|Defy||به چالش کشیدن، جرئت داشتن|
|Enact||تصویب، به صورت قانون در آوردن|
|Function||وظیفه، عمل کردن|
|Pinpoint||اشاره دقیق کردن|
|Withstand||مقاومت یا تحمل کردن|
- adv. amply
- adj. more than enough
- syn. sufficient
There is ample evidence that the young man was speeding when the accident occurred.
She was amply paid for the work she completed.
- adv. arduously
- n. arduousness
- adj. very difficult or challenging; requiring hard work
- syn. demanding
The mountain tour guides climbed the mountain at an arduous pace.
The farmer’s crops survived despite the arduous summer heat.
- adj. being of little rain or water
- syn. dry
The area known as the Sahara desert is one of the aridest places in the world.
The valley on the leeward side of the mountain was extremely arid.
- n. aversion
- adj. avertable
- v. to stop from occurring; to turn away or aside
- syn. prevent
She could have averted the accident if she had not been texting while driving.
The citizens packed sandbags along the river bank to avert the flooding of their streets.
- adv. defyingly
- adj. defying
- v. to show little fear or regard for rules or established norms; to challenge
- syn. resist
I defy you to find that book in the library’s collection.
The circus performer demonstrated her death-defying routine.
- n. diligence
- adv. diligently
- adj. done with persistence and hard work; with attention to details
- syn. conscientious
Stephanie displayed great diligence in the completion of her assignments.
The diligent worker received recognition for his accomplishments.
- adj. enacted
- n. enactment
- v. to pass a law
- syn. legislate
Congress enacted the legislation during its last session.
The enactment of the laws was in the hands of the Senate.
- adj. feigned
- v. to pretend; make-believe
- syn. simulate
She feigned illness when it was time to visit the dentist.
The athlete feigned his injury.
- v. fertilize
- n. fertility
- n. fertilizer
- adj. able to produce abundantly
- syn. rich
The delta areas of rivers are known for their fertile soil.
Fertilizers are used on crops to increase yields.
- adj. fresh
- v. freshen
- n. freshness
- adv. caught or produced not long ago
- syn. recently
Freshly harvested produce is hard to find in the winter months.
The product’s freshness depends on an efficient transportation system to bring it to market.
- adv. functionally
- adj. functional
- v. function
- n. the normal purpose of something
- syn. role
It is the function of the director to organize and lead the department.
Most appliances cannot function without electricity.
- adv. fundamentally
- adj. a primary or basic element
- syn. essential
The student government promised fundamental changes in the registration process.
He is fundamentally strong in his area of expertise.
- adv. indiscriminately
- v. not chosen carefully; unplanned
- syn. arbitrary
The indiscriminate arrangement of the products made the store confusing.
The book’s chapters seem to be organized indiscriminately.
- adj. pinpoint
- v. to find or describe something with precision
- syn. locate
The engineers were immediately able to pinpoint the problem with the bridge.
The new, advanced thermometer measures the temperature with pinpoint accuracy.
- adv. selectively
- adv. select
- n. selection
- n. selectivity
- v. select
- adj. carefully chosen
- syn. discriminating
They were very selective when they chose the members of the academic team.
He selected Spanish as his language class.
- adj. spaciously
- n. space
- n. spaciousness
- adj. having a lot of room
- syn. expansive
The spacious plains of the Midwest make up the nation’s breadbasket.
A vacuum is an empty space.
- v. to fight without surrender; to persist
- syn. survive
She cannot withstand the pressures of her job.
The old building withstood the terrible storm.