How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Gentlemanly is a adjective that describes someone who is polite and kind. They are usually careful not to offend or hurt other people, and they try to behave in a respectful way.

  • He was a very gentlemanly man, always opening the door for me.
  • He acted like a complete gentleman by apologizing for his behavior.

A gladiator is a person who competes in the arena in order to win money or fame. They usually fight in pairs, and the winner is the person who can survive the longest.

  • The gladiatorial games were a popular form of entertainment in ancient Rome.
  • The gladiatorial games are no longer popular, but they are still occasionally performed.

An impregnable fortress is a structure or system that is very difficult to attack or penetrate. This means that the fortress is very difficult to take or break through.

  • The fortress is impregnable because it's built on a steep hill.
  • The fortress is impregnable because it's made out of thick walls and a strong foundation.

When something is cashless, it is not related to money. This might mean that the system is based on cards or electronic systems instead of cash.

  • The cashless system is faster because there is no need to wait for the money to arrive.
  • The cashless system is more secure because there is no way to steal the money.

A workaholic is someone who spends too much time working instead of spending time with their family or friends. They often feel guilty and overwhelmed because they are not spending enough time with the people that they care about.

  • He is a workaholic, and he is always too busy to spend time with his family.
  • She is a workaholic, and she is always too busy to spend time with her friends.

A fireball is a very bright light in the sky. They can be either natural or man-made.

  • The fireballs in the sky are a result of the sun shining on the Earth's atmosphere.
  • The fireballs in the sky are a result of fireworks.

To reexamine something is to look at it again, to decide that you want to change your opinion about it. You might reexamine your decision to go to college, or your decision to get married.

  • After the reexamination, the professor decided that the student should be allowed to retake the test.
  • After reexamination, the jury decided that the defendant was not guilty.

A deathbed is a moment or occasion when a person is about to die. This can happen at any time, but it is usually a very emotional and difficult experience.

  • He died on his deathbed after a long battle with cancer.
  • The deathbed scene in the movie was very emotional.