Flashcards in Lesson 20 Deck (12):
disguise (v) (n)
* it is hard to disguise the fact that business is slow.
* everyone saw through his disguise.
* the jury's decision ignited a fierce debate in the legal community.
* wood is difficult to ignite if it is damp.
SYN apathetic, reluctant
* the teacher was indifferent to student requests to extend the project's deadline.
* the player's indifference about his error in the field upset the coach.
(n) narrative, narration, narrator
* Walter Cronkite narrated the documentary film.
* her fabricated narrative generated a lot of excitement.
conj in spite of that
* she was quite sick; nevertheless she attended all of her classes.
* her project was flawed; nevertheless, it won second prize.
* some people believe that writing instruments, such as pencil and pens, will soon be obsolete.
* some products are manufactured with planned obsolescence.
* he inadvertently omitted some important data from the report.
* his paper had several notable omissions.
SYN bizarre - weird
* his outlandish ideas demonstrated his creativity.
* rebellious youth in many countries dress outlandishly.
* the proposed amendment passed unanimously.
* the passage of the resolution is in doubt.
* the actress portrayed an orphan in movie.
* the book's portrayal of Mozart as a calm, mature individuals is inaccurate.
* the planing process must be streamlined in order for it to be more reliable.
* internet stores have streamlined the process of the process of, finding, buying and selling merchandise.