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Flashcards in LIST 9 Deck (20):
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bunch (n)

[GROUP]: a group of people

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notwithstanding (preposition, adverb):

despite the fact or thing mentioned

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debate (c or u n)

): a serious discussion of a subject in which many people take part

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aggressive (adj)

[DETERMINED]: determined to win or succeed and using forceful action to win or to achieve success

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to align yourself with sth/sb:

If you align yourself with an organization or person, you agree with and support their aims

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cause (cn)

[PRINCIPLE]: a socially valuable principle that is strongly supported by some people

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marker (cn):

a sign that shows where sth is

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progressive (adj)

[MODERN]: progressive ideas or systems are new and modern, encouraging change in society or in the way that things are done

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cause (n)

[REASON]: a reason to feel sth or to behave in a particular way

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to marshal:

to bring together or organize people or things in order to achieve a particular airm

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to sign up
 I’ve signed up to make the sandwiches for the party

: to agree to become involved in an organized activity

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nuts (adj) (informal)

silly, stupid, or strange

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extraordinary (adj):

very unusual, special, unexpected, or strange

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other than:

different from or except

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to electrify

[EXCITE]: to make a person or group extremely excited by what you say or do

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critic (cn):

someone who says that they do not approve of someone or sth

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electric (adj)
 Electric moment

[EXCITING]: very exciting and producing strong feelings

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To pitch

[LEVEL]: to express or set sth at a particular level

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To get stuck in (informal):

to start doing sth enthusiastically

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To eyeball (informal):
 Eyeballing session

to look closely at someone