Category: Word of the Day

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prevail (v.)

definition1: to get control, influence or superiority definition2: to be common among a group of people -The lawyer prevailed in the case that a young girl was accused of stealing a ring. -Manchester United...

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amend (v.)

definition: to change something for the better other forms: amendment (n.) -Some countries are recommended to amend (make an amendment to) their human rights law.

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haphazard (adj.)

definition: not having a plan or order, not planned -Her haphazard note-taking in Chemistry course makes everything even more complicated. She cannot understand her own notes because they are not in order.

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nominate (v.)

definition1: to officially suggest someone for an election, job or position definition2: to declare that a work (song, movie etc.) will be included in a competition other forms: nomination (n.), nominated (adj.) -Brad Pitt...

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stupendous (adj.)

definition 1: very impressive and surprising definition 2: very great in size or number -I have some stupendous news for you! I won the lottery! -Her debts are so stupendous that she could not...

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figure out (v.)

definition1: to understand or solve something definition2: to calculate something -The police had to figure out the connection between two murders to be able to catch the murderer. -He is speaking so fast that...

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endure (v.)

definition1: to suffer from or experience a difficult and painful situation definition2: to exist for a long time other forms: endurance (n.) -The baby on the plane had to endure a very long flight...

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explicit (adj.)

definition: clear and exact other forms: explicitly (adv.) antonym: implicit (adj.) -You should make it explicit that no one is allowed to leave the room until 3 pm. (You should clearly state it) -Most...

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adverse (adj.)

definition: having a negative or harmful effect on something other forms: adversely (adv.) -This drug is known to have adverse effects on the patients. -We decided to stay at home due to adverse weather...