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1

Depict

Draw: illustrate: portray: demonstrate: picture

The god is depicted as a bird with a human head.

2

Spontaneous

Natural: impulsive: unplanned

The invitation was completely spontaneous.

3

Distinguish

Differentiate: discriminate: determine: categorize: separate: distinguish somebody/something from

4

Contradictory

Incompatible: inconsistent: contray: converse: paradoxical: contradictory message/statements/demands etc

Dad just can’t bear to be contradicted.

5

Decline

Transitive v.: refuse: reject: to turn down

Intransitive v.: lessen, decrease, diminish, deteriorate

There has been a rapid/sharp/steep/dramatic decline in the size of families.

6

Deplete

Consume: empty: drain: lessen: reduce

Salmon populations gVe been severely depleted.

The ozone layer is depleted by CNC.

7

Abolish

Cancel: end: eliminate: eradicate: revoke

He servd over 27 yrs in prison for fighting to abolish white-only rules.

8

Disperse

Scatter: diffuse: spread

Police used tear gas to disperse the crowd

9

Germinate

Develop: grow

Most seeds germinate best between 85 and 95 degrees fahrenheit.

10

Relic n.

Remnant: memento

The books and photos are relics of Rob’s university days.

11

Versatile adj.

All-purpose, all-round, resourceful

A very versatile performer

12

Edible adj.

Eatable, digestible, palatable

The meal was barely edible.

13

Unprecedented adj.

(Bi saabeghe)
Unheard-of, remarkable, singular, extraordinary

An unprecedented boom in tourism brought sudden prosperity to the town.
He took the unprecedented step of stating that the rumors were false.

14

Fluctuate v.

Vary, oscillate, waver, alternate

Prices were volatile, fluctuate between 20$ and 40$.

15

Exotic adj.

Unusual, foreign, alien

Exotic birds/places

16

Eradicate v.

Wipe out, eliminate, root out, uproot, exterminate, obliterate

There was an attempt to eradicate inflation (tavareom, inflate(v.))
To eradicate a disease from the world.