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Flashcards in Toefl 6 Deck (20):
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Gravitate(v)

گرايش پيدا كردن
🔺many young people gravitate to the cities in search of job.

2

Pigeonhole(v)

= classify, categorize, label

🔺he has been pigeonholed as a children's writer.

3

Advocate(n,v)

= proponent, partisan, fan, supporter, follower

# opponent

= support

4

Inescapable(adj)

= unavoidable, inevitable

5

Undertake(v)

بر عهده گرفتن
🔺to undertake a task/project
🔺the company has announced that it will undertake a full investigation into the accident.

6

Confer(v)

= consult
🔺he wanted to confer with his colleagues.

7

Privileged(adj)

# underprivileged
🔺privileged position
🔺in those days, only a privileged few had the vote.
🔺underprivileged sections of the community.
🔺educationally underprivileged groups.

8

Coincide(v)

Coincidence(n)
🔺two events coincide each other.
🔺by coincidence, i met the person we'd been discussing the next day.

9

Incentive(n)

= motivation

🔺there is no incentive for people to save fuels.
🔺an incentive to investment.

10

Advocacy(n)

🔺advocacy of homosexual marriage.

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Intuition(n)

غريضه
Intuitive(adj)
🔺intuition told her that he had spoken the truth.
🔺he was guided by intuition and personal judgement.
🔺he had an intuitive sense of what the reader wanted.

12

Encounter(v)

= face, meet
🔺we encountered a number of difficulties in the first week.
🔺i had never encountered such resistance before.

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Autonomous (adj)

= independent, self sufficient, self governing
🔺an autonomous state.
🔺a federation o autonomous groups.

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Precedence(n)

= priority
🔺the guests were seated strictly in order of precedence.
🔺the speakers came to the platform in order of precedence.
🔺you should give your schoolwork precedence.

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Contradictory(adj)

= conflicting
🔺we are encountered with two apparently contradictory statements.

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Intermittent(adj)

= sporadic
🔺intermittent burst of applause.
🔺intermittent showers.
🔺sporadic outbreaks of the disease.

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Virtually(adv)

= approximately, roughly
🔺virtually all students will be exempt from the tax.
🔺sales are up by roughly 10%.

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Adjoining(adj)

= adjacent
🔺they stayed in adjoining rooms.

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Jeopardize(v)

= endanger
Jeopardy(n)= danger, hazard, peril
Dangerous = hazardous = perilous

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Imperative(adj)

= important, vital, integral, elemental

🔺it is absolutely imperative that we finish by next week.