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.
אז איזה מילים יכתבו באוגוסט? ניתן למצוא בטבלה מתחת או להרשם לטוויטר שלנו.
להצטרפות למילת היום בטוויטר של וול סטריט לחצו כאן.
|2 – september||perfunctory||adj.||paying little attention, with very little enthusiasm||He did apologize to us. but in such a perfunctory way that he might as well not have said anything.|
|3 – september||onerous||adj.||heavy and hard to bear (usually referring to a duty)||He resigned his position as an ambassador; he found the endless round of parties and dinners rather onerous.|
|4 – september||scathing||adj.||sharp, critical, hurtful||My boss made several scathing comments on my work before firing me.|
|5 – september||modicum||n.||a small but adequate amount||If you had a modicum of common sense, you would see that you have no choice but to follow my advice.|
|6 – september||verbose||adj.||using an unnecessary number of words, long-winded||It took the verbose teacher two hours to explain something which could have taken fifteen minutes.|
|9 – september||cherish||v.||to feel or show affection toward something||I still cherish my old Jaguar car, even though it uses a ridiculous amount of gas.|
|10- september||pallid||adj.||pale, with no color in one’s face||Her pallid face is evidence of her poor health and lack of exercise.|
|11 – september||mutable||adj.||able to change||Because fashion is so mutable, what is trendy today will look outdated in five years.|
|12 – september||infrastructure||n.||the physical structures underlying a society, such as roads, railways, water pipes, etc.||Our country doesn’t invest enough in infrastructure, and the results are highly visible as one travels around.|
|13 – september||wistful||adj.||thoughtfully sad, missing what one has lost||Since her husband died, Alice just sits around looking wistfully out of the window.|
|16 – september||rail(against)||
|to protest, to complain loudly||No matter how much people rail against them, the government has no intention of changing its policies.|
|17 – september||stingy||
|not generous, mean, unwilling to spend or give||He’s so stingy; he never gives anyone any Christmas presents.|
|18 – september||primeval||adj.||original, ancient, very basic||This is one of the last primeval forests in North America.|
|19 – september||incur||v.||to acquire, to become liable or responsible for||The company will incur very high costs if we go ahead with your plan.|
|20 – september||cunning||adj.||sly, clever, deceitful||The fox is generally regarded as a very cunning animal.|
|23 – september||preponderance||n.||a dominant quantity or quality||There’s a large preponderance of women among people aged over 80.|
|24 – september||innate||adj.||inborn, native, not taught or learned||Do you think that musical talent is innate, or can it be acquired through practice?|
|25 – september||predilection||n.||a strong preference for something||Judging from her boyfriends of hers that I’ve met, Marina seems to have a predilection for overweight men.|
|26 – september||quell||v.||to put an end to a revolt rebellion, to control a potentially dangerous situation||The government used the army to quell the protests which broke out when the price of gas doubled overnight.|
|27 – september||poignant||adj.||very affecting emotionally, moving||The scene in which the old man meets his childhood sweetheart again is particularly poignant.|
|30 – september||pervasive||adj.||spreading all through, found everywhere||There’s a pervasive and unpleasant smell in this apartment; I think there’s a problem with the toilets.|
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