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Irishman Brendan Lawlor makes history as the first golfer with disability to join European Tour


© Ross Kinnaird via CNN International Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. hinder /HIN-der / [verb] – to limit the ability of someone to do something, or to limit the development of something The bulky clothes hindered their movements. pursue /per-SOO/ [verb] – If you pursue a plan, activity, or situation, you try to do it or achieve it, usually over a long period of time His older brother wants to pursue a career in dentistry. spark /spahrk/ [verb] – to cause the start of something The kind gesture sparked hope inside her. peer /peer/ [noun] – a person who is the…
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Energy-storing bricks: A new renewable energy potential


© The D’Arcy Laboratory in Washington via CNN Vocabulary: embed /em-BED/ [verb] — to fix something firmly into a substance The arrow embedded itself in the tree trunk. advance /ad-VANS/ [verb] — move forward The troop of soldiers advanced to the military camp later that afternoon. porous /PAWR-uhs/ [adjective] — something that is porous has many small holes, so liquid or air can pass through, especially slowly Some rocks are porous; some are not. component /kuhm-POH-nuhnt/ [noun] — a part that combines with other parts to form something bigger Water is a mixture of the chemical components hydrogen and oxygen atoms. commercially /kuh-MUR-shuhl-lee/ [adverb] — in a way that relates…
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BTS smashes YouTube records with their newest video, Dynamite


© BigHit Entertainment Vocabulary: smash /smash/ [verb] – to do much better than the best or fastest result recorded previously Dan’s channel smashed the record for the most viewed video on YouTube. amass /uh-MAS/ [verb] – to get a large amount of something, especially money or information, by collecting it over a long period Mr. Fitzgerald amassed enormous wealth from his best-selling novels. concurrent /kuhn-KUR-uhnt/ [adjective] – happening or existing at the same time The site can handle thousands of concurrent users. homage /HOM-ij/ [noun] – deep respect and often praise shown for a person or god The exhibit pays homage to the icons of the 1960’s. septet /sep-TET/ [noun]…
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All you need to know about Japanese tea


Vocabulary: uniqueness /yoo-NEEK-ness/ [nounj] the quality of being unique My sister was awarded by the school because of her friendliness and uniqueness. mistaken /mi-STEY-kuhn/ [adjective] wrong in what you believe, or based on a belief that is wrong My brother and I are usually mistaken as a couple by a lot of people. hue /yoo/ [noun] (a degree of lightness, darkness, strength, etc. of) a color: The rich maroon hue was mixed with black. fragrance /FREY-gruh ns/ [noun] a sweet or pleasant smell: It always makes me smile whenever I smell the fragrance of roses. fascinating /FAS-uh-ney-ting/ [adjective] extremely interesting The advertisement was fascinating, it made me want to buy the…
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