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Neglect(v)

To fail to take care of sb or sth.
🔺she denies neglecting her baby.
🔺don't neglect your health.
🔺the buildings had been neglected for years.

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Negligence(n)

The fail to give sb adequate care.
🔺the doctor was accused of medical negligence.
🔺the accident was caused by negligence on the part of the driver.

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Evade(v)

To escape

🔺for two weeks they evaded the press journal.
🔺he managed to evade capture.
🔺her response was simply to evade the problem.

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Evasive(n)

فرار. طفره.
🔺evasive answers.
🔺evasive comments.

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Doable(adj)

= feasible, conceivable

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Scratch (n,v)

خراش
🔺it's only a scratch.
🔺a scratch on the paintwork.
🔺she scratched at the insect bites on her arm.
🔺the dog scratched itself behind the ear.
🔺be careful not to scratch the furniture.

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Negotiable(adj)

🔺the terms of employment are negotiable.
🔺the price was not negotiable.
# non-negotiable.

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Nerd(n)

= geek
🔺i feel like a nerd in these shoes.
🔺he looked kind of nerdy.
🔺a computer geek.

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Contingency(n)

= possibility
🔺we must consider all possible contingencies.
🔺to make contingency plans.
🔺a contingency fund.

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Charge (n)

= accusation
🔺a murder charge.
🔺they decided to drop the charges against newspaper.
🔺a charge of theft or rape.
🔺accusations of corrupt or racism or cruelty

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Assurance(n)

= guarantee , promise
🔺the called for assurances that the government is committed to its education policy.

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Discern(v)

= detect , find out , perceive
🔺he discerned a certain coldness in their welcome.
🔺it is often difficult to discern how widespread public support is.
🔺i rapidly discerned that sth was wrong.

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Fathom(v)

= discern, understand
🔺it is hard to fathom the pain felt at the death of a child.

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Discernible(adj)

= perceptible , fathomable
🔺there is often no discernible difference between rival brands.
🔺his face was barely discernible in the gloom.

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Unfathomable(adj)

# discernible , perceptible.
🔺an unfathomable mystery.

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Out of the blue

Unexpectedly
🔺the decision came out of the blue.

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Traceable(adj)

🔺most telephone calls are traceable.
🔺a tradition that is traceable back to the 15th century.

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Surreptitious (adj)

زيرزيركانه, پنهاني
= furtive, clandestine
🔺she sneaked a surreptitious glance at her watch.
🔺they were seen leaving the premises in a surreptitious manner.

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Furtive(adj)

= surreptitious, clandestine
🔺she cast a furtive glance over her shoulder
🔺he looked sly and furtive.

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Clandestine(adj)

= furtive, surreptitious
🔺a clandestine meeting/relationship.
🔺the clandestine sale of weapons.