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brutal

savage,
cruel,
heartless,
bloodthirsty

In the movie, the actor played a brutal criminal. In real life, however, he is a very kind and gentle man.

  • zalim
  • vahşi
  • acımasız
  • barbar

2

discipline

punish,
penalize,
take disciplinary action against

Joe wanted to teach his children to be nonviolent, so he disciplined them in gentle ways, such as sending them to their rooms for some quiet “ time out.

  • ceza vermek
  • disipline sokmak
  • terbiye etmek
  • düzgün davranmayı öğretmek

3

eliminate

remove,
get rid of,
abolish,
put an end to,
do away with

Because my father has high blood pressure, he’s supposed to eliminate salt from his diet.

  • ortadan kaldırmak
  • gidermek
  • den kurtulmak
  • elimine etmek

4

emphasis

accent,
accentuation,
stress,
importance,
weight,
prominence

Brad’s father placed a lot of emphasis on doing well in sports but gave little attention to doing well in school.

  • önem
  • ehemmiyet
  • vurgu
  • altını çizme
  • ağırlık

5

furthermore

additionally,
also,
besides,
further,
moreover,
what's more,

in addition

Fenerbahçe will win because they are a talented team. Furthermore, they are
coached well.

  • dahası
  • ayrıca
  • üstelik

6

interpret

clarify,
clear (up), 
illuminate,
illustrate,
explain

How should I interpret the fact that, although we were friendly yesterday, Jean refused to speak to me today?

  • izah etmek
  • açıklamak
  • anlamını açıklamak
  • yorumlamak

7

propose

suggest
put forth,
put forward

President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have proposed reducing the federal education budget by $9 billion.

  • önermek
  • teklif etmek

8

resort (to)

have recourse to,
fall back on,
turn to,
look to

After I’d cooked some spaghetti, I realized I didn’t have any spaghetti sauce, so I resorted to eating it with ketchup.

  • son çare olarak başvurmak/yapmak
  • çareyi ....de/da bulmak

9

ultimate

best,
ideal,
greatest,
supreme,
paramount,
unsurpassed,
unrivalled,
topmost,
utmost,
optimum

Saying they learned a lot in class is the ultimate compliment students can pay to a teacher.

 

  • en üst düzey
  • en yüksek
  • en büyük
  • en önemli
  • en güçlü
  • asıl
  • nihai
  • en yüce

10

vague

indefinite,
inexplicit,
unclear,
ambiguous,
equivocal,
nebulous,
obscure

On the essay test, give detailed answers, not vague ones.

  • üstü kapalı
  • şüpheli
  • belirsiz
  • anlaşılması güç
  • anlaşılmaz
  • belirsiz
  • müphem
  • muğlak