|Attribute||صفت، نسبت دادن|
|Conceal||پنهان کردن، پوشاندن|
|Prosperous||پر رونق، موفق|
|Theoretically||از نظر تئوری|
- v. attribute
- adj. attributable
- n. Something that is thought to belong to a person or thing; a quality by which something is identified
- syn. characteristic
His ability to work on a team is one of his many outstanding attributes.
The forest fire was attributed to careless campers who abandoned a live campfire.
- n. brashness
- adv. brashly
- adj. confident or aggressive; lacking regard for consequences
- syn. reckless
The brash young man made many poor business decisions.
Lucy’s brashness often got her into trouble at school.
- n. clarification
- v. to make more easily understood; to make clear
- syn. explain
Chapter 2 in the textbook clarifies the process of osmosis.
A clarification of the government’s position on this matter is necessary.
- n. concealment
- v. to prevent from being seen or discovered
- syn. hide
The students concealed their feelings about the course.
His concealment of the evidence made his case more difficult to prove.
- n. confirmation
- adj. confirmed
- v. to make certain; give support
- syn. prove
The director confirmed that the meeting would be on the tenth.
We have just received confirmation of your reservation on the flight to Los Angeles.
- adv. conveniently
- n. convenience
- adj. easy to reach; near; suitable to one’s needs
- syn. practical
The investigator suspected that the disappearance of the evidence was too convenient to be accidental.
For the convenience of the student body, the library is located in a central location.
- n. core
- adj. the central or most important part
- syn. chief
The core curriculum consists of courses that are required of all students.
They are loyal to the core.
- v. critique
- n. criticism
- n. critic
- adv. critically
- adj. very serious or unsafe; finding fault
- syn. dangerous
It is critical to follow the directions for the experiment exactly as the instructor indicates.
The runner accepted criticism from his coach very well.
- n. a difference between things that should be similar or equal
- syn. inconsistency
The discrepancy in her experiment data led her to believe that she had made a mistake.
There is usually a discrepancy between how coffee smells and how it tastes.
- adj. distorted
- n. distortion
- v. to change from the original shape or condition, usually in an unnatural way
- syn. deform
Time and space are distorted when travelling at the speed of light.
Distortion of the image from a microscope can be caused by low light.
- adv. diversely
- n. diversity
- v. diversify
- adj. various; distinct from others
- syn. different
Ali had many diverse interests in psychology.
The diversity of life forms on the earth makes zoology an interesting area of study.
- adv. to happen at some time in the future, usually gradually
- syn. finally
A good education will eventually pay big dividends.
Eventually, the couple will pay off their mortgage and own their house.
- adv. prosperously
- v. prosper
- n. prosperity
- adj. successful, wealthy
- syn. thriving
In the early 1900s, San Francisco was a prosperous city.
Bacteria prosper under the proper conditions.
- adj. purposeful
- adv. purposely
- n. purpose
- adv. done for a special reason
- syn. deliberately
The course syllabus was designed purposefully to be easy to follow.
He was authorized to spend the money for business purposes.
- adv. revealingly
- adj. revealing
- n. revelation
- v. to uncover; to expose
- syn. disclose
The president revealed some of his ideas before he gave his speech.
The report made some revelations about the nature of the conflict.
- adj. scarce
- n. scarcity
- adv. almost not
- syn. hardly
The woman scarcely spoke a word of English.
Due to a scarcity of water, a rationing plan was established.
- adj. theoretical
- n. theory
- v. theorize
- adv. according to a reasoned, but not proven, point of view
- syn. hypothetically
His argument was theoretically appealing, but not realistic.
Leonardo da Vinci theorized that Earth was not the center of the universe.