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1

aggravate

make worse

worsen

If you walk on your sprained ankle, you’ll only aggravate the injury. The pain and swelling will get worse.

  • bir durumu, şartları daha da kötüye götürmek
  • ağırlaştırmak
  • kötüleştirmek

2

cease

1 stop

put an end to

discontinue

2 end

come to an end

After the police warned him twice, our landlord ceased burning trash in the backyard, an illegal activity in our town.

  • 1 durdurmak

sona erdirmek

kesmek

  • 2 durmak

son bulmak

3

coincide

happen simultaneously

Our neighbor is getting married on the same day as my cousin. I wish the weddings were not going to coincide because I’d really like to go to both.

  • tesadüf etmek
  • aynı zamana rastgelmek
  • çakışmak

4

considerable

rather great

rather big

sizeable,
substantial

After two hours and considerable effort, I finally found Vernon’s apartment.

  • bir hayli fazla
  • önemli derecede
  • büyük miktarda

5

humane

compassionate,
kind,
kind-hearted

merciful,

gentle

When our cat developed a fatal blood disease, we didn’t want her to suffer.
We felt it was more humane to have her painlessly “ put to sleep.”

  • müşfik
  • insancıl
  • sevecen
  • şefkatli

6

intentional

deliberate,
calculated,
done on purpose,
planned

The police believe the fire was intentional, although they don’t know why someone would purposely burn down the movie theater.

  • kasıtlı
  • maksatlı
  • bilerek
  • kasti

7

interference

meddling,

intrusion,
intervention

My mom rarely gets involved in my arguments with my brother and sister.
“ You must learn to settle your problems without my interference,” she says.

 

  • müdahale
  • burnunu sokma
  • karışma

8

obnoxious

unpleasant,
disagreeable,
nasty,
distasteful,
disgusting

I won’t go to the party if Lester is there. He always makes himself obnoxious by insulting and making fun of people

  • sevimsiz
  • çirkin
  • kaba
  • nahoş
  • iğrenç

9

unstable

unsteady;
wobbly;
not reliable

The young man’s personality was unstable. One minute he seemed quiet and satisfied, and the next minute he was angry about something.

  • 1 dengesiz, istikrarsız, kararsız
  • 2 dengesiz, ne yapacağı belli olmayan

10

utilize

make use of,
put to use

Don’t throw bread away just because it’s stale. Stale bread can be utilized to make bread crumbs and croutons.

  • yararlanmak
  • faydalanmak