ברוכים הבאים למילת היום!

בעמוד הטוויטר של וול סטריט תוכלו למצוא כל יום מילה  חדשה באנגלית עם הפירוש שלה ודוגמה לשימוש במילה במשפט. אם פספסתם את המילים שפורסמו בטוויטר, או שאתם רוצים למצוא את כל המילים שפורסמו החודש בצורה מרוכזת – אתם מוזמנים להיכנס לכאן ולהתעדכן בכל מילות החודש.

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 להצטרפות למילת היום בטוויטר של וול סטריט לחצו כאן.

 

Date Word Part of
Speech
Meaning Example
2 – October panacea n. something that solves all problems or cures all illnesses Many conservatives see tax cuts as a panacea for all economic problems.
3 – October vindicate v. to prove that someone is innocent or that their story is true The government’s policy towards the terrorists was vindicated by the surprise attack on the airport.
4 – October serene adj. calm, untroubled Louise stood in front of the Mona Lisa, puzzling over the famous woman’s serene smile.
7 – October placate v. to make someone feel calm, to ease their anger He bought some flowers for his wife to placate her after forgetting her birthday.
9 – October intransigent adj. refusing to compromise or to change one’s attitudes or plans We’ve repeatedly tried to reach an agreement with them, but they’re completely intransigent, refusing to give way on anything.
10 – October refute v. to prove wrong The arguments of those who don’t believe in man-made climate change are easily refuted.
11 – October benevolent adj.  being good or doing good With a benevolent smile, he gave the child $10 to buy a present.
14 – October sophomore n. a student in the second year of study After Christmas it’s time for high school sophomores to apply for college.
15 – October speculative adj. thinking about possibilities, not based on fact What you say is purely speculative; do you have any supporting evidence?
16 – October incisive adj, clear, sharp, direct Jane’s incisive comments helped us to see the true issues, and brought the discussions to an end.
17 – October permeate
v,
to spread through something, to fill it with something  The smell of John’s Indian cooking permeated the whole apartment.
18 – October harrowing
adj,
greatly distressing, very upsetting The car crash was a harrowing experience, and it still keeps me awake at night.
21 – October reluctant adj. unwilling, hesitant After such an unhappy marriage, Wendy is reluctant to go out with men. 
22 – October nocturnal adj. relating to or occurring during the night Jackie’s very much a nocturnal person; she studies until dawn and then sleeps until the early evening.
23 – October hypocrisy n. pretending to believe what one does not What incredible hypocrisy! He keeps talking about the importance of marriage, but he’s been having an affair for the past two years. 
24 – October hypothetical adj supposed or assumed to be true, but not yet proven You have a good idea, but the success of your business will remain hypothetical until you actually launch it.
25 – October dissident n. someone who opposes an authoritarian government Vaclav Havel was a dissident author in Communist Czechoslovakia who later became President of the Czech Republic. 
28 – October brusque adj. short, abrupt, dismissive The waiter’s brusque manner annoyed many diners, who were expecting politeness and good manners.
29 – October ubiquitous adj. found everywhere, widespread Mobile phones are ubiquitous these days, even in Africa.
30 – October superfluous adj. too much, beyond what is necessary Your explanation is superfluous; we already know what happened.
31 – October callous adj. harsh, cold, unfeeling  How could you be so callous as to steal money from a sick old lady?

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