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Advanced Vocab List 13

prolonged

substantial

faculty

tormented

disorder

straightforward

insomnia

sordid

symptom(s)

hesitate

sought

abandon

tariffs

revolutionize

approximately

poverty

conceited

adverse(ly)

yearn for

polish

1. The WTO works to abolish ______________ because they are bad for international trade.

2. Muscular sclerosis is a nervous ____________. Double vision and involuntary movements are two common ____________.

3. Roger is a very ____________ guy; he always says what he thinks and never ____________ to give his opinion.

4. Although the Internet ____________ how we communicate and has many benefits, there are also some ____________ effects of prolonged use.

5. I have lived in Taiwan for ______________ six years.

6. Frank’s father ____________ him when he was young, so his family grew up in ____________ and relied on charity for food.

7. I haven’t slept for days because I have ____________. I ____________ advice from my doctor, and he gave me some sleeping pills.

8. Kyle thinks he’s better than everyone just because his father is rich. I can’t stand people who are arrogant and ____________.

9. If you’re going to a wedding, you should _____________ your shoes first. They’re filthy!

10. In some countries, children are still sold as slaves. This is a ____________ business, and the children can only ____________ a better life.

11. John ____________ his little brother by spraying water on him while he was sleeping every night.

12. Harvard University has renowned _______________ and world-class facilities.

13. Bill Gates made a ______________ investment in Africa to improve the lives of the people there.

14. Our flight was delayed, so we had a ____________ wait in the airport.


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