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very unpleasant (adj)

foul

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the use of violance to obtain political demands (n)

terrorism

terrorist (n)

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the replacement of buildings in a city (phr)

urban renewal

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to finance; to pay for (v)

fund

funding (n)

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in a very poor condition (adj)

run-down

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to improve (sth); to upgrade (v)

enhance

enhancement (n)

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to depend on sb/sth (v)

rely on

reliance (n)
reliant (adj)
reliable (adj)
reliability (n)

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the improvement of the natural features of an area (n)

landscaping

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statics based on factors related to the population of an area (pl n)

demographics

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the basic facilities of a country or society which enable it to function (n)

infrastructure

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to destroy a building (phr v)

tear down

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a poor and crowded area, especially of a city (phr)

slum area

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a wide road in a town or city, often with trees along the side (n)

boulevard

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an area in very poor condition (phr)

declining area

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cheap (adj)

affordable

unaffordable

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the forcibleremoval of people from where they usually live (n)

displacement

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parks or land around a city, often used for leisure activities (n)

greenway

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(of problems) to appear (v)

arise

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consequences (pl n)

repercussions

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an official mark on a document that shows it is legal (n)

seal

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a typical feature of a place (n)

hallmark

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impartially; with an open mind (adv)

objectively

Opp.: subjectively

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a phrase or short piece of writing taken from a book (n)

quotation

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citation; note (n)

reference

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unwary (adj)

unsuspecting

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buyer; user (n)

consumer

consumption (n)

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moral (adj)

ethical

Opp.: unethical

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to change; to modify (v)

alter

alteration (n)

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to resist; to stand up to (v)

withstand

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bug (n)

pest

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substance that helps growth (n)

nutrient

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the wide variety of plants and animals in a particular place (n)

biodiversity

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to interfere; to mess about (phr v)

tamper with

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to make (sth) less pure by being offensive or disrespectful (v)

defile

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wicked; harmful (adj)

sinful

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to eradicate (phr v)

wipe out

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a disagreement that involves many people and continues for a long time (n)

controversy

controversial (adj)

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possible (adj)

potential

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a strong effect; a powerful (n)

impact

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produce; harvest (n)

crop

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the best ther is of (sth) (phr)

the cream of the crop

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the length of time a packaged good can stay in good condition (phr)

shelf life

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the composition of genes that form the characteristics and qualities in a living thing (phr)

genetic makeup

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a chemical used to kill harmful incects that destroy crops (n)

pesticide

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to carry out (v)

conduct

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assurance; warrantly (n)

guarantee

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the plants that grow in a particular area (n)

flora

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tha animals in a particular area (n)

fauna

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development; improvement (n)

advance

advancement (n)
advanced (adj)

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to outdo; to transcend (v)

surpass

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to test or examine sb/sth for infection or disease (v)

screen

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possibly (adv)

potentially

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a sequence of organisms in which each member feeds on a lower member of the sequence and so on (phr)

food chain