|Abroad||خارج از کشور|
|Disapproval||رد، عدم تصویب|
- adv. to or in another country
- syn. overseas; internationally
Louis Armstrong often traveled abroad.
Living abroad can be an educational experience.
- adv. abruptly
- n. abruptness
- adj. quick; without warning
- syn. sudden
There was an abrupt change in the weather.
After the incident, everyone left abruptly.
- v. accept
- n. acceptability
- adj. accepting
- adj. allowable; satisfactory
- syn. permissible
The idea was acceptable to everyone.
The registrar accepted more applicants than he should have.
- n. acclamation
- adj. acclaimed
- n. approval; applause
- syn. praise
Isaac Stem has won acclaim abroad.
acclaimed authors often win Pulitzer Prizes.
- adj. actual
- adv. being in existence, real or factual
- syn. truly
They were actually very good soccer players.
The actual time allotted to complete the test is two hours.
- adj. adversely
- n. adversity
- n. adversary
- adj. displeasing; objectionable; bad
- syn. unfavorable
Adverse weather conditions made it difficult to play the game.
His indecision adversely affected his job performance.
- v. advise
- adj. advisable
- n. advisability
- n. a recommendation given by someone not associated with the problem or situation
- syn. suggestion
Good advice is hard to find.
It is not advisable to stay up late the day before a test.
- v. attract
- n. attraction
- n. attractiveness
- adv. attractively
- adj. calling attention to pleasing; creating interest; pretty
- syn. appealing
The idea of working four, ten-hour workdays was attractive to the employees.
The major attraction of the show was a speech by the president.
- adv. autonomously
- adj. by itself; with no association
- syn. independent
Mexico became an autonomous state in 1817.
Although working closely with the government, all businesses function autonomously.
- adv. chronically
- adj. always present; continual
- syn. constant
The author’s chronic headache prevented her from finishing the chapter.
He is chronically late to class.
- v. disapprove
- adv. disapprovingly
- n. the act of disagreeing; not giving approval
- syn. objection
Their disapproval of the plan caused the experiment to be abandoned.
The students disapproved of the plan of study.
- v. disrupt
- n. disruption
- adv. disruptively
- adj. causing confusion and interruption
- syn. disturbing
Frequent questions during lectures can be disruptive.
The storm caused a disruption in the bus service.
- n. haphazardness
- adj. haphazard
- adv. having no order or pattern; by chance
- syn. arbitrarily; carelessly
It was obvious that the house was built haphazardly.
Susan completed the assignment in a haphazard way.
- v. persist
- n. persistence
- adv. persistently
- adj. continuous; refusing to give up; firm inaction or decision
- syn. constant
The attorney’s persistent questioning weakened the witness.
Her persistence earned her a spot on the team.
- n. postponement
- adj. postponable
- v. to change to a later time; to delay
- syn. reschedule
The referees decided to postpone the soccer match.
The postponement of the meeting upset the impatient club members.
- n. validity
- adv. validly
- adj. producing a desired result based on truths or facts
- syn. convincing
The students had a valid reason for missing class.
The professor questioned the validity of the test results.
- n. withdrawal
- v. to remove; take out; take back
- syn. extract
The player withdrew from the competition.
Gloria had to make a withdrawal from her savings to pay tuition.