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1

assure

ensure

make certain

guarantee

I asked the salesclerk, “ Can you assure me that this watch is really waterproof?”

 

  • garanti vermek
  • güvence vermek
  • (rahatlatıcı/ikna edici sözlerle) temin etmek

2

crucial

very important

vital

critical

pivotal

Vitamins play a crucial role in maintaining good health.

  • çok önemli
  • mühim
  • elzem
  • hayati

3

divert

draw away

turn aside

Traffic had to be diverted around the accident for several hours.

  • başka yöne çevirmek
  • başka yöne çekmek

4

extraordinary

unusual

strange

The cancer patient inspired others with the extraordinary courage she showed in dealing with her illness.

 

  • olağan dışı
  • görülmememiş
  • sıra dışı
  • alışıla gelmemiş
  • müstesna

5

frantic

panic-stricken

at one's wits' end

Because she thought she was going to miss her plane, Jane was frantic as she raced to the ticket counter.

  • eli ayağına dolanmış
  • dokuz doğurmuş
  • çılgına dönmüş (heyecanlı ve telaşlı)

6

hostile

unfriendly

The hostile crowd threw tomatoes and eggs at the speaker.

  • düşmanca
  • hasmane

7

humiliate

embarrass
mortify

Good teachers do not humiliate students for making mistakes by calling them names or holding up their work for everyone to see.

  • küçük düşürmek
  • çok utandırmak
  • morartmak

8

impulse

sudden urge

People who go food shopping when they are hungry often get an impulse to buy something they don’t really need.

  • düşünmeden yapılan ani hareket
  • aniden gelen güçlü istek
  • dürtü

9

perceive

discern

become aware of

I perceive from the wonderful smell that someone is barbecuing ribs.

  • algılamak
  • sezmek
  • idrak etmek

10

revive

bring to life

Even if you’ve lost all desire to learn history, Mrs. Smith, who is a wonderful
teacher, can revive your interest in that subject.

  • diril(t)mek
  • canlan(dır)mak
  • eskide kalmış şeyi tekrar canlandırmak