Category: Word of the Day

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sugarcoat (v.)

definition: to make something seem more positive than it really is. -I do not like the newspapers which sugarcoat the facts instead of presenting them with a neutral language.

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precipitation (n.)

definition: water that falls from the clouds, especially as rain synonym: rain (n.) -There is no precipitation expected in Ankara for the next ten days.

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quarrel (v.)

definition: to have an angry disagreement with someone other forms: quarrel (n.) synonyms: disagree (v.), argue (v.), dispute (v.), disagree (v.) -She quarrelled with her mother because of her being late last night.

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biased (adj.)

definition: showing an unfair and unreasonable positive or negative behaviour based on your personal opinion, other forms: bias (n.) synonyms: prejudiced (adj.) antonyms: unbiased (adj.), unprejudiced (adj.) -Most people believe that media is biased...

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hasty (adj.)

definition: it is used to describe an action done in a hurry -Making hasty decisions is not reasonable. You should think before you act.

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flaw (n.)

definition: a mistake, fault or weakness that ruins the perfection of sth other forms: flaw (v.), flawed (adj.), flawless (adj.) -We should try to love people with their flaws; no one is perfect.

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feasible (adj.)

definition1: able to be made, done or achieved definition2: possible, reasonable or likely other forms: feasibility (n.), feasibly (adv.) -A feasible solution is what all we need now. -It is not feasible to support...

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exploit (v.)

definition: 1. to use someone or something for your own advantage in an unfair manner 2. to use something to benefit from it fully other forms: exploit (n.), exploitation (n.) synonyms: abuse (v.) -If...

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deter (v.)

definition: to discourage someone from doing sth; to prevent someone from doing sth (generally by scaring them with possible negative results) other forms: deterrence (n.)-High prices of automobiles are deterring people from buying cars...

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ambiguous (adj.)

definition: not clear other forms: ambiguity (n.), ambiguously (adj.) -I could not understand what exactly happened at the end of the movie. It was quite ambiguous.