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Word Generation Weekly – Series 2 – 120 Words

standardized

brought into conformity with a standard

assess

estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of

criterion

the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

correspond

be compatible, similar, or consistent

formulate

come up with after a mental effort

affirmative

giving assent

discrimination

unfair treatment of a person or group based on prejudice

aspect

a characteristic to be considered

retain

secure and keep for possible future use or application

relevant

having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue

capacity

capability to perform or produce

distribute

give to several people

method

a way of doing something, especially a systematic way

morality

motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

abstain

refrain from doing, consuming, or partaking in something

guarantee

promise to do or accomplish

contrast

the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

parallel

duplicate, correspond to, or match

industry

the action of making of goods and services for sale

logical

capable of thinking in a clear and consistent manner

implement

pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

motivate

give an incentive for action

undertake

accept as a challenge

incentive

a positive motivational influence

enable

provide the means to perform some task

inequity

injustice by virtue of not conforming with standards

resource

aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed

adequate

sufficient for the purpose

illustrate

depict with a visual representation

disproportionate

out of proper balance

embryo

an animal organism in the early stages of growth

paralyzed

affected with paralysis

theory

a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the world

investigate

conduct an inquiry of

obtain

come into possession of

obesity

the condition of being excessively overweight

primary

most important

emphasize

stress or single out as important

restrict

limit access to

multidimensional

having or involving or marked by several aspects

generate

produce, as energy

derive

come from

advantage

the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

consume

use up, as resources or materials

contaminate

make impure

recite

repeat aloud from memory

allegiance

the act of binding yourself to a course of action

signify

convey or express a meaning

principle

a basic generalization that is accepted as true

conclusion

a position or opinion reached after consideration

specify

define clearly

establish

institute or enact

cohesive

well integrated

constrain

hold back

xenophobia

a fear of foreigners or strangers

amend

make revisions to

equity

conformity with rules or standards

constitute

form or compose

resolve

find a solution or answer

legislate

make laws or bills

prevention

the act of hindering

critical

marked by a tendency to find and call attention to flaws

pursue

follow in an effort to capture

alter

cause to change; make different

approach

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem

economic

of or relating to production and management of wealth

multicultural

relating to or including diverse nationalities or customs

attribute

a quality belonging to or characteristic of an entity

facilitate

make easier

distinct

not alike; different in nature or quality

conserve

keep in safety and protect from harm, loss, or destruction

renewable

capable of being replaced

invest

lay out money or resources in an enterprise

proceed

move ahead; travel onward in time or space

maximize

make as big or large as possible

rating

standing or position on a scale

ban

forbid the public distribution of

interact

do something together or with others

occur

come to pass

complex

complicated in structure

design

a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something

creationism

the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis

concept

an abstract or general idea inferred from specific instances

evolve

undergo development

perspective

appearance as determined by distance from the viewer

disclaimer

denial of any connection with or knowledge of

prescription

written instructions from a doctor to a druggist

potential

the inherent capacity for coming into being

assume

take to be the case or to be true

rely

have confidence or faith in

civic

of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals

apathy

the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things

enforce

ensure observance of laws and rules

decline

a gradual decrease

evidently

unmistakably

amnesty

the formal act of liberating someone

undocumented

lacking necessary documents

orient

adjust to a specific need or market

exclude

prevent from being included or considered or accepted

compound

put or add together

privacy

the quality of being secluded from the presence of others

invasion

any entry into an area not previously occupied

consist

be composed of

secure

free from danger or risk

corporal

affecting the body as opposed to the mind or spirit

prerequisite

something that is needed or obligatory in advance

eligible

qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

maintain

keep in a certain state, position, or activity

affect

have an influence upon

previous

just preceding something else in time or order

resume

a summary of your academic and work history

responsibility

the social force that binds you to a course of action

acquire

gain through experience

perceive

become aware of through the senses

sustain

lengthen or extend in duration or space

tracking

the pursuit by following tracks or marks they left behind

aptitude

inherent ability

policy

a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group

component

one of the individual parts making up a larger entity

involve

occupy or engage the interest of