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Flashcards in Week 2 Day 2 Deck (10):
1

reluctant

slow and unwilling (She reluctantly smiled at him.)

2

specimen

a single example of sth, especially animal or plant (They staring tool long at the latest specimens in the monkey pavilion.)

3

primate

a member of the group of animals that includes animals and humans

4

literally

according to the most basic and original meaning of a word or expression

5

cubicle

a small part of room which is separated from the rest of the room (The just showcased themselves in a plastic cubicle.)

6

context

the situation, events or information that are related to sth which help you to understand it (They placed themselves in an attempt to place homo sapiens in context in animal kingdom.)

7

distinctive

having a special quality, character or appearance that is different and easy to recognize (They are a rock band with a distinctive sound.)

8

inhibited

too embarrassed to do or say what you want, shy (Children haven't yet learned to be inhibited.)

9

dare

to be brave enough to do sth risky or say sth which you're afraid of (He wanted to ask her, but he didn't dare.)

10

showcase

an event or situation that is designed to show the good qualities of a person, organization and product