UNIT 5 A THE DNA TRAIL

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LIKELY

PROBABLE

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ANCESTOR

PERSON RELATED TO YOU WHO LIVED A LONG TIME AGO

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DESCENDANT

PERSON RELATED TO YOU AND WHO LIVES AFTER YOU, SUCH AS YOUR CHILD OR GRANDCHILD

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TO SPREAD OUT

TO FAN (nn) OUT (of a group of people) MOVE APART SO AS TO COVER A WIDER AREA

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TO GIVE RISE TO

TO CAUSE STH

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TRAIL

PATH, TRACK; SIGN, MARK

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CONQUEST

VICTORY, TRIUMPH

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TO EXPAND

TO EXTEND, TO GROW

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PROOF

EVIDENCE

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SCATTERED

ALL OVER THE PLACE, COVERING A WIDE AREA, SPREAD OUT

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ARTEFACT

A HUMAN-MADE TOOL THAT IS HISTORICALLY OR CULTURALLY INTERESTING

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TO TRACE

TO FIND, FOLLOW, TRACK

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GENETICIST

THE PERSON WHO STUDIES GENETICS

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IDENTICAL

EXACTLY THE SAME

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THE BULK OF STH

MOST OF STH

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TO PASS DOWN

TO BE INHERITED

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ROUGH ("a rough idea of") (adj)

APPROXIMATE , CLOSE BUT NOT EXACT

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ROUGHLY (adv)

APPROXIMATELY, NOT EXACTLY

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RATE

SPEED

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PUTATIVE

SUPPOSED, REPORTED

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REMARKABLY

SURPRISINGLY, UNUSUAL

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REMARKABLE

WORTHY OF ATTENTION, UNCOMMON

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TO SPLIT (SPLIT/SPLIT)

TO DIVIDE

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TO STALL

TO DELAY, TO STOP

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TO COMMENCE (formal)

TO BEGIN

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IMPERCEPTIBLE

UNABLE TO BE NOTICED

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TO VANISH

TO DISAPPEAR

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INDIGENOUS

NATIVE, LOCAL

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TO PROVIDE

TO SUPPLY, TO GIVE

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TO PEOPLE

TO INHABIT, TO POPULATE

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EVENTUALLY

IN THE END

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A HELL OF A

CONSIDERABLE (It can have BOTH POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE meanings). Used to empasize certain qualities about the noun it modifies.

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IMMENSE

HUGE

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MAINLAND

THE MAIN PART OF A COUNTRY OR CONTINENT, NOT INCLUDING THE ISLANDS

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OUTLINE

SUMMARY, GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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COUNTLESS

VERY MANY, A LARGE NUMBER OF

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TO UNLOCK

DISCOVER IMPORTANT NEW FACTS ABOUT STH (uncover the mystery, secret of sth)

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TO GATHER

TO COLLECT, ACCUMULATE, ASSEMBLE

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TO LIGHT / LIT / LIT

TO ILLUMINATE, TO TAKE FIRE

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A DROP

SMALL AMOUNT

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NARROW

NOT WIDE

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STEADY

REGULAR

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BURIED (TO BURY)

PUT UNDER THE EARTH

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TO REACH

TO ARRIVE AT , TO GET TO

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