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 בפברואר? ניתן למצוא בטבלה מתחת או להרשם לטוויטר שלנו.
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|3 – February||Wrath||n.||anger, desire to punish||The boys incurred their parents’ wrath when they were caught riding the bus without paying the fare.|
|4 – February||Moderate||adj.||reasonable, not extreme||I think of myself as a moderate in politics, but this year I’m going to vote Socialist.|
|5 – February||Innovative||adj.||new, original, inventive||Our traditional products are selling less and less; we need to become more innovative in our approach to the market.|
|6 – February||Quagmire||n.||a very difficult situation, from which there’s no obvious way out||The war in Afghanistan has turned into the same sort of quagmire as the Vietnam War.|
|7 – February||Qscertain||v.||to perceive, find out||Using Google, I ascertained that our hotel is very near the train station.|
|10 – February||Paradox||n.||a seemingly contradictory statement or impossible situation that is actually correct||It’s one of the paradoxes of politics, but if a nation wants peace, it needs to prepare for war.|
|11 – February||Parody||n.||an imitation of someone’s style or words, making fun of them or making them look ridiculous||The comic movie “Airplane” is a parody of an earlier dramatic movie called “Zero Hour!”|
|12 – February||Dubious||adj.||doubtful, of uncertain quality||These cars are of dubious quality; they frequently break down.|
|13 – February||Feckless||adj.||careless, making no plans for the future||Why should we pay taxes to support people who are too feckless to look after their own children?|
|14 – February||Surrogate||n.||acting in someone else’s place||Women who are unable to have children sometimes use a surrogate mother to give birth to their children.|
|17 – February||Repose||
|to rest, to lie down||After eating an entire can of tuna fish, the cat lay down and reposed in the sun.|
|18 – February||Languid||
|slow or lazy, from tiredness or weakness||The summer heat and humidity makes people very languid and unwilling to make too much effort.|
|19 – February||Rife||adj.||abundant, full of (something undesirable)||The students’ essays were rife with errors in grammar and spelling.|
|20 – February||Obscure||adj.||unclear, not obvious, partly hidden||For some obscure reason, he’s refusing to speak to me.|
|21 – February||Quixotic||adj.||idealistic in an impractical way (similar to the fictional character Don Quixote)||Edward has a quixotic belief in love at first sight, even if the girl in question doesn’t share his feelings.|
|24 – February||Uncanny||adj.||surprising, possibly supernatural in character or origin||He has an uncanny ability to know what one’s going to say before one says it.|
|25 – February||Cynical||adj.||not trusting people’s intentions, not believing in people’s honesty||Why are you always so cynical? There are good people in the world, you know.|
|26 – February||Propensity||n.||inclination, preference, tendency||Emma has a propensity for dating men with criminal backgrounds.|
|27 – February||Morose||adj.||gloomy, depressed, pessimistic||Jason’s morose nature made him very unpleasant to talk to.|
|28 – February||Gregarious||adj.||drawn to the company of others, sociable||I’m not particularly gregarious, and I hate going to parties|
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