EC5 Word List
Set 7

7121emitv/ɪ•mɪt/to release or send something
7122confoundv/kən•faʊnd/to confuse and greatly surprise someone, so that they are unable to explain a situation
7123degradev/dɪ•grɛɪd/to treat someone without respect; to reduce in amount or strength
7124containern/kən•tɛɪ•nə/an object that can be used to hold things; a big metal box
7125fungusn/fʌŋ•gəs/a group of plants that grow on dead materials and have no flowers, e.g. mushrooms
7126reservoirn/rɛ•zə•vwɑɚ/a lake, usually artificial, where water is collected and stored for the use of a community or industry
7127footnoten/fʊt•noʊt/extra information at the bottom of a page
7128nichen/nɪtʃ/a small area; a specialised business, job or activity
7129affirmv/ə•fɚm/to strengthen or support a belief that is already held
7130urinen/jʊə•rɪn/yellow liquid waste from the body
7131antiquityn/æn•tɪ•kwɪ•tɪ/an ancient period; something made a long time ago
7132yeastn/jiːst/a single-celled fungi used to make bread and beer
7133forumn/foɚ•rəm/a meeting where people can openly discuss a subject
7134auditv/oɚ•dɪt/to examine carefully for accuracy
7135complyv/kəm•plaɪ/to act in agreement with another's wishes; to obey a rule
7136drainn/drɛɪn/a pipe that removes water, or other liquids
7137abdominaladj/æb•dɑ•mɪ•nL/concerned with the abdomen or stomach
7138precipitationn/prɪ•sɪ•pɪ•tɛɪ•ʃən/rain, snow or hail
7139supposedlyadv/sə•poʊ•zɪd•lɪ/based on what many people have said or believe to be true
7140gutn/gʌt/the parts inside: a human body, animal body or a machine