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Vertex [ ver-teks ]. Definition: (noun) The highest point of something; apex; summit; top: the vertex of a mountain. After climbing the mountain for hours, I was so pleased to reach the vertex. Vanquish [ vang-kwish ]. Definition:

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vertex ver teks
Vertex[ver-teks]

Definition:

(noun)The highest point of something; apex; summit; top: the vertex of a mountain.

After climbing the mountain for hours, I was so pleased to reach the vertex.

vanquish vang kwish
Vanquish [vang-kwish]

Definition:

(Verb) to conquer or subdue by superior force, as in battle.

The sentiment made no sense for gladiators, who expected to vanquish their opponents and live.

innovation in uh vey shuh
Innovation [in-uh-vey-shuh]

Definition:

(noun) something new or different introduced.

When people want to change, they usually turn first to the strategy of innovation.

nettle net l
Nettle [net-l]

Definition:

(verb) to irritate, annoy, or provoke.

People talking during the film really nettles me.

oppression uh pre shun
Oppression [uh-pre-shun]

Definition:

(noun) the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.

The media focus solely on poverty and the cycle of oppression .

gallery gal uh ree
Gallery [gal-uh-ree]

Definition:

(noun) a raised area, often having to accommodate spectators, exhibits, etc.

On the west side of the building, elevator and stair landings overlook a gallery.

edition e h dish uhn
Edition[eh-dish-uhn]

Definition:

(noun) the format in which a literary work is published: a one-volume edition of Shakespeare.

Nearly twenty years elapsed before another editionappeared

moderately mod er it ly
Moderately[mod-er-it-ly]

Definition:

(adjective) kept or keeping within reasonable or proper limits; not extreme, excessive, or intense.

Because it is still moderately bright outside, my brain doesn't want to sleep

fatigue fuh teeg
Fatigue [fuh-teeg]

Definition:

(noun) weariness from bodily or mental exertion.

Now you can see their  fatigue , and they're ready to sleep.

navigate nav i gate
Navigate [nav-i-gate]

Definition:

(verb) to move on, over, or through (water, air, or land) in a ship or aircraft.

The ship’s captain had to navigate his crew across the ocean.

pact pakt
Pact [pakt]

Definition:

(noun) an agreement, covenant, or compact

Madison and Jessica made a pact to always be friends.

innuendo in yoo en doh
Innuendo [in-yoo-en-doh]

Definition:

(noun) an indirect hint about a person or thing.

There is no point in replying to this kind of innuendo.

effervescent ef er ves uhnt
Effervescent [ef-er-ves-uhnt]

Definition:

(adjective)effervescing, bubbling, vivacious; gay, lively; sparkling.

For half an hour everything went swimmingly, with plenty of effervescentconversation.

engaging en gey jing
Engaging [en-gey-jing]

Definition:

(adjective) winning; attractive; pleasing: an engaging smile

Students really enjoyed their recent engagingdrama lesson.

aptitude ap ti tood
Aptitude [ap-ti-tood]

Definition:

(noun) readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence.

It was at school that Jordan discovered his aptitude for technology. .

perusal puh roo zuhl
Perusal [puh-roo-zuhl]

Definition:

(noun) the act of perusing; survey; scrutiny.

Although the guide isn't lighthearted, it's casual enough to inspire page-flipping and informal perusal.

transition tran zish uhn
Transition [tran-zish-uhn]

Definition:

(noun) movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change.

The transition from primary school to secondary can be very stressful for the students concerned.

petition puh tish uhn
Petition [puh-tish-uhn]

Definition:

(noun) a document demanding official action which is signed by a lot of people.

The people from Daventry signed a petition to keep the library open.

p erimeter puh rim i ter
Perimeter [puh-rim-i-ter]

Definition:

(noun) the border or outer boundary of an area.

George planted flowers around the perimeter of his garden.

fascinated fas uh neyt ed
Fascinated [fas-uh-neyted]

Definition:

(verb) To be fascinated is to think about something all the time.

Leah is totally fascinated by Jacqueline Wilson books.

factor fak ter
Factor [fak-ter]

Definition:

(noun) one of the elements contributing to a particular result or situation.

Exam results are a factor when considering an individual for employment.

season see zuhn
Season [see-zuhn]

Definition:

(noun) a period of the year described by particular conditions of weather, temperature, etc.

In the summer season ice cream sales increase dramatically.

zone zohn
Zone [zohn]

Definition:

(noun) an area that has particular features or properties.

The LRC is a reading and learning zone.

assist uh sist
Assist [uh-sist]

Definition:

(verb) to give support or aid to; or help.

Tony had to assist Roy in moving the furniture as it was heavy.