Word List


Attend Verb He needed to attend the conference next week
be present at
Benefit Noun It was a big benefit to hire her
an advantage or profit gained from something
Bureaucratic Adjective The whole process was needlessly bureaucratic
relating to a system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than elected representatives
Completely Adverb She was completely overloaded with work
totally; utterly
Document Noun The document was missing from the Hillson report
a piece of written, printed or electronic matter that provides information or evidence or that serves as an official record
Example Noun This is an example of how to use the word example
a thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule
Familiar Adjective This room was familiar to him
often encountered or experiences; common
Function Noun The function for this machine was quite clear
an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing
Idea Noun He had just had a great idea
a thought or suggestion on a possible course of action
Opinion Noun It was her opinion and it was not well thought through
a view or judgement formed about something
Own Adjective It was her own book but he had it
used with a possessive to emphasize that someone or something belongs to the person mentioned
Phrase Noun It was an odd phrase to use
a small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit
Plan Noun He had th eplan for his next day trip
a detailed proposal for doing or achieving something
Record Noun She had kept a record of everyone she had ever met
a thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past
Resident Noun She was a temporary resident here
a person who lives somewhere
Risk Noun She was taking a risk in eating the whole cake
the possibility that something unpleasant or unwelcome will happen
Safe Adjective She was safe for now
protected from or not exposed to danger or risk
Tool Noun She was using the wrong tool
a device or implement used to carry out a particular function
Understand Verb She couldn't understand what he was saying
perceiver the significance, explanation or cause of
Update Verb It was her job to update the records
give someone the latest information about something
Work Verb She didn't want to work today
work as a means of earning income
Write Verb He had to write a thank you letter
mark letters on a surface, typically pen on paper
Digitally Adverb The data was collected digitally
by means of digital or computer technology
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