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Saga

Long story or series of events or adventures-حماسه
♦️a family saga
♦️the front page is devoted to the continuing saga of the hijack
♦️thhe saga of how i missed the plane
♦️this whole saga has been a pretty significant victory for truth

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Prognosis

پيشبيني بيماري-an opinion of the likely development of a disease
♦️to make a prognosis
♦️the prognosis is not good

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Fatal
Fatally

Causing death
♦️a fatal accident
♦️a potentially fatal form of cancer
♦️fatally injured
♦️fatally wounded

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Anesthesia

بيهوشي
♦️surgery carried out under anesthesia

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Decrepit

Weakened and not in a good manner
♦️decrepit building
♦️decrepit vehicle
♦️decrepit old man

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Obese
Obesity

Extremely overweight
♦️she is obese
♦️obese patients are given dietary advice
♦️obesity can increment the risk of heart disease

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Longitude

عرض جغرافيايي
♦️the longitude of the island

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Latitude

طول جغرافيايي

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Erudite

Highly educated-Learned-scholar-scientist
♦️she was a well-respected and erudite scholar

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Milieu

محيط-اجتماع
♦️the findings of the report refer to a particular social and cultural milieu.
♦️the milieu that we live in

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Implicit

#explicit
♦️implicit in his speech was the assumption that they were guilty
♦️implicit criticism

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Chronological
Chronologically

♦️ the facts should be presented in chronological order.

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Cremation
Cremate

سوزاندن جسد
♦️more people prefer cremation rather than burial
♦️when she dies, she wants to be cremated, not buried.

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Reconciliation

End to a disagreement and start of a good relation-صلح و اشتي
♦️their change of policy brought about a reconcilation with britain.
♦️he is striving to bring about a reconciliation between the two conflicting sides.
♦️in a bold gesture of reconciliation, the government released the rebel leader.

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Conquest

Sth taken by force
♦️the spanish conquests in south america
♦️he continued to expand his kingdom by conquest.
♦️the army made many conquests in the east.
♦️trade rather than territorial conquests was held to be the route to progress.

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Allegiance

Loyalty
♦️an oath of allegiance
♦️to pledge allegiance
♦️he affirmed his allegiance to the present.

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Cease

Stop-halt
♦️welfare payments cease as soon as an individual starts a job.
♦️you never cease to amaze me.
♦️to cease fire.
♦️the company ceased trading in june.
♦️the bird's song ceased abruptly.

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Hierarchy

♦️social hierarchy
♦️political hierarchy
♦️military hierarchy

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Apex

Apogee-peak-zenith-summit-top-acme

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Affluent
Affluence

Wealthy - rich
♦️affluent western countries
♦️a very affluent neighbourhood
♦️age of affluence in america