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Wordlist 15 Bionic People مرکز مطالعات و توسعه آموزش علوم پزشکی
1. Advocate (v.) Definition: to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something Synonym: prescribe, recommend Example: He advocates the return of capital punishment. Word Family: ad·vo·ca·tive, adjective ad·vo·ca·tor, noun non·ad·vo·cate, noun pre·ad·vo·cate, noun pre·ad·vo·cate, verb (used with object), pre·ad·vo·cat·ed, pre·ad·vo· cat·ing.
2. Bionic (adj.) Definition: using artificial materials and methods to produce activity or movement in a person or animal Synonym: Example: The scientist used a bionic arm to examine the radioactive material. Word Family: bi·on·i·cal·ly, adverb
3. Discriminate (v.) Definition: to treat a person or particular group of people differently, especially in a worse way from the way in which you treat other people, because of their skin colour, sex, sexuality, etc Synonym: differentiate, distinguish Example: She felt she had been discriminated against because of her age. Word Family: dis·crim·i·nate·ly, adverb half-dis·crim·i·nat·ed, adjective pre·dis·crim·i·nate, verb (used with object), pre·dis·crim·i·nat·ed, pre·d is·crim·i·nat·ing. un·dis·crim·i·nat·ed, adjective
4. Disproportionate (adj.) Definition: too large or too small in comparison to something else, or not deserving its importance or influence Synonym: not appropriate Example: There are a disproportionate number of girls in the class. Word Family: dis·pro·por·tion·ate·ly, adverb dis·pro·por·tion·ate·ness, noun
5. In Unison (Exp.) Definition: acting or speaking together, or at the same time Synonym: together Example: "We want ice cream!" the children chanted in unison. Word Family:
6. Isolate (v.) Definition: to separate something or someone from other things or people with which they are joined or mixed, or to keep them separate Synonym: separate, set apart Example: He was isolated from all the other prisoners. Word Family: i·so·la·tor, noun re·i·so·late, verb (used with object), re·i·so·lat·ed, re·i·so·lat·ing. un·i·so·late, verb (used with object), un·i·so·lat·ed, un·i·so·lat·ing.
7. Lineman (n.) Definition: a person who installs or repairs telephone, telegraph, or ot her wires Synonym: Example: he works as a lineman. Word Family:
8. Rehabilitation (n.) Definition: to return someone to a healthy or usual condition or way of living, or to return something to good condition Synonym: regiment, therapy Example: The aim is to rehabilitate the prisoners so that they can lead productive lives when they are released. Word Family: re·ha·bil·i·ta·tion, noun re·ha·bil·i·ta·tive, adjective re·ha·bil·i·ta·tor, noun non·re·ha·bil·i·ta·tion, noun non·re·ha·bil·i·ta·tive, adjective
9. Restriction (n.) Definition: something that limits someone's actions or movement, or limits the amount, size, etc., of something Synonym: limitation. constraint Example: You can get a discount fare, but some restrictions (= rules about limits) apply. Word Family: non·re·stric·tion, noun o·ver·re·stric·tion, noun pre·re·stric·tion, noun pro·re·stric·tion, adjective self-re·stric·tion, noun
10. Sensation (n.) Definition: a feeling in your body resulting from something that happens or is done to it, or the ability to feel as the result of touch Synonym: sense, feeling, consciousness Example: He felt a sinking sensation in the pit of his stomach. Word Family: sen·sa·tion·less, adjective non·sen·sa·tion, noun re·sen·sa·tion, noun sub·sen·sa·tion, noun
11. Sum (n.) Definition: an indefinite amount or quantity, especially of money Synonym: amount, quantity Example: to lend small sums. Word Family: sum·less, adjective sum·less·ness, noun out·sum, verb (used with object), out·summed, out·sum·min g.
12. Undergo (v.) Definition: to experience something that is unpleasant or has a strong effect Synonym: engage, undertake Example: He recently underwent heart bypass surgery. Word Family: un·der·go·er, noun
13. Voluntary (adj.) Definition: done, made, or given willingly, without being forced or paid to do it Synonym: optional, elective Example: Karyn leads after-school workshops that students attend on a voluntary basis. Word Family: vol·un·tar·i·ly, adverb vol·un·tar·i·ness, noun non·vol·un·tar·y, adjective sem·i·vol·un·tar·y, adjective un·vol·un·tar·i·ly, adverb
14. Eventually (adv.) Definition: happening at a later time or as a result at the end Synonym: finally; ultimately Example: Eventually we will own the house free and clear. Word Family:
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