considerable /kənˈsɪdərəbl/ (adj) great in amount, size, importance, etc. Example: Considerable progress has been made in finding a cure for the disease.
credit card /ˈkredɪt kɑːd/ (n) a small plastic card that you can use to buy goods and services and pay for them later Example: He used his student credit card to buy a house, on which he took out a second mortgage.
crucial /ˈkruːʃl/ (adj) extremely important, because it will affect other things Example: He wasn't there at the crucial moment (= when he was needed most).
genuine /ˈdʒenjuɪn/ (adj) real; exactly what it appears to be; not artificial Example: Only genuine refugees can apply for asylum.
key /kiː/ (adj) a piece of metal with a special shape used for locking a door, starting a car, etc. Example: She played a key role in the dispute.
literature /ˈlɪtrətʃə(r)/ (n) pieces of writing that are valued as works of art, especially novels, plays and poems (in contrast to technical books and newspapers, magazines, etc.) Example: great works of literature
nicely /ˈnaɪsli/ (adj) in an attractive or acceptable way; well Example: The room was nicely furnished.
OK /oʊˈkeɪ/ (adj) yes; all right Example: Are you OK?
paint /peɪnt/ (v) a liquid that is put on surfaces to give them a particular colour; a layer of this liquid when it has dried on a surface Example: We've had the house painted.
park /pɑːk/ (n) an area of public land in a town or a city where people go to walk, play and relax Example: a park bench
pride /praɪd/ (n) a feeling of being pleased or satisfied that you get when you or people who are connected with you have done something well or own something that other people admire Example: Success in sport is a source of national pride.
sadness /ˈsædnəs/ (n) the feeling of being sad Example: It is with great sadness that we report the death of James Banks yesterday.
seem /siːm/ (adj) to give the impression of being or doing something Example: He seems a nice man.
session /ˈseʃn/ (n) a period of time that is spent doing a particular activity Example: a photo/recording/training, etc. session
shell /ʃel/ (n) the hard outer part of eggs, nuts, some seeds, and some animals Example: walnut shells