Science Fiction - Vocabulary Cloze

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   archenemy      ark      bent      catastrophic      cybernetics      deal      depiction      depletion      detailed      devolve      due      duel      dysgenics      dystopia      emphasize      engage      entirely      espionage      exotic      extortion      extraterrestrial      far      field      floating      force      franchise      gadget      genre      hacker      hallucination      hazards      hence      hyperspace      injustice      life      loner      mainly      marginalized      melodramatic      micrometeoroid      millennia      noir      outlaw      pandemic      paranoia      patterned      phenomena      piracy      place      plausible      plot      propulsion      protagonist      psychosis      recur      remaining      revolt      scale      sentient      setting      showcase      simulate      singularity      solo      struggle      subgenre      suspended      tech      telekinesis      telepathy      teleportation      theme      vacuum      vast      virtue      vivid      voyage      wage      warfare      warp      weightlessness      wormhole   
Vocabulary list
a – a category, type, kind, sort or class of artistic composition.
a – a subcategory within a particular genre
– credible, believable
– the background, context and environment of a situation.
– the movement of objects using the power of the mind.
– communication with another person using only the mind.
– transportation from one place to the other (possibly using only the mind, or a machine).
– unusual, different, strange, fantastic – in an unusual way.
“the ” – a religion of the Jedi Knights in Star Wars
to – to give importance to, to stress, to focus on, to give prominence to.
– characterized by exaggerated emotions/sentiments and extravagant actions
to with – to be concerned with, to have to do with
– moral excellence and goodness
– crimes (such as robbery) committed aboard spaceships
– principally, for the most part
- completely
away - distant
large- – extensive, big in extent or scope
on – an imitation or copy of
larger-than- – impressive, imposing (epic, heroic)
– the principal enemy
force – a protective electronic wall
to – because of
- war
a – an epidemic which affects people over a wide geographical area such as a continent
– from outside of the planet Earth
a system – a total control system that combines artificial intelligence and mechanical, electrical and communication systems
a – a revolution
a technological – a hypothetical future event that refers to the future emergence of greater-than-human intelligence through technological means.
- the biological study of the factors producing degeneration in offspring (children) of a particular race or species.
– a strange, unusual or unaccountable fact or occurrence; a marvel, a wonder.
– exhaustion of a natural resource
to take – to happen
– comprehensively described
– to describe very graphically
to – to engage in (to make war)
– the systematic use of spies to get military, political and industrial secrets from other countries
- alone
a – a setting or background
– using intimidation (or threat of violence) to get money or power; blackmail
a – a secret plan or scheme to do something illegal or hostile
a – a small mechanical device
free- – disconnected or unattached to anything
to gravity – to produce gravity by mechanical means
– extremely large
– a machine that propels or drives
– a distortion in space that assists interstellar travel
- fictional space in which laws of physics may be circumvented permitting faster-than-light travel.
a - a theoretical distortion of space-time in a region of the universe that links one location or time with another.
an – a large spacious or roomy ship
to – to travel
– 1,000s of years
– for this reason, therefore
- dangers
a – a space which is empty of matter (and oxygen, for example).
– the absence of weight; not experiencing the effects of gravity
– a very small or tiny meteor.
– delusions of persecution; extreme, irrational distrust of others
- presented in a very clear and intense manner
- the perception of an object when no object is actually present
- a severe mental disorder or state caused by psychiatric illness characterized by a loss of contact with reality.
to – the opposite of evolve; to degenerate
on – firm, committed or fixed in purpose; determined; resolute
– the ones not used up completely; the ones which are left over
animation (or hypersleep) – a greatly reduced state of life processes
- to happen again or repeatedly.
a – a central element in a story that is planned around one unifying subject or motif
an – a habitual criminal; a fugitive from the law
to – to engage in a prearranged, formal combat with another person, usually to settle a point of honor
- disastrous
a - a brand name under which a series of products is released
to – to enter into conflict with
a – to fight with effort and intense interest in some sort of conflict or competition
high- – making use of high technology
low- – a person of low moral character or social status
a - an imaginary place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad, as from deprivation, oppression, or terror; opposite of utopia.
a – a person who is excellent with computers at gaining illegal access to computer networks
- main character in a drama
– the opposite of VIP; a very unimportant person who lives out on the limits of society
a – a person who avoids the company of other people.
- the condition of not being fair
film – a style of movie characterized by dark lighting, a depressing urban setting, and corrupt, cynical characters.
– conscious of oneself