Flashcards in Lesson 2 Deck (12):
*Is there any advantage in arriving early?
*he was advantageously born into a rich family.
SYN arrival, Emergence.
(With the advent of Internet,computer,technology)
*with the advent of computers, many tasks have been made easier.
*The newspapers announced the advent of the concert season.
*his trip was successful, albeit tiring.
*albeit difficult at times, speaking another language is rewarding.
SYN charming, alluring
*working abroad is appealing to many people.
*through his speeches, the candidate appealed to the voters.
*the celebrated pianists will be giving a concert this weekend.
*san Fransisco is celebrated for its multicultural makeup.
(Contemporary life, art, artist, writer)
modern, up to date
*contemporary architecture makes very good use of space.
* Cervantes was a contemporary of Shakespeare.
*many publishers distribute their newspaper directly to homes in their area.
*the distribution of seeds is very quick with this new machines.
(n) encouragement, encourager
to promote, help or support
*the government cut taxes in order to encourage spending.
*the professor gave each student of the encouragement that was needed to learn the material.
SYN weak, fragile
*the frail wings of the newborn bird could not lift it off the guard.
*since, one of the frailties of human is laziness, women are unwilling to work.
*throughout history myths were created in an attempt to explain many common natural occurrences.
*mythology is the study of legends and fables.
*factories must refine oil before it can be used as fuel.
*a squirt of lime juice is the perfect refinement to cola.