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vital

vital

/ˈvaɪtəɫ/
adjective
absolutely necessary and of great importance

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early

early

/ˈɝɫi/
adjective
happening or done before the usual, expected, or scheduled time
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No evidence exists of an early device to enhance hearing, but it probably did exist.

The diet of early humans depended on what foods were available to them.

Such disabilities were more than an inconvenience for early humans; they were a threat to their existence.

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perfect

perfect

/ˈpɝˌfɪkt/, /pɝˈfɛkt/
adjective
as good as possible; complete

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social

social

/ˈsoʊʃəɫ/
adjective
related to society and its citizens' lives in general

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beautiful

beautiful

/ˈbjutəfəɫ/
adjective
having beauty; attractive to look at; pleasing the senses or the mind

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fine

fine

/ˈfaɪn/
adjective
feeling well; in good health

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short

short

/ˈʃɔɹt/
adjective
not high or tall and having little length

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entire

entire

/ɪnˈtaɪɝ/
adjective
involving or describing the whole of something

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clear

clear

/ˈkɫɪɹ/
adjective
easy to understand

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American

American

/ɐmˈɛɹɪkən/
adjective
relating to the United States or its people
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Three of the power centers of the U.S. economy even stretch beyond American borders:

Reading 5 General Pershing was a famous American officer.

He was in the American army, and fought in Europe in the First World War.

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particular

particular

/ˌpɑˈtɪkjəɫɝ/, /pɝˈtɪkjəɫɝ/
adjective
unique and distinctive among others that are of the same general classification
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StroMotion special effects add particular value to winter sports.

These neurons have receptors that can detect a particular molecule.

What do you think of his relationship with his guests, and with one particular guest?'

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difficult

difficult

/ˈdɪfəkəɫt/
adjective
needing a lot of work or skill to do, understand, or deal with

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hot

hot

/ˈhɑt/
adjective
having a high temperature or a high degree of heat

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common

common

/ˈkɑmən/
adjective
found or happening often

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open

open

/ˈoʊpən/
adjective
letting things, people, air, etc. go in or out

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special

special

/ˈspɛʃəɫ/
adjective
different from, greater, or better than what is normal
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Time goes more slowly in this quiet, special place.

Often they are addressed in special ways, like Your Highness.

Today academic robes are usually worn only for graduation ceremonies, along with a special cap.

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favorite

favorite

/ˈfeɪvɝɪt/, /ˈfeɪvɹət/
adjective
‌liked or preferred more than others of the same kind

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similar

similar

/ˈsɪməɫɝ/
adjective
almost the same; having a resemblance in appearance, quality, etc., but not identical

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crazy

crazy

/ˈkɹeɪzi/
adjective
foolish; not sensible; stupid

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several

several

/ˈsɛvɝəɫ/, /ˈsɛvɹəɫ/
adjective
fewer than many but not less than two
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Depending on the circumstances, they might wait several years.

In the last 50 years, several factors have caused young adults to leave the farms.

Working with the principles above, they create several possible names.

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close

close

/ˈkɫoʊs/, /ˈkɫoʊz/
adjective
near in distance or time; having similarities but not exactly the same

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red

red

/ˈɹɛd/
adjective
having the color of blood or cherries

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weird

weird

/ˈwɪɹd/
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very strange, unusual, and not natural, in a way that is difficult to understand

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public

public

/ˈpəbɫɪk/
adjective
of, connected with, or affecting all the people in a society
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Their tools are Internet search engines, dictionaries, history books, telephones, and public records of every sort.

Art Attack Public installations have been angering residents ever since the Parthenon went up in Greece.

Increasingly, public art is designed by architects with the goal of blending harmoniously with buildings or planned spaces.

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deep

deep

/ˈdip/
adjective
having a great distance from the surface to the bottom

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