, middle-class parents. Terry, who came from a poor home, was beginning to feel like a fish out of water.
[kuh-riz-muh]Part of Speech: nounDefinition: great personal charmSynonyms: allure, magnetism, appeal, d azzle, drawing power, fascination, flash, glamour , it,Pizzazz, star quality
[v. em-yuh-leyt; adj. em-yuh-lit] Part of Speech: verb Definition: copy the actions of Synonyms: follow in footsteps, follow suit, follow the example o f, imitate, mimic, mirror Notes: emulate means to strive to equal, excel, or match by imitating; imitate means to reprodu ce or copy someones behavior or looks
REIN• A long thin piece of material, especially leather, which helps you to control and direct a horse. Ex: The cowboy fell off the horse when the reins broke.• Keep a tight rein on SO/Sth.(to have a lot of control over SO/Sth) Ex: My father always kept us on a tight rein.• Take over/up the reins. (to take control of sth, especially organization or a country). Ex: When they made me the team leader, I got to take up the reins to current project.
Oversight• Sth you forget to think about.Ex: They were an oversight on my fee bills.
regurgitate [rɪˈgɜˈdʒɪˈteɪt]• vb• food) REGURGITATE 1. to vomit forth (partially digested• 2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Zoology) (of some birds and certain other animals) to bring back to the mouth (undigested or partly digested food with which to feed the young)• 3.(intr) to be cast up or out, esp from the mouth• 4. (Medicine) (intr)Med (of blood) to flow backwards, in a direction opposite to the normal one, esp through a defective heart valve• [from Medieval Latin regurgitāre, from re- + gurgitāre to flood, from Latin gurges gulf, whirlpool]• Source:http://www.thefreedictionary.co
ROTE MEMORIZATIONrotememorization|rōt| |ˌmemərəˌzāSHən |committal to memory, memorisation,memorization - learning so as to beable to remember verbatim; "the actorsmemorization of his lines"
DerogatoryDerogatory (Adj.)= insulting or disrespectful. Ifyou feel offended or insulted by what someonesays, the person probably said somethingderogatory.E.g. Your mother is a stupid woman.
HarassmentHarassment(n)= molestation;persistent attacks orabuse by someone. It can be at work , school oreven in our environment.E.g. Student at school is accused of sexualharassment.
ivory tower： a place or situation where you are separated from thedifficulties of ordinary life and so are unable to understandthem, used especially to describe a college or university: an academic in an ivory tower
heresy (noun)： 1. a belief that disagrees with the official principles of a particular religion: He was executed for heresy.2. a belief, statement etc that disagrees with what a group of people believe to be right:To come to work without a shirt and tie was considered heresy. Heretic (noun)：someone who is guilty of heresy: Cranmer was put to death as a heretic.
EntitledDefinition: qualified for by right according to law.-Women are entitled to maternity leave by law. http://americanglob.com/2009/04/16/boston-tea-party-pics-of-people-and-signs/
Criticize(v.)Definition: to judge or discuss themerits and faults of-He criticized me sharply for failingto finish the project.
an introductory act or step; leading action: to take theinitiative in making friends.
A command or authorization to act in a particular way on apublic issue given by the electorate to its representative:The president had a clear mandate to end the war.