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Abandon (v)

Leave, desert(v), forsake

- The cruel son abandoned his mom, she’s alone now.
- The house was abandoned and is empty.

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Abundant (adj)

More than enough, plentiful, ample

فراوان، بسيار

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Acclaim (v)

Admire, praise, commend, applaud /əˈploːd/

تحسين كردن

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Ambiguous (adj)

Vague, not clear, equivocal /ɪ'kwɪvəkl/

‏مبهم، دو پهلو

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Articulate (adj)

Eloquent, clear, expressive

گويا، رسا، فصيح

- The boy could not talk very well, his words were not articulate enough.

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Champion (n,v)

Hero, advocate, to support in a strong way

قهرمان، ‏دفاع كردن، حمايت كردن

- The old man was going to represent his office. He championed their ideas.

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Consolidate (v)

Make something strong, strengthen, fortify

مستحكم كردن

- The house was old and about to collapse. It needed to be consolidate.

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Exhaustive (adj)

Comprehensive

جامع، كامل

- You can find exhaustive examples in the book, no other books are needed.

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Exaggerate (v)

To mention something while making it grander, aggrandize, amplify, overstate

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Formidable (adj)

Intimidating(هراس انگيز), demanding(سخت), arduous /ˈärjo͞oəs/

مهيب، ترسناك، دشوار

- The boxer was afraid. His opponent was a formidable.

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Illuminate (v)

Use light to make visible a dark places, make something clear, clarify, elucidate

- The room was dark. Then a lamp illuminated it.
- The question was made easy when illuminated by the teacher.

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Insinuate (v)

Indirectly say something, imply, indicate

اشاره كردن، به طور ضمنى فهماندن

- I could not understand answer. It was not direct and was insinuated.

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Intrusive (adj)

An action that is intruding, affecting someone’s private life or interrupting them in an unwanted and annoying way, nosy, meddlesome

مزاحم،مخل،مداخله‌آمیز

- My father does not tolerate intrusive behavior. He doesn’t like people who invade someone’s privacy.

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Prevailing (adj)

Winning, ahead, pioneering, widespread, dominant

رايج، متدامل، غالب

- My brother was happy at the end of the competition, since he was a fan of the prevailing team.

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Prudent (adj) /ˈpruːdənt/

n

Thoughtful about future, sagacious /səˈgeiʃəs/, discreet, sensible

محتاط

- The prudent father thought about his children future.

Prudence (احتياط)

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Resist (v)

n
adj

Tolerate, bear, withstand, militate

مقاومت کردن، خودداری کردن، تاب آوردن، ایستادگی کردن

- The army attacked the people but they resisted.

Resistance (مقاومت، ايستادگى)
Resistant (مقاوم، پايدار)

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Saturate (v) /ˈsӕtʃəreit/

Soak, drench, fill

خيس كردن، اشباع كردن

- The clothes were saturated with water.
- Saturate the market (اشباع بازار)

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Skeptical of/about (adj)

n

Dubious /ˈdjuːbiəs/, full of doubt, accepting something in a difficult way

دير باور

- He does not trust people easily. He is skeptical.

Skeptic (شكاك)

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Sophisticated (adj)

Complicated, not easy, complex

مصنوعى، در سطح بالا، غير طبيعى، مشكل و پيچيده

- sophisticated author (نويسنده فرهيخته)

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Successive (adj)

v

Respective, sequential, consecutive

پى در پى، متوالى

- Study the book successively.

Succeed (موفق شدن، جايگزين شدن)

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Abrupt (adj)

adv

Sudden, unexpected, short and rude

- An abrupt change
- An abrupt answer

Abruptly (ناگهان)

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Bizarre (adj) /biˈzaː/

adv

Strange, weird, odd, peculiar /pəˈkyo͞olyər/, outlandish

Bizarrely

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Coincide (v)

n

Happen at the same time, concur, coexist

Coincidence (تصادف، توافق، انطباق)

- His entry to the party coincide with his marriage.
- what a coincidence.

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Commence (v) tr,int

... + v + ing
(N)

Start, initiate

- Work will commence on the new building immediately.

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Disinterested (adj)

Unbiased, impartial, neutral

بى غرض، بى طرف

- Disinterested judgment/advice/observer

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Distort (v)

n

Misstate, misrepresent

تحريف كردن، ناهموار كردن، از شكل طبيعى انداختن

Distort the truth/idea/the reality/statement(بيانيه، اعلاميه)

Distortion (تحريف)

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Elaborate (adj)

v ...
n

Complex, intricate /ˈintrikət / (having a lot of details/parts)

- Elaborate dress/system/design

Elaborate on (با دقت/جزئيات شرح دادن)
Elaboration (جزئيات، پيچيدگى)

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Engender (v)

To be a cause of a situation or feeling, create, generate, give rise to

به وجود آوردن، موجب شدن، سبب شدن

- The changes in society engendered by the war.
- relationships that engender trust in children.

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Fragile (adj)

n

Breakable, brittle, delicate

شكننده، ترد، ضعيف

- fragile bones/dishes/economy

Fragility (تردى، شكنندگى)

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Intensify (v) tr,int

n
adj1
adj2

Heighten /'haɪtn/, escalate /ˈeskəleit/, strengthen

تشدید کردن، سخت کردن، شدید شدن

Intensification (تشديد، افزايش)
Intense (سخت، قوى، شديد، مشتاقانه)
Intensive (شديد، تند، متمركز)