Vocabulary lesson 12

Definitions and samples

  • impact (n.) a strong influence

- We'll examine its impact on the economy when we come back.

  • gallant (adj.) heroic; brave; showing respect for women

- Here he once again proved that he was a brave and gallant soldier.

  • accessible (adj.) obtainable, reachable

- The site is accessible by a choice of means of transport.

  • autonomous (adj.) an autonomous person makes their own decisions rather than being influenced by someone else

- It is an independent inquiry run by an autonomous team.

  • cite (v.) to quote as an example or expert

- Some reports also cite incidents of physical abuse.

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