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Solved Pair of Words (1971-1990) CSS

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English (Précis and Composition) 1972Consciousness: Meaning: the state of understanding and realizing something. Use in sentence: Her consciousness that she's different makes her feel uneasy.Conscientiousness:Meaning: putting a lot of effort into your work/ controlled by or done according to conscienceUse in sentence: She has always been a very conscientious worker.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skilfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage.Fantastic: Meaning: extremely goodUse in sentence: You look fantastic in that dress.Fanatical:Meaning: describes someone whose admiration for something is considered to be extreme or unreasonableUse in sentence: His enthusiasm for aerobics was almost fanatical.Honourable: Meaning: a title used before the name of some government officialsUse in sentence: The Honourable Andrew RobinsonHonorary:Meaning: given as an honour to someoneUse in sentence: She received an honorary doctorate from Oxford University in recognition of her work for the homeless.Politician: Meaning: a member of a government or law-making organizationUse in sentence: We do not have good politicians in our country.Statesman:Meaning: an experienced politician, especially one who is respected for making good judgmentsUse in sentence: He was a soldier and statesman.English (Précis and Composition) 1974Grateful:Meaning: showing or expressing thanks, especially to another personUse in sentence: I'm so grateful (to you) for all that you've done.Gratified:Meaning: to please someone, or to satisfy a wish or needUse in sentence: We were gratified by the response to our appeal. Imaginary:Meaning: describes something that is created by and exists only in the mind; that is not realUse in sentence: As a child I had an imaginary friend called Polly.Imaginative:Meaning: of, relating to, or characterized by imaginationUse in sentence: The architects have made imaginative use of glass and transparent plastic.Negligent: Meaning: not being careful or giving enough attention to people or things that are your responsibilityUse in sentence: The judge said that the teacher had been negligent in allowing the children to swim in dangerous water.Negligible:Meaning: too slight or small in amount to be of importanceUse in sentence: The difference between the two products is negligible. Placable: Meaning: to stop from being angry Use in sentence: The Canaanites had many gods and they ran here, there and everywhere to placate these gods. Placeable:Meaning: capable of being recognizedUse in sentence: An easy thing you could do is making clocks placeable on walls.Restive: Meaning: unwilling to be controlled or be patientUse in sentence: The audience was becoming restive as they waited for the performance to begin.Restless:Meaning: unwilling or unable to stay still or to be quiet and calm, because you are worried or boredUse in sentence: He's a restless type - he never stays in one country for long.English (Précis and Composition) 1975Amiable: Meaning: describes a person or their behavior that is pleasant and friendlyUse in sentence: So amiable was the mood of the meeting that a decision was soon reached.Amicable:Meaning: relating to behavior between people that is pleasant often despite a difficult situationUse in sentence: His manner was perfectly amicable but I felt uncomfortable.Considerable: Meaning: large or of noticeable importanceUse in sentence: The fire caused considerable damage to the church.Considerate:Meaning: kind and helpfulUse in sentence: She promises to be quieter and more considerate in future.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skillfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 1)Momentary: Meaning: lasting for a very short timeUse in sentence: Be careful not to make even momentary short circuits with metal tools.Momentous:Meaning: very important because of effects on future eventsUse in sentence: Whether or not to move overseas was a momentous decision for the family.Virtuous: Meaning: having good moral qualities and behaviorUse in sentence: He described them as a virtuous and hard-working people.Virtual:Meaning: describes something that can be done or seen using a computer and therefore without going anywhere or talking to anyoneUse in sentence: In tests, we have found the virtual machine runs at a reasonable speed.English (Précis and Composition) 1976Par: Meaning: the same as or equal to someone or somethingUse in sentence: The regeneration of the city's downtown dock front will put it on a par with Nice or Cannes.At a par:Meaning: A term that refers to a bond, preferred stock or other debt obligation that is trading at its face value.Use in sentence: Due to ever-changing interest rates, financial instruments almost never trade exactly at par..Compliment: Meaning: remark that expresses approval, admiration or respectUse in sentence: I take it as a compliment when people say I look like my mother.Complement:Meaning: to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itUse in sentence: The music complements her voice perfectly.Complacent: Meaning: SatisfiedUse in sentence: We can't afford to become complacent about any of our products.Complaisant:Meaning: willing to please; affably agreeable; obliging Use in sentence: Can we really sit back and watch the suffering of a whole nation and be so complaisant?State: Meaning: a country or its governmentUse in sentence: Britain is one of the member states of the European Union.Government:Meaning: the group of people who officially control a countryUse in sentence: The government is expected to announce its/their tax proposals today.Eminent:Meaning: famous, respected or importantUse in sentence: An eminent historianProminent:Meaning: very well-known and importantUse in sentence: The government should be playing a more prominent role in promoting human rights.Below: Meaning: in a lower positionUse in sentence: From the top of the skyscraper the cars below us looked like insects.Beneath:Meaning: in or to a lower positionUse in sentence: Jeremy hid the letter beneath a pile of papers.Portly: Meaning: fat and roundUse in sentence: He was a portly figure in a tight-fitting jacket and bow tie.Comely:Meaning: describes a woman who is attractive in appearanceUse in sentence: She is very comely.Setup:Meaning: the way in which something is set upUse in sentence: This allows simplified setup of Local Area Networking devices.Set upon:Meaning: to attack someoneUse in sentence: He was set upon by a vicious dog.Shall: Meaning: used instead of 'will' when the subject is 'I' or 'we'Use in sentence: Shall we be able to get this finished today, do you think?Will:Meaning: used to talk about what is going to happen in the future, especially things that you are certain about or things that are plannedUse in sentence: Clare will be five years old next month.Sink: Meaning: to (cause something or someone to) go down below the surface or to the bottom of a liquid or soft substanceUse in sentence: Enemy aircraft sank two battleships.Drown:Meaning: to (cause to) die by being unable to breathe under waterUse in sentence: He drowned in a boating accident.English (Précis and Composition) 1977Altar: Meaning: a type of table used in ceremonies in a Christian church or in other religious buildingsUse in sentence: A 3rd century Roman pagan altar was also recently found on the site.Alter:Meaning: to change somethingUse in sentence: We've had to alter some of our plans.Apposite: Meaning: suitable and right for the occasionUse in sentence: It is, however, apposite to note that this process will continue in the year ahead.Opposite:Meaning: completely differentUse in sentence: You'd never know they're sisters - they're completely opposite to each other in every way.Bear: Meaning: to accept, tolerate or endure especially something unpleasantUse in sentence: It's your decision - you must bear the responsibility if things go wrong.Bare:Meaning: without any clothes or not covered by anythingUse in sentence: Don't walk around outside in your bare feet.Complacent: Meaning: SatisfiedUse in sentence: We can't afford to become complacent about any of our products.Complaisant:Meaning: willing to please; affably agreeable; obliging Use in sentence: Can we really sit back and watch the suffering of a whole nation and be so complaisant? (Pair Repeated: 1) Confident: Meaning: having confidenceUse in sentence: Be a bit more confident in yourself!Confidant:Meaning: a person you trust and share your feelings and secrets withUse in sentence: Within a few short years he was a trusted confidant.Disease: Meaning: illness of people, animals, plants, etc.Use in sentence: Starvation and diseases have killed thousands of refugees.Decease:Meaning: a person's deathUse in sentence: The house will not be yours till after your mother's decease.Gate: Meaning: a part of a fence or outside wall that is fixed at one side and opens and closes like a doorUse in sentence: Take the next right turning through a large iron gate onto a cobbled road.Gait:Meaning: a particular way of walkingUse in sentence: He walked with a slow stiff gait.Judicial: Meaning: involving a court of lawUse in sentence: The defense team will seek a judicial review of the sentence.Judicious:Meaning: having or showing reason and good judgment in making decisionsUse in sentence: We should make judicious use of the resources available to us.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skillfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 2)Yoke: Meaning: a wooden bar which is fastened over the necks of two animals, especially cattle, and connected to the vehicle or load that they are pullingUse in sentence: In just a few weeks another 10 nations, many freed from the yoke of Communist oppression.Yolk:Meaning: the yellow, middle part of an eggUse in sentence: I like eggs lightly cooked so that the yolk is still runny.English (Précis and Composition) 1978Affection:Meaning: a feeling of liking for a person or placeUse in sentence: He had a deep affection for his aunt.Affectation:Meaning: behavior or speech that is not sincereUse in sentence: She has so many little affectations.Urban: Meaning: of or in a city or townUse in sentence: The development is clearly urban in character, but lacks local shops and facilities.Urbane:Meaning: confident, comfortable and polite in social situationsUse in sentence: He was always well informed and brought an urbane authority to everything he did.Official:Meaning: relating to a position of responsibilityUse in sentence: He visited China in his official capacity as America's trade representative.Officious:Meaning: too eager to tell people what to do and having too high an opinion of your own importanceUse in sentence: He's an officious little man and widely disliked in the company.Beside: Meaning: at the side of, next toUse in sentence: Come and sit here beside me.Besides:Meaning: in addition to; alsoUse in sentence: Do you play any other sports besides football and basketball?Casual: Meaning: describes clothes that are not formal or not suitable for special occasionsUse in sentence: I dress casual as I am in a casual setting.Causal:Meaning: a relationship, link, etc. between two things in which one causes the otherUse in sentence: Is there a causal relationship between violence on television and violent behavior?Pour:Meaning: to make a substance flow from a container, especially into another container, by raising just one side of the container that the substance is inUse in sentence: I spilled the juice while I was pouring it.Pore:Meaning: a very small hole in the skin of people or other animals, or a similar hole on the surface of plants or rocksUse in sentence: Sweat passes through the pores and cools the body down.Humiliation: Meaning: to make someone feel ashamed or lose their respect for themselvesUse in sentence: How could you humiliate me by questioning my judgment in front of everyone like that?Humility:Meaning: the quality of not being proud because you are conscious of your bad qualitiesUse in sentence: He doesn't have the humility to admit when he's wrong.Wreck: Meaning: to destroy or badly damage somethingUse in sentence: Our greenhouse was wrecked in last night's storm.Reek:Meaning: to have a strong unpleasant smellUse in sentence: Her breath reeked of garlic.Temporal: Meaning: relating to practical matters or physical things, rather than spiritual onesUse in sentence: Her starting point: 'The future is the only temporal area over which people have power’.Temporary:Meaning: not lasting or needed for very longUse in sentence: The ceasefire will only provide a temporary solution to the crisis.English (Précis and Composition) 1979Cession: Meaning: a ceding or giving up (of rights, property, territory, etc.) to anotherUse in sentence: The Sino-Japanese War (1894-95) led to further cessions of territory by China.Session:Meaning: a formal meeting or series of meetings of an organization such as a parliament or a law courtUse in sentence: The parliamentary session is due to end on May 27th.Canon: Meaning: a Christian priest with special duties in a cathedralUse in sentence: He was first appointed as a residentiary canon and only became Chancellor after several years with us.Cannon:Meaning: a large, mounted piece of artillery; sometimes, specif., a large gun with a relatively short barrel, as a howitzerUse in sentence: Instead of eight machine guns, it now had twelve, or four 20mm cannon.Barbarism: Meaning: extremely cruel and unpleasant behaviorUse in sentence: He witnessed some appalling acts of barbarism during the war.Barbarity:Meaning: behavior that is very cruel, or a very cruel actUse in sentence: This barbarity must cease!Artist:Meaning: someone who paints, draws or makes sculpturesUse in sentence: Monet is one of my favorite artists.Artisan:Meaning: a person who does skilled work with his or her handsUse in sentence: They were concerned about the skilled artisan, not the factory masses.Antic: Meaning: funny, silly or strange behaviorUse in sentence: But the rock-star whose stage antics used to include smashing guitars is older and wiser now.Antique: Meaning: something made in an earlier period and collected and valued because it is beautiful, rare, old or of high qualityUse in sentence: My mother collects antiques.Illusion: Meaning: an idea or belief which is not trueUse in sentence: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer.Allusion:Meaning: something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or personUse in sentence: Her novels are packed with literary allusions.Aspire: Meaning: to have a strong want or hope to do or have somethingUse in sentence: Few people who aspire to fame ever achieve it.Expire:Meaning: If something which lasts for a fixed length of time expires, it comes to an end or stops being in useUse in sentence: Our television license expires next month.Collision: Meaning: an accident that happens when two vehicles hit each other with forceUse in sentence: There has been a collision on the southbound stretch of the motorway.Collusion:Meaning: agreement between people to act together secretly or illegally in order to deceive or cheat someoneUse in sentence: It is thought that they worked in collusion with the terrorist network.Counsel: Meaning: to give advice, especially on social or personal problemsUse in sentence: The police have provided experts to counsel local people affected by the tragedy.Council:Meaning: a group of people elected or chosen to make decisions or give advice on a particular subjectUse in sentence: This play is supported by a grant from the local arts council.Expedient: Meaning: helpful or useful in a particular situation, but sometimes not morally acceptableUse in sentence: It might be expedient not to pay him until the work is finished.Expeditious:Meaning: quickUse in sentence: The bank was expeditious in replying to my letter.Meaning: a ceding or giving up (of rights, property, territory, etc.) to anotherUse in sentence: The Sino-Japanese War (1894-95) led to further cessions of territory by China.English (Précis and Composition) 1981Canvas: Meaning: a piece of cloth used by artists for painting on, usually with oil paints, or the painting itselfUse in sentence: These two canvases by Hockney would sell for £500 000.Canvass:Meaning: to try to get political support or votes, especially by visiting all the houses in an areaUse in sentence: I've been out canvassing for the Labor Party every evening this week.Cast: Meaning: to choose actors to play particular parts in a play, film or showUse in sentence: He was often cast as the villain.Caste:Meaning: a system of dividing Hindu society into classes, or any of these classesUse in sentence: The Indian government banned caste discrimination at independence from Britain in 1947.Appraise: Meaning: to examine someone or something in order to judge their qualities, success or needsUse in sentence: At the end of each teaching practice, trainee teachers are asked to appraise their own performance.Apprise:Meaning: to tell someone about somethingUse in sentence: The President has been apprised of the situation.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skilfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 3)Continual: Meaning: happening repeatedly, usually in an annoying or not convenient wayUse in sentence: I've had continual problems with this car ever since I bought it.Continuous:Meaning: without a pause or interruptionUse in sentence: My computer makes a continuous low buzzing noise.Berth: Meaning: a bed in a boat, train, etc., or a place for a ship or boat to stay in a portUse in sentence: She booked a berth on the train from London to Aberdeen.Birth:Meaning: Child’s birthUse in sentence: He weighed eight pounds at birth.Apposite: Meaning: suitable and right for the occasionUse in sentence: It is, however, apposite to note that this process will continue in the year ahead.Opposite:Meaning: completely differentUse in sentence: You'd never know they're sisters - they're completely opposite to each other in every way. (Pair Repeated: 1)Artist:Meaning: someone who paints, draws or makes sculpturesUse in sentence: Monet is one of my favorite artists.Artiste:Meaning: a skilled performer, especially a dancer, singer or actorUse in sentence: Denise has been a solo artiste for over 20 years working all over the world.Adapt: Meaning: to change something to suit different conditions or usesUse in sentence: Many software companies have adapted popular programs to the new operating system.Adopt:Meaning: to choose or take as your ownUse in sentence: Dr Kennedy has been adopted as the party's candidate for South Cambridge.English (Précis and Composition) 1982Mitigate: Meaning: to make something less harmful, unpleasant or badUse in sentence: It is unclear how to mitigate the effects of tourism on the island.Alleviate:Meaning: to make something bad such as pain or problems less severeUse in sentence: The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering.Persecute: Meaning: to treat someone unfairly or cruelly over a long period of time because of their race, religion, or political beliefs or to annoy someone by refusing to leave them aloneUse in sentence: Religious minorities were persecuted and massacred during the ten-year regime.Prosecute:Meaning: to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a court of law, or (of a lawyer) to try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crimeUse in sentence: He was prosecuted for fraud.Popular: Meaning: liked, enjoyed or supported by many peopleUse in sentence: She's the most popular teacher in school.Populace:Meaning: the ordinary people who live in a particular country or placeUse in sentence: Some studies show that workers in the nuclear industry are more likely than the general populace to get cancer.Compliment: Meaning: remark that expresses approval, admiration or respectUse in sentence: I take it as a compliment when people say I look like my mother.Complement:Meaning: to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itUse in sentence: The music complements her voice perfectly. (Pair Repeated: 1)Excite: Meaning: to make someone have strong feelings of happiness and enthusiasmUse in sentence: Nothing about my life excites me at present.Incite:Meaning: to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violentUse in sentence: She was expelled for inciting her classmates to rebel against their teachers.Voracity:Meaning: excessive desire to eatUse in sentence: On reaching the ship they were offered some bread, which they devoured with a voracious appetite.Veracity:Meaning: the quality of being true, honest or accurateUse in sentence: The veracity of the second claim can be tested against the findings of archeology.Virtuous: Meaning: having good moral qualities and behaviorUse in sentence: He described them as a virtuous and hard-working people.Virtual:Meaning: describes something that can be done or seen using a computer and therefore without going anywhere or talking to anyoneUse in sentence: In tests, we have found the virtual machine runs at a reasonable speed. (Pair Repeated: 1)Exceptional: Meaning: much greater than usual, especially in skill, intelligence, quality, etcUse in sentence: The Company has shown exceptional growth over the past two years.Exceptionable:Meaning: offensive or upsettingUse in sentence: This action is normally only taken in exceptionable circumstances.English (Précis and Composition) 1983Illusion: Meaning: an idea or belief which is not trueUse in sentence: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer.Allusion:Meaning: something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or personUse in sentence: Her novels are packed with literary allusions. (Pair Repeated: 1)Ardor: Meaning: great enthusiasm or loveUse in sentence: Similarly, the Japanese seem to have less ardor for luxury goods than in the boom years of the late 90s.Order:Meaning: the way in which people or things are arrangedUse in sentence: The children lined up in order of age/height.Conquer: Meaning: to take control or possession of foreign land, or a group of people, by forceUse in sentence: The Spanish conquered the New World in the 16th century.Concur:Meaning: to agree with someone or have the same opinion as someone elseUse in sentence: The new report concurs with previous findings.Cite: Meaning: to mention something as proof for a theory or as a reason why something has happenedUse in sentence: She cited three reasons why people get into debt.Site:Meaning: a place where something is, was, or will be built, or where something happened, is happening, or will happenUse in sentence: The council hasn’t yet chosen the site for the new hospital.Addict: Meaning: a person who cannot stop doing or using something, especially something harmfulUse in sentence: There are a reported two million male cocaine addicts in the US.Edict:Meaning: an official order, especially one which is given in a forceful and unfair wayUse in sentence: Most shops are ignoring the government's edict against Sunday trading.Proceed: Meaning: to continue as plannedUse in sentence: His lawyers have decided not to proceed with the case.Precede:Meaning: to be or go before something or someone in time or spaceUse in sentence: It would be helpful if you were to precede the report with an introduction.Right: Meaning: correctUse in sentence: You got three answers right and two wrong.Rite:Meaning: a set of fixed words and actionsUse in sentence: You have to go through an initiation rite before you become a full member.Weather: Meaning: the conditions in the air above the Earth such as wind, rain or temperature, especially at a particular time over a particular areaUse in sentence: The weather in the hills can change very quickly, so take suitable clothing.Whether:Meaning: if, or notUse in sentence: I wasn't sure whether you'd like it.English (Précis and Composition) 1985Eminent:Meaning: famous, respected or importantUse in sentence: An eminent historianImminent: Meaning: coming or likely to happen very soonUse in sentence: A strike is imminent.Deference: Meaning: respect and politenessUse in sentence: He treats her with such deference.Difference: Meaning: the way in which two or more things which you are comparing are not the sameUse in sentence: What's the difference between an ape and a monkey?Eligible: Meaning: having the necessary qualities or satisfying the necessary conditionsUse in sentence: Only people over 18 are eligible to vote.Illegible: Meaning: impossible or almost impossible to read because of being very untidy or not clearUse in sentence: His writing is almost illegible.Judicial: Meaning: involving a court of lawUse in sentence: The defense team will seek a judicial review of the sentence.Judicious:Meaning: having or showing reason and good judgment in making decisionsUse in sentence: We should make judicious use of the resources available to us. (Pair Repeated: 1)President: Meaning: the person who has the highest political position in a country which is a republic and who, in some of these countries, is the leader of the governmentUse in sentence: The President of France.Precedent: Meaning: an action, situation or decision which has already happened Use in sentence: There are several precedents for promoting people who don't have formal qualifications.Superficial: Meaning: never thinking about things that are serious or importantUse in sentence: He's fun to be with, but he's very superficial.Superfluous:Meaning: more than is needed or wantedUse in sentence: The report was marred by a mass of superfluous detail.Immigrant: Meaning: a person who has come to a different country in order to live there permanentlyUse in sentence: Illegal immigrants are sent back across the border if they are caught.Emigrant: Meaning: a person who emigratesUse in sentence: There was only a small number of emigrants on board.Rightful:Meaning: A rightful position or claim is one which is morally or legally correctUse in sentence: Don't forget that I am the rightful owner of this house.Righteous: Meaning: morally correctUse in sentence: He was regarded as a righteous and holy man.Contemptible: Meaning: deserving contemptUse in sentence: Her behavior was contemptible.Contemptuous: Meaning: expressing contemptUse in sentence: He was very contemptuous of 'popular' writers, whom he described as having no talent.Ingenious:Meaning: very clever and skillfulUse in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.Ingenuous:Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidnessUse in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 4)English (Précis and Composition) 1986Compliment: Meaning: remark that expresses approval, admiration or respectUse in sentence: I take it as a compliment when people say I look like my mother.Complement:Meaning: to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itUse in sentence: The music complements her voice perfectly. (Pair Repeated: 2)Outbreak: Meaning: a time when something suddenly begins, especially a disease or something else dangerous or unpleasantUse in sentence: Last weekend saw further thundery outbreaks.Breakout:Meaning: a violent escape, especially by a group, from prisonUse in sentence: There has been a mass breakout from one of Germany's top security jails.Facilitate: Meaning: to make possible or easierUse in sentence: The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.Felicitate: Meaning: to wish happiness to; congratulateUse in sentence: Asian medal winners to be felicitated next Sunday.Proceed: Meaning: to continue as plannedUse in sentence: His lawyers have decided not to proceed with the case.Precede:Meaning: to be or go before something or someone in time or spaceUse in sentence: It would be helpful if you were to precede the report with an introduction. (Pair Repeated: 2)Layout: Meaning: the way that something is arrangedUse in sentence: I like the layout of the house.Outlay: Meaning: an amount of money spent for a particular purpose, especially as a first investment in somethingUse in sentence: For an initial outlay of £2000 to buy the equipment, you should be earning up to £500 a month if the product sells well.Cease: Meaning: to stop somethingUse in sentence: The Company has decided to cease all UK operations after this year.Seize:Meaning: to take something quickly and keep or hold itUse in sentence: I seized his arm and made him turn to look at me.Career: Meaning: a profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifeworkUse in sentence: Graduates may pursue careers in the public or private sector.Carrier:Meaning: a person or thing that carries somethingUse in sentence: The parcels carriers used by most online retailers tend to be less flexible.Acculturate: Meaning: to undergo, or alter by acculturationUse in sentence: Today the Iroquois are highly acculturated, holding jobs in communities surrounding the reservations.Acclimatize:Meaning: to (cause to) change to suit different conditions of life, weather, etcUse in sentence: We found it impossible to acclimatize ourselves to the new working conditions.English (Précis and Composition) 1987Disclosure: Meaning: the act of making something known or the fact that is made knownUse in sentence: Any public disclosure of this information would be very damaging to the company.Exposure:Meaning: when something bad that someone has done is made publicUse in sentence: The exposure of the minister's love affair forced him to resign.Rigorous: Meaning: very strict or harshUse in sentence: We shall now proceed by making the discussion more rigorous.Vigorous:Meaning: very forceful or energeticUse in sentence: There has been vigorous opposition to the proposals for a new road.Custom: Meaning: a way of behaving or a belief which has been established for a long timeUse in sentence: An ancient custom was for the oldest son to have a double portion of the inheritance.Habit:Meaning: something which you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing that you are doing itUse in sentence: I always buy the same brand of toothpaste just out of habit.Peculiar: Meaning: unusual and strange, sometimes in an unpleasant wayUse in sentence: She has the most peculiar ideas.Particular:Meaning: special, or this and not any otherUse in sentence: She wanted a particular type of cactus.Prescribe: Meaning: to say what medical treatment someone should haveUse in sentence: The drug is often prescribed for ulcers.Proscribe:Meaning: to not allow somethingUse in sentence: The Athletics Federation has banned the runner from future races for using proscribed drugs.Accident: Meaning: something bad which happens that is not expected or intended, and which often damages something or injures someoneUse in sentence: Josh had an accident and spilled water all over his work.Incident:Meaning: something that happens; happening; occurrenceUse in sentence: We also investigate incidents which affect, or could affect, drinking water quality.Choice: Meaning: an act or the possibility of choosingUse in sentence: If the product doesn't work, you are given the choice of a refund or a replacement.Preference:Meaning: when you like something or someone more than another person or thingUse in sentence: Her preference is for comfortable rather than stylish clothes.Ascent: Meaning: when someone or something climbs or moves upwardsUse in sentence: As the plane made its ascent, we saw thick smoke coming from one engine.Assent:Meaning: official agreement to or approval of an idea, plan or requestUse in sentence: Once the directors have given their assent to the proposal we can begin.Immigrant: Meaning: a person who has come to a different country in order to live there permanentlyUse in sentence: Illegal immigrants are sent back across the border if they are caught.Emigrant: Meaning: a person who emigratesUse in sentence: There was only a small number of emigrants on board. (Pair Repeated: 2)Continual: Meaning: happening repeatedly, usually in an annoying or not convenient wayUse in sentence: I've had continual problems with this car ever since I bought it.Continuous:Meaning: without a pause or interruptionUse in sentence: My computer makes a continuous low buzzing noise. (Pair Repeated: 1)English (Précis and Composition) 1988Custom: Meaning: a way of behaving or a belief which has been established for a long timeUse in sentence: An ancient custom was for the oldest son to have a double portion of the inheritance.Habit:Meaning: something which you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing that you are doing itUse in sentence: I always buy the same brand of toothpaste just out of habit. (Pair Repeated: 1)Deface: Meaning: to damage and spoil the appearance of something by writing or drawing on itUse in sentence: He was fined for defacing library books.Efface:Meaning: to remove something intentionallyUse in sentence: The whole country had tried to efface the memory of the old dictatorship.Differ:Meaning: to be not like something or someone else, either physically or in another wayUse in sentence: The twins look alike, but they differ in temperament.Defer:Meaning: to delay something until a later time; to postponeUse in sentence: My bank has agreed to defer the repayments on my loan while I'm still a student.Conduct: Meaning: to behave in a particular way, especially in a public or a formal situation, or to organize the way in which you live in a particular wayUse in sentence: How should I conduct myself at these dinners? I know nothing about etiquette.Character:Meaning: the particular combination of qualities in a person or place that makes them different from othersUse in sentence: Politeness is traditionally part of the British character.Considerable: Meaning: large or of noticeable importanceUse in sentence: The fire caused considerable damage to the church.Considerate:Meaning: kind and helpfulUse in sentence: She promises to be quieter and more considerate in future. (Pair Repeated: 1)Compliment: Meaning: remark that expresses approval, admiration or respectUse in sentence: I take it as a compliment when people say I look like my mother.Complement:Meaning: to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itUse in sentence: The music complements her voice perfectly. (Pair Repeated: 3)Feet: Meaning: plural of footUse in sentence: Your feet look horrible. Feat:Meaning: something difficult needing a lot of skill, strength, bravery, etc. to achieve itUse in sentence: The Eiffel Tower is a remarkable feat of engineering.Fair: Meaning: just and honest; impartialUse in sentence: It's not fair that she's allowed to go and I'm not!Fare:Meaning: the money that you pay for a journey on a vehicle such as a bus or trainUse in sentence: Train fares are going up again.Enviable: Meaning: good enough to be envied or desiredUse in sentence: She's in the enviable position of being able to choose who she works for.Envious:Meaning: wishing you had what another person hasUse in sentence: I'm very envious of your new coat - it's lovely.English (Précis and Composition) 1989Collision: Meaning: an accident that happens when two vehicles hit each other with forceUse in sentence: There has been a collision on the southbound stretch of the motorway.Collusion:Meaning: agreement between people to act together secretly or illegally in order to deceive or cheat someoneUse in sentence: It is thought that they worked in collusion with the terrorist network. (Pair Repeated: 1)Verbal: Meaning: spoken rather than writtenUse in sentence: Airport officials received a stream of verbal abuse from angry passengers whose flights had been delayed.Verbose:Meaning: using or containing more words than are necessaryUse in sentence: He was a notoriously verbose after-dinner speaker.Facilitate: Meaning: to make possible or easierUse in sentence: The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.Felicitate: Meaning: to wish happiness to; congratulateUse in sentence: Asian medal winners to be felicitated next Sunday. (Pair Repeated: 1)Consciousness: Meaning: the state of understanding and realizing something. Use in sentence: Her consciousness that she's different makes her feel uneasy.Conscientiousness:Meaning: putting a lot of effort into your work/ controlled by or done according to conscienceUse in sentence: She has always been a very conscientious worker. (Pair Repeated: 1)Wave: Meaning: to raise your hand and move it from side to side as a way of greeting someoneUse in sentence: I waved to him from the window but he didn't see me.Waive: Meaning: to give up or forgo (a right, claim, privilege, etc.)Use in sentence: The bank manager waived the charge as we were old and valued customers.Wreck: Meaning: to destroy or badly damage somethingUse in sentence: Our greenhouse was wrecked in last night's storm.Wreak:Meaning: to cause something to happen in a violent and often uncontrolled wayUse in sentence: The recent storms have wreaked havoc on crops.Virtuous: Meaning: having good moral qualities and behaviorUse in sentence: He described them as a virtuous and hard-working people.Virtual:Meaning: describes something that can be done or seen using a computer and therefore without going anywhere or talking to anyoneUse in sentence: In tests, we have found the virtual machine runs at a reasonable speed. (Pair Repeated: 2)Flatter: Meaning: to praise someone in order to make them feel attractive or important, sometimes in a way that is not sincereUse in sentence: I knew he was only flattering me because he wanted to borrow some money.Flutter:Meaning: to make a series of quick delicate movements up and down or from side to side, or to cause something to do thisUse in sentence: Brightly coloured flags were fluttering in the breeze.Deference: Meaning: respect and politenessUse in sentence: He treats her with such deference.Difference: Meaning: the way in which two or more things which you are comparing are not the sameUse in sentence: What's the difference between an ape and a monkey? (Pair Repeated: 1)Humiliation: Meaning: to make someone feel ashamed or lose their respect for themselvesUse in sentence: How could you humiliate me by questioning my judgment in front of everyone like that?Humility:Meaning: the quality of not being proud because you are conscious of your bad qualitiesUse in sentence: He doesn't have the humility to admit when he's wrong. (Pair Repeated: 1)English (Précis and Composition) 1990Adept: Meaning: having a natural ability to do something that needs skillUse in sentence: She's very adept at dealing with the media.Adapt: Meaning: to change something to suit different conditions or usesUse in sentence: Many software companies have adapted popular programs to the new operating system.Adopt:Meaning: to choose or take as your ownUse in sentence: Dr Kennedy has been adopted as the party's candidate for South Cambridge. Alleged: Meaning: said or thought by some people to be the stated bad or illegal thingUse in sentence: It took 15 years for the alleged criminals to prove their innocence.Accused: Meaning: the person who is on trial in a court or the people on trial in a courtUse in sentence: The accused protested her innocence.Suspected:Meaning: to think or believe something to be true or probableUse in sentence: So far, the police do not suspect foul play.Bear: Meaning: to accept, tolerate or endure especially something unpleasantUse in sentence: It's your decision - you must bear the responsibility if things go wrong.Borne:Meaning: past participle of bearUse in sentence: The weight was more than could be borne by a lone manBorn:Meaning: brought into life by birthUse in sentence: She was born in 1950.Raise: Meaning: to lift something to a higher positionUse in sentence: Would all those in favor please raise their hands?Rise: Meaning: to move upwardsUse in sentence: New buildings are rising throughout the city.Raze:Meaning: to completely destroy a city, building, etcUse in sentence: The town was razed to the ground in the bombing raid - not a building was left standing.Smell: Meaning: to have a particular quality that others can notice with their nosesUse in sentence: That cake smells good.Stink: Meaning: to smell very unpleasantUse in sentence: The woman next to me sprayed on some perfume and stank up the whole shopScent: Meaning: a pleasant natural smellUse in sentence: The scent of rosesLeast:Meaning: less than anything or anyone else; the smallest amount or numberUse in sentence: This group is the least likely of the four to win.Less: Meaning: a smaller amount (of); not so much, or to a smaller degreeUse in sentence: We must try to spend less money.Lest:Meaning: in order to prevent any possibility that something will happenUse in sentence: They were afraid to complain about the noise lest they annoyed the neighbors.Quiet: Meaning: making very little noiseUse in sentence: It's so quiet without the kids here.Quite: Meaning: a little or a lot but not completelyUse in sentence: I'm quite tired but I can certainly walk a little further.Their: Meaning: of or belonging to themUse in sentence: He gave them their coats.There: Meaning: that placeUse in sentence: Put the chair there.They’re:Meaning: they areUse in sentence: They're so annoying.


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Re: Solved Pair of Words (1971-1990) CSS

Post by THANKS » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:57 pm

simply no words. only what's work.

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