Unit 1 - Insight

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innate

inborn, natural, existing from birth

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mannerism

a habitual gesture or way of speaking or behaving.

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nurture

the action or process of nurturing someone or something.

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nature

the basic or inherent features, character, or qualities of something.

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feral

in a wild state

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narrative

a spoken or written account of connected events; a story.

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primates

a member of the most developed and intelligent group of mammals, including humans, monkeys, and apes also prymas

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to be distressed

suffering from extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

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adapt

change over time

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evolve

change over time

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transform

completely change, become different

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alter

completely change, become different

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improve

change for better

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enhance

change for better

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progress (verb)

change for better

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reform

change for better

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revert

change back to a former state

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reverse

change back to a former state

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restore

change back to a former state

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influence smth

shape, determine

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association

connection between people with similar interests

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isolation

separation, detachment from smth

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loyalty

the quality of being faithful to smth/someone

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attachment

strong feeling, bond with smth/someone

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rapport

understanding between people who get on well

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rejection

refusal to accept smth/someone

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marginalisation

having no importance or influence

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disaffection

feeling discontent with smth

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offender

criminal

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chronicle

a factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence.

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imagery

vivid description to reader/listener

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repetition

powtórzenie (tutaj w kontekście literackim)

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personification

personifikacja

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rhetorical question

pytanie retoryczne

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endeavour

an attempt to achieve a goal.

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assimilation

the process of taking in and fully understanding information or ideas.

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homograph

words that are spelled the same but have a different meaning

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alienation

the state or experience of being alienated.

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exclusion

the process of excluding or the state of being excluded.

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segregation

the action or state of setting someone or something apart from others.

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