Flashcards in Verbs Deck (17):
to make (something, such as an idea or an attitude) an important part of the kind of person you are
1. to think deeply or carefully about~
to consider with continued attention
2. to think about doing something
3. to look at attentively or thoughtfully
1. to separate from conducting bodies
by means of nonconductors so as
to prevent transfer of electricity, heat,
2. to prevent Sb or Sth from dealing
with or experiencing Sth; to keep
separated from Sth unpleasant, dangerous, etc.
-a material that is able to insulate against cold
3. to place in a detached situation
to reduce the pain or trouble of Sth：
to make Sth less painful, difficult, severe, or more bearable.
-Her sympathy alleviated his stress.
to ignore Sth, to treat Sth as unimportant, to pay no attention to
- Please disregard what I said before.
- He disregarded his father's advice and left school.
1. to say or show that Sth may not
be true, correct or legal.
2. to argue about Sth：especially to argue
irritably or wig irritating persistence.
3. to fight in order to take control of~
to struggle against
1. to make (something secret or hidden) publicly or generally known
2. to open up to view
e.g. The test revealed the true cause of death
Reveal the identity of the stranger
v/a：to place (someone or something) in a particular location；to place in a site, situation, context, or category.
1. to cause to uncoil or unroll
2. to free from or as if from a binding or wrapping
3. to relax and stop thinking about work, problems etc.；to release from tension
-I wanted to unwind after a hard day.
-Reading is a good way to unwind.
-The fishing line unwound quickly.
1. to limit or restrict Sth or Sb
2. to use pressure to force Sb to do Sth
3. to force or produce in an unnatural or strained manner：a constrained smile
4. to hold back or as if by force
-constraining my mind not to wander from the task
1. to prevent (a person or animal) from doing something
2. to prevent (a person or animal) from moving by using physical force
3. to keep something under control
-try to restrain my anger
-show some restraint
-show a lack of restraint
1. to make easier：to help cause Sth
2. to help (something) to run more smoothly and effectively
-Cutting taxes may facilitate economic recovery.
1. to increase the force, power or amount of (something)
2. to push or shove Sth or Sb up from below；a push upward
3. help or encouragement
-Getting the job gave him a terrific boost
1. to happen at the same time and speed
2. to cause (things) to agree in time or to make (things) happen at the same time and speed
1. to think that something is true without clear justification or proof.
2. to accept legally or officially that Sth is true until it is proven not true.
3. to do Sth that you don't have the right or permission to do 擅自(做)；越權行事
-presumed innocent until proven guilty
-We presume that we see the world in roughly the same way.
1. to give a title to (Sth, such as a book)
2. to give a right to Sb (to do Sth)
-He entitled his book "My Life on Mars".
-The card entitles my grandmother to the discount for senior citizens.
*be entitled to Sth/to do Sth：