1100 Words You Need to Know Week 38 Day 2

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 Week 38 Day 2

1100 Words You Need to Know Week 38 Day 2

New Words


Words in Context

The Economics of Fashion

In dress, the fashion appears to be “set” by a few foreign designers and affluent* individuals who purchase these designs. The is cognizant* of the fact that fashions must and often or their economy would become stagnant. For this industry it would prove fatal if it were not vigilant* and prepared well in advance for a new .* As the old fashion becomes passé and a new fashion seems to be in the making, the garment manufacturers cannot afford to procrastinate. They rush large sums of money into production for a . Having invested heavily, the manufacturers do everything possible to influence and motivate* the purchasers. Through every facet of publicity and advertising the industry exploits* the for people to be au courant* with the latest fashions.

Sample Sentences

Insert the new words in these sentences.
1. To the consternation* of the distraught* parents they learned their son was accused of using the lethal* weapon on that fatal occasion.
2. We wish for halcyon* days when the warlike solutions will have become passé .
3. Edna recalled * many facets of her .
4. We all procrastinate when faced with an unsavory* task.
5. The iconoclast* has the propensity* for reproaching* those who feel complacent* with leading a stagnant existence.


Match the new words with their definitions.
6. stagnant: motionless, dull, inactive
7. fatal: deadly, disastrous, lethal
8. passé: outmoded, old-fashioned
9. procrastinate: delay, put off
10. facet: one side or view of person or situation

Today’s Idiom

To get up on the wrong side of the bed: to be in a
When his mother raised Cain* about his slovenly* room, he accused her of getting up on the wrong side of the bed.

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