|Solving problems in a sensible way that suits the conditions that really exist now, rather than obeying fixed theories, ideas, or rules
|In business, the pragmatic approach to problems is often more successful than an idealistic one.
|An occasion when you seem to suggest something without saying it directly.
|From what she said, the implication was that they were splitting up.
|Having a negative or harmful effect on something.
|It is clear that these violent films have an adverse effect on children.
|A belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem.
|It is my perception that his argument was fundamentally flawed.
|Having or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionally.
|The wording of the agreement is ambiguous.
|Mostly or mainly.
|She is predominantly a dancer, but she also sings.
|Very well known and important.
|The government should be playing a more prominent role in promoting human rights.
|There are numerous health benefits of practising yoga
|Limited, especially by official rules, laws, etc.
|A restricted document is one that you need official permission to read because the government wants to keep it secret.
|Too ready to believe someone or something, or to trust that someone’s intentions are good, due to a lack of experience.
|It was naive of her to think that she would ever get her money back.
|Advice, feedback useful to help others improve something.
|I am looking for constructive feedback to improve my writing skills.
|The action of preventing something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected.
|The strike brought severe disruption to flights over the holiday weekend.
|More than enough.
|You’ll have ample opportunity to ask questions after the talk.
|Small or not noticeable, and therefore not considered important.
|The difference between the two results was insignificant.
|Existing or happening in many places and/or among many people.
|There’s widespread agreement that the law should be changed.