Vocabulary lists


Part 1

This episode’s vocabulary

  • For the better (idiom) - so as to produce improvement.
  • To indulge (verb.) - allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of.
  • Tapestry (noun) - used in reference to an intricate or complex sequence of events.
  • Nooks and crannies (idiom) - a place or part of a place, especially small or remote.
  • Touchstone (adj.) - a standard or criterion by which something is judged or recognized.
  • To revamp (verb) - give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.
  • Tangible (adj.) - capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material or substantial. real or actual, rather than imaginary or visionary.
  • Blight (noun) - something that spoils or has a very bad effect on something, often for a long time.
  • Social crusade (noun) - usually refers to a person who makes social justice and equality their primary priority.
  • Vast majority of smth (phrase) - used when you want to emphasize that something is true about almost all of a group of people or things.
  • Rat race (noun) - a way of life in which people are caught up in a fiercely competitive struggle for wealth or power.
  • For good (phrase) - permanently.