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
3 – December propagate v. to multiply, to spread out I took some cuttings from his rose bush to propagate in my own garden.
4 – December reconcile v. to make things consistent with each  I can’t reconcile your account of what happened with what all the other people told me.
5 – December trepidation n. great fear, anxiety Knowing how angry he was, Anna approached John with great trepidation.
6 – December disclose v. to reveal, make public This information is highly confidential, and should not be disclosed to the media.
9 – December ingenuous adj. not hiding anything; innocent like a child It was rather ingenuous of you to suggest that the boss should cut his own salary to help deal with the company’s problems.
10 – December omnipotent adj. all-powerful (usually referring to God) We’re not omnipotent; we can’t be expected to solve all the company’s problems overnight!
11 – December relegate v. to transfer to an lower place or rank  After losing their last five matches, the team were relegated to the Third Division.
12 – December diffident adj. cautious, timid Despite her fame and success, Mary is surprisingly diffident with large groups of people. 
13 – December cumulative adj. increasing, building upon itself  The cumulative effect of listening to this awful music is deep depression.
16 – December sensual adj, giving or enjoying pleasure, usually sexual She’s a very sensual person, and extremely attractive to men.
17 – December vex
v.
to confuse, to annoy It’s very vexing, how that waiter keeps asking us if we’re enjoying our meals.
18 – December ironic(al)
adj.
strange or contradictory, in an amusing way It’s ironical that someone who’s always talking about the importance of marriage should end up in a very unpleasant divorce.
19 – December wane v. to decrease in size, to become smaller  Her influence over the president is waning; I don’t think he listens to her much these days.
20 – December diligent adj. showing care in doing one’s work The diligent scientist checked her measurements multiple times.
23 – December stoical adj. unemotional, able to deal with difficulties and suffering Her stoical response to her husband’s death also helped the children to deal with it.
24 – December respite n. a break, a rest We spend a day by the sea by way of a brief respite from the stress of work.
25 – December recalcitrant adj. refusing to change one’s behavior to listen to criticism Despite the government’s offers to negotiate, the rebels remained recalcitrant.
26 – December nurture v. to help something or someone to grow or develop Our college’s mission is to nurture the talent of young artists and musicians.
27 – December ostentatious adj. showing great wealth in a tasteless or annoying way His ostentatious display of wealth is offensive in a city where many people are so poor.
30 – December adverse adj. unfavorable, dangerous  Because of the adverse weather conditions, we gave up trying to climb the mountain.
31 – December pungent adj. pointed, sharp (usually referring to smells) This plant has a characteristic pungent odor which many people find unpleasant.

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