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definite

give me a definite answer

2

cautious

be cautious about~

3

prayer

prayers for the sick

4

domestic

domestic politics

5

chest

the bullet hit him in the chest

6

airline

international airlines

7

rebel/rebel

rebel forces/rebel against the strict religious upbringing

8

satisfactory

a satisfactory answer

9

stem

stem from the same factor./an attempt to stem the decline in profits

10

render

services rendered/to render sb a service

11

object

object to man-made cool

12

shrink

Tv in a sense has shrunk the world.

13

parade

parade up and down the streets

14

rumor

to spread a rumor

15

rug

~

16

establish

the committee is establish in 2121

17

primarily

the article is primarily concerned with pollution.

18

breast

breast milk

19

sticky

feel hot and sticky

20

boost

boost one's confidence/morale

21

fund

lack of funds

22

incredible

an incredible story

23

aboard

go aboard

24

stiff

scared stiff and frozen cold

25

stimulate

The exhibition has stimulated interest in her work.

26

fame

in search of fame and fortune

27

consume

consume a large amount of fossil fuels

28

accelerate

Inflation continues to accelerate

29

sting

onion makes my eyes sting/I have been stung by criticism/this type of bees rarely stings

30

bound

be/feel bound to / I can't bear the life that was bounded by poverty.

31

rouse

the telephone roused me from sleep

32

cultivate

cultivate sb's own garden

33

material

give up certain material comforts

34

personnel

high-level personnel

35

display

I have rarely seen her display any sign of emotion

36

particle

dust particles

37

impression

leave a ~ impression on~

38

barrier

show your ticket at the barrier

39

stock

take stock of.../ out of stock/ the buying and selling of stocks

40

politician

~

41

royal

the royal treatment

42

barber

~

43

stocking

a pair of silk stocking

44

delegate

We decided to delegate him to attend the conference.

45

highlight

The research highlighted worries about the lack of progress

46

depression

the Great Depression

47

signature

sb forge her signature on the cheque

48

atmosphere

the elegant atmosphere

49

evaluate

~

50

rescue

rescue sb from...

51

personality

a strong personality

52

latter

later/latter

53

parliament

the issue was debated in Parliament

54

input

The information is input to the computer system.

55

loyalty

they develop a high degree of loyalty from local readers.

56

calendar

~

57

overlook

the perfectionist won't overlook even the slightest mistake

58

debate

The debate over global warming will lead to technology breakthroughs.