Vocabulary lists

Memory

Part 3

This episode’s vocabulary


  • Transparent (adj.) - easy to perceive or detect/(of a material or article) allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly seen.
  • Selective memory (noun) - an ability to remember some facts while apparently forgetting others, esp when they are inconvenient
  • To make up (phrasal verb) - to reduce or replace something, usually an amount of time or work, that has been lost.
  • Life or death (adj.) - very important and serious.
  • Priority (noun) - something that is very important and must be dealt with before other things.
  • To outsource (verb) - If a company outsources work or things, it pays workers from outside the company to do the work or supply the things.
  • Mnemonic device (noun) - a mnemonic device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.
  • Overwhelmed (adj./verb) - to be too much to deal with/to cause someone to feel sudden strong emotion.
  • Aptitude (noun) - a natural ability or skill.
  • To supplement (verb) - to add something to something to make it larger or better.


We have also added these words to a “Quizlet" set for you to study and revise in your free time.