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Summit 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Summit 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /ˈsʌm.ɪt/ (noun) the peak of a mountain – the highest point or most important part of something, pinnacle, acme, zenith, crown, tip, apex – top-level diplomatic conference, meeting, summit meeting They’re looking for 15 aspiring storytellers to join the summit, at which they’ll be coached by Freedman herself…

Drought 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Drought 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /draʊt/ (noun) a long period of time when there is no or just little precipitation or rain, long period of dry weather, lack of rain, dry spell, deficiency, scarcity, shortage of water, dearth The impacts of drought were discussed at length as were the issues of approaching drought…

Deliberate 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Deliberate 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /dɪˈlɪb.ə.reɪt/ (adj & verb) Adjective: previously planned and intentional, slow and careful, premeditated, purposeful, conscious and mindful, cautious, thoughtful, wary Verb: to consider something carefully and profoundly, deem, ponder, reflect, think, weigh up Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday, October 8, criticised those agitating against his government’s…

Traitor 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Traitor 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /ˈtreɪ.təʳ/ (noun) a person who betrays his own country or friends, perfidious person, double-dealer, treacherous person, betrayer, double agent, turncoat, spy, back-stabber, deserter, conspirator, renegade, defector, collaborator Treason is the crime of attacking a state authority to which one owes allegiance. A person who commits treason is known…

Surplus 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Surplus 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /ˈsɜː.pləs/ (adj & noun) (of an amount or quantity) more than enough, excess, extra, excess amount, redundancy, superfluous, remaining, superfluity, surfeit, spare, profusion, overflow, plethora, oversupply, leftover – an amount of money that is left after all liabilities have been met, additional A budget surplus occurs when income…

Dwindle 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Dwindle 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /ˈdwɪn.dļ/ (verb) to become less or smaller in amount or size, reduce, lessen, decrease, fade, decline, vanish, diminish, drop, subside, fall off, shrink, plummet, disappear Earth’s water supply is dwindling as ‘drought-like conditions become the new normal’ Climate change is producing more rain, but the world’s water supply…

Majestic 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

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Majestic 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /məˈdʒes.tɪk/ (adj) noble and dignified, magnificent, superb, splendid, impressive, distinguished, resplendent, graceful, gracious – kingly, royal, grand, grandiose Ireland’s Majestic Beauty Jenna Holeman is a CISabroad student studying in Ireland this semester, originally hailing from Ohio University. Follow her journey through a few different excursions she went on…

Redeem 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

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Redeem 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 /rɪˈdiːm/ (verb) to trade in or exchange, buy something back, convert, cash in – compensate for, restore, make amends for, redress, make up for, save – set free, exempt, release, liberate, rescue, emancipate Redeeming your mortgage You may want to pay off your mortgage before the end of…

Sympathetic 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

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Sympathetic 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 /ˌsɪm.pəˈθet.ɪk/ (adj) Sympathetic definition showing care and attention to the sufferings of other people, concerned, kind, compassionate, caring, sensitive, considerate, understanding, empathetic, benevolent – in accord, approving, supportive, agreeing, congenial, amiable, friendly, affable, agreeable Sympathetic in context When someone special to your friend has passed away, it is…

Soothe 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

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Soothe 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 /suːð/ (verb) to make someone calm, pacify, mollify, placate, assuage, alleviate, calm down, comfort, relax, appease, hush, tranquilize, palliate, ease, lessen, allay, quieten After feeding and diapering duties, soothing your fussy infant can seem like it takes up the bulk of your day (and most of the night!).…