characteristic /ˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪk/
(noun) a typical feature or quality that something/somebody has
Example: One characteristic of the store is that it is slow in mailing refund checks.

consequence /ˈkɑːnsɪkwens/
(noun) a result of something that has happened, especially an unpleasant result
Example: As a consequence of not having seen a dentist for several years, Lydia had several cavities.

consider /kənˈsɪdər/
(verb) to think about something carefully, especially in order to make a decision
Example: After considering all the options, Della decided to buy a used car

cover /ˈkʌvər/
(verb) to place something over or in front of something in order to hide, protect or decorate it
Example: Will my medical insurance cover this surgery?

expiration /ˌekspəˈreɪʃn/
(noun) an ending of the period of time when an official document can be used, or when an agreement is legally acceptable
Example: Have you checked the expriration date on this yogurt?

frequently /ˈfriːkwəntli/
(adverb) often
Example: Appliances frequently come with a one-year warranty

imply /ɪmˈplaɪ/
(verb) to suggest that something is true or that you feel or think something, without saying so directly
Example: The guarantee on the Walkman implied that all damages were covered under warranty for one year

promise /ˈprɑːmɪs/
(verb) to tell somebody that you will definitely do or not do something, or that something will definitely happen
Example: The sales associate promised that our new mattress would arrive by noon on Saturday

protect /prəˈtekt/
(verb) to make sure that somebody/something is not harmed, injured, damaged, etc.
Example: Consumer laws are designed to protect the public against unscrupulous vendors

reputation /ˌrepjuˈteɪʃn/
(noun) the opinion that people have about what somebody/something is like, based on what has happened in the past
Example: The company knew that the reputation of its products was the most important asset it had

require /rɪˈkwaɪər/
(verb) to need something; to depend on somebody/something
Example: The law requires that each item clearly display the warranty information

variety /vəˈraɪəti/
(noun) several different sorts of the same thing
Example: There's a variety of standard terms that you'll find in warranties