Flashcards in Lesson 23 Deck (13):
* the representative were compelled to vote in favor of the legislation despite their personal opposition to it.
* the lawyer's plea was made in a compelling manner.
* the film club asked each of its members to compile a list of his or her favorite movies.
* the book is a compilation of Shakespeare's plays.
* the formidable opponent gave no sign of weakness.
* the man's voice echoed formidably throughout the hallway.
(n) intrusion , intruder
* the intrusive bacteria caused his condition to worsen.
* the intrusion of the hazardous gas made it difficult to live in the house.
SYN inclined to
* most liquids are prone to contract when frozen.
* she is pone to study hard the night before her tests.
(n) prophecy, prophet
* his prophetic powers were investigated by a team of psychologists.
* the brilliant student fulfilled his teacher's prophecy that he would be a successful doctor.
(adj) proportionate, proportional
(adv) proportionally , proportionately
* the goal of establishing a space station will take a team effort of major proportions.
* the pilot's salary is proportional to that of pilots of other airlines.
* the workers readily complained about the food in the cafeteria.
* her readiness to cooperate was an important factor in the investigation.
(adj) reliant, reliable
(n) reliability, reliance
* an appliance must perform its task reliably to be popular with consumers.
* satellite photos show the smallest details with great reliability.
* although not completely satisfied with the contract, the officials reluctantly agreed to sign it.
* the electrician was reluctant to estimate the cost of the repair work.
* the students revived the old tradition of having a homecoming dance.
* old plays are sometimes revived by applying modern interpretation of their content.
(adj) triumphal, triumphant
* his career was characterized by one triumph after another.
* he triumphed over all of his difficulties.