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1

agonizing

painful
bitter
excruciating
harrowing

I felt sorry for my sister as she made the agonizing decision to end her marriage.

  • acı veren
  • kıvrandıran
  • kahreden

2

energetic

active
lively
dynamic
zestful
vibrant

At the age of 70, my grandfather is still energetic enough to go for a long,
fast walk every evening after dinner.

  • canlı
  • enerji dolu
  • enerjik

3

foresight

forethought
forward planning
far-sightedness

Timothy had the foresight to apply to several colleges, knowing that he might not get into the one he wanted most.

  • ileri görüş
  • önceden görme
  • önceden sezme
  • önsezi
  • basiret
  • uzağı görüş

4

interval

break

interim

A ten-minute interval after the fifth set altered the whole complexion of the game.

  • zaman aralığı
  • ara
  • fasıla

5

prosper

succeed financially
advance financially
progress financially

Tough economic times also mean that businesses need to perform that much better to grow and prosper.

 

  • (ekonomik açıdan) başarılı olmak
  • işleri rast gitmek
  • (çok para kazanarak) başarılı ve zengin olmak

6

strive (to V1)

try hard

try

enedeavor

make an effort

struggle

Every year, many mountain climbers strive to reach the top of Mount Everest.

  • çabalamak
  • uğraşmak
  • gayret etmek
  • didinmek

7

substance

material
matter
stuff

The floor was covered with a white, powdery substance that turned out to be flour.

  • madde
  • cisim

8

tolerance

broad-mindedness

lack of prejudice

lack of bias

Parents and schools must emphasize the importance of mutual respect and tolerance and warn of the damage bullying can do.

  • hoşgörü
  • tahammül
  • müsamaha
  • hata payı

9

trait

characteristic
attribute
feature
quality

My worst trait is always worrying about what people think of me.

  • kişisel özellik
  • karakter özelliği

10

withdraw

remove

take back

pull back

Cassandra withdrew her hand from Roger's hand.

  • geri çekmek
  • geri çekilmek
  • (hesaptan) para çekmek