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1

 abolish

put an end to
do away with

Thomas is in favor of abolishing the death penalty.

  •  (bir sisteme) son vermek
  • yürürlükten kaldırmak
  • yok etmek

2

corrupt

dishonest
crooked

A corrupt police officer went to prison for selling the drugs he took in a raid.

  • yozlaşmış
  • sahtekar
  • bozulmuş
  • ahlaksız

3

decay

decompose
rot

Sugar makes your teeth decay.

  • çürümek

4

expand

grow

become/make larger

spread out

Mr. Pitt has expanded his business to serve the entire state.

  • genişlemek
  • büyümek;
  • genişletmek
  • büyütmek

5

nevertheless

nonetheless
even so
however

Too much sun can cause skin cancer; nevertheless, many people want a deep suntan.

  • Ancak
  • Fakat
  • Yine de
     

6

precise

exact
accurate

Be sure to take precise measurements before you cut the cloth.

tam olarak

tam

7

promote

support

encourage

Mr. Smith won’t let his kids watch movies that seem to promote violent behavior.

olması/gelişmesi için destek vermek
destelemek

8

reform

improve
make better
ameliorate

Does serving time in prison reform people or only keep them off the streets?

  • (daha iyi duruma getirmek için) değiştirmek
  • düzeltmek
  • ıslah etmek

9

tendency

propensity
proclivity
inclination
disposition

Fishermen have a tendency to tell big stories about the fish they almost caught.

  • eğilim
  • meyil
  • meyletme
  • yatkınlık

10

vast

huge
enormous
gigantic
giant
massive
immense
tremendous
prodigious

He has a vast amount of knowledge on this subject.

  • çok geniş
  • çok büyük
  • uçsuz bucaksız
  • kocaman
  • devasa