- come across
|Come Across||مواجه شدن|
|Culminate||به اوج رسیدن|
|Exert||به کار بردن|
|Preconception||تعصب، عقیده از قبل|
- adv. absurdly
- n. absurdity
- adj. clearly false; without reason
- syn. ridiculous
Confidentially, I think his suggestion is absurd.
They are absurdly irrational about the issue.
- adj. allocated
- v. allocate
- n. a share; a part set aside for a special purpose; an assignment of portions
- syn. distribution
His allocation of materials was gradually used up.
Allocating office space in the building was a difficult task.
- v. balance
- n. balance
- adj. a state where everything is of the same size or weight;
- syn. equalized
He made a balanced presentation of both points of view.
The museum contains a pleasant balance of paintings from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
- come across
- v. to find or discover, usually by chance or mistake
- syn. encounter
The woman came across the old love letters while looking through photos of her youth.
The professor came across the article while searching the Internet.
- n. culmination
- adj. culminating
- v. to finish; to reach a climax or the highest point
- syn. conclude
The rock song culminated in a loud guitar solo.
After four years of diligent study, the student’s hard work culminated in several offers of full scholarships for college.
- n. someone’s outward appearance or behaviour
- syn. conduct
The old woman had a pleasant demeanour.
The dog was huge, but its friendly demeanour eased my fears.
- n. exertion
- v. to put into use; to put forth an effort
- syn. apply
He had to exert all of his strength to move the heavy box.
Your body will be better prepared for physical exertion if you exercise daily.
- adv. fallaciously
- n. fallacy
- adj. having errors
- syn. incorrect
Her fallacious argument could not be defended.
It is fallacy to think that money will bring you happiness.
- adv. feasibly
- n. feasibility
- adj. able to be done
- syn. possible
It is a feasible design for the high-rise building.
Before they begin the project, a study must be done for its feasibility.
- adj. lacking
- v. lack
- n. a need for; an insufficient amount
- syn. shortage
There was an inordinate lack of rain last fall.
The mathematician was lacking in communication skills.
- adj. to be stretched; easily shaped
- syn. flexible
The dancer has a limber body.
She was able to make the limber movements that are required of gymnasts.
- n. ways
- syn. methods
He was told to finish the job by any means available to him.
The most convenient means of communicating with someone is by phone.
- adv. narrowly
- n. narrowness
- adj. small from one side to the other; limited
- syn. thin
The canal was extremely narrow.
The driver narrowly escaped injury when his car ran off the road.
- adj. preconceived
- v. preconceive
- n. an opinion formed in advance without experience or knowledge of something
- syn. bias
It is difficult to overcome preconceptions if we are not open to new ideas.
His preconceived notions about Los Angeles disappeared after he visited the city.
- adv. robustly
- n. robustness
- adj. showing good health; in good shape
- syn. energetic
The robust economy is expected to continue growing quickly.
The new product is selling robustly.
- adv. steadily
- v. steady
- n. steadiness
- adj. firm; in a fixed position; without change; reliable; dependable
- syn. constant
Steady growth is projected for companies involved in genetic engineering.
The secretary has steadily earned respect for her work.
- adv. swiftly
- n. swiftness
- adj. quick
- syn. fast
The contestants were swift thinkers.
They swiftly agreed with the conclusion of the report.