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1

1 lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.

2. proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit.

 

1.  timorous, fearful, frightened. 

Pusillanimous

2

Stride

1 to walk with long steps, as with vigor, haste, impatience, or arrogance, in a swaggering manner

2. straddle (iki tarafı da idare etmek)

3

1. ta wedgelike tool with a cutting edge at the end of the blade, often made of steel, used for cutting or shaping wood, stone, etc.

2. to cheat or swindle (someone): He chiseled me out of fifty dollars.

Chisel

4

1 readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so: a glib talker; glib answers.

2. easy or unconstrained, as actions or manners.

 

1.  talkative, loquacious; facile, smooth.

Glib

5

1 a subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning.

2. a false argument; sophism.

Sophistry

6

1 eager or excessive desire, especially to possess something; greed; avarice.

covetousness, avidity, hunger, acquisitiveness 

Cupidity

7

Sophistry

1 a subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning.

2. a false argument; sophism.

8

1 to be in harmony or accord; agree: The report does not quite jibe with the commissioner's observations.

conform, accord, fit. 

Jibe

9

Cupidity

1 eager or excessive desire, especially to possess something; greed; avarice.

covetousness, avidity, hunger, acquisitiveness 

10

1 to make love with a woman one cannot or will not marry; carry on flirtations.

-zamparalık anlamında flört

trifle, dally, womanize. 

Philander

11

1 ostentatious in one's learning.

2. overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, especially in teaching.

 

2.  didactic, doctrinaire. 

Pedantic

12

1 to become torn or split.

2. a breach of relations or union between individuals or groups; schism.

-sökük, bölünme, klikleşme

Rent

13

Interim

1 an intervening time; interval; meantime: in the interim.

2. a temporary or provisional arrangement; stopgap; makeshift.

3. for, during, belonging to, or connected with an intervening period of time; temporary; provisional: an interim order.

14

1 repeated or habitual relapse, as into crime.

-relapse

Recidivism

15

1. to polish (a surface) by friction.

2.
to make smooth and bright.
3.
Engraving . to flatten and enlarge the dots of (a halftone) by rubbing with a tool.

1.  buff, shine. 

Burnish

16

Mettle

1 courage and fortitude: a man of mettle.

2. disposition or temperament: a man of fine mettle.

3. quality of character or temperament; high spirit; courage

valor, pluck, vigor, ardor, nerve, fiber.

17

Jibe

1 to be in harmony or accord; agree: The report does not quite jibe with the commissioner's observations.

conform, accord, fit. 

18

Denounce

1 to condemn or censure openly or publicly: to denounce a politician as morally corrupt.

2.
to make a formal accusation against, as to the police or in a court.
3.
to give formal notice of the termination or denial of (a treaty, pact, agreement, or the like).

1.  attack, stigmatize, blame, brand.

- 1.  praise, commend.

19

1 to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion; display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement: The flag undulates in the breeze.

2. to have a wavy form or surface; bend with successive curves in alternate directions.

Undulate

20

1 to walk with long steps, as with vigor, haste, impatience, or arrogance, in a swaggering manner

2. straddle (iki tarafı da idare etmek)

Stride

21

Divergence

1 the act, fact, or amount of diverging: a divergence in opinion.

2.
(in physics, meteorology, etc.) the total amount of flux escaping an infinitesimal volume at a point in a vector field, as the net flow of air from a given region.
3.
Ophthalmology . a turning motion of the eyeballs outward in relation to each other.

1.  separation, division, variation, deviation. 

- 1.  convergence. 

22

Engender

1 to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders violence.

2.
to beget; procreate.

3.                                                                                                     to be produced or caused; come into existence: Conditions for a war were engendering in europe

 

1.  beget, occasion, excite, stir up. 1, 2.  create, generate, breed. 
.

23

Burnish

1. to polish (a surface) by friction.

2.
to make smooth and bright.
3.
Engraving . to flatten and enlarge the dots of (a halftone) by rubbing with a tool.

1.  buff, shine. 

24

Adulteration

1. To make impure by adding extraneous improper, or inferior ingredients

25

Salient

1 prominent or conspicuous: salient traits.

2. projecting or pointing outward: a salient angle.
3. leaping or jumping: a salient animal.

4. Standing out from the rest, noticable, conspicious, prominent

 

1.  important; striking, remarkable. 

-1.  inconspicuous, unimportant. 

26

1 extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force, etc.: a prodigious research grant.

2. wonderful or marvelous: a prodigious feat.
3. abnormal; monstrous.

 

1.  enormous, immense, huge, gigantic, tremendous. 2.  amazing, stupendous, astounding, wondrous, miraculous.

-1.  tiny. 2.  ordinary. 

Prodigious

27

1 characterized by or showing indulgence;  benignly lenient or permissive: an indulgent parent.

2. Kind or lenient, often to excess

 

-yüzveren, müsamahalı

Indulgent

28

Harbinger

1 a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.

2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign: Frost is a harbinger of winter.
3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations.

 

2.  herald, forerunner, precursor, portent, indication. 

29

1 to afflict with great bodily or mental suffering; pain: to be tormented with violent headaches.

2. to worry or annoy excessively: to torment one with questions.
3. to throw into commotion; stir up; disturb.

 

1.  harry, hector, vex, distress, agonize.

- 1. please

Torment

30

1 keenly watchful to detect danger; wary: a vigilant sentry.

2. ever awake and alert; sleeplessly watchful.

 

2.  wide-awake, sleepless. See alert. 

-1. careless

Vigilant

31

Feckless

1 ineffective; incompetent; futile: feckless attempts to repair the plumbing.

2.
having no sense of responsibility; indifferent; lazy.

32

1 touching; in contact.

2.
in close proximity without actually touching; near.
3.
adjacent in time: contiguous events.

 

1.  bordering, adjoining, abutting. 2.  adjacent. 

Contiguous

33

1 a slight or invisible exhalation or vapor, especially one that is disagreeable or noxious.

 

- istenmeyen koku

Effluvia

34

Flaunt

1 to parade or display oneself conspicuously, defiantly, or boldly.

2.to wave conspicuously in the air.

3. to parade or display ostentatiously: to flaunt one's wealth.

-hava atmak, gösteriş yapmak

3.  flourish, exhibit, vaunt, show off. 

35

Iconoclastic

1 a breaker or destroyer of images, especially those set up for religious veneration.

2. a person who attacks cherished beliefs, traditional institutions, etc., as being based on error or superstition.

 

2.  nonconformist, rebel, dissenter, radical.

36

1. a heavy barrier of artillery fire to protect one's own advancing or retreating troops or to stop the advance of enemy troops.

2.
an overwhelming quantity or explosion, as of words, blows, or criticisms: a barrage of questions.
3.
Civil Engineering . an artificial obstruction in a watercourse to increase the depth of the water, facilitate irrigation, etc.

-(soru) yaylım ateşi

2.  volley, torrent, deluge, burst, storm. 

Barrage

37

Torment

1 to afflict with great bodily or mental suffering; pain: to be tormented with violent headaches.

2. to worry or annoy excessively: to torment one with questions.
3. to throw into commotion; stir up; disturb.

 

1.  harry, hector, vex, distress, agonize.

- 1. please

38

1 deviating from the regular or proper course; erring;  straying.

2.
journeying or traveling, as a medieval knight in quest of adventure; roving adventurously.
3.
moving in an aimless or lightly changing manner: an errant breeze.

-serseri, macera peşinde

.

Errant

39

Opprobrium

1 the disgrace or the reproach incurred by conduct considered outrageously shameful; infamy.

2. a cause or object of such disgrace or reproach.

-utanç, rezalet

Her teenage pregnancy brought opprobrium to her household.

40

1 to condemn or censure openly or publicly: to denounce a politician as morally corrupt.

2.
to make a formal accusation against, as to the police or in a court.
3.
to give formal notice of the termination or denial of (a treaty, pact, agreement, or the like).

1.  attack, stigmatize, blame, brand.

- 1.  praise, commend.

Denounce

41

Pedantic

1 ostentatious in one's learning.

2. overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, especially in teaching.

 

2.  didactic, doctrinaire. 

42

1 mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner: lugubrious songs of lost love.

 

sorrowful, melancholy. 

-cheerful. 

Lugubrious

43

1. To make impure by adding extraneous improper, or inferior ingredients

Adulteration

44

Contiguous

1 touching; in contact.

2.
in close proximity without actually touching; near.
3.
adjacent in time: contiguous events.

 

1.  bordering, adjoining, abutting. 2.  adjacent. 

45

Whimsical

1 Oddly out of the ordinary; fanciful; freakish

2. subject to sudden change; unpredictable, erratic

46

Errant

1 deviating from the regular or proper course; erring;  straying.

2.
journeying or traveling, as a medieval knight in quest of adventure; roving adventurously.
3.
moving in an aimless or lightly changing manner: an errant breeze.

-serseri, macera peşinde

.

47

Rent

1 to become torn or split.

2. a breach of relations or union between individuals or groups; schism.

-sökük, bölünme, klikleşme

48

1 to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders violence.

2.
to beget; procreate.

3.                                                                                                     to be produced or caused; come into existence: Conditions for a war were engendering in europe

 

1.  beget, occasion, excite, stir up. 1, 2.  create, generate, breed. 
.

Engender

49

Nice

1 Showing or indicating very small differences; minutely accurate, as instruments

delicate, exact, exacting, critical, scrupulous, discriminating, discerning, particular.

- careless

50

1 the act, fact, or amount of diverging: a divergence in opinion.

2.
(in physics, meteorology, etc.) the total amount of flux escaping an infinitesimal volume at a point in a vector field, as the net flow of air from a given region.
3.
Ophthalmology . a turning motion of the eyeballs outward in relation to each other.

1.  separation, division, variation, deviation. 

- 1.  convergence. 

Divergence

51

1 a breaker or destroyer of images, especially those set up for religious veneration.

2. a person who attacks cherished beliefs, traditional institutions, etc., as being based on error or superstition.

 

2.  nonconformist, rebel, dissenter, radical.

Iconoclastic

52

Impetuous

1 of, pertaining to, or characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, etc.; impulsive: an impetuous decision; an impetuous person.

2. having great impetus;  moving with great force; violent: the impetuous winds.

-az düşünce ve acele ile yapılan

1.  eager, headlong. Impetuous, impulsive

-1.  planned, careful. 

53

Chisel

1. ta wedgelike tool with a cutting edge at the end of the blade, often made of steel, used for cutting or shaping wood, stone, etc.

2. to cheat or swindle (someone): He chiseled me out of fifty dollars.

54

1 to support, hold, or bear up from below; bear the weight of, as a structure.

2. to undergo, experience, or suffer (injury, loss, etc.); endure without giving way or yielding.

3. keep up. to strengthen the spririts, courage

 

1.  carry. See support. 3.  bear. 5.  maintain. 

Sustain

55

1 happening or produced by chance; accidental: a fortuitous encounter.

2. lucky; fortunate: a series of fortuitous events that advanced her career.

1.  incidental.

Fortuitous

56

1 the disgrace or the reproach incurred by conduct considered outrageously shameful; infamy.

2. a cause or object of such disgrace or reproach.

-utanç, rezalet

Her teenage pregnancy brought opprobrium to her household.

Opprobrium

57

Effluvia

1 a slight or invisible exhalation or vapor, especially one that is disagreeable or noxious.

 

- istenmeyen koku

58

1 able to speak or write several languages; multilingual.

2. containing, composed of, or written in several languages: a polyglot Bible.

Polyglot

59

Recidivism

1 repeated or habitual relapse, as into crime.

-relapse

60

Lugubrious

1 mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner: lugubrious songs of lost love.

 

sorrowful, melancholy. 

-cheerful. 

61

1 tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy.

2.
intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision: a dilatory strategy.

Dilatory

62

Vigilant

1 keenly watchful to detect danger; wary: a vigilant sentry.

2. ever awake and alert; sleeplessly watchful.

 

2.  wide-awake, sleepless. See alert. 

-1. careless

63

1. pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied: The voters are too complacent to change the government.

2.
pleasant; complaisant.

 

1.  smug, unbothered, untroubled. 

Complacent

64

Astute

1.  of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis.

2.
clever; cunning; ingenious; shrewd: an astute merchandising program; an astute manipulation of facts.

- zeki, cin gibi

65

1 to parade or display oneself conspicuously, defiantly, or boldly.

2.to wave conspicuously in the air.

3. to parade or display ostentatiously: to flaunt one's wealth.

-hava atmak, gösteriş yapmak

3.  flourish, exhibit, vaunt, show off. 

Flaunt

66

1 tending to promote some proposed or desired object; fit or suitable for the purpose; proper under the circumstances: It is expedient that you go.

2.conducive to advantage or interest, as opposed to right.

3. Useful for effecting a desired result; suited to the circumstances or the occasion; advantageous; convenient

5.a means devised or employed in an exigency; resource; shift: Use any expedients you think necessary to get over the obstacles in your way.

1.  advisable, appropriate, desirable; advantageous, profitable. 5.  device, contrivance, resort.

.-1.  disadvantageous. 

Expedient

67

Complacent

1. pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied: The voters are too complacent to change the government.

2.
pleasant; complaisant.

 

1.  smug, unbothered, untroubled. 

68

Indulgent

1 characterized by or showing indulgence;  benignly lenient or permissive: an indulgent parent.

2. Kind or lenient, often to excess

 

-yüzveren, müsamahalı

69

1 prominent or conspicuous: salient traits.

2. projecting or pointing outward: a salient angle.
3. leaping or jumping: a salient animal.

4. Standing out from the rest, noticable, conspicious, prominent

 

1.  important; striking, remarkable. 

-1.  inconspicuous, unimportant. 

Salient

70

Pusillanimous

1 lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.

2. proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit.

 

1.  timorous, fearful, frightened. 

71

1 ineffective; incompetent; futile: feckless attempts to repair the plumbing.

2.
having no sense of responsibility; indifferent; lazy.

Feckless

72

Blandishment

1. Often, blandishments. something, as an action or speech, that tends to flatter, coax, entice, etc.: Our blandishments left him unmoved. We succumbed to the blandishments of tropical living.

flattery, cajolery, wheedling, ingratiation, fawning, blarney. 

73

Sustain

1 to support, hold, or bear up from below; bear the weight of, as a structure.

2. to undergo, experience, or suffer (injury, loss, etc.); endure without giving way or yielding.

3. keep up. to strengthen the spririts, courage

 

1.  carry. See support. 3.  bear. 5.  maintain. 

74

Fortuitous

1 happening or produced by chance; accidental: a fortuitous encounter.

2. lucky; fortunate: a series of fortuitous events that advanced her career.

1.  incidental.

75

Expedient

1 tending to promote some proposed or desired object; fit or suitable for the purpose; proper under the circumstances: It is expedient that you go.

2.conducive to advantage or interest, as opposed to right.

3. Useful for effecting a desired result; suited to the circumstances or the occasion; advantageous; convenient

5.a means devised or employed in an exigency; resource; shift: Use any expedients you think necessary to get over the obstacles in your way.

1.  advisable, appropriate, desirable; advantageous, profitable. 5.  device, contrivance, resort.

.-1.  disadvantageous. 

76

1 a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.

2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign: Frost is a harbinger of winter.
3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations.

 

2.  herald, forerunner, precursor, portent, indication. 

Harbinger

77

Philander

1 to make love with a woman one cannot or will not marry; carry on flirtations.

-zamparalık anlamında flört

trifle, dally, womanize. 

78

1 of, pertaining to, or characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, etc.; impulsive: an impetuous decision; an impetuous person.

2. having great impetus;  moving with great force; violent: the impetuous winds.

-az düşünce ve acele ile yapılan

1.  eager, headlong. Impetuous, impulsive

-1.  planned, careful. 

Impetuous

79

1 Showing or indicating very small differences; minutely accurate, as instruments

delicate, exact, exacting, critical, scrupulous, discriminating, discerning, particular.

- careless

Nice

80

1.  of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis.

2.
clever; cunning; ingenious; shrewd: an astute merchandising program; an astute manipulation of facts.

- zeki, cin gibi

Astute

81

1 a breaking off, as of a friendship.

Severance

82

1 Oddly out of the ordinary; fanciful; freakish

2. subject to sudden change; unpredictable, erratic

Whimsical

83

Polyglot

1 able to speak or write several languages; multilingual.

2. containing, composed of, or written in several languages: a polyglot Bible.

84

Dilatory

1 tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy.

2.
intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision: a dilatory strategy.

85

1 an intervening time; interval; meantime: in the interim.

2. a temporary or provisional arrangement; stopgap; makeshift.

3. for, during, belonging to, or connected with an intervening period of time; temporary; provisional: an interim order.

Interim

86

Barrage

1. a heavy barrier of artillery fire to protect one's own advancing or retreating troops or to stop the advance of enemy troops.

2.
an overwhelming quantity or explosion, as of words, blows, or criticisms: a barrage of questions.
3.
Civil Engineering . an artificial obstruction in a watercourse to increase the depth of the water, facilitate irrigation, etc.

-(soru) yaylım ateşi

2.  volley, torrent, deluge, burst, storm. 

87

1. Often, blandishments. something, as an action or speech, that tends to flatter, coax, entice, etc.: Our blandishments left him unmoved. We succumbed to the blandishments of tropical living.

flattery, cajolery, wheedling, ingratiation, fawning, blarney. 

Blandishment

88

Prodigious

1 extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force, etc.: a prodigious research grant.

2. wonderful or marvelous: a prodigious feat.
3. abnormal; monstrous.

 

1.  enormous, immense, huge, gigantic, tremendous. 2.  amazing, stupendous, astounding, wondrous, miraculous.

-1.  tiny. 2.  ordinary. 

89

1 courage and fortitude: a man of mettle.

2. disposition or temperament: a man of fine mettle.

3. quality of character or temperament; high spirit; courage

valor, pluck, vigor, ardor, nerve, fiber.

Mettle

90

Severance

1 a breaking off, as of a friendship.

91

Undulate

1 to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion; display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement: The flag undulates in the breeze.

2. to have a wavy form or surface; bend with successive curves in alternate directions.

92

Apprehensive

1.  uneasy or fearful about something that might happen: apprehensive for the safety of the mountain climbers.

2.
quick to learn or understand.
3.
perceptive; discerning (usually followed by of ).

93

1.  uneasy or fearful about something that might happen: apprehensive for the safety of the mountain climbers.

2.
quick to learn or understand.
3.
perceptive; discerning (usually followed by of ).

Apprehensive

94

Glib

1 readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so: a glib talker; glib answers.

2. easy or unconstrained, as actions or manners.

 

1.  talkative, loquacious; facile, smooth.