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Word List 2 What your clothes say about you مرکز مطالعات و توسعه آموزش علوم پزشکی
1. Acquire (v.) Definition : to come into possession or ownership of; get as one's own Synonym : obtain, receive, attain Example : to acquire property. Word Family : ac·quir·a·ble, adjective ac·quir·a·bil·i·ty, noun ac·quir·er, noun pre·ac·quire, verb, pre·ac·quired, pre·ac·quir·ing. re·ac·quire, verb (used with object), re·ac·quired, re·ac·quir·ing.
2. Affiliation (n.) Definition : to receive into close connection or association (with a larger body, group, organization, etc); adopt as a member, branch, etc Synonym : association with an organization, alliance, amalgamation Example : He showed his affiliation to the union. Word Family : in·ter·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun non·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun pre·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun re·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun su·per·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun
3. Allegiance (n.) Definition : loyalty or devotion to some person, group, cause, or the like Synonym : loyalty, faithfulness, piety Example : He didn’t vote as a sign of allegiance to his political party. Word Family : non·al·le·giance, noun o·ver·al·le·giance, noun
4. Ambiguous (adj.) Definition : open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal Synonym : cryptic, doubtful, dubious, equivocal Example : an ambiguous answer Word Family : am·big·u·ous·ly, adverb am·big·u·ous·ness, noun un·am·big·u·ous, adjective
5. Analogous (adj.) Definition : having analogy; corresponding in some particular Synonym : agreeing, similar, akin, alike Example : A brain and a computer are analogous. Word Family: a·nal·o·gous·ly, adverb a·nal·o·gous·ness, noun non·a·nal·o·gous, adjective non·a·nal·o·gous·ly, adverb non·a·nal·o·gous·ness, noun
6. Attire (n.) Definition: clothes or apparel Synonym: clothing, costume, garment Example : He was searching for an attire suitable for the party. Word Family: re·at·tire, verb (used with object), re·at·tired, re·at·tir·ing. un·at·tired, adjective well-at·tired, adjective
7. Authority (n.) Definition: the power to determine, adjudicate, or otherwise settle issues or disputes; jurisdiction; the right to control, command, or determine Synonym: power, control, might, domination Example: Who has the authority to grant permission? Word Family : an·ti·au·thor·i·ty, adjective
8. Civil (adj.) Definition: of, pertaining to, or consisting of citizens Synonym: civic, community, domestic Example: civil life; civil society. Word Family: civ·il·ness, noun an·ti·civ·il, adjective half-civ·il, adjective half-civ·il·ly, adverb o·ver·civ·il, adjective
9. Commemorate (v.) Definition : to serve as a memorial or reminder of Synonym : honor, admire, celebrate Example : The monument commemorates the signing of the declaration of independence. Word Family : com·mem·o·ra·ble, adjective com·mem·o·ra·tor, noun un·com·mem·o·rat·ed, adjective
10. Confident (adj.) Definition : having strong belief or full assurance; sure Synonym : certain, assure Example : He has confident of fulfillment. Word Family : con·fi·dent·ly, adverb hy·per·con·fi·dent, adjective hy·per·con·fi·dent·ly, adverb non·con·fi·dent, adjective non·con·fi·dent·ly, adverb
11. Constitute (v.) Definition : to compose; form Synonym : comprise, form, aggregate Example : mortar constituted of lime and sand. Word Family : con·sti·tut·er, con·sti·tu·tor, noun non·con·sti·tut·ed, adjective pre·con·sti·tute, verb (used with object), pre·con·sti·tut·ed, pre·con·sti·tut·ing. self-con·sti·tut·ed, adjective self-con·sti·tut·ing, adjective
12. Context (n.) Definition : the set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event Synonym : framework, circumstances, condition Example : You have misinterpreted my remark because you took it out of context. Word Family : con·text·less, adjective
13. Convene (v.) Definition : to come together or assemble, usually for some public purpose. Synonym : bring together, meet, assemble Example : The members convene to vote for the incident. Word Family : con·ven·a·ble, adjective con·ven·a·bly, adverb con·ven·er, con·ve·nor, noun re·con·vene, verb, re·con·vened, re·con·ven·ing. un·con·ven·a·ble, adjective
14. Conventional (adj.) Definition : pertaining to convention or general agreement Synonym: common, normal, traditional, traditional Example : conventional symbols Word Family : con·ven·tion·al·ist, noun con·ven·tion·al·ly, adverb an·ti·con·ven·tion·al, adjective an·ti·con·ven·tion·al·ly, adverb an·ti·con·ven·tion·al·ist, noun, adjective
15. Convey (v.) Definition: to communicate; impart; make known: Synonym : Communicate, transfer Example : to convey a wish. Word Family : con·vey·a·ble, adjective pre·con·vey, verb (used with object) qua·si-con·veyed, adjective well-con·veyed, adjective
16. Differentiate (v.) Definition: to form or mark differently from other such things; distinguish Synonym : make a distinction, discriminate, distinguish Example : We must learn to differentiate between fears and anxieties Word Family: dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion, noun in·ter·dif·fer·en·ti·ate, verb (used with object), in·ter·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ed, in·ter·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ing re·dif·fer·en·ti·ate, verb, re·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ed, re·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ing. self-dif·fer·en·ti·at·ing, adjective un·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ed, adjective
17. Distinctive (adj.) Definition : serving to distinguish; characteristic; distinguishing Synonym : different, unique, discrete, Example : the distinctive stripes of the zebra. Word Family : dis·tinc·tive·ly, adverb dis·tinc·tive·ness, noun sub·dis·tinc·tive, adjective sub·dis·tinc·tive·ly, adverb sub·dis·tinc·tive·ness, noun
18. Fashionable (adj.) Definition : observant of or conforming to the fashion Synonym : stylish, up-to-date Example: a fashionable young woman. Word Family : fash·ion·a·bly, adverb, an·ti·fash·ion·a·ble, adjective non·fash·ion·a·ble, adjective, non·fash·ion·a·ble·ness, noun non·fash·ion·a·b·ly, adverb, qua·si-fash·ion·a·ble, adjective qua·si-fash·ion·a·b·ly, adverb, ul·tra·fash·ion·a·ble, adjective ul·tra·fash·ion·a·b·ly, adverb, un·fash·ion·a·ble, adjective un·fash·ion·a·b·ly, adverb
19. Impress (v.) Definition : to affect deeply or strongly in mind or feelings; influence in opinion Synonym : influence, affect Example : He impressed us as a sincere youngman. Word Family: im·press·er, noun
20. Index (n.) Definition: something used or serving to point out; a sign, token, or indication Synonym: indication, sign, symbol Example: a true index of his character Word Family : in·dex·a·ble, adjective in·dex·er, noun in·dex·i·cal, adjective in·dex·i·cal·ly, adverb in·dex·less, adjective
21. Integral (adj.) Definition : necessary to the completeness of the whole Synonym : necessary, basic, elemental, essential Example : This point is integral to his plan. Word Family: in·te·gral·i·ty, noun in·te·gral·ly, adverb un·in·te·gral, adjective un·in·te·gral·ly, adverb
22. Occasion (n.) Definition: a special or important time, event, ceremony, celebration Synonym : event, celebration, happening Example: His birthday will be quite an occasion. Word Family : pre·oc·ca·sioned
23. Pressure (v.) Definition : to force (someone) toward a particular end; influence Synonym: urge, insist Example: They pressured him into accepting the contract. Word Family: pres·sure·less, adjective in·ter·pres·sure, adjective non·pres·sure, noun, adverb su·per·pres·sure, noun, adjective un·der·pres·sure, noun
24. Somewhat (adj.) Definition: in some measure or degree; to some extent Synonym: to some extent, a little, adequately Example: I am not angry, just somewhat disturbed.
25. Stylish (adj.) Definition: characterized by or conforming to style or the fashionable standard; fashionably e legant; smart or chic Synonym : fashionable, chic, dressed to the teeth Example : She wore a very stylish gown to the inaugural ball. Word Family: styl·ish·ly, adverb styl·ish·ness, noun qua·si-styl·ish, adjective qua·si-styl·ish·ly, adverb su·per·styl·ish, adjective
26. Unwelcome (adj.) Definition : Displeasing, Unpleasant Synonym: Displeasing, Unpleasant Example: I can’t tolerate the unwelcome guests at Merlyn’s house. Word Family: wel·come·ness, noun wel·com·er, noun pre·wel·come, noun, verb (used with object), pre·wel·comed, pre·wel·com·ing. un·wel·come, adjective un·wel·comed, adjective
27. Via (prep.) Definition: by a route that touches or passes through; by way of Synonym: by, as a means, through Example: to fly to Japan via the North Pole.
28. Whereby (adv.) Definition : by what or by which; under the terms of which. Synonym: by which, how, through which, through which Example: She is not triggered by some magic unconscious dynamic whereby she rejects her family in favour of her peers or of a larger society.