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succinct
expressed clearly and in a few words (=CONCISE)
susceptible
very likely to be influenced, harmed, or affected by someone or something
intimidate
to frighten or threaten someone so that they will do what you want ( ~ INTO doing sth)
bog sth/sb down
to make something sink into mud or wet ground | to prevent someone from making progress in an activity
retain
to keep something; to continue to have something (=PRESERVE)
comply WITH
to obey a rule, an order, etc.
compliance
the practice of obeying rules or requests made by people in authority
noncompliance
the fact of failing or refusing to obey a rule
subject to
likely to be affected by something, especially something bad || depending on something in order to be completed or agreed
virtue
behavior or attitudes that show high moral standards | a particular good quality or habit
discrete
(formal or technology) independent of other things of the same type
discretion
the freedom or power to decide what should be done in a particular situation
adjacent TO
(of an area, a building, a room, etc.) next to or near something
treaty
a formal agreement between two or more countries
enclave
a small area of a city or country where the people have a different religion, culture, or nationality from those who live in the city or country that surrounds it
jurisdiction
the authority that an official organization has to make legal decisions about someone or something
acquisition
the act of getting something, especially knowledge, a skill, etc.
diversion
the act of changing the direction that someone or something is following, or what something is used for
sovereignty OVER
complete power to govern a country
statute
a law that is passed by a government and formally written down
designate
to say officially that someone or something has a particular character or name; to describe someone or something in a particular way
bar
to close something with a bar or bars || block a road, path, etc. so that no one can pass
doctrine
a statement of government policy | a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, a political party, etc.
pragmatic
realistic
buttress
to support or give strength to someone or something
implicit
forming part of something || suggested without being directly expressed || complete and not doubted (=ABSOLUTE)
obtuse
slow or unwilling to understand something
obtuse angle
an angle between 90° and 180°
concrete
based on facts, not on ideas or guesses
entice
to persuade someone or something to go somewhere or to do something, usually by offering them something
verbatim
exactly as spoken or written (=word by word)
bait
to deliberately try to make someone angry by making cruel or insulting remarks
regurgitate
to bring food that has been swallowed back up into the mouth again
pertinent
appropriate to a particular situation (=relevant)
leverage
to get as much advantage or profit as possible from something that you have
reap
to obtain something, especially something good, as a direct result of something that you have done
subtle
not very noticeable or obvious | behaving in a smart and skillful way, and using indirect methods, in order to achieve something
legacy
money or property that is given to you by someone when they die (=inheritance)
botany
the scientific study of plants and their structure
immunology
the scientific study of protection against disease
inconsequential
not important or worth considering (=trivial )
jargon
words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group of people, and are difficult for others to understand
dissect
to cut up a dead person, an animal, or a plant in order to study it | to study something closely and/or discuss it in great detail
entrance
to make someone feel great pleasure and admiration so that they give someone or something all their attention
legitimate
(chính đáng) for which there is a fair and acceptable reason | (=LEGAL) allowed and acceptable according to the law
pitfall
a danger or difficulty, especially one that is hidden or not obvious at first
realm
an area of activity, interest, or knowledge | = KINGDOM
disengage
to free someone or something from the person or thing that is holding them or it; to become free
extrapolate
to estimate something or form an opinion about something, using the facts that you have now and that are valid for one situation and supposing that they will be valid for the new one
prevail
to exist or be very common at a particular time or in a particular place
prevail UPON
to persuade someone to do something
apt
suitable or appropriate in the circumstances | likely or having a natural tendency to do something
intimidate
to frighten or threaten someone so that they will do what you want
blueprint
a photographic print of a plan for a building or a machine, with white lines on a blue background
drastic
extreme in a way that has a sudden, serious, or violent effect on something
tout
to try to persuade people that someone or something is important or valuable by praising them/it
refute
to prove that something is wrong
repudiate
to refuse to accept something | reject/deny
civic
officially connected with a town or city
ridicule
to make someone or something look silly by laughing at them or it in an unkind way
outrageous
very shocking and unacceptable
broker
a person who buys and sells things for other people
mortgage
a legal agreement by which a bank or similar organization lends you money to buy a house, etc., and you pay the money back over a particular number of years; the sum of money that you borrow (=home loan)
tantalize
to make a person or an animal want something that they cannot have or do (nhử)
allude TO
to mention something in an indirect way
top-notch
excellent; of the highest quality
intuition
the ability to know something by using your feelings rather than considering the facts
intuit
to know that something is true based on your feelings rather than on facts, what someone tells you, etc.
exclusive
only to be used by one particular person or group; only given to one particular person or group
shrewd
very good at understanding and making judgments about a situation
mediate
to try to end a disagreement between two or more people or groups by talking to them and trying to find things that everyone can agree on
trait
a particular quality in your personality
wary
(=CAUTIOUS) careful when dealing with someone or something because you think that there may be a danger or problem
initiative
a new plan for dealing with a particular problem or for achieving a particular purpose
remedy
(=SOLUTION) a way of dealing with or improving an unpleasant or difficult situation
expedite
speed up
byzantine
complicated, secret, and difficult to change
intricate
having a lot of different parts and small details that fit together
recourse TO
the fact of having to, or being able to, use something that can provide help in a difficult situation
resent
to feel bitter or angry about something, especially because you feel it is unfair
glacial
connected with the Ice Age || icy
ambiguous
that can be understood in more than one way; having different meanings
skeptical about/of something
having doubts that a claim or statement is true or that something will happen
anthropology
the study of the human race, especially of its origins, development, customs, and beliefs
congestion
the state of being crowded and full of traffic
rescind
to officially state that a law, contract, decision, etc. is no longer valid
precedence OVER
priority
supersede
to take the place of something or someone that is considered to be old-fashioned or no longer the best available
plausible
reasonable and likely to be true || (of a person) good at sounding honest and sincere, especially when trying to trick people
precipitation
rain, snow, etc. that falls; the amount of this that falls || (chemistry) a chemical process in which solid material is separated from a liquid (kết tủa)
prevalent
common, widespread
autonomy
independence
trivial
not important or serious; not worth considering
enthrall
(=entrance) if something ~ you, it is so interesting, beautiful, etc. that you give it all your attention