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1

bewilder

baffle
perplex
puzzle
confuse
confound
nonplus

The large new school at first bewildered Ali, but after a day or two, getting around was no longer confusing to him.

  • kafasını karıştırmak
  • zihnini karıştırmak
  • allak bullak etmek

2

communicate (with sb)

contact

exchange information

They couldn't communicate with each other in writing because William was illiterate.

  • iletişim kurmak
  • bağlantı kurmak
  • haberleşmek
  • iletişime girmek

3

deceive

take in
trick
fool

In order to deceive a buyer, a used-car seller sometimes turns back the mileage counter on the car.

  • aldatmak
  • kandırmak
  • keklemek
  • üçkağıda getirmek

4

earnest

serious

grave

I like our new secretary because she is very earnest; she clearly takes her job very seriously.

  • ciddi
  • ağırbaşlı

5

emotion

feeling

My elder brother rarely shows his emotions. We have to guess what he is really feeling.

  • duygu
  • his

6

fiction

imaginary tale

made-up writing

It is a fiction that unemployment can be solved by some economic theory.

  • kurgu
  • hayal ürünü
  • kurmaca
  • uydurma

7

investigate

examine

research

look into

The commission will investigate the cause of the accident, focusing especially on safety issues.

  • incelemek
  • araştırmak

8

legible

readable

My teacher used to make me rewrite my sloppy homework. “ I can hardly read this,” she would say. “ Make it legible."

  • okunaklı
  • kolay okunabilen

9

outspoken

forthright

frank

straightforward

The host of the radio call-in show is extremely outspoken. She’s not afraid to disagree strongly with her callers.

  • dobra
  • açık sözlü
  • sözünü esirgemeyen
  • lâfını sakınmayan

10

theory

system of ideas

hypothesis

According to the theory of evolution, plants and animals have developed in ways that help them do well in their environment.

  • kuram
  • teori