|Acquire||به دست آوردن|
|Condensed||فشرده، خلاصه شده|
|Unravel||از هم باز کردن|
- n. acknowledgement
- adj. acknowledged
- v. to know, remember and accept the existence of something
- syn. recognize
The foreman acknowledged the fact that there had been a mistake in the design of the house.
The promotion he received was an acknowledgement of his excellent work.
- adj. acquisitive
- n. acquisition
- v. to gain or come to possess
- syn. obtain
He acquired two beautiful paintings during his visit to Taipei.
The office’s most recent acquisition was a new photocopier.
- n. assimilation
- v. to become a part of
- syn. incorporate
The United States of America has assimilated people from all parts of the world.
Assimilation of a new cultural environment can be difficult.
- adj. assorted
- n. a variety
- syn. selection
You have an assortment of elective courses from which to choose.
He bought a box of assorted books at the book fair.
- n. cure
- n. the standard of; the degree of goodness
- syn. quality
The high calibre of her work earned her a raise in pay.
Only parts of the highest calibre can be used to make repairs on the spacecraft.
- u. condense
- adj. made smaller; shortened; merge
- syn. summarize
This is a condensed version of the original research report.
Try to condense the two chapters into one.
- v. contradict
- n. contradiction
- adj. not agreeing with the facts or previous statements made on the subject; declared wrong
- syn. inconsistent
It is contradictory to say that you know French after studying it for only three months.
The expert contradicted himself during his presentation.
- n. disregard
- v. to pay no attention
- syn. ignore
They disregarded the no parking signs and were ticketed by the police.
His disregard for the lab instructions caused him to make many errors.
- adj. having much monetary or sentimental value; beautiful
- syn. cherished
This golden ring is my most precious possession.
The precious stone was one of a kind.
- adv. prominently
- n. prominence
- adj. famous; having a high position
- syn. renowned
Their talent for locating oil deposits made them prominent geologists in the corporation.
He gained prominence through his television appearances.
- v. require
- n. requirement
- n. requisition*
- v. requisition*
- adj. needed for a specific purpose;
- *a formal request
- syn. demanded
Here is the list of requisite courses for the master’s degree in biology.
The project team made a requisition for a new set of reference books.
- adv. stably
- n. stability
- adj. experiencing few or no changes; not moving
- syn. steady
Be sure the ladder is stable before climbing it.
Most people believe that maintaining economic stability is an important goal of every government.
- n. unravelling
- v. to organize; make clear
- syn. separate
The detective was not able to unravel the mystery of the missing money.
The unravelling of the Soviet Union took place in the span of a few months.
- adv. vaguely
- n. vagueness
- adj. not clear; ambiguous
- syn. unclear
She has only vague memories of her childhood.
The vagueness of his directions caused us to get lost.
- adv. vastly
- adj. very much; very large
- syn. huge
I have noticed a vast improvement in your English vocabulary.
Unfortunately, the water quality has deteriorated vastly since my last visit here.
- adv. voluminously*
- adj. voluminous*
- n. the amount of something contained in a space;
- *holding a lot
- syn. quantity
The volume of information that a flash drive can hold is astounding.
This voluminous report will erase your doubt about the financial condition of the company.