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Negate/nɪˈɡeɪt/ (Verb)

Từ đồng nghĩa

Neutralize, Cancel out

Ví dụ:

  • Efforts to expand the tourist industry could be negated by reports that the sea is highly polluted.

  • Many of these emotions energise greater effort but othersnegate effort and lead to dissatisfaction, stress and withdrawal.

  • Within a few weeks, they accrue a debt thatnegates the salary their recruiter had promised them.


Discern /dɪˈsɜːn/ (Verb)

Từ đồng nghĩa: Recognise, Identify, Distinguish

Ví dụ:

  • Officials were keen todiscern how much public support there was

  • Politicians are good atdiscerning public opinion.

  • There are many other issues where this same pattern can bediscerned.

  • Lucas claims that such a relationship can bediscerned in his data.


Procure /prəˈkjʊə $ proʊˈkjʊr/ (Verb)

Nghĩa: Acquire, Obtain

Ví dụ:

  • He was accused of procuring weapons for terrorists

  • Alice offered pamphlets and books, which she wouldprocure for him.

  • They had beenprocured in the early years of the century through a carefully orchestrated city campaign.

  • He therefore persuaded a friend toprocure him a ticket without disclosing his identity.


Nascent /ˈnæsənt/ (Adjective) 

Từ đồng nghĩa: Growing, Fledgling, Burgeoning

Ví dụ:

  • This is not to dismiss his vision as an irrelevance in the forging of a nascent science

  • The tribute may sound fulsome, but Jack showed exceptional appreciation of nascent ability.

  • We hope their nascent industry would lead to a new era of renewable energy.


Launder /ˈlɔːndə/ (Verb) [transitive]

Collocations:

  • Launder money/ profits

  • Money laundering


Ví dụ:

  • He was jailed for laundering drug money.

  • Jack worked with foreign banks to launder drug profit.

  • Thompson began a six-year sentence for money laundering earlier this year.

  • However, Mike was unable to spend the money and needed it laundered.


Momentous /məʊˈmentəs/ (Adjective)

Từ đồng nghĩa: Essential, Vital, Crucial, Key, Important

Collocations:

  • Noun: momentous change/ decision/ event/ occasion


Ví dụ:



  • In the physical sciences alone, there were momentous changes

  • We stand on the brink of two momentous decisions at Maastricht.

  • All were momentous events that will never be forgotten, least of all by the men and women who fought in them.

  • His colleagues’ all recognised that this was a momentous occasion.


Panic /ˈpænɪk/ (Noun)

Từ đồng nghĩa: fear, terror, fright, alarm, foreboding, phobia

Collocations:

VERBS:

  • cause panic

  • feel panic

  • get into a panic

  • throw/send somebody into a panic

  • panic breaks out (starts among a group of people)

  • panic sets in (starts)

  • panic ensues (formal: happens after something else happens)

  • panic rises within somebody (someone starts to feel panic)

  • panic spreads (starts to affect more people in more places)


ADJECTIVES:

  • a big/huge panic

  • growing/ mounting/ rising panic (increasing panic)

  • total/ sheer panic

  • blind panic (a very strong feeling of fear)

  • sudden panic

  • mild panic (a slight feeling of panic)

  • momentary panic (panic that does not last long)


PHRASES:

  • a state of panic

  • a sense/ feeling of panic

  • a wave/ surge of panic  (a feeling of panic that you suddenly have)

  • a panic attack


Ví dụ:

  • He felt a mild panic

  • Suddenly, everything went dark and panic broke out.

  • Before panic could set in, she realised that the clock was fast.

  • Panic ensued as people ran out of the burning building.

  • She felt panic rising within her.

  • Panic spread as  news of the invasion reached Paris

  • Her momentary panic faded.

  • She was in a constant state of panic that he would carry out his threat


Fathom /ˈfæðəm/ (Verb)

Từ đồng nghĩa:

  • Grasp

  • Make sense of something

  • Understand

  • Conclude


Collocations:

ADVERBS:

Fathom how/ out/ why/ where etc

VERBS:

Try  to fathom

Ví dụ:

  • It is difficult tofathom how these slings are knotted and connected

  • Fortunately, in trying tofathom out what happened next we have the advantage of the known laws of science.

  • He couldn’tfathom why she was so anxious that no one else should know of his interest in her.

  • She watched him for several moments, then looked about the large dining-room, trying tofathom the reason for his actions.

  • I still can’tfathom out what she meant.