Flashcards in English Deck 7 Deck (17):
An advisor. Esp to a crime boss.
Eg. Nalin is the xxxx to the Bakrie family.
Most interveners feel xxx xxxx towards their product or idea.
The Glencore coal team had xxxx xxxx towards the market thinking it would never fall.
Being prejudiced in favour of something.
Eg. His friend is a xxx witness.
Eg. I have always been xxxx to reading a lot and learning form others rather than trial and error.
Eg. Harvey is xxxx to networking events that bring events to your doorstep.
To ask or beg for something humbly.
Eg. He xxxxed the governor for leniency.
Eg. He xxxxed to the banker for an extension of the loan maturity date.
Synonym = implore.
Eg. The incident xxxxx a political crisis.
Eg. Large cities xxxxx certain social patterns.
He was well xxxxx to urban anarchy through his prior experience.
I was well acclimated to the third world aspect of Jakarta through my experience growing up in South Africa.
Concerned with and very attentive to detail.
They guys spent time outside the office toying with ideas which was a practice that was scorned by their more xxxxx colleagues.
He chooses his words with xxxx care.
Distress or embarrassment of having failed or humiliated.
He spends his days getting high, much to the xxxx of his mother.
We took a 2 week holiday in Ibiza, much to the xxxx of Ivan who claims traders never take leave.
Much to the xxxx of Bali, he spent his time working so hard that he didn't even get a tan.
Having certain certain abilities. Being a prodigy.
Eg he's a xxxx 21 year old web developer.
He has a xxxx talent for web development.
young and new and without experience.
Eg Cambodia is a xxxx market for coal which is exciting
A myriad of breakthrough thinking.
Lacking in freshness or effectiveness because it's been overused. Eg the expression "out of sight out of mind" is a xxxx phrase but often very true.
Wanting or devouring great quantities. Or having an intense desire for something. Eg a xxx sexual appetite.
Giving off bubbles.
Accept reluctantly but without protest. Tor xxxxx to my request to move from Newcastle.