Ok, here are the essential CPE and IELTS words for today – I’ve missed a few days because I’ve been over working on my art blog at http://paintingsbygina.wordpress.com
substitute n. ~ person or thing that replaces, acts for or serves as sb or sth else
target n. object or mark that a person tries to hit in shooting, etc; disc marked with concentric circles for this purpose in archery ; .
alter v. become different; change in character, position, size, shape, etc
author n. writer of a book, play, etc
discriminate v. ~ ~ A from B see or make a difference (between two things)
dominate v. have control of or a very strong influence on (people, events, etc)
establish v. set up on a firm or permanent basis
inspect v. examine (sth) closely
notion n. ~ idea or belief; concept
require v. depend on (sb/sth) for success, fulfilment, etc; need
arbitrary adj. based on personal opinion or impulse, not on reason
crucial adj. ~ very important; decisive
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