Unit 5


The definitions and parts of speech below indicate how the words in this unit are used. The words below are listed alphabetically by Lesson Unit.

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Vocabulary Word
Part of Speech


Unit 5 Introduction
restore verb bring something back to its former condition, e.g., "restore peace"
set the stage
verbal expression
create the pre-conditions for something
Unit 5 reading passage
become known; come out
adequate adjective sufficient; satisfactory in quantity or quality
break out verb erupt; happen suddenly and violently
cease-fire noun  agreement to stop firing guns in war
de-miner noun a person who eliminates land mines
faction noun small united group within a larger one, especially in politics
pre-condition noun pre-requisite; condition necessary to achieve goal
prevail verb exist or happen generally; be widespread