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.

המילים יתחילו להתעדכן מ-1.6.2012 מדי יום – אז כדאי לעקוב אחרינו כבר עכשיו. להצטרפות למילת היום בטוויטר של וול סטריט לחצו כאן.

Date Word Part of
Speech
Meaning Example
02-Jun colloquial adj. typical of informal conversation You shouldn’t use too many colloquial expressions in a formal examination.
03-Jun reprieve v. to cancel a planned punishment The prisoner was to going to be executed, but he was reprieved at the last minute.
04-Jun appropriate adj. suitable, following expected patterns and norms What’s an appropriate birthday present for a boss?
05-Jun interminable adj. unbearably long, seemingly without an end The students had to listen to a boring and interminable speech from the school’s principal.
06-Jun inarticulate adj. unable to express oneself clearly through speech I hate listening to interviews with footballers; they’re usually so inarticulate.
09-Jun quaint adj. old-fashioned, in a charming way We loved all the quaint little country cottages we saw during our trip to England.
10-Jun criteria n. standards by which something is judged What are the criteria for deciding whether a hotel has four or five stars?
11-Jun desolate adj. deserted, dreary, lifeless What a desolate place this is; I can’t wait to get back to the city!
12-Jun renounce v. to give up, to let go of Fiona had to renounce her plans for going to university when her father lost his job.
13-Jun etymology n. the history of words, their origin and development The study of etymology will tell you that the word “quixotic” comes from Don Quixote, a character in a famous Spanish novel.
16-Jun veneer n. a superficial and deceptively attractive surface layer, a, façade Despite his veneer of good manners, Max is actually a complete brute.
17-Jun reproach v. to criticize, to tell off My father always reproached me when I didn’t finish all the food on my plate.
18-Jun ostensible adj. appearing to be, seemingly Jack’s ostensible reason for driving to Phoenix was that he couldn’t afford the plane fare, but in fact he’s afraid of flying.
19-Jun esoteric adj. understood by only a select few His esoteric writings are highly regarded, but not widely read.
20-Jun chaos n. complete disorder The combination of the terrible weather and the bus-drivers’ strike brought chaos to the city.
20-Jun paragon n. a model of excellence or perfection Helen of Troy was considered to be a paragon of female beauty.
23-Jun opulent adj. very elaborate and expensive, showing great wealth Many magazines these days contain articles showing the opulent lifestyles of actors and footballers.
24-Jun Vindictive adj. not forgiving, determined to take revenge He’s extremely vindictive; he never forgets if anyone ever harms him.
25-Jun tenable adj. possible to defend or maintain His arguments are tenable; I’m inclined to believe what he says.
26-Jun reclusive adj. solitary, avoiding the company of other people After his wife’s death, Jim became very reclusive and went to live by himself in a cabin in a forest.
27-Jun mundane adj. commonplace, relating to ordinary and small-scale matters He has his head in the clouds; he refuses to pay attention to mundane matters like earning a living or paying his rent.
28-Jun quandary n. facing a number of equally unattractive choices, a difficult and perplexing situation As parents of a teenage daughter we find ourselves in a quandary as to how much freedom to allow her.
29-Jun stagnant adj. inactive, not developing or flowing The country’s economy is stagnant; we need more dynamic leadership.
30-Jun strident adj. harsh, loud, noisy These insects make a characteristic strident noise which can be heard from hundreds of meters.

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