Wednesday, 13 February 2013

4º - Vocabulary Unit 8

Four first sections of vocabulary about the WWI:


1. War and revolution 1914–1923
Nouns
alliance, equipment, formation, participation, rivalry, series
Verbs
deal with, dominate, fight, influence, remain, result, transform
Adjectives
avant-garde, powerful, severe, technological, wartime

2. The First World War
Nouns
ally, archduke, armistice, arms race, battleship, dispute, dreadnought, front, gunman, heir, offensive, sequence, trench warfare
Verbs
abdicate, acquire, anger, annex, assassinate, blame, collapse, declare, invade, prevent, recover, sign, stabilise, trigger, withdraw
Adjectives
initial, nationalist, naval, opposing, pre-existing, rapid, Serbian, uneasy

3. Economy and society during the war
Nouns
armed force, artillery, black market, grenade, machine-gun, patriotism, rationing, shortage, submarine, suffragette, supply, tank, telegraph
Verbs
concentrate, conscript, convince, direct, encourage, enlist, exchange, recruit,  replace
Adjectives
dramatic, limited

4. The post-war world
Nouns
air force, casualty, corridor, damage, destruction, infrastructure, injury, loan, loss, mandate territory, reparations, term, war-guilt clause
Verbs
benefit, cease, compensate, destroy, devastate, guarantee, humiliate, impose, lose, promote, propose, ratify, rebuild, reject, take place
Adjectives
available, defeated, harsh, leading, material, post-war, serious, significant

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