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episode

episode

/ˈɛpəˌsoʊd/, /ˈɛpɪˌsoʊd/
noun
any of the separate events or series of events occurring in a sequence
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If you enjoy these episodes, be sure to join the channel.

Hello, and welcome back to the channel and another episode of Ask Rikki.

I think we're on Episode 4, actually.

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event

event

/iˈvɛnt/, /ɪˈvɛnt/
noun
anything that takes place, particularly something important
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It was a significant event.

It is possible this could describe events that occurred not before European contact but afterwards.

I'm so little interested in daily events that I even forget to eat and drink.

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incident

incident

/ˈɪnsədənt/
noun
an event or happening, especially a violent, unusual or important one
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I talked about my car crash incident, I think...

This incident caught on camera.

And this was inspired by an incident last year.

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occasion

occasion

/əˈkeɪʒən/
noun
the time at which a particular event happens
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It's really nice for every single occasion that I can think of that I would actually do.

But on this occasion you aren’t entirely wrong the Mughals were kind of the Mongols.

and they wanted to mark the occasion with their biggest stunt yet.

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occurrence

occurrence

/əˈkɝəns/
noun
something that happens or exists
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In cats, this ocular occurrence boosts low-light sensitivity by almost 50%.

Narrator: Each Crucible event is inspired by an actual occurrence in Marine Corps history.

Those are doubts about a particular sense experience, or some other occurrence at a particular point in time.

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phenomenon

phenomenon

/fəˈnɑməˌnɑn/
noun
an observable fact or event that is perceived through the senses
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I call this pervasive phenomenon the law of accelerating returns.

Today I want to talk about this new phenomenon that is called The Circle and it is on Netflix.

We spoke with a consumer behavior expert to figure out why this phenomenon is happening.

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showcase

showcase

/ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs/
noun
an event that is intended to emphasize the positive aspects of someone
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I had a showcase for BMI.

okay, it's a good showcase of the Chums that I remember, okay.

Stamped by every margarita vendor in Epcot's world showcase.

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accident

accident

/ˈæksədənt/
noun
an unexpected and unpleasant event that occurs by chance, usually causing damage or injury
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Tooth loss was common among our early ancestors due to accidents, infection, and disease.

That year the 24-year-old woman lost her left arm in a motorcycle accident.

While she was recovering from her accident, she worried about her future.

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mishap

mishap

/ˈmɪsˌhæp/
noun
a minor accident that has no serious consequences
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The most recent spacesuit loss was unit 17, during SpaceX-7's cargo-mission mishap.

Epiglottis flap, stops a tube mishap.

Epiglottis flap stops a tube mishap.

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disaster

disaster

/dɪˈzæstɝ/
noun
a sudden and unfortunate event that causes a great amount of damage, death and destruction
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The disaster may have happened gradually.

Ecological disaster was inevitable.

Diamond and others conceive of these disasters as the final assault on a society that had already destroyed itself.

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coincidence

coincidence

/koʊˈɪnsɪdəns/
noun
a situation in which two things happen simultaneously by chance that is considered unusual
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It is not a coincidence that successful parents tend to raise successful children.

Experts say this type of customer loyalty is no coincidence.

The company said the choosing of the date was just a coincidence, but changed it again anyway.

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incidental

incidental

/ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəɫ/
adjective
happening in relation to something else that is more significant
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This influences people by the way of incidental cues, like a speaker's physical attractiveness or personal relatability.

And most people wouldn’t be able to easily incorporate enough incidental physical activity into their daily life.

That it's not incidental.

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accidentally

accidentally

/ˌæksəˈdɛnəɫi/, /ˌæksəˈdɛntəɫi/
adverb
happening by chance and without planning in advance
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But now I don't have to worry about like accidentally pulling things out of my shirt

I accidentally put too much out, and as always, I always forget my BECCA Under Eye Corrector.

So if I accidentally pass out, that's why.

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happenstance

happenstance

/ˈhæpənˌstæns/
noun
an event that happens by chance, especially a fortunate one
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So the order is more historical-happenstance-order, not legislators-sat-down-and-thought-it-through-order.

And by happenstance, it was written in a moment of Wintory’s own personal apotheosis.

It's not the first time happenstance has dictated a pitching debut.

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outset

outset

/ˈaʊtˌsɛt/
noun
the beginning of something
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So from the very outset, retirementwasn’t exactly considered a universal experience.

And I don’t think we really realized that at the outset.

So I wanted to make sure you have it in your heads very clearly at the outset.

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onset

onset

/ˈɑnˌsɛt/, /ˈɔnˌsɛt/
noun
the beginning point or stage of something, especially unpleasant
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But the onset of the global pandemic has boosted consumer interest.

The onset of quarantines inside China starting and move on grounded hundreds of airliners.

So what causes the onset of psychosis?

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continuation

continuation

/kənˌtɪnjuˈeɪʃən/
noun
the action or fact of continuing something without any interruptions
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The industry meanwhile, has donated millions of dollars to candidates who support their continuation.

Was it in fact just a continuation of the medieval world?

The most famous quote is, "War is the continuation of policy by other means.

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inception

inception

/ˌɪnˈsɛpʃən/
noun
a point that marks the beginning of something
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The paper mill jobs are good, hard jobs that have buoyed communities around the United States since its inception.

I've been with google.org since the inception.

Why Inception should've won Best Picture.

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ending

ending

/ˈɛndɪŋ/
noun
the act or instance of finishing something or something being finished
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You get so close to having a happy ending.

I hated the ending, and the ultimate choice.

But I did watch the alternate ending and...

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conclusion

conclusion

/kənˈkɫuʒən/
noun
the final event or part that marks the end of something
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Besides, recent archaeological analyses suggest a different conclusion.

These questions these data that we were gathering to a level shots that you can draw a conclusion.

But I have, and my conclusion is Trump's clean as a whistle.

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closure

closure

/ˈkɫoʊʒɝ/
noun
the act or process of making an institution, company, etc. shut down permanently
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An announcement of 34 permanent store closures soon followed.

More recently, factory closures due to COVID-19 had disastrous effects on this year's first quarter sales.

So there are benefits of school closures, obviously.

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cessation

cessation

/ˌsɛˈseɪʃən/
noun
a process or fact of ceasing
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Death is the cessation of sensation.

It means, yoga is a cessation of the fluctuation of the mind.

So, depending on who you ask, the jury is still out on e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation method.

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initiation

initiation

/ˌɪˌnɪʃiˈeɪʃən/
noun
the act of beginning something, especially a legal process
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My initiation was actually very exciting.

And there's often an initiation fee when you first join a union shop.

Most superhero blockbusters focus on this second act, the initiation, often characterized by these big final boss battles.

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renewal

renewal

/ɹɪˈnuəɫ/
noun
the act or process of beginning something after an interval
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Therefore, we think their renewal rates will stay very high through the pandemic.

So the upfront cost of implementation get huge payback for renewals.

There's a story about rebirth and renewal and reinvention in yesterday's society.

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turning point

turning point

/tˈɜːnɪŋ pˈɔɪnt/
noun
a point at which a drastic change occurs in a situation, especially one that makes it improve
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He remembers it as a turning point for the village.

So it is a turning point.

The Model 3 was a huge turning point for Tesla because they're starting to get into economies of scale.

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highlight

highlight

/ˈhaɪˌɫaɪt/
noun
the most outstanding, enjoyable or exciting part of something
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And then I need... a highlight color.

Having a backup powder and highlight would be nice.

It's probably one of the highlights of recruit training for them.

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peak

peak

/ˈpik/
noun
the point in time when someone or something is at its prime
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Instead, on March 10, 2000, the dot-com boom reached its peak.

The American mall would reach its peak in 1992 with its final evolution: the mega-mall.

Its stock price plunged by 60 points from its peak in 2006 to 2009.

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midpoint

midpoint

/ˈmɪdˌpɔɪnt/
noun
the point that marks the middle of an event, activity or process
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You can think of virtue as the midpoint between two extremes, which Aristotle called vices.

According to Aristotle, courage is the midpoint between the extremes of cowardice and recklessness.

The right action is always a midpoint between extremes.

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epiphany

epiphany

/ɪˈpɪfəni/
noun
the occasion of a sudden realization or understanding of something significant
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This represented a problem and at the same time, an epiphany for Evans, who was missing the cold-pressed juice.

And it was this epiphany, like "I can do science."

But on one of them, working in construction supply, he had his epiphany.

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stage

stage

/ˈsteɪdʒ/
noun
one of the separate parts in which a process or event is divided into
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You know he works a long way down, on the fourth floor under the stage.

Then La Carlotta came out onto the stage, and Monsieur Firmin looked at Monsieur Armand. '

When Christine came on to the stage, her face was white and she looked afraid.

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