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Flashcards in Verbs Deck (27):
1

to raise, increase or improve

enhance

2

to come into possession or ownership of; get as one's own

acquire

3

to be of importance; signify: "it matters to me"

matter

3

to be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice

observe

4

to change or make different; modify

alter

5

to become aware of, know, or identify by means of the senses

perceive

6

to deal with or regard in a certain manner

 

she treats school as a joke

treat

7

to express or feel disapproval, dislike, or distaste

object

7

to estimate at too low a value, rate, or the like

underestimate

8

to extend (oneself or one's limbs, for example) to full length

stretch

9

to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like

fret

10

to increase or raise

boost

12

to join or become joined by twining together

intertwine

13

to keep safe from danger or harm; protect

preserve

14

to leave empty or alone; abandon

desert

15

to make less; reduce; decrease

lessen

16

to move, esp. in a slight way

 

not stir a finger to help

stir

17

to outdo (another) in thinking

outthink

18

to put or use (a person or thing) in place of another

substitute

20

to surpass (an opponent) in skill or technique or in scoring points

outplay

21

 to announce or declare officially or formally

proclaim

22

to deal with (a person) on some problem; solve (a task, problem, etc)

tackle

23

to form or display little undulations or waves on the surface, as disturbed water does

ripple

24

to take upon oneself; undertake or accept

 

to assume responsibility

assume

25

 to keep in mind; remember

retain

26

to make larger, greater, stronger or more powerful; increase

amplify

27

to frustrate (plans, efforts, etc)

baffle