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Holy Bible

- Topic A -
Able - Having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something. Having considerable skill, proficiency, or intelligence.
Abnormal - Deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying.
Abortion - The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy.
About - On the subject of; concerning. Used to indicate movement within an area.
Absence - The state of being away from a place or person.
Absolute - Not qualified or diminished in any way; total.
Absorb - Take in or soak up (energy or a liquid or other substance) by chemical or physical action.
Abstain - Restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something.
Accept - Consent to receive or undertake (something offered).
Accident - An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.
Accomplish - Achieve or complete successfully.
Accountant - A person whose job is to keep, inspect, and analyse financial accounts.
Accurate - (Especially of information, measurements, or predictions) correct in all details; exact.
Achieve - Successfully bring about or reach a desired objective or result by effort, skill, or courage.
Acknowledge - Accept or admit the existence or truth of.
Acquisition - An asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.
Act - Take action; do something. A thing done; a deed.
Action - The fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim.
Adapt - Make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify.
Addiction* - The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity.
     Alcohol - A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid having an intoxicating effect.
     Drugs - Medicines or other substance which have a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body.
     Other - Denoting a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about.
     Smoking - The action or habit of inhaling and exhaling the smoke of tobacco by sucking on the end of a lit cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc.
Adverse - Preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.
Advertise - Describe or draw attention to a product, service, or event in a public medium in order to promote sales or attendance.
Advice - Guidance or recommendations offered with regard to prudent future action.
Affect - Have an effect on; make a difference to. Pretend to have or feel (something). Emotion or desire as influencing behaviour.
Affection - A gentle feeling of fondness or liking.
After - In the time following (an event or another period of time). During the period of time following an event. At a later or future time; afterwards. Later.
Age* - The length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed. Grow old or older.
Agent - A person who acts on behalf of another person or group.
Aggression - Feelings of anger or antipathy resulting in hostile or violent behaviour; readiness to attack or confront.
Agnostic - A person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.
Agree - Have the same opinion about something; concur.
Alcohol - A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid having an intoxicating effect. Also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel.
Alive - (Of a person, animal, or plant) living; having life; existing; not dead or inanimate.
All - Used to refer to the whole quantity or extent of a particular group or thing. Completely.
Alone - Having no one else present. On one's own.
Alter - Change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but significant way.
Altitude - The height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.
Always - At all times; on all occasions.
Amateur - A person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid rather than a professional basis.
Amaze - Surprise (someone) greatly; fill with astonishment.
Ambition - A strong desire to do or achieve something.
Among - Situated more or less centrally in relation to (several other things).
Anarchism - Belief in the abolition of government and the organization of society on a voluntary, cooperative basis.
Anarchist - A person who advocates or promotes anarchism or anarchy.
Anarchy - A state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of authority or other controlling systems.
Angel - A spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form with wings and a long robe.
Anger - A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility.
Animal and Plant*
     Animal* - A living organism that feeds on organic matter, typically having specialized sense organs and nervous system and able to respond rapidly to stimuli.
          Bird - A warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate animal distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, a beak, and typically by being able to fly.
          Cat - A small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractable claws. Widely kept as a pet or for catching mice and there are many breeds.
          Dog - A domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractable claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.
          Other - Denoting a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about.
          Pet - A domestic or tamed animal kept for companionship or pleasure. Stroke or pat (an animal) affectionately.
bout      Plant* - A living organism typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances and synthesizing nutrients by photosynthesis.
Anonymous - (Of a person) not identified by name; of unknown name.
Answer - A thing that is said, written, or done as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation.
Any - Used to refer to one or some of a thing or number of things, no matter how much or how many.
Anyone - Any person or people.
Anything - Used to refer to a thing, no matter what.
Apology - A regretful acknowledgement of an offence or failure.
Apostle - Each of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ.
Appearance* - The way that someone or something looks.
Apply - Make a formal application or request. Put or spread (a substance) on a surface.
Appraise - Assess the value or quality of.
Appreciate - Recognize the full worth of. Be grateful for (something). Understand (a situation) fully; grasp the full implications of. Rise in value or price.
Architect - A person who is qualified to design buildings and to plan and supervise their construction.
Argue - Give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory, typically with the aim of persuading others to share one's view.
Army - An organized military force equipped for fighting on land.
Art* - The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination.
Aspiration - A hope or ambition of achieving something.
Assertive - Having or showing a confident and forceful personality.
Assumption - A thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof.
Atheist - A person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods.
Atom - The smallest particle of a chemical element that can exist.
Attention - Notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someone or something as interesting or important.
Attitude - A settled way of thinking or feeling about something.
Attract - Cause to come to a place or participate in a venture by offering something of interest or advantage.
Audit - An official inspection of an organization's accounts, typically by an independent body.
Author - A writer of a book, article, or document.
Authority - The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience.
Autobiography - An account of a person's life written by that person.
Autumn - The season in the northern hemisphere (September-November) and southern hemisphere (March-May).
Average - The number expressed by dividing the sum of the values in the set by their number.
Avoid - Keep away from or stop oneself from doing (something).
Awake - Stop sleeping; wake from sleep.
Award - A prize or other mark of recognition given in honour of an achievement.
Aware - Having knowledge or perception of a situation or fact.
Away - To or at a distance from a particular place, person, or thing.
Axiom - A statement or proposition which is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true.

- Topic B -
Baby - A very young child.
Bachelor - A man who is not and has never been married.
Back - The hinder surface of the human or animal body from neck to hip; situated behind; at or towards the rear.
Bad - Of poor quality or a low standard.
Balance - An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.
Bald - Having a scalp wholly or partly lacking hair.
Bank - An institution for receiving, lending, exchanging, and safeguarding money. The land alongside or sloping down to a river or lake.
Bargain - An agreement between two or more people or groups as to what each will do for the other.
Baseball - A ball game played between two teams of nine on a diamond-shaped circuit of four bases. It is played chiefly as a warm-weather sport in the US and Canada.
Basketball - A game played between two teams of five players in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court.
Battle - A sustained fight between large organized armed forces.
Be - Exist; be present.
Beat - Strike (a person or an animal) repeatedly and violently so as to hurt or injure them. A main accent or rhythmic unit in music or poetry. Completely exhausted.
Beauty - A combination of qualities, such as shape, colour, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight.
Because - For the reason that; since.
Become - Begin to be.
Been - Past participle of Be.
Beer - An alcoholic drink made from yeast-fermented malt flavoured with hops.
Begin - Perform or undergo the first part of (an action or activity).
Being - Present participle of be. Existence; being alive; living.
Belief - An acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof.
Believe - Accept that (something) is true, especially without proof.
Benefit - An advantage or profit gained from something.
Bereave - Be deprived of a close relation or friend through their death.
Best - Of the most excellent or desirable type or quality.
Betray - Expose (one's country, a group, or a person) to danger by treacherously giving information to an enemy.
Better - More desirable, satisfactory, or effective.
Bias - Inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair.
Bible - The inspired Word of God.
Big - Of considerable size or extent.
Biography - An account of someone's life written by someone else.
Bird - A warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate animal distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, a beak, and typically by being able to fly.
Birth and Death*
     Birth* - The emergence of a baby or other young from the body of its mother; the start of life as a physically separate being.
     Death* - The action or fact of dying or being killed; the end of the life of a person or organism.
Birthday - The anniversary of the day on which a person was born.
Blame - Feel or declare that (someone or something) is responsible for a fault or wrong.
Bless - Pronounce words in a religious rite in order to confer or invoke divine favour upon; ask God to look favourably on.
Blind - Unable to see because of injury, disease, or a congenital condition.
Body, Mind, and Spirit*
     Body* - The physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal.
     Mind* - The element of a person that enables them to be aware of the world and their experiences, to think, and to feel; the faculty of consciousness and thought.
     Spirit* - The non-physical part of a person which is the seat of emotions and character; the soul.
Bodybuilding - A sport involving strenuous physical exercise in order to strengthen and enlarge the muscles of the body.
Bold - (Of a person, action, or idea) showing a willingness to take risks; confident and courageous.
Book - A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Bored - Feeling weary and impatient because one is unoccupied or lacks interest in one's current activity.
Boss - A person who is in charge of a worker, group, or organization. Give (someone) orders in a domineering manner. Excellent; outstanding.
Bottom - The lowest point or part of something. In the lowest position. (Of a situation) reach the lowest point before stabilizing or improving.
Boxing - The sport or practice of fighting with the fists, especially with padded gloves in a roped square ring according to prescribed rules (the Queensberry Rules).
Boy - A male child or youth.
Boyfriend - A person's regular male companion with whom they have a romantic or sexual relationship.
Brain - An organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of vertebrates, functioning as the coordinating centre of sensation and intellectual and nervous activity.
Brand - A type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name. Mark with a branding iron.
Brave - Ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage. A North American Indian warrior.
Break - Separate or cause to separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain. An interruption of continuity or uniformity.
Brilliant - Exceptionally clever or talented; bright; outstanding; impressive.
Broken - Past participle of Break. Having ended; given up all hope; despairing.
Brother - A man or boy in relation to other sons and daughters of his parents.
Brotherhood - The relationship of brothers; brotherliness, comradeship; an association of men.
Build - Construct (something) by putting parts or material together. The proportions of a person's or animal's body.
Bureaucracy - A system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
Business* - A person's regular occupation, profession, or trade.

- Topic C -
Call - A shout or cry; a short visit; an act of telephoning.
Can - Be able to. A cylindrical metal container. Preserve (food) in a can.
Canada - The second largest country in the world; population 35,900,000 (estimated 2015); official languages, English and French; capital, Ottawa.
Candle - A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns.
Cannot - Contraction of can and not. To be unable or not allowed to.
Capable - Having the ability, fitness, or quality necessary to do or achieve a specified thing.
Care - The provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something.
Career - An occupation undertaken for a significant period with opportunities for progress.
Careless - Not giving sufficient attention or thought to avoiding harm or errors.
Carry - Support and move (someone or something) from one place to another.
Cash - Money in coins or notes, as distinct from cheques, money orders, or credit.
Cat - A small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractable claws. Widely kept as a pet or for catching mice and there are many breeds.
Caution - Care taken to avoid danger or mistakes.
Celebrity - A famous person, especially in entertainment or sport. The state of being well known.
Censor - A person authorized to examine letters, books, films, etc. and remove or ban anything regarded as harmful; to subject to such examination or removal.
CEO - Chief Executive Officer
Certain - Able to be firmly relied on to happen or be the case.
Challenge - A call to someone to participate in a competitive situation or fight to decide who is superior in terms of ability or strength.
Chance - A possibility of something happening.
Change - Make (someone or something) different; alter or modify.
Chaos - Complete disorder and confusion; behavior so unpredictable as to appear random.
Character - The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
Charity - An organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.
Charm - The power or quality of delighting, attracting, or fascinating others.
Cheer - Shout for joy or in praise or encouragement.
Chemistry - The branch of science that deals with the identification of the substances of which matter is composed.
Cherish - Protect and care for (someone) lovingly.
Children - Young human beings below the age of puberty or below the legal age of majority.
Chinese Philosophy - Philosophy written in the Chinese tradition of thought.
Choice - An act of choosing between two or more possibilities. (Especially of food) of very good quality.
Jesus Christ - God in the flesh.
Christian - A person who has received Jesus Christ as their Saviour.
Christmas - The annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, held on December 25.
Church - The Body of Christ. A building used for public Christian worship.
City - A large town; an incorporated municipal center.
Civilization - The stage of human social and cultural development and organization that is considered most advanced.
Class - A set or category of things having some property or attribute in common and differentiated from others by kind, type, or quality.
Classic - Judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind.
Classic Quotations* - The exact words of someone else judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality.
Clean - Free from dirt, marks, or stains.
Clergy - The body of all people ordained for religious duties, especially in the Christian Church.
Clothes - Items worn to cover the body.
Collect - Bring or gather together (a number of things). (Of a phone call) paid for by the person receiving it. A winning bet.
Combat - Fighting between armed forces.
Come - Move or travel towards or into a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker.
Commander - A person in authority, especially over a body of troops or a military operation.
Commit - Perpetrate or carry out (a mistake, crime, or immoral act).
Committee - A group of people appointed for a specific function by a larger group and typically consisting of members of that group.
Common - Occurring, found, or done often; prevalent. A piece of open land for public use.
Common Sense - Good sense and sound judgment in practical matters.
Communication* - The imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium.
Community - A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
Companionship - A feeling of fellowship or friendship.
Company - A commercial business. The fact or condition of being with another or others. Associate with; keep company with.
Compassion - Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
Compete - Strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.
Complain - Express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something.
Compliment - A polite expression of praise or admiration.
Compromise - An agreement or settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions.
Computer* - An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
Conclude - Bring or come to an end.
Condemn - Express complete disapproval of; censure.
Confide - Tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others.
Confidence - The feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something.
Conflict - A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.
Conform - Comply with rules, standards, or laws.
Confuse - Make (someone) bewildered or perplexed.
Congratulate - Give (someone) one's good wishes when something special or pleasant has happened to them.
Conscience - A person's moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one's behaviour.
Consent - Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
Consequence - A result or effect, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
Conservation - Prevention of wasteful use of a resource.
Consider - Think carefully about (something), typically before making a decision.
Consist - Be composed or made up of.
Consistent - Acting or done in the same way over time, especially so as to be fair or accurate.
Constitution - A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
Consultant - A person who provides expert advice professionally.
Contempt - The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration.
Content - In a state of peaceful happiness. Satisfy (someone). A state of satisfaction.
Contract - A written or spoken agreement that is intended to be enforceable by law. Decrease in size, number, or range.
Contradict - Deny the truth of (a statement) by asserting the opposite.
Control - The power to influence or direct people's behaviour or the course of events. Determine the behaviour or supervise the running of.
Controversy - Prolonged public disagreement or heated discussion.
Conversation - A talk, especially an informal one, between two or more people, in which news and ideas are exchanged.
Convince - Cause (someone) to believe firmly in the truth of something.
Cook - Prepare (food, a dish, or a meal) by mixing, combining, and heating the ingredients. A person who prepares and cooks food as a job or in a specified way.
Cooperate - Work jointly towards the same end.
Corporate Culture - The ethos of a particular company, or that of large businesses in general; the approach a company takes towards the working environment of its staff.
Corrupt - Having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain.
Cost - An amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something.
Could - Past of can; used to indicate possibility.
Count - Determine the total number of (a collection of items). Take into account; include. An act of determining the total number of something.
Country, Nation, and State*
     Country* - A nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory.
     Nation* - A large body of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular state or territory.
     State* - A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government.
Courage - The ability to do something that frightens one; bravery.
Course - The route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road, or river.
Court - A body of people acting as a tribunal in civil and criminal cases; a period during which a couple develop a romantic relationship before marriage.
Coward - A person who is contemptibly lacking in the courage to do or endure dangerous or unpleasant things. Excessively afraid of danger or pain.
Craft and Hobby*
     Craft* - An activity involving skill in making things by hand.
     Hobby* - An activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure.
Create - Bring (something) into existence.
Credit - The ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future.
Cricket - An open-air game played on a large grass field with ball, bats, and two wickets, between teams of eleven players.
Crime - An action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law.
Criticize - Indicate the faults of (someone or something) in a disapproving way.
Cry - Shed tears, typically as an expression of distress, pain, or sorrow.
Culture - The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
Curious - Eager to know or learn something.
Customer Service - The assistance and advice provided by a company to those people who buy or use its products or services.
Cut - Make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object.
Cycle - Ride a bicycle.
Cynic - A person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honourable or unselfish reasons.

- Topic D -
Dad - One's father.
Daily - Done, produced, or occurring every day or every weekday.
Dance - Move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps.
Danger - The possibility of suffering harm or injury.
Dare - Have the courage to do something. A challenge, especially to prove courage.
Daughter - A girl or woman in relation to either or both of her parents.
Day - A period of twenty-four hours as a unit of time, reckoned from one midnight to the next, corresponding to a rotation of the earth.
Death* - The action or fact of dying or being killed; the end of the life of a person or organism.
Debate - A formal discussion involving opposing viewpoints.
Debt - A sum of money that is owed or due; a liability or obligation.
Deceit - The action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.
Deceive - Deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain.
Decision - A conclusion or resolution reached after consideration.
Defeat - Win a victory over (someone) in a battle or other contest; overcome or beat.
Define - State or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of.
Delegate - A person sent or authorized to represent others; a representative.
Delicate - Very fine in texture or structure; of intricate workmanship or quality.
Demand - An insistent and peremptory request, made as of right.
Democracy - A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
Denomination - A recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church.
Deserve - Do something or have or show qualities worthy of (a reaction which rewards or punishes as appropriate).
Desire - A strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen.
Destiny - The events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future.
Destroy - End the existence of something by damaging or attacking it.
Detail - An individual fact or item. Give full information about.
Determine - Cause (something) to occur in a particular way or to have a particular nature.
devil - The supreme spirit of evil; satan.
Dictate - State or order authoritatively. Control or decisively affect; determine. Say or read aloud (words to be typed, written down, or recorded on tape).
Dictates - An order or principle that must be obeyed.
Did - Past tense of Do.
Die - (Of a person, animal, or plant) stop living; pass away.
Diet - The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.
Difference - A point or way in which people or things are dissimilar.
Difficult - Needing much effort or skill to accomplish, deal with, or understand.
Digest - Break down (food) in the alimentary canal into substances that can be absorbed and used by the body. A compilation or summary of material or information.
Dignity - The state or quality of being worthy of honour or respect.
Diligence - Careful and persistent work or effort.
Diplomacy - The profession, activity, or skill of managing international relations, typically by a country's representatives abroad.
Direction - A course along which someone or something moves.
Disable - (Of a disease, injury, or accident) limit (someone) in their movements, senses, or activities.
Disappear - Cease to be visible.
Disappoint - Fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations of.
Disciple - A personal follower of Christ during his life, especially one of the twelve Apostles.
Discover - Find unexpectedly or during a search.
Discriminate - Make an unjust or prejudicial distinction in the treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of ethnicity, sex, age, or disability.
Dispute - A disagreement or argument.
Distance - The length of the space between two points. Make (someone or something) far off or remote in position or nature.
Divine - Of or like God.
Divorce - The legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body.
Do - Perform (an action, the precise nature of which is often unspecified). Achieve or complete.
Doctor - A person who is qualified to treat people who are ill.
Doctrine - A belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, political party, or other group.
Dog - A domesticated carnivorous mammal.
Dogma - A principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true.
Doing - The activities in which a particular person engages. A beating or scolding.
Dominate - Have power and influence over.
Double - Consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things.
Doubt - A feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction.
Down - Towards or in a lower place or position, especially to or on the ground or another surface.
Drama - A composition presenting a story involving conflict or contrast of character.
Dream - A series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep.
Drink* - Any liquid that is taken into the body to quench thirst, for nourishment, etc.; beverage.
Drive - Determination and ambition to achieve something. Operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle.
Drugs - Medicines or other substance which have a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body.
Dull - Lacking interest or excitement.
Duty - A moral or legal obligation; a responsibility.

- Topic E -
Earth - The planet on which we live; the world.
Easter - An annual Christian festival in commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Economics - The branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth.
Economy - The state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and the supply of money.
Edge - The outside limit of an object, area, or surface. The point immediately before something unpleasant or momentous occurs or someone loses control.
Education - The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.
Effect - A change which is a result or consequence of an action or other cause.
Efficient - (Of a system or machine) achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense.
Effort - A vigorous or determined attempt.
Ego - A person's sense of self-esteem or self-importance.
Elder - (Of one or more out of a group of associated people) of a greater age. People who are older than one.
Else - In addition; besides.
Emotion - A strong feeling deriving from one's circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.
Employee - A person employed for wages or salary, especially at non-executive level.
Employment - The state of having paid work.
Empowerment - Authority or power given to someone to do something.
Empty - Containing nothing; not filled or occupied. Remove all the contents of (a container).
End - A final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story.
Endanger - Put (someone or something) at risk or in danger.
Endure - Suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently. Remain in existence; last.
Endured - Past tense and past participle of Endure.
Enemy - A person who is actively opposed or hostile to someone or something.
Energy - The strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity.
Enjoy - Take delight or pleasure in (an activity or occasion).
Enough - As much or as many as required.
Entertainment* - The action of providing or being provided with amusement or enjoyment.
Enthusiasm - Intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.
Entrepreneur - A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.
Environment - The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
Envy - A feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck.
Equal - Being the same in quantity, size, degree, or value.
Error - The state or condition of being wrong in conduct or judgment.
Esteem - Respect and admiration.
Estimate - An approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something.
Eternity - Infinite or unending time.
Ethics* - Moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity.
Every - Used before a singular noun to refer to all the individual members of a set without exception.
Everyone - Every person.
Everything - All things.
Evidence - The available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
Evil - Profound immorality and wickedness, especially when regarded as a supernatural force.
Evolution - The process by which different kinds of living organism are believed to have developed from earlier forms during the history of the earth.
Exact - Not approximated in any way; precise.
Examination - A detailed inspection or study.
Excellent - Extremely good; outstanding. Used to indicate approval or pleasure.
Excite - Cause (someone) to feel very enthusiastic and eager.
Excuse - Seek to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offence); try to justify.
Executive - A person with senior managerial responsibility in a business.
Exercise - Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness.
Expect - Regard (something) as likely to happen.
Experience - Practical contact with and observation of facts or events.
Explain - Make (an idea or situation) clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts.
Eye - Each of a pair of globular organs of sight in the head of humans and vertebrate animals.

- Topic F -
Face - The front part of a person's head; positioned towards; confront.
Fact - A thing that is known or proved to be true.
Fail - Be unsuccessful in achieving one's goal. A mark which is not high enough to pass an examination or test.
Fair - Treating people equally without favouritism or discrimination. Without cheating or trying to achieve unjust advantage. A beautiful woman.
Faith - Complete trust or confidence in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual conviction rather than proof.
Fame - The state of being known or talked about by many people, especially on account of notable achievements.
Family and Relationship*
     Family - A group consisting of two parents and their children living together as a unit.
          Brother - A man or boy in relation to other sons and daughters of his parents.
          Sister - A woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents.
               Baby - A very young child.
          Children - Young human beings below the age of puberty or below the legal age of majority.
               Boy - A male child or youth.
               Son - A boy or man in relation to either or both of his parents.
               Girl - A female child or youth.
               Daughter - A girl or woman in relation to either or both of her parents.
          Parent - A person's father or mother.
               Father - A man in relation to his child or children.
               Father-in-Law - The father of one's wife or husband.
               Mother - A woman in relation to her child or children.
               Mother-in-Law - The mother of one's wife or husband.
          Husband - A married man considered in relation to his spouse.
          Wife - A married woman considered in relation to her spouse.
          Grandparent - A parent of one's father or mother; a grandmother or grandfather.
          Grandchildren - Children of one's son or daughter.
     Relationship - The way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected.
          Bachelor - A man who is not and has never been married.
          Brotherhood - The relationship of brothers; brotherliness, comradeship; an association of men.
          Court - A body of people acting as a tribunal in civil and criminal cases; a period during which a couple develop a romantic relationship before marriage.
          Divorce - The legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body.
          Friendship - The emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friends.
          Boyfriend - A person's regular male companion with whom they have a romantic or sexual relationship.
          Girlfriend - A person's regular female companion with whom they have a romantic or sexual relationship.
          Mistress - A woman (other than the man's wife) having a sexual relationship with a married man.
          Marriage - The legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman as partners in a relationship.
Famous - Known about by many people.
Famous Authors* - Writers of books, articles, or documents known about by many people.
Famous People* - A quote attributed to a very well known person.
Famous Quotations* - The exact words of someone else known about by many people.
Famous Sayings - Well known wise statements that often have a meaning that is different from the simple meaning.
Famous Speeches - Formal addresses or discourses delivered to an audience and known about by many people.
Fan - A person who has a strong interest in or admiration for a particular person or thing. An apparatus with rotating blades that creates a current of air.
Fantasy - The faculty or activity of imagining impossible or improbable things.
Farm - An area of land and its buildings, used for growing crops and rearing animals.
Fashion - A popular or the latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behaviour.
Fat - A natural oily substance occurring in animal bodies, especially when deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs.
Fate - The development of events outside a person's control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power.
Father - A man in relation to his child or children.
Father's Day - A day of the year (the second Sunday in June) on which fathers are honored by their children.
Father-in-Law - The father of one's wife or husband.
Fault - An unattractive or unsatisfactory feature, especially in a piece of work or in a person's character.
Fear - An unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm.
Feedback - Information about reactions to a product, a person's performance of a task, etc. which is used as a basis for improvement.
Feel - Be aware of (a person or object) through touching or being touched.
Feeling - An emotional state or reaction.
Female - The sex that can bear offspring or produce eggs.
Festival - A day or period of celebration, typically for religious reasons.
Fiction - Literature in the form of prose, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people.
Fierce - Having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness.
Fight - Take part in a violent struggle involving the exchange of physical blows or the use of weapons.
Fill-In Quotations - Substitute words to take up time and space.
Find - Discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly. A discovery of something valuable, typically something of archaeological interest.
Finish - Bring (a task or activity) to an end; complete.
Fire - Combustion producing light and heat; angry or exited feeling, enthusiasm; dismiss an employee from a job.
Firm - Having a solid, almost unyielding surface or structure. A business concern, especially one involving a partnership of two or more people.
First - Coming before all others in time or order; earliest; 1st.
Fishing - The activity of catching fish, either for food or as a sport.
Fitness and Health*
     Fitness* - The condition of being physically fit and healthy.
     Health* - The state of being free from illness or injury.
Five - Equivalent to the sum of two and three; one more than four, or half of ten; 5. (also v. V)
Flat - Having a level surface; without raised areas or indentations. In or to a horizontal position. Lower a note by a semitone. An individual residence.
Flattery - Excessive and insincere praise, given especially to further one's own interests.
Flower - The seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs that are typically surrounded by a brightly coloured corolla and a green calyx.
Fly - Move through the air using wings. A flying insect characterized by a single pair of transparent wings and sucking (and often also piercing) mouthparts.
Food and Drink*
     Food* - Any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink or that plants absorb in order to maintain life and growth.
     Drink* - Any liquid that is taken into the body to quench thirst, for nourishment, etc.; beverage.
Fool - A person who acts unwisely or imprudently; a silly person.
Football - Any of various forms of team game involving kicking and/or handling a ball.
Force - Strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement. Make a way through or into by physical strength; break open by force. A waterfall.
Foreign - Of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one's own.
Forget - Fail to remember.
Forgive - Stop feeling angry or resentful towards (someone) for an offence, flaw, or mistake.
Fortune - Chance or luck as an arbitrary force affecting human affairs.
Forward - In the direction that one is facing or travelling; towards the front.
Foundation - An institution established with an endowment. The lowest load-bearing part of a building.
Fragile - (Of an object) easily broken or damaged. Easily destroyed or threatened. (Of a person) not strong or sturdy; delicate and vulnerable.
Free - Able to act or be done as one wishes; not under the control of another. Without cost or payment. Release from confinement or slavery.
Freedom - The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants.
Frequent - Occurring or done many times at short intervals. Visit (a place) often.
Friction - The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another.
Friendship - The emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friends.
Frivolous - Not having any serious purpose or value.
Frown - Furrow one's brows in an expression indicating disapproval, displeasure, or concentration.
Full - Containing or holding as much or as many as possible; having no empty space.
Fun - Enjoyment, amusement, or light-hearted pleasure.
Funny - Causing laughter or amusement; humorous.
Future - A period of time following the moment of speaking or writing; time regarded as still to come.

- Topic G -
Gamble - Play games of chance for money; bet.
Game - An activity that one engages in for amusement or fun.
Garden - A piece of ground adjoining a house, in which grass, flowers, and shrubs may be grown.
General - Affecting or concerning all or most people or things; widespread. A commander of an army, or an army officer of very high rank.
Generation - All of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.
Generous - Showing a readiness to give more of something, especially money, than is strictly necessary or expected.
Genius - Exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability.
Get - Come to have (something); receive. An animal's offspring.
Gift - A thing given willingly to someone without payment; a present.
Girl - A female child or youth.
Girlfriend - A person's regular female companion with whom they have a romantic or sexual relationship.
Give - Freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone).
Give Up - Cease making an effort; admit defeat.
Glass - A hard, brittle substance, typically transparent or translucent, made by fusing sand with soda and lime and cooling rapidly.
Globalization - The process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.
Glory - High renown or honour won by notable achievements.
Go - Move from one place to another; travel. An attempt or trial at something. Functioning properly.
Goal - The object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. A unit of scoring in a game.
God - Our Holy Father; supreme being; creator and ruler of the universe.
Golf - A ball and club game in which players attempt to hit balls into a series of holes with as few strokes as possible.
Gone - Past participle of Go. No longer present; departed. (Of time) past.
Good - To be desired or approved of.
Good Old Days - A time in the past when you believe life was better than it is now.
Gossip - Casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true.
Got - Past tense and past participle of Get.
Government and Politics* - The process for making official government decisions; the basis for global politics.
     Government* - People with the authority to govern a country or state; a particular ministry in office.
     Politics* - The activities associated with the governance of a country or area.
Grammar - The whole system and structure of a language.
Grandchildren - Children of one's son or daughter.
Grandparent - A parent of one's father or mother; a grandmother or grandfather.
Grasp - Seize and hold firmly. A firm hold or grip.
Gratitude - The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.
Grave - A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound. Giving cause for alarm; serious.
Great - Of an extent, amount, or intensity considerably above average. An important or distinguished person. Very well; excellently.
Great Quotations* - Considerably above average; important or distinguished; exact words of someone else.
Greed - Intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food.
Greek Philosophy - Philosophy written in the Greek tradition of thought.
Green* - Concerned with or supporting protection of the environment.
Grief - Intense sorrow, especially caused by someone's death.
Grind - Reduce (something) to small particles or powder by crushing it. A crushing or grating sound or motion.
Ground - Past and past participle of Grind. The solid surface of the earth. Prohibit or prevent (a pilot or an aircraft) from flying. Reduce to fine particles.
Growth - The process of increasing in size.
Grudge - A persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury. Be resentfully unwilling to give or allow (something).
Guide - A person who shows the way to others, especially one employed to show tourists around places of interest. Show or indicate the way to (someone).
Guilt - The fact of having committed a specified or implied offence or crime.

- Topic H -
Habit - A settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up. Be dressed or clothed.
Had - Past tense and past participle of Have.
Happen - Take place; occur. Perhaps; maybe.
Happiness - The state of being happy.
Happy - Feeling or showing pleasure or contentment.
Hard - Solid, firm, and rigid; not easily broken, bent, or pierced. With a great deal of effort. A road leading down across a foreshore.
Hard Work - A great deal of effort or endurance.
Hardship - Severe suffering or privation.
Harm - Physical injury, especially that which is deliberately inflicted.
Haste - Excessive speed or urgency of movement or action; hurry.
Hate - Feel intense dislike for.
Have - Possess, own, or hold. People with plenty of money and possessions.
Hazard - A danger or risk. Say (something) in a tentative way.
He - Used to refer to a man, boy, or male animal previously mentioned or easily identified; a male; a man.
Heal - Cause (a wound, injury, or person) to become sound or healthy again.
Health* - The state of being free from illness or injury.
Hear - Perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something).
Heart - A hollow muscular organ that pumps blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation. The centre of a person's thoughts and emotions.
Heaven - The abode of God.
Hell - Regarded as the spiritual realm of evil and suffering.
Helm - A tiller or wheel for steering a ship or boat. A helmet.
Help - Make it easier or possible for (someone) to do something by offering one's services or resources.
Heredity - The passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetically from one generation to another.
Hesitate - Pause in indecision before saying or doing something.
Hidden - Past participle of Hide. Kept out of sight; concealed.
Hide - Put or keep out of sight. A camouflaged shelter used to observe wildlife at close quarters. The skin of an animal, especially when tanned or dressed.
High - Of great vertical extent. A high point, level, or figure. At or to a considerable or specified height.
Highest - Superlative adjective and adverb of High.
Himself - Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to a male person or animal previously mentioned as the subject of the clause.
Hindsight - Understanding of a situation or event only after it has happened or developed.
Hire - Obtain the temporary use of (something) for an agreed payment. Employ (someone) for wages. The action of hiring someone or something.
His - Belonging to or associated with a male previously mentioned or easily identified.
History* - The study of past events, particularly in human affairs.
Hobby* - An activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure.
Hockey - Three variations: Ice, Field, and Street. Two opposing teams try to score a ball or puck into a net using sticks.
Holidays* - Eextended periods of leisure and recreation, especially those spent away from home or in travelling.
     Christmas - The annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, held on December 25.
     Easter - A Christian feast commemorating the Resurrection of Jesus.
     Father's Day - A day of the year (the second Sunday in June) on which fathers are honored by their children.
     Independence Day - A day celebrating the anniversary of national independence. Another term for Fourth of July in the United States.
     Mother's Day - A day of the year (the second Sunday in May) on which mothers are honored by their children.
     New Year's Day - The first day of the year; in the modern Western calendar, January 1.
     Other - Denoting a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about.
     St. Valentine's Day - February 14, a day to send a card to a person one loves or is attracted to.
     Thanksgiving - An annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal.
Holy Bible* - The inspired Word of God.
Home and House*
     Home* - The place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household.
     House* - A building for human habitation.
Honest - Free of deceit; truthful and sincere. Used to persuade someone of the truth of something.
Honour - High respect; great esteem.
Hope - A feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen.
Horror - An intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust.
House* - A building for human habitation.
How - In what way or manner; by what means. A greeting attributed to North American Indians (used in humorous imitation).
How Much - What amount or price.
However - Used to introduce a statement that contrasts with or seems to contradict something that has been said previously.
Human - Relating to or characteristic of humankind. A human being.
Human Emotions* - Mental states that arise spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and are often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling.
Human Nature - The general psychological characteristics, feelings, and behavioural traits of humankind, regarded as shared by all humans.
Human Race - Human beings in general; humankind.
Human Rights* - Rights which are believed to belong to every person.
Humanity - Human beings collectively; the state of being human.
Humankind - Human beings considered collectively (used as a neutral alternative to Mankind).
Humiliate - Make (someone) feel ashamed and foolish by injuring their dignity and pride.
Humiliation - The action of humiliating someone or the state of being humiliated.
Humility - The quality of having a modest or low view of one's importance.
Humour* - The quality of being amusing or comic, especially as expressed in literature or speech.
Hundred - The number equivalent to the product of ten and ten; ten more than ninety; 100. (also c, C)
Hunger - A feeling of discomfort or weakness caused by lack of food, coupled with the desire to eat.
Hurry - Move or act with great haste.
Husband - A married man considered in relation to his spouse.
Hypocrisy - The practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.

- Topic I -
I Am - Self-sufficient and self-existent.
I Believe - To have confidence in the truth, existence, or reliability of something, without absolute proof.
I Can - Be able; permitted to.
Idea - A thought or suggestion as to a possible course of action.
Ideal - Satisfying one's conception of what is perfect; most suitable. A person or thing regarded as perfect.
Identity - The fact of being who or what a person or thing is.
Idioms* - Groups of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words
Idle - (Of a person) avoiding work; lazy. Spend time doing nothing.
Ignore - Refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally.
Illness - A disease or period of sickness affecting the body or mind.
Illusion - An instance of a wrong or misinterpreted perception of a sensory experience.
Imagine - Form a mental image or concept of.
Imitate - Take or follow as a model.
Immortal - Living forever; never dying or decaying. An immortal being, especially a god of ancient Greece or Rome.
Importance - The state or fact of being of great significance or value.
Important - Of great significance or value.
Impossible - Not able to occur, exist, or be done.
Impressionism - A 19th-century art movement characterized by small, thin, brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on light in its changing qualities.
Impressionist - A painter, writer, or composer who is an exponent of impressionism.
Improbable - Not likely to be true or to happen.
Inadequate - Lacking the quality or quantity required; insufficient for a purpose. (Of a person) Unable to deal with a situation or with life.
Incentive - A thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something.
Inch - A unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm). Move along slowly and carefully. A small island or a small area of high land.
Inclined - Leaning or turning away from the vertical or horizontal; sloping.
Increase - Become or make greater in size, amount, or degree. A rise in the size, amount, or degree of something.
Independence Day - A day celebrating the anniversary of national independence. Another term for Fourth of July in the United States.
Independent - Free from outside control; not subject to another's authority. An independent person or body.
Indispensable - Absolutely necessary.
Infamous - Well known for some bad quality or deed.
Infant - Children anywhere from birth to one year old.
Inferior - Lower in rank, status, or quality. A person lower than another in rank, status, or ability.
Infinite - Limitless or endless in space, extent, or size; impossible to measure or calculate. A space or quantity that is infinite.
Influence - The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself.
Information - Facts provided or learned about something or someone.
Inherit - Receive (money, property, or a title) as an heir at the death of the previous holder.
Initiate - Cause (a process or action) to begin.
Innovate - Make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.
Insanity - The state of being seriously mentally ill; madness.
Inside - The inner side or surface of something. Situated on or in the inside. Situated with the boundaries or confines of. Within the boundaries or confines of a place.
Inspiration* - The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.
Inspirational - Providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration.
Instinct - An innate, typically fixed pattern of behaviour in animals in response to certain stimuli.
Insupportable - Unable to be supported or justified; endured; intolerable.
Integrity - The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
Intellect - The faculty of reasoning and understanding objectively, especially with regard to abstract matters.
Intelligence* - The ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills.
Intention - A thing intended; an aim or plan.
Interest - The feeling of wanting to know or learn about something or someone. Excite the curiosity or attention of (someone).
Internet - A global computer network using standardized communication protocols.
Intimate - Closely acquainted; familiar. A very close friend. State or make known.
Intuition - The ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning.
Invent - Create or design (something that has not existed before); be the originator of.
Invest - Put (money) into financial schemes, shares, property, or a commercial venture with the expectation of achieving a profit.
Involve - Have or include (something) as a necessary or integral part or result.
Ireland - A large western island of the British Isles, comprising Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Itself - Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to a thing or animal previously mentioned as the subject of the clause.

- Topic J -
Jail - A place for the confinement of people accused or convicted of a crime.
Japan - A country in East Asia; population 126,600,000 (estimated 2015); official language, Japanese; capital, Tokyo.
Jazz - A type of music of black American origin which emerged at the beginning of the 20th century.
Jealous - Feeling or showing an envious resentment of someone or their achievements, possessions, or perceived advantages.
Jesus Christ - God in the flesh.
Job - A paid position of regular employment.
Joke - A thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter, especially a story with a funny punchline. Make jokes; talk humorously or flippantly.
Journalism - The activity or profession of writing for newspapers or magazines or of broadcasting news on radio or television.
Journey - An act of travelling from one place to another.
Joy - A feeling of great pleasure and happiness. Rejoice.
Judge - Form an opinion or conclusion about. A public officer appointed to decide cases in a law court.
Judgment - The ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions.
Just - Based on or behaving according to what is morally right and fair. Exactly.
Justice* - The quality of being fair and reasonable.

- Topic K -
Keep - Have or retain possession of. Food, clothes, and other essentials for living.
Keep Going - Make an effort to live normally in spite of difficulty.
Kill - Cause the death of (a person, animal, or other living thing). An act of killing, especially of one animal by another.
Kind - A group of people or things having similar characteristics. Having or showing a friendly, generous, and considerate nature.
Kiss - Touch or caress with the lips as a sign of love, sexual desire, or greeting.
Know - Be aware of through observation, inquiry, or information.
Knowledge* - Facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education.
Known - Past participle of Know. Recognized, familiar, or within the scope of knowledge.

- Topic L -
Language - The principal method of human communication, consisting of words used in a structured and conventional way and conveyed by speech, writing, or gesture.
Last - Coming after all others in time or order; final. The last person or thing; the one occurring, mentioned, or acting after all others.
Last Words* - A person's final articulated words said prior to death.
Late - Doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time.
Laugh - Make the spontaneous sounds and movements of the face and body that are the instinctive expressions of lively amusement and sometimes also of derision.
Law - The system of rules which a country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties.
Lawyer - A person who practises or studies law, especially (in the UK) a solicitor or a barrister or (in the US) an attorney. Practise law; work as a lawyer.
Lazy - Unwilling to work or use energy.
Leader - The person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.
Learn - Gain or acquire knowledge of or skill in (something) by study, experience, or being taught.
Legacy - An amount of money or property left to someone in a will.
Leisure - Time when one is not working or occupied; free time.
Lend - Grant to (someone) the use of (something) on the understanding that it will be returned.
Less - A smaller amount or quantity of something; not as much. To a smaller extent. Before subtracting (something); minus. Of lower rank or importance.
Liberty - The state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one's way of life, behaviour, or political views.
Lies* - False statements made with deliberate intent to deceive; intentional untruths; falsehoods.
Life - The condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter.
Light - The natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible.
Lightning - An abrupt, discontinuous natural electric discharge in the atmosphere.
Like - Having the same characteristics or qualities as; similar to; agreeable, enjoyable, or satisfactory.
Limit - A point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass.
Listen - Give one's attention to a sound. An act of listening to something.
Literate - Able to read and write. A literate person.
Literature* - Written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit.
     Author - A writer of a book, article, or document.
     Autobiography - An account of a person's life written by that person.
     Biography - An account of someone's life written by someone else.
     Book - A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
     Drama - A composition presenting a story involving conflict or contrast of character.
     Fiction - Literature in the form of prose, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people.
     Grammar - The whole system and structure of a language; morphology and syntax.
     Journalism - The activity or profession of writing for media outlets.
     Literature - Written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit.
     Nonfiction - Prose that is informative or factual rather than fictional.
     Other - Used to refer to something that is distinct or different.
     Play - A dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast; engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation.
     Poetry - Works in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm.
     Read - To comprehend the meaning of written or printed matter by interpreting the characters or symbols of which it is composed.
     Satire - When human stupidity or vice is attacked through humour, irony, exaggeration or ridicule.
     Story - An account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment.
     Word - A single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing.
     Write - Mark letters, words, or other symbols on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement.
Little - Small in size, amount, or degree. A small amount of. To a small extent.
Live - Remain alive. Not dead or inanimate; living. As or at an actual event or performance.
Living - An income sufficient to live on or the means of earning it. The pursuit of a lifestyle of the specified type.
Logic - Reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity.
Lonely - Sad because one has no friends or company.
Long - Measuring a great distance from end to end. Have a strong wish or desire.
Look - Direct one's gaze toward someone or something or in a specified direction. An act of directing one's gaze in order to see someone or something.
Lose - Be deprived of or cease to have or retain (something). Failing to win.
Love* - An intense feeling of deep affection.
Low - Of less than average height from top to bottom or to the top from the ground. A low point, level, or figure. In or into a low position or state.
Loyal - Giving or showing firm and constant support or allegiance to a person or institution.
Luck - Success or failure apparently brought by chance rather than through one's own actions.
Lunch - A meal eaten in the middle of the day, typically one that is lighter or less formal than an evening meal.
Lustre - A gentle sheen or soft glow. Glory or distinction.
Luxury - A state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense. Luxurious or of the nature of a luxury.

- Topic M -
Ma - One's mother (informal).
Mad - Mentally ill; insane. Very; extremely. Make (someone) mad. Mutual (or mutually) assured destruction. Moroccan dirham(s).
Magic - The power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces. Having or apparently having supernatural powers.
Make - Form (something) by putting parts together or combining substances; create. The manufacturer or trade name of a product.
Man - An adult male human being.
Management - The process of dealing with or controlling things or people.
Mankind* - Human beings considered collectively; the human race.
Manuscript - A book, document, or piece of music written by hand rather than typed or printed.
Marketing - The activity or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising.
Marriage - The legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman as partners in a relationship.
Martial Arts - Any of the various forms of fighting and self-defense that are widely practiced.
Materialism - A tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.
Mathematics - The abstract science of number, quantity, and space.
Matter - Physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; (in physics) that which occupies space and possesses rest mass, especially as distinct from energy.
Maxim - A short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct.
May - Expressing possibility. The hawthorn or its blossom. The fifth month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the last month of spring.
Me - Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition. (In tonic sol-fa) the third note of a major scale.
Mean - Intend to convey or refer to (a particular thing); signify. Unwilling to give or share things, especially money; not generous.
Meaning - What is meant by a word, text, concept, or action. Intended to communicate something that is not directly expressed.
Media* - The main means of mass communication (television, radio, newspapers, internet, etc.) regarded collectively.
Medicine* - The appLied science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Meet - Arrange or happen to come into the presence or company of (someone). A gathering of riders and hounds before a hunt begins. Suitable or proper.
Memorandum - A written message in business or diplomacy.
Memory - The faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information.
Men - Plural form of man.
Merely - Just; only.
Military - The armed forces of a country. Relating to or characteristic of soldiers or armed forces.
Mind* - The human consciousness that is manifested especially in thought, perception, emotion, will, memory, and imagination.
Miracle - Extraordinary and welcome event attributed to a divine agency.
Mirror - A surface, typically of glass coated with a metal amalgam, which reflects a clear image. (Of a surface) show a reflection of.
Mischief - Playful misbehaviour, especially on the part of children.
Misfortune - Bad luck.
Miss - Fail to hit, reach, or come into contact with (something aimed at). A title prefixed to the name of an unmarried woman or girl.
Mistake - An act or judgment that is misguided or wrong. Be wrong about.
Mistress - A woman (other than the man's wife) having a sexual relationship with a married man.
Misunderstood - Incorrectly interpreted or understood.
Modest - Unassuming in the estimation of one's abilities or achievements.
Mom - One's mother.
Moment - A very brief period of time.
Money* - A medium that can be exchanged for goods and services; legal tender.
Moon - The natural satellite of the earth, visible (chiefly at night) by reflected light from the sun. Behave or move in a listless and aimless manner.
Morals and Ethics*
     Morals* - A person's standards of behavior or beliefs concerning what is and is not acceptable for them to do.
     Ethics* - Moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity.
More - A greater or additional amount or degree of something. Forming the comparative of adjectives and adverbs, especially those of more than one syllable.
Morning - The period of time between midnight and noon, especially from sunrise to noon.
Most - The greatest amount, quantity, part, or degree; the majority.
Mother - A woman in relation to her child or children.
Mother's Day - A day of the year (the second Sunday in May) on which mothers are honored by their children.
Mother-in-Law - The mother of one's wife or husband.
Motivation* - The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way.
Mourn - Feel or show sorrow for the death of (someone), typically by following conventions such as the wearing of black clothes.
Move - Go in a specified direction or manner; change position. A change of place, position, or state.
Much - A great amount or quantity of.
Murder - The unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another. Kill (someone) unlawfully and with premeditation.
Music* - Vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.
Must - Be obliged to; should (expressing necessity). Something that should not be overlooked or missed.
Mutual - (Of a feeling or action) experienced or done by each of two or more parties towards the other or others. A mutual building society or insurance company.
Myself - Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition when he or she is the subject of the clause.
Mystery - Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain. A handicraft or trade, especially when referred to in indentures.
Myth - A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes.

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Naked - (Of a person or part of the body) without clothes.
Nation* - A large body of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular state or territory.
Nature* - The physical world collectively as it exists without human beings or civilization.
Need - Require (something) because it is essential or very important rather than just desirable. Circumstances in which something is necessary; necessity.
Negative - Consisting in or characterized by the absence rather than the presence of distinguishing features.
Negotiate - Obtain or bring about by discussion.
Neither - Not the one nor the other; not either. Not the one nor the other of two people or things.
Nervous - Easily agitated or alarmed; anxious or apprehensive.
Never - At no time in the past or future; not ever.
New - Produced, introduced, or discovered recently or now for the first time; not existing before. Newly; recently.
New Year's Day - The first day of the year; in the modern Western calendar, January 1.
News - Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent events.
Night - The period from sunset to sunrise in each twenty-four hours.
Nobel Laureates* - Someone who has been awarded a Nobel Prize.
Nobody - No person; no one. A person of no importance or authority.
Noise - A sound, especially one that is loud or unpleasant or that causes disturbance. Talk about or make known publicly.
Nonfiction - Prose writing that is informative or factual rather than fictional.
Normal - Conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected. The usual, typical, or expected state or condition.
Not - Contraction of the adverb nought. Used with an auxiliary verb or be to form the negative. Used as a short substitute for a negative clause.
Nothing - Not anything; no single thing. Having no prospect of progress; of no value. Not at all.
Nought - The digit 0; zero. Nothing.
Now - At the present time or moment. As a consequence of the fact. Fashionable or up to date.

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Obey - Submit to the authority of (someone) or comply with (a law).
Obituary - A notice of a death, especially in a newspaper, typically including a brief biography of the deceased person.
Obstacle - A thing that blocks one's way or prevents or hinders progress.
Occult and Supernatural*
     Occult - Mystical, supernatural, or magical powers, practices, or phenomena.
     Supernatural - Attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature.
Old - Having lived for a long time; no longer young.
Only - And no one or nothing more besides; solely. Alone of its or their kind; single or solitary. Except that; but.
Opinion - A view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
Opportunity - A time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.
Oppress - Keep (someone) in subjection and hardship, especially by the unjust exercise of authority.
Optimize - Make the best or most effective use of (a situation or resource).
Order - A state in which everything is in its correct or appropriate place.
Organization - An organized group of people with a particular purpose, such as a business or government department.
Origin - The point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived.
Originality - The ability to think independently and creatively.
Other - Denoting a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about.
Ought - Used to indicate duty or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions. Archaic term for nought.
Our - Belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified.
Over - Extending directly upwards from. Expressing passage or trajectory across an area.
Own - Used with a possessive to emphasize that someone or something belongs or relates to the person or thing mentioned.

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Pa - One's father (informal).
Pacifism - The belief that war and violence are unjustifiable and that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means.
Pagan - A person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.
Pain - Highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury. Cause mental or physical pain to.
Painting - The action or skill of using paint, either in a picture or as decoration.
Paradox - A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true.
Parent - A person's father or mother.
Party - A social gathering of invited guests, typically involving eating, drinking, and entertainment. A formally constituted political group.
Pass - Move or cause to move in a specified direction. An act or instance of moving past or through something. Said when one does not know the answer to a question.
Passion - Strong and barely controllable emotion.
Passover - A holiday commemorating the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt.
Past - Gone by in time and no longer existing. The time before the moment of speaking or writing. To or on the further side of. Pass from one side to the other.
Patience - The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.
Patriotic - Having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one's country.
Peace* - Freedom from disturbance; tranquillity; nonviolence; pacifism.
Penetrate - Go into or through (something), especially with force or effort.
People - Human beings in general or considered collectively. (Of a group of people) inhabit (a place).
Perception - The ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.
Perfect - Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be.
Permanent - Lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely. A perm for the hair.
Persevere - Continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no indication of success.
Persist - Continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
Person - A human being regarded as an individual.
Personality - The combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character.
Perspire - Give out sweat through the pores of the skin as a result of heat, physical exertion, or stress.
Pessimism - A tendency to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen.
Pessimist - A person who tends to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen.
Pet - A domestic or tamed animal kept for companionship or pleasure. Stroke or pat (an animal) affectionately.
Philosophy* - Study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence.
     Chinese Philosophy
     Greek Philosophy
     Roman Philosophy
Physics - The branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy.
Picture - A painting or drawing. Represent in a photograph or picture.
Pity - The feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings and misfortunes of others. Feel sorrow for the misfortunes of.
Place - A particular position, point, or area in space; a location. Put in a particular position.
Plagiarize - Take (the work or an idea of someone else) and pass it off as one's own.
Plan - A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something. Decide on and make arrangements for in advance.
Plant* - A living organism typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances and synthesizing nutrients by photosynthesis.
Play - A dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast; engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation.
Pleasure - A feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment. Used or intended for entertainment rather than business. Give sexual enjoyment or satisfaction to.
Poetry - Literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm.
Point - The tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object. Direct someone's attention towards something by extending one's finger or something held in one's hand.
Poison - A substance that is capable of causing the illness or death of a living organism when introduced or absorbed.
Poker - A card game played by two or more people who bet on the value of the hands dealt to them.
Police - The civil force of a state, responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the maintenance of public order.
Polish - Make the surface of (something) smooth and shiny by rubbing it. Relating to Poland, its inhabitants, or their language.
Politician - A person who is professionally involved in politics, especially as a holder of an elected office.
Politics* - The activities associated with the governance of a country or area.
Pollute - Contaminate (water, the air, etc.) with harmful or poisonous substances.
Pond - A small body of still water formed naturally or by artificial means. Hold back or dam up (flowing water or another liquid) to form a pond.
Poor - Lacking sufficient money to live at a standard considered comfortable or normal in a society.
Pope - The Bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Port - A town or city with a harbour or access to navigable water. A strong, sweet dark red wine. The side of a ship or aircraft that is on the left when facing forward.
Position - A place where someone or something is located or has been put. Put or arrange (someone or something) in a particular place or way.
Positive - Consisting in or characterized by the presence rather than the absence of distinguishing features. A desirable or constructive quality or attribute.
Possess - Have as belonging to one; own.
Possible - Able to be done or achieved. A potential candidate for a job or team.
Posterity - All future generations of people.
Potential - Having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future.
Poverty - The state of being extremely poor.
Power - The ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way. Supply (a device) with mechanical or electrical energy.
Practical - Of or concerned with the actual doing or use of something rather than with theory and ideas.
Practise - Perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to acquire, improve or maintain proficiency in it.
Praise - Express warm approval or admiration of. The expression of approval or admiration for someone or something.
Prayer - A solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God.
Preach - Deliver a sermon or religious address to an assembled group of people, typically in church.
Precious - Of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly. Used as a term of address for a beloved person.
Predestined - (Of an outcome or course of events) determined in advance by divine will or fate.
Prejudice - Preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience. Give rise to prejudice in (someone); make biased.
Prepare - Make (something) ready for use or consideration.
Present - The period of time now occurring. In a particular place.
Preserve - Maintain (something) in its original or existing state. A foodstuff made with fruit preserved in sugar.
President - The elected head of a republic.
Press - Newspapers or journalists viewed collectively. To apply weight or force steadily.
Prestige - Widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality.
Pretend - Behave so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not. Not really what it is represented as being; imaginary.
Pride - A sense of one's own proper dignity or value; self-respect. Be especially proud of (a particular quality or skill).
Principal - First in order of importance; main. The most important or senior person in an organization or group.
Principle - A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behaviour or for a chain of reasoning.
Priority - The fact or condition of being regarded or treated as more important than others.
Prison - A building in which people are legally held as a punishment for a crime they have committed or while awaiting trial. Imprison.
Private - Belonging to or for the use of one particular person or group of people only. The lowest rank in the army, below lance corporal or private first class.
Problem - A matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome.
Procrastinate - Delay or postpone action; put off doing something.
Produce - Make or manufacture from components or raw materials. Agricultural and other natural products collectively.
Product - An article or substance that is manufactured or refined for sale.
Profession - A paid occupation, especially one that involves prolonged training and a formal qualification.
Progress - Forward or onward movement towards a destination. Move forward or onward in space or time.
Proof - Evidence or argument establishing a fact or the truth of a statement. Able to withstand something damaging; resistant. Make (fabric) waterproof.
Proper - Denoting something that is truly what it is said or regarded to be; genuine. Satisfactorily or correctly. Part of a church service that varies with the season or feast.
Prophet - A person regarded as an inspired teacher or proclaimer of the will of God.
Proposition - A statement or assertion that expresses a judgment or opinion. Make a suggestion of sex to (someone), especially in an unsubtle way.
Prosper - Succeed in material terms; be financially successful.
Proverbs* - Short, well-known pithy sayings, stating a general truth or piece of advice. A book of the Bible containing maxims attributed mainly to Solomon.
Psychology* - The study of human behaviour.
Public - Of or concerning the people as a whole. Ordinary people in general; the community.
Publicity - Notice or attention given to someone or something by the media.
Punctual - Happening or doing something at the agreed or proper time.
Punish - Inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offence, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code.
Pure - Not mixed or adulterated with any other substance or material.
Purpose - The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists. Have as one's intention or objective.

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Quality - The standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something. Of good quality; excellent.
Quantity - The amount or number of a material or abstract thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement.
Question - A sentence worded or expressed so as to elicit information. Ask (someone) questions, especially in an official context.
Quit - Leave (a place), usually permanently. Rid of. Used in names of various small songbirds found in the Caribbean area, e.g. bananaquit, grassquit.

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Race - Divisions in humankind based on physical characteristics or shared ancestry. A competition between runners, horses, vehicles, etc. to see which is the fastest.
Rare - (Of an event, situation, or condition) not occurring very often. (Of meat, especially beef) lightly cooked, so that the inside is still red.
Rate - A measure, quantity, or frequency, typically measured against another. Assign a standard or value to (something). Scold (someone) angrily.
Rather - Used to indicate one's preference in a particular matter. Used to express emphatic affirmation, agreement, or acceptance.
Reaction - Something done, felt, or thought in response to a situation or event.
Read - Look at and comprehend the meaning of (written or printed matter) by interpreting the characters or symbols of which it is composed.
Reader - A person who reads or who is fond of reading.
Real - Actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed. True or actual; genuine; proper.
Reality - The state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them.
Reason - A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event. Think, understand, and form judgments logically.
Rebel - A person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or leader.
Recognize - Identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again.
Reconcile - Restore friendly relations between.
Recreation - Activities done for pleasure and enjoyment.
Reflect - (Of a surface or body) throw back (heat, light, or sound) without absorbing it. Think deeply or carefully about.
Refuse - Indicate or show that one is not willing to do something. Matter thrown away or rejected as worthless; rubbish.
Regard - Consider or think of in a specified way. Attention to or concern for something.
Regret - A feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappointment over an occurrence or something that one has done or failed to do.
Relationship - The way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected.
Religion* - The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power; God.
     Holy Bible* - The inspired Word of God.
     Agnostic, Atheist, and Pagan
          Agnostic - A person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.
          Atheist - A person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods.
          Pagan - A person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.
     Angel - A spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form with wings and a long robe.
     Apostle, Disciple, and Prophet
          Apostle - Each of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ.
          Disciple - A personal follower of Christ during his life, especially an Apostle.
          Prophet - A person regarded as an inspired teacher or proclaimer of the will of God.
     Bible - The inspired Word of God.
     Bless - To confer or invoke divine favour upon; ask God to look favourably on.
     Jesus Christ - God in the flesh.
     Christian - A person who has received Jesus Christ as their Saviour.
     Church - The Body of Christ; a building used for public Christian worship.
     Clergy - The body of all people ordained for religious duties, especially in the Christian Church.
     Denomination - A recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church.
     devil - The supreme spirit of evil; satan.
     Divine - Of or like God.
     Evil - A force or spirit embodying or associated with the forces of the devil; profoundly immoral and wicked.
     Faith - Complete trust or confidence in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual conviction rather than proof.
     God - Our Holy Father; supreme being; creator and ruler of the universe.
     Heaven - The abode of God.
     Hell - Regarded as the spiritual realm of evil and suffering.
     Jesus Christ - God in the flesh.
     Miracle - Extraordinary and welcome event attributed to a divine agency.
     Passover - A holiday commemorating the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt.
     Prayer - A solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God.
     Preach - Deliver a sermon or religious address to an assembled group of people, typically in church.
     Religion - The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power; God.
     Religious - Relating to or believing in a religion.
     Religious Leader - A person recognised by a religious body as having some authority within that body.
          Augustine - Saint.
          Amy Carmichael - Missionary.
          Dalai Lama - Buddhist Leader.
          Pope - The Bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church.
          Saint - A person acknowledged as holy or virtuous and regarded in Christian faith as being in heaven after death.
          Mother Teresa - Saint.
          Desmond Tutu - Archbishop.
     Repent - Feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin.
     Sin - An immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law.
     Soul - The spiritual or immaterial part of a human being.
     Spiritual - Relating to or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things.
     Theology - The study of the nature of God and religious belief.
Remain - Continue to exist, especially after other similar people or things have ceased to do so.
Remedy - A medicine or treatment for a disease or injury. Set right (an undesirable situation).
Remember - Have in or be able to bring to one's mind an awareness of (someone or something from the past).
Renewal - An instance of resuming something after an interruption.
Repent - Feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin.
Replace - Take the place of.
Repose - A state of rest, sleep, or tranquillity. Be situated or kept in a particular place. Place something, especially one's confidence or trust, in.
Reputation - The beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something.
Require - Need for a particular purpose.
Research - The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Investigate systematically.
Resemble - Have a similar appearance to or qualities in common with (someone or something); look or seem like.
Resource - A stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively.
Respect - A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.
Responsible - Having an obligation to do something, or having control over or care for someone, as part of one's job or role.
Rest - Cease work or movement in order to relax, sleep, or recover strength. The remaining part of something.
Restrain - Prevent (someone or something) from doing something; keep under control or within limits.
Result - A thing that is caused or produced by something else; a consequence or outcome. Occur or follow as the consequence of something.
Retire - Leave one's job and cease to work, typically on reaching the normal age for leaving service.
Revenge - The action of hurting or harming someone in return for an injury or wrong suffered at their hands.
Reward - A thing given in recognition of service, effort, or achievement.
Rich - Having a great deal of money or assets; wealthy.
Ridiculous - Deserving or inviting derision or mockery; absurd.
Right - Morally good, justified, or acceptable. A moral or legal entitlement to have or do something.
Risk - A situation involving exposure to danger. Expose (someone or something valued) to danger, harm, or loss.
Roman Philosophy - Philosophy written in the Roman tradition of thought.
Romance - A feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.
Room - Space that can be occupied or where something can be done. Share a room, house, or flat, especially a rented one at a college or similar institution.
Rule - One of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct or procedure within a particular area of activity.
Run - Move at a speed faster than a walk; make a regular journey; be in charge of; manage.

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Sacrifice - An act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to a deity. Offer or kill as a religious sacrifice.
Sad - Feeling or showing sorrow; unhappy. Seasonal affective disorder.
Sail - Travel in a boat with sails, especially as a sport or recreation.
Saint - A person acknowledged as holy or virtuous and regarded in Christian faith as being in heaven after death.
Sale - The exchange of a commodity for money; the action of selling something.
Sarcasm - The use of irony to mock or convey contempt.
Satire - The use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices.
Satisfaction - Fulfilment of one's wishes, expectations, or needs, or the pleasure derived from this.
Satisfactory - Fulfilling expectations or needs; acceptable, though not outstanding or perfect.
Say - Utter words so as to convey information, an opinion, a feeling or intention, or an instruction. An opportunity for stating one's opinion or feelings.
Scandal - An action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage.
School - An institution for educating and instruction. A large group of fish or sea mammals.
Science and Technology*
     Science - The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena.
     Technology - The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.
Scold - Remonstrate with or rebuke (someone) angrily. A person who nags or grumbles constantly (typically used of a woman).
Sea - The expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth's surface and surrounds its land masses. Single European Act.
Search - Try to find something by looking or otherwise seeking carefully and thoroughly. An act of searching for someone or something.
Seasons - The four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours.
     Season - Each of the four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours.
     Spring - The season in the northern hemisphere (March-May) and southern hemisphere (September-November).
     Summer - The warmest season in the northern hemisphere (June-August) and southern hemisphere (December-February).
     Autumn - The season in the northern hemisphere (September-November) and southern hemisphere (March-May).
     Winter - The coldest season in the northern hemisphere (December-February) and southern hemisphere (June-August).
Secret - Not known or seen or not meant to be known or seen by others. Something that is kept or meant to be kept unknown or unseen by others.
Seek - Attempt to find (something).
Select - Carefully choose as being the best or most suitable. (of a group of people or things) carefully chosen from a larger number as being the best or most valuable.
Self - A person's essential being that distinguishes them from others, especially considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action.
Self-aware - Having conscious knowledge of one's own character and feelings.
Self-confidence - A feeling of trust in one's abilities, qualities, and judgment.
Self-esteem - Confidence in one's own worth or abilities; self-respect.
Self-help - The use of one's own efforts and resources to achieve things without relying on others.
Self-improvement - The improvement of one's knowledge, status, or character by one's own efforts.
Self-regard - Regard or consideration for oneself; self-respect.
Self-reliance - Reliance on one's own powers and resources rather than those of others.
Self-sacrifice - The giving up of one's own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause.
Selfish - (Of a person, action, or motive) lacking consideration for other people; concerned chiefly with one's own personal profit or pleasure.
Sell - Give or hand over (something) in exchange for money. An act of selling or attempting to sell something.
Senile - (Of a person) having or showing the weaknesses or diseases of old age, especially a loss of mental faculties.
Serene - Calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil. An expanse of clear sky or calm sea.
Serious - Demanding or characterized by careful consideration or application.
Serve - Perform duties or services for (another person or an organization). (In tennis and other racket sports) an act of hitting the ball or shuttlecock to start play.
Service - The action of helping or doing work for someone. Perform routine maintenance or repair work on (a vehicle or machine).
Set - Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position. A group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another and found together.
Sex* - Sexual activity, including specifically sexual intercourse.
Shape - The external form, contours, or outline of someone or something. Give a particular shape or form to. Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.
Shatter - Break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces.
She - Used to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal previously mentioned or easily identified.
Shine - (Of the sun or another source of light) give out a bright light. A quality of brightness produced when light is reflected on something.
Ship - A large boat for transporting people or goods by sea. A romantic pairing between two characters in a fictional series.
Should - Used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions.
Sight - The faculty or power of seeing. Manage to see or observe (someone or something); catch an initial glimpse of.
Signal - A gesture, action, or sound that is used to convey information or instructions, typically by prearrangement between the parties concerned.
Silence - Complete absence of sound. Prohibit or prevent from speaking.
Simple - Easily understood or done; presenting no difficulty. A medicinal herb, or a medicine made from one. Used to convey that something is very straightforward.
Sin - An immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law.
Sincerity - The absence of pretence, deceit, or hypocrisy.
Sing - Make musical sounds with the voice, especially words with a set tune. An act or spell of singing.
Sister - A woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents.
Situation - A set of circumstances in which one finds oneself; a state of affairs.
Size - The relative extent of something; a thing's overall dimensions or magnitude; how big something is. Alter or sort in terms of size or according to size.
Skate - Move on ice skates or roller skates in a gliding fashion.
Slang* - A type of language consisting of informal words and phrases that are usually regarded as inappropriate.
Slave - A person who is the legal property of another and is forced to work for and obey them; an enslaved person. Work excessively hard.
Sleep - A natural periodic state of rest for the mind and body.
Slight - Small in degree; inconsiderable. An insult caused by a failure to show someone proper respect or attention.
Smart - Having or showing a quick-witted intelligence.
Smile - Form one's features into a pleased, kind, or amused expression, typically with the corners of the mouth turned up and the front teeth exposed.
Smoking - The action or habit of inhaling and exhaling the smoke of tobacco by sucking on the end of a lit cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc.
Sober - Not affected by alcohol; not drunk. Make or become sober after drinking alcohol.
Soccer - A form of football played by two teams of eleven players with a round ball.
Social Media - Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
Society - The aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community.
Sociology* - The study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.
Solemn - Formal and dignified.
Solitude - The state or situation of being alone. A lonely or uninhabited place.
Soluble - (Of a substance) able to be dissolved, especially in water.
Solution - A means of solving a problem or dealing with a difficult situation.
Some - An unspecified amount or number of. An unspecified number or amount of people or things. To some extent; quite a lot.
Someone - An unknown or unspecified person; some person.
Something - A thing that is unspecified or unknown. Used for emphasis with a following adjective functioning as an adverb.
Sometime - At some unspecified or unknown time. Former.
Son - A boy or man in relation to either or both of his parents.
Soon - In or after a short time. Early. Used to indicate one's preference in a particular matter.
Sorrow - A feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune suffered by oneself or others. Feel or display deep distress.
Sort - A category of things or people with a common feature; a type. Arrange systematically in groups; separate according to type.
Soul - The spiritual or immaterial part of a human being.
Sound - Vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's or animal's ear. Emit or cause to emit sound.
Space - A continuous area or expanse which is free, available, or unoccupied. Position (two or more items) at a distance from one another.
Sparkle - Shine brightly with flashes of light. A glittering flash of light.
Speak - Say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling.
Special - Better, greater, or otherwise different from what is usual. A thing, such as a product or broadcast, that is designed or organized for a particular occasion or purpose.
Speech - The expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds.
Speed - The rate at which someone or something moves or operates or is able to move or operate. Move quickly.
Spirit* - The non-physical part of a person which is the seat of emotions and character; the soul.
Spiritual - Relating to or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things.
Sport and Recreation*
     Baseball - A ball game played between two teams of nine on a diamond-shaped circuit of four bases. It is played chiefly as a warm-weather sport in the US and Canada.
     Basketball - A game played between two teams of five players in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court.
     Bodybuilding - The practice of strengthening and enlarging the muscles of the body through exercise.
     Boxing - The act, technique, or profession of fighting with the fists.
     Cricket - A game played on a large grass field with ball, bats, and two wickets, between teams of eleven players.
     Cycle - Ride a bicycle.
     Exercise - Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness.
     Fishing - The activity of catching fish, either for food or as a sport.
     Football - Any of various forms of team game involving kicking and/or handling a ball.
     Golf - A ball and club game in which players attempt to hit balls into a series of holes with as few strokes as possible.
     Hockey - Three variations: Ice, Field, and Street. Two opposing teams try to score a ball or puck into a net using sticks.
     Martial Arts - Any of the various forms of fighting and self-defense that are widely practiced.
     Poker - A card game played by two or more people who bet on the value of the hands dealt to them.
     Recreation - Activities done for pleasure and enjoyment.
     Run - Move at a speed faster than a walk; make a regular journey; be in charge of; manage.
     Sail - Travel in a boat with sails, especially as a sport or recreation.
     Skate - Move on ice skates or roller skates in a gliding fashion.
     Soccer - A form of football played by two teams of eleven players with a round ball.
     Sport - An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.
     Wrestling - The sport or activity of grappling with an opponent and trying to throw or hold them down on the ground.
Spring - The season in the northern hemisphere (March-May) and southern hemisphere (September-November).
St. Valentine's Day - February 14, a day to send a card to a person one loves or is attracted to.
Staff - All the people employed by a particular organization. Provide (an organization, business, etc.) with staff.
Stamina - The ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort.
Stand - Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet. An attitude towards a particular issue; a position taken in an argument.
Standard - A level of quality or attainment. Used or accepted as normal or average.
Start - Begin or be reckoned from a particular point in time or space. The point in time or space at which something has its origin; the beginning.
State* - A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government.
State - The particular condition that someone or something is in at a specific time.
Statesman - A skilled, experienced, and respected political leader or figure.
Statistic - A fact or piece of data obtained from a study of a large quantity of numerical data.
Steer - Guide or control the movement of (a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft). The type of steering of a vehicle. Another term for bullock.
Sticker - An adhesive label or notice, generally printed or illustrated. A determined or persistent person.
Stimulate - Raise levels of physiological or nervous activity in (the body or any biological system).
Stock - The goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a shop or warehouse and available for sale or distribution.
Stock Market - A stock exchange. A place where stocks, bonds, or other securities are bought and sold.
Stone - Hard solid non-metallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material. Throw stones at.
Stop - (Of an event, action, or process) come to an end; cease to happen. A cessation of movement or operation.
Story - An account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment.
Strategy - A plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim.
Strength - The quality or state of being physically strong.
Stress - Pressure or tension exerted on a material object. A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
Strong - Having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks.
Struggle - Make forceful or violent efforts to get free of restraint or constriction. A forceful or violent effort to get free of restraint or resist attack.
Stubborn - Having or showing dogged determination not to change one's attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons to do so.
Study - The devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject.
Stupid - A stupid person (often used as a term of address). Having or showing a great lack of intelligence or common sense.
Style - A particular procedure by which something is done; a manner or way.
Sublime - Of very great excellence or beauty. (Of a solid substance) change directly into vapour when heated, typically forming a solid deposit again on cooling.
Succeed - Achieve the desired aim or result.
Success - The accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
Succession - A number of people or things of a similar kind following one after the other.
Suffer - Experience or be subjected to (something bad or unpleasant).
Suggest - Put forward for consideration.
Suicide - The action of killing oneself intentionally. Intentionally kill oneself.
Summer - The warmest season in the northern hemisphere (June-August) and southern hemisphere (December-February).
Superior - A person superior to another in rank or status, especially a colleague in a higher position. Higher in rank, status, or quality.
Supernatural* - Attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature.
Support - A thing that bears the weight of something or keeps it upright. Bear all or part of the weight of; hold up.
Supported - Past tense and past participle of Support.
Surrender - The action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence. Stop resisting to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority.
Survive - Continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship.
Susceptibility - The state or fact of being likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
Swallow - An act of swallowing something, especially food or drink. Cause or allow (something, especially food or drink) to pass down the throat.
Sweet - A small shaped piece of sweet food made with sugar. Having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey; not salt, sour, or bitter.
System - A set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network; a complex whole.

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Tact - Skill and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues.
Take - A scene or sequence of sound or vision photographed or recorded continuously at one time. Lay hold of (something) with one's hands; reach for and hold.
Talent - Natural aptitude or skill.
Talk - Communication by spoken words; conversation or discussion.
Tall - Of great or more than average height, especially (with reference to an object) relative to width.
Taste - The sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance. Perceive or experience the flavour of.
Tax - A compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions. Impose a tax on (someone or something).
Teach - A teacher. Impart knowledge to or instruct (someone) as to how to do something.
Teamwork - The combined action of a group, especially when effective and efficient.
Technology* - The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.
Tell - Communicate information to someone in spoken or written words.
Temper - A person's state of mind seen in terms of their being angry or calm.
Temporary - Lasting for only a limited period of time; not permanent.
Temptation - The desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise.
Tenderly - With gentleness, kindness, and affection. In a way that is easy to cut or chew; softly.
Term - A word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept, especially in a particular kind of language or branch of study.
Terrible - Extremely bad or serious.
Terror - Extreme fear.
Terrorism - The unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
Testimony - A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
Than - Used to introduce the second element in a comparison.
Thank - Express gratitude.
Thank God - Used as an expression of relief.
Thank You - A polite expression used when acknowledging a gift, service, or compliment, or accepting or refusing an offer.
Thankful - Pleased and relieved; expressing gratitude and relief.
Thanksgiving - An annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal.
Theft - The action or crime of stealing.
Them - Two or more people or things previously mentioned or easily identified.
Then - At that time; at the time in question.
Theology - The study of the nature of God and religious belief.
Therefore - For that reason; consequently.
Thin - Having little, or too little, flesh or fat on the body.
Thing - An object that one need not, cannot, or does not wish to give a specific name to.
Think - Have a particular opinion, belief, or idea about someone or something.
Thought - An idea or opinion produced by thinking, or occurring suddenly in the mind.
Thousand - The number equivalent to the product of a hundred and ten; 1,000. (also m, M)
Threat - A statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action.
Through - Moving in one side and out of the other side of an opening, channel, or location.
Throw - Propel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand.
Thrown - Past participle of Throw.
Time* - The indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole.
Timid - Showing a lack of courage or confidence; easily frightened.
Tired - In need of sleep or rest; weary.
Today - On or in the course of this present day.
Together - With or in proximity to another person or people.
Tolerate - Allow the existence, occurrence, or practice of something that one dislikes or disagrees with without interference.
Tomorrow - On the day after today.
Too - To a higher degree than is desirable, permissible, or possible; excessively.
Too Much - An intolerable, impossible, or exhausting situation or experience.
Tool - A device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function.
Top - The highest or uppermost point, part, or surface; highest or most important rank, level, or position.
Top Quotes* - The most important groups of words taken from a text or speech in a particular year.
Touch - Come into or be in contact with.
Tough - Strong enough to withstand adverse conditions or rough handling.
Tragic - Extreme distress or sorrow; boring or socially inept.
Trash - Waste material; refuse.
Travel - Go from one place to another, typically over a distance of some length.
Treasure - A quantity of precious metals, gems, or other valuable objects.
Triumph - A great victory or achievement.
Trouble - Difficulty or problems.
True - In accordance with fact or reality; accurate or exact.
Trust - Firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.
Try - An effort to accomplish something; an attempt.
Tumor - An abnormal mass of new tissue growing on or in the body.

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Ugly - Unpleasant or repulsive, especially in appearance.
Uncouth - Lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
Underestimate - Estimate (something) to be smaller or less important than it really is.
Understand - Perceive the intended meaning of something; comprehend.
Unique - Being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else.
Unity - The state of being united or joined as a whole.
Universe - All existing matter and space considered as a whole; the cosmos.
Unless - If...not; except when.
Unnecessary - Not needed. More than is needed; excessive.
Unsatisfactory - Not satisfactory; not good enough; unsafe.
Up - Towards a higher place or position.
Upset - Unhappy, disappointed, or worried; an unexpected result or situation.
Us - Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself and one or more other people as the object of a verb or preposition.
Use - Take, hold, or deploy (something) as a means of accomplishing or achieving something; employ.

- Topic V -
Valentine - A card sent on St. Valentine's Day, February 14, to a person one loves or is attracted to.
Valentine's Day - (St. Valentine's Day) February 14, a day to send a card to a person one loves or is attracted to.
Valid - Having a sound basis in logic or fact; reasonable or cogent.
Valour - Great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle.
Value - The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.
Values - Principles or standards of behavior.
Very - In a high degree. Actual; precise; real; genuine. Used to emphasize that the following description applies without qualification.
Vice - Immoral or wicked behaviour.
Victim - A person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime, accident, or other event or action.
Victory - An act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition.
Violate - Break or fail to comply with (a rule or formal agreement).
Violence - Behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
Virtue - Behaviour showing high moral standards.
Vision - The faculty or state of being able to see; ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom.
Vulgar - Lacking sophistication or good taste.

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Wage - A fixed regular payment earned for work or services, typically paid on a daily or weekly basis.
Walk - Move at a regular pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once.
Want - Have a desire to possess or do something; wish for.
War* - A state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state.
Waste - An act or instance of using or expending something carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose.
Way - A method, style, or manner of doing something; an optional or alternative form of action.
Weak - Lacking the power to perform physically demanding tasks; having little physical strength or energy.
Wealth - An abundance of valuable possessions or money.
Weapon - A thing designed or used for inflicting bodily harm or physical damage.
Weather* - The state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time.
Weight - A body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it; a measure of the heaviness of an object.
Weird - Suggesting something supernatural; unearthly.
Welcome - An instance or manner of greeting someone.
Well - In a good or satisfactory way; in a thorough manner; in good health.
What - Asking for information specifying something.
Whatever - Of any kind or number; of any kind at all; anything or everything.
Where - In or to what place or position.
Wherever - At or to whatever place; in every place that.
Whether - Expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives.
Which - What particular one; referring to something previously mentioned.
Whisper - Speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat, especially for the sake of secrecy.
Who - What or which person or people.
Why - For what reason or purpose.
Wife - A married woman considered in relation to her spouse.
Wild - Living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.
Will - Expressing the future tense; decide upon and initiate action; the exercise of mental powers.
Win - Be successful or victorious in a contest or conflict.
Wind - The perceptible natural movement of the air.
Winning - Gaining, resulting in, or relating to victory in a contest or competition.
Winter - The coldest season in the northern hemisphere (December-February) and southern hemisphere (June-August).
Wisdom* - Quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise.
Wise - Having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
Wish - A desire or hope for something to happen.
Wit - The capacity for inventive thought and quick understanding; keen intelligence.
Without - In the absence of; outside; without it being the case that.
Woman - An adult human female.
Women - Plural form of woman.
Wonder - A feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar.
Word - A single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing.
Work - Activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result.
World - The earth, together with all of its countries and peoples.
Worry - The state of being anxious and troubled over actual or potential problems.
Worse - A more serious or unpleasant event or situation.
Worth - The level at which someone or something deserves to be valued or rated.
Would - Past of Will, in various senses.
Wrestling - The sport of grappling with an opponent and trying to throw or hold them down on the ground.
Write - Mark letters, words, or other symbols on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement.
Wrong - Not correct or true; incorrect.

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Yesterday - On the day before today.
You - Used to refer to the person or people that the speaker is addressing.
Young - Having lived or existed for only a short time. Offspring, especially of an animal before or soon after birth.
Your - Belonging to or associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing.
Yourself - Used to refer to the person being addressed as the object of a verb or preposition when they are also the subject of the clause.
Youth - The period between childhood and adult age.

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Zest - Great enthusiasm and energy.

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