Flashcards in Toefl 2 Deck (20):
Discourage ~ dishearten
Encouragement # discouragement
🔺it is heartening to see the determination of these young people
🔺dont let this defeat dishearten you
🔺a disheartened/discouraged team
🔺a disheartening experience
Artificial ~ manmade
~ deduce ~ conclude استنباط
🔺it can be infered ...
🔺it can be deduced ...
🔺much of the meaning must be infered from the context.
🔺we can deduce a lot from what people buy.
~ think up
🔺 a new system has been devised to..
🔺scientists has devised a method ...
🔺the government has to revise its policy
🔺i have to revise my opinions
🔺a revised edition of book
Limit ~ restrict ~ constrain
🔺the work will not be confined to this area
🔺lets confine our attention to the problem
🔺fog severely confined our visibility
Begin ~ start ~ launch ~ initiate
🔺the meeting is scheduled to commence at ...
🔺a house in proximity of ...
🔺the proximity of college to ...
🔺the area has a number of schools in close proximity
Proximate ~ nearby ~ adjacent ~ adjoining
🔺a premature death/birth
🔺 her carear come to premature end
~ almost ~ approximately
🔺virtually all students will be exempt from the tax
~ intricate ~ complex ~ complicated ~ elaborate
🔺a multifaceted issue
~ imagine ~ visualize ~ envision ~ envisage
Conceivable ~ probable ~ possible ~ feasible
🔺major breakthrough in cancer research
🔺a significant breakthrough in negotiations
~ abruptly ~ promptly ~ immediately ~ instantly
~ contemplate ~ consider ~ think about
🔺we intend to ponder all the allternatives before acting.
🔺 they are pondering whether the money could be better used elsewhere.
🔺i have never contemplated livinig abroad.
~ rebut ~ reject ~ deny
🔺to refute a theory
🔺an attempt to rebut rumours of divorce
~ astonishing ~ amasing حيرت برانگيز
🔺an astounding increase in sales
🔺the performance was an astounding success
Develop ~ thrive
🔺few bussineses are flourishing in the prevailing economic climate
🔺the arts began to flourish at that time
🔺these animals rarely thrive in captivity
🔺outbreak of a disease
🔺the outbreak of war