Vocabulary Unit 1. P. 2 Happiness. Assert (v): to state an opinion or belief very clearly and firmly. Assertive ( adj ) Assertion (n) Assertively ( adv ) She asserted her views about cheating very clearly. Astonishing ( adj ): so surprising that it is difficult to believe.
P. 2 Happiness
Boost (n): something that helps someone to be happier or more successful; A lift up.boost (v): to increase something like sales or production because they are not as high as you want them to be.To lift someone up higher
Deed (n): something someone does, especially something that is very good or very bad;an official paper that is a record of an agreement, especially an agreement concerning who owns property
Devote (v): to give your time or money to something; (to devote yourself to ___) to do everything you can to achieve a goal or help someone.
Graft (v): to join a part of a flower, plant, or tree onto another flower, plant, or tree* In context: to join one idea to another to create something new.to remove a piece of skin, bone etc from part of someone's body and put it onto or into a part of their body that has been damaged
Inherit (v): to receive something from someone after they have died; to get a quality, type of behavior, appearance etc from one of your parents
Instinctively (adv): reacting to something because of instinct (a natural tendency or ability to behave or react a particular way without having to learn it or think about it.
Pace (n): the speed at which something happens or at which you do something such as move, work, etc.Pace (v): to walk backward and forward when you are waiting or worried about something.
Philosophy (n): the study of what it means to exist, what good and evil are, what knowledge is, or how people should live; a set of ideas about these subjects; a set of beliefs about how you live your life, do your job, etc.
Review (n): An act of carefully examining, considering, and judging a situation or processin context: a careful examination of research and scholarship.