|Periodic||متناوب، دوره ای|
|Reliably||به طرز قابل اعتماد|
- n. analogy
- adj. alike in some way
- syn. similar to
The action of light waves is analogous to the action of sound waves.
The analogy between the behaviour of the bacteria in the lab and in the human body is not clear.
- adj. approximate
- v. approximate
- n. approximation
- adv. almost correct; not exact
- syn. around
There are approximately 500 billion galaxies in the universe.
The results of this study approximate those of a previous study.
- adv. compellingly
- adj. compelling
- v. to make something happen by necessity or force
- syn. obliged
The representatives were compelled to vote in favour of the legislation despite their personal opposition to it.
the lawyer’s plea was made in a compelling manner.
- n. compilation
- v. to collect
- syn. assemble
The film club asked each of its members to compile a list of his or her favourite movies.
The book is a compilation of Shakespeare’s plays.
- adv. formidably
- adj. difficult; causing worry or fear
- syn. overwhelming
their formidable opponents gave no sign of weakness.
The man’s voice echoed formidably throughout the hallway.
- adv. intrusively
- v. intrude
- n. intrusion
- n. intruder
- adj. the state of being inside when not desired to be there by others
- syn. annoying
The intrusive bacteria caused his condition to worsen.
The intrusion of the hazardous gas made it difficult to live in the house.
- adj. periodical
- adv. periodically
- adj. occurring at specific, determined periods of time
- syn. regularly
Periodic payments must be made on home loans.
Some people need periodic doses of medicine.
- adj. likely to do something
- syn. inclined to
Most liquids are prone to contract when frozen.
She is prone to study hard the night before her tests.
- adv. prophetically
- v. prophesy
- n. prophecy
- n. prophet
- adj. correctly telling about future events
- syn. predictive
His prophetic powers were investigated by a team of psychologists.
The brilliant student fulfilled his teacher’s prophecy that he would be a successful doctor.
- adv. proportionally
- adj. proportional
- adj. proportionate
- adv. proportionately
- an. the relationship of size or importance when compared to another object or person
- syn. dimensions
The goal of establishing a space station will take a team effort of major proportions.
The pilot’s salary is proportional to that of pilots of other airlines.
- adj. ready
- v. ready
- n. readiness
- adv. willingly; easily
- syn. freely
The workers readily complained about the food in the cafeteria.
her readiness to cooperate was an important factor in the investigation.
- adj. reliable
- adj. reliant
- n. reliability
- n. reliance
- adv. in a trusted way
- syn. dependably
An appliance must perform its task reliably to be popular with consumers.
Satellite photos show the smallest details with great reliability.
- adj. reluctant
- n. reluctance
- adv. unwillingly
- syn. hesitatingly
Although not completely satisfied with the contract, the officials reluctantly agreed to sign it.
The electrician was reluctant to estimate the cost of the repair work.
- adj. renowned
- n. fame
- syn. prominence
This school is of great renown.
The renowned conductor made a guest appearance at the concert.
- n. revival
- adj. revived
- v. to restore to life or bring back into memory
- syn. renew
The students revived the old tradition of having a homecoming dance.
Old plays are sometimes revived by applying modem interpretations to their content.
- adv. triumphantly
- adj. triumphant
- adj. triumphal
- v. triumph
- n. a victory; a success
- syn. achievement
His career was characterized by one triumph after another.
He triumphed over all of his difficulties.