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Hoard 1100 Words You Need Week 25 Day 3

Published on August 5th, 2020 | Last updated on August 5th, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Hoard 1100 Words You Need Week 25 Day 3 | 88 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Hoard 1100 Words You Need

Hoard 1100 Words You Need

/hɔːd/ (noun & verb)

to collect and hide a large amount of something usually in a secret manner, store, accumulate, gather, store a supply of something, save, amass, stockpile, put aside, hide away, pile, mass, cache, supply

The Psychological Reason Coronavirus Is Prompting People to Hoard Toilet Paper
Walk into a Costco, grocery store, or pharmacy today and there’s a good chance you might be greeted by bare shelves. A number of retail locations have seen consumers deplete inventory in anticipation of the coronavirus becoming more disruptive to commerce and daily living. While it’s understandable to see shortages of disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer, stores are reporting a high demand for toilet paper. Why?

According to clinical psychologist Steven Taylor, who spoke with CNN, the rush for toilet paper may be based on a panic response to global fears over how coronavirus may impact populations. Because much is still unknown about the virus, consumers may feel compelled to stock up on essentials.

Source: https://www.mentalfloss.com/

Antonym: jettison, throw away

Noun: hoarder, hoard

Farsi: اندوخته ، ذخيره کردن، احتکارکردن ، انباشتن ، گنج

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