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internal

adj. existing or happening


inside a person, object,
organization, place or
country
intrigue
v. to interest someone a
lot, especially by being
strange, unusual or
mysterious
league
n. group of people (or
parties, countries, etc.)
who have joined together
for a particular purpose
level off
n. to stabilize, to stay
unchanged
massive
adj. very large in
size, amount or
number
measure
v. &n. to judge the
quality, effect,
importance, or value of
something
mental
adj. relating to the
mind, or involving the
process of thinking:
peer
n. a person who is the same
age or has the same social
position or the same abilities
as other people in a group
permissive
adj. a person or society
that is permissive allows
behaviour which other
people might disapprove
perpetuate
v. to cause
something to
continue
physical
adj. relating to things
you can see or touch, or
relating to the laws of
nature
plummet
v. to fall very quickly
and suddenly
plunge
v. to (cause someone or
something to) move or fall
suddenly and often a long way
forward, down or into
something
portray
v. to represent or describe
someone or something in
a painting, film, book or
other artistic
pressure
n. when someone tries
to make someone else
do something by
arguing, persuading
puzzled
adj. confused because
you do not understand
something
regional
adj. relating to or
coming from a
particular part of a
country
reverse
v. go backwards, or to
change the direction, order,
position, result, etc. of
something to its opposite
satisfaction
n. pleasant feeling which you
get when you receive
something you wanted, or
when you have done
something you wanted to do
sensible
adj. having an
awareness or
understanding of a
situation
shrewd
adj. possessing or based on a
clear understanding and good
judgment of a situation,
resulting in an advantage
spread
v & n. to (cause to)
cover, reach or have an
effect on a wider or
increasing area
stabilize
v. make stable and keep
from fluctuating or put
into an equilibrium
struggle
v. to use a lot of effort to
defeat someone,
prevent something, or
achieve something
substantial
adj. large in size,
value or importance
tackle
v. to try to deal with
something or
someone
trustworthy
adj. able to be
trusted
well-being
n. the state of feeling
healthy and happy