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  1. a couple of
    more than one but indefinitely small in number
  2. absolutely
    totally and definitely; without question
  3. accept
    receive willingly something given or offered
  4. access
    the right to enter
  5. accommodate
    have room for; hold without crowding
  6. accomplish
    achieve with effort
  7. account
    a record or narrative description of past events
  8. accountant
    someone who maintains and audits financial records
  9. achieve
    gain with effort
  10. actively
    in an energetic manner
  11. actually
    in fact
  12. ad
    a public promotion of some product or service
  13. add
    join or combine or unite with others
  14. additional
    further or extra
  15. address
    the place where a person or organization can be found
  16. advanced
    situated ahead or going before
  17. advertise
    make publicity for; try to sell
  18. advertisement
    a public promotion of some product or service
  19. afford
    have the financial means to do something or buy something
  20. affordable
    reasonably priced
  21. after all
    in spite of expectations
  22. afterwards
    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  23. age group
    a group of people having approximately the same age
  24. agenda
    a list of matters to be taken up, as at a meeting
  25. agent
    a representative who acts on behalf of others
  26. agree
    consent or assent to a condition
  27. aircraft
    a vehicle that can fly
  28. airline
    a commercial business that provides scheduled flights
  29. airport
    an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
  30. airway
    the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
  31. allow
    make it possible for something to happen
  32. almost
    slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  33. alone
    isolated from others
  34. alongside
    side by side
  35. already
    prior to a specified or implied time
  36. ambitious
    having a strong desire for success or achievement
  37. analysis
    abstract separation of something into its various parts
  38. angle
    the space between two lines or planes that intersect
  39. anniversary
    the date on which an event occurred in some previous year
  40. announce
    make known
  41. annual
    occurring every year
  42. another
    any of various alternatives; some other
  43. anticipate
    regard something as probable or likely
  44. anyway
    in any way whatsoever
  45. apparently
    seemingly; as far as one can tell
  46. appear
    come into sight or view
  47. applicant
    a person who requests or seeks something
  48. application
    the action of putting something into operation
  49. appointment
    a meeting arranged in advance
  50. appreciate
    be fully aware of; realize fully
  51. approach
    move towards
  52. appropriate
    suitable for a particular person, place, or situation
  53. approve
    judge to be right or commendable; think well of
  54. apron
    a garment tied about the waist and worn to protect clothing
  55. around
    in the area or vicinity
  56. arrange
    put into a proper or systematic order
  57. arrival
    the act of coming to a certain place
  58. arrive
    reach a destination
  59. article
    one of a class of artifacts
  60. artwork
    photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
  61. ask
    make a request or demand for something to somebody
  62. assemble
    create by putting components or members together
  63. assert
    declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
  64. assist
    give help; be of service
  65. assistance
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need
  66. assistant
    a person who contributes to the furtherance of an effort
  67. association
    a formal organization of people or groups of people
  68. assorted
    of many kinds purposefully arranged but lacking uniformity
  69. at a time
    simultaneously
  70. at least
    not less than
  71. at the same time
    at the same instant
  72. attend
    be present
  73. attendee
    a person who is present and participates in a meeting
  74. attract
    exert a force on
  75. automated
    operated with minimal human intervention
  76. automobile
    a motor vehicle with four wheels
  77. available
    obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
  78. average
    an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual
  79. award-winning
    having received awards
  80. background
    the part of a scene behind objects in the front
  81. backpack
    a bag carried by a straps over your shoulders
  82. bake
    cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
  83. bargain
    an agreement between parties fixing obligations of each
  84. bench
    a long seat for more than one person
  85. benefit
    something that aids or promotes well-being
  86. beverage
    any liquid suitable for drinking
  87. bicycle rack
    a rack for parking bicycles
  88. black and white
    not having or not capable of producing colors
  89. blueprint
    something intended as a guide for making something else
  90. board
    a stout length of sawn timber
  91. board of directors
    a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
  92. board of trustees
    a governing board elected or appointed to direct the policies of an educational institution
  93. boarding pass
    a pass that allows you to board a ship or plane
  94. book
    an object consisting of a number of pages bound together
  95. booking
    the act of reserving or engaging the services of
  96. bookshelf
    a shelf on which to keep books
  97. bookstore
    a shop where books are sold
  98. both
    (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
  99. bother
    disturb, especially by minor irritations
  100. bottom
    the lower side of anything
  101. bracelet
    jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
  102. branch
    a division of a stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  103. brand-new
    conspicuously new
  104. break
    destroy the integrity of
  105. brick
    rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
  106. brief
    of short duration or distance
  107. bring
    take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  108. bring up
    raise from a lower to a higher position
  109. brochure
    a small booklet with information about a product or service
  110. budget
    a summary of intended expenditures
  111. buffet
    piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room
  112. bulletin board
    a board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements
  113. busy
    actively or fully engaged or occupied
  114. business card
    a card on which are printed the person's name and business affiliation
  115. by the way
    introducing a different topic; in point of fact
  116. cable
    a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
  117. cafeteria
    a restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
  118. calendar
    a system of timekeeping that defines divisions of the year
  119. campaign
    related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal
  120. canal
    long and narrow strip of water for boats or for irrigation
  121. cancel
    declare null and void
  122. cancellation
    the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
  123. candidate
    someone who is considered for something
  124. candle
    stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  125. care for
    be fond of; be attached to
  126. career
    the particular occupation for which you are trained
  127. carrier
    a person or firm transporting people or goods or messages
  128. carry
    physically move while supporting, by vehicle, hands, or body
  129. catering
    providing food and services
  130. ceiling
    the overhead upper surface of a covered space
  131. celebrate
    have a festivity
  132. celebration
    a joyful occasion for festivities to mark some happy event
  133. celebrity
    the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
  134. central
    in or near an inner area
  135. century
    a period of 100 years
  136. certainly
    definitely or positively
  137. certified
    endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements
  138. charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  139. chat
    talk socially without exchanging too much information
  140. cheap
    relatively low in price or charging low prices
  141. check in
    announce one's arrival, e.g. at hotels or airports
  142. check out
    examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
  143. checklist
    a list of items to be checked or consulted
  144. chef
    a professional cook
  145. chief financial officer
    the corporate executive having financial authority to make appropriations and authorize expenditures for a firm
  146. choose
    pick out from a number of alternatives
  147. cinema
    a medium that disseminates moving pictures
  148. city center
    the central part of a city
  149. clear
    readily apparent to the mind
  150. clearance sale
    a sale to reduce inventory
  151. client
    someone who pays for goods or services
  152. close to
    (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  153. close up
    very close
  154. closet
    a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
  155. cloth
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  156. clothes
    apparel in general
  157. colleague
    an associate that one works with
  158. color scheme
    a planned combination of colors
  159. column
    a line of units following one after another
  160. comb
    a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge
  161. combine
    put or add together
  162. come by
    obtain, especially accidentally
  163. comfortable
    providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief
  164. comment
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion
  165. commercial
    connected with or engaged in the exchange of goods
  166. community center
    a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
  167. compare
    examine and note the similarities or differences of
  168. competition
    the act of contending with others for rewards or resources
  169. compile
    get or gather together
  170. complain
    express discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  171. complaint
    an expression of grievance or resentment
  172. complete
    having all necessary qualities
  173. completely
    with everything necessary
  174. composer
    someone who writes music as a profession
  175. compromise
    an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
  176. concern
    something that interests you because it is important
  177. concerned
    feeling or showing worry about something
  178. conclude
    bring to a close
  179. conference
    a prearranged meeting for consultation or discussion
  180. conference call
    a telephone call in which more than two people participate
  181. conference room
    a room in which a conference can be held
  182. confidential
    given in secret
  183. confirm
    strengthen
  184. confirmation
    information that verifies
  185. congratulations
    an expression of approval and commendation
  186. consider
    think about carefully; weigh
  187. considerably
    to a great extent or degree
  188. consistently
    in a systematic or steady manner
  189. construction
    the act of building something
  190. consultant
    an expert who gives advice
  191. consultation
    the act of referring to something to find information
  192. contact
    the act of touching physically
  193. contact lens
    a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
  194. container
    any object that can be used to hold things
  195. contract
    a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
  196. contractor
    someone who is hired to build things
  197. control
    power to direct or determine
  198. conveniently
    in a convenient manner
  199. convention
    the act of meeting formally
  200. convince
    make realize the truth or validity of something
  201. cookware
    a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily
  202. cooperation
    the practice of working together on a common enterprise
  203. coordinator
    someone whose task is to see that work goes harmoniously
  204. copier
    apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material
  205. copy
    a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
  206. cord
    a line made of twisted fibers or threads
  207. correct
    free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  208. corrected
    having something undesirable neutralized
  209. council
    a body serving in an administrative capacity
  210. counsel
    something that provides direction or advice
  211. counter
    a calculator recording the number of times something happens
  212. cover
    provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  213. cover letter
    a letter sent along with other documents to provide additional information
  214. crate
    a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
  215. credential
    a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
  216. crew
    an organized group of workers
  217. crowded
    overfilled or compacted or concentrated
  218. current
    occurring in or belonging to the present time
  219. currently
    at this time or period
  220. custom-made
    made according to the specifications of an individual
  221. customer
    someone who pays for goods or services
  222. cyclist
    a person who rides a bike
  223. damaged
    harmed or injured or spoiled
  224. day off
    a day when you are not required to work
  225. deadline
    the point in time at which something must be completed
  226. dealership
    a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
  227. decade
    a period of 10 years
  228. decide
    reach, make, or come to a conclusion about something
  229. decision
    a position or opinion reached after consideration
  230. decorated
    decorated or dressed up to be more beautiful or distinct
  231. dedication
    complete and wholehearted fidelity
  232. defect
    a failing or deficiency
  233. definitely
    without question and beyond doubt
  234. deliver
    bring to a destination
  235. delivery
    voluntary transfer of something from one party to another
  236. depart
    go away or leave
  237. department
    a specialized division of a large organization
  238. department head
    the head of a department
  239. depend on
    be contingent on
  240. describe
    give a statement representing something
  241. desktop
    the top of a desk
  242. detailed
    developed with careful treatment of particulars
  243. develop
    progress or evolve through a process of natural growth
  244. developer
    someone who develops real estate
  245. dining
    the act of eating dinner
  246. dining room
    a room used for dining
  247. direct flight
    a flight with one or more intermediate stops but no change of aircraft
  248. direction
    a line leading to a place or point
  249. directly
    without turning aside from your course
  250. director
    someone who manages an organization
  251. disappointing
    not up to expectations
  252. discount
    an amount or percentage deducted
  253. discuss
    consider or examine in speech or writing
  254. dish
    a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
  255. display
    something intended to communicate a particular impression
  256. distribute
    give to several people
  257. divide
    a serious disagreement between two groups of people
  258. division
    the act of partitioning
  259. do well
    act in one's own or everybody's best interest
  260. document
    a representation of a person's thinking with symbolic marks
  261. domestic
    of or relating to the home
  262. domestic flight
    a flight that begins and ends in the same country
  263. donation
    a voluntary gift made to some worthwhile cause
  264. draft
    a current of air
  265. dramatically
    with respect to dramatic value
  266. drawer
    a boxlike container in a piece of furniture
  267. dress rehearsal
    a full uninterrupted rehearsal in costumes shortly before the first performance
  268. drop
    let fall to the ground
  269. drop by
    visit informally and spontaneously
  270. drop in
    visit informally and spontaneously
  271. drop off
    fall or diminish
  272. due
    that which is deserved or owed
  273. durable
    existing for a long time
  274. earlier
    more early than; most early
  275. early
    at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
  276. edit
    prepare for publication or presentation by revising
  277. editor
    the person who determines the final content of a text
  278. educational
    relating to the process of instruction
  279. effective
    producing or capable of producing an intended result
  280. efficiency
    skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort
  281. electric car
    a car that is powered by electricity
  282. electricity
    a physical phenomenon that can produce light, heat and power
  283. electronically
    by electronic means
  284. employee
    a worker who is hired to perform a job
  285. employment
    the state of having a job
  286. enable
    provide the means to perform some task
  287. encourage
    inspire with confidence
  288. encryption
    the activity of converting data or information into code
  289. enter
    to come or go into
  290. enterprise
    a purposeful or industrious undertaking
  291. enthusiasm
    a feeling of excitement
  292. entire
    constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
  293. entrance
    something that provides access to get in
  294. envelope
    a flat container for a letter or thin package
  295. environmental
    of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
  296. episode
    a happening that is distinctive in a series of events
  297. equipment
    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking
  298. era
    a period marked by distinctive character
  299. erase
    remove by or as if by rubbing
  300. especially
    to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
  301. estimate
    judge tentatively
  302. euro
    the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies
  303. even
    being level or straight or regular and without variation
  304. exact
    marked by strict and complete accordance with fact
  305. exactly
    indicating preciseness
  306. excellent
    very good; of the highest quality
  307. exception
    an instance that does not conform to a rule
  308. exchange
    the act of changing one thing for another thing
  309. excited
    in an aroused state
  310. exhibit
    show; make visible or apparent
  311. exit
    move out of or depart from
  312. expand
    extend in one or more directions
  313. expect
    regard something as probable or likely
  314. expense
    a financial burden; money that must be paid out
  315. expensive
    high in price or charging high prices
  316. experience
    the content of observation or participation in an event
  317. expertise
    skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
  318. explain
    make plain and comprehensible
  319. explanation
    making something understandable
  320. exposition
    a collection of things for public display
  321. exposure
    the state of being vulnerable to something
  322. express
    communicate beliefs or opinions
  323. extension
    act of expanding in scope
  324. extensive
    large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
  325. exterior
    situated in the outdoors or outside of a building
  326. extra
    more than is needed, desired, or required
  327. extremely
    to the greatest possible degree
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