vocabulary. Stella Yun. adversity. difficulties I had to overcome various adversities to achieve my goal. brawny. physically strong The browny man caught a wild bear by himself. congenial. pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests
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I had to overcome various adversities to achieve my goal.
The browny man caught a wild bear by himself.
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests
I like to skate with Sarah who is congenial to me. We both love to ice-skate.
behavior in keeping with good propriety
We have to observe decorums when meeting adults.
ready to accept control or instruction
My docile pet dogs always follow me.
put an end to, typically by the use of force
The rebellion was easily quelled by polices.
cancel or postpone punishment
His sentence was reprieved for a week.
action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person’s reputation
Friends should not make slanderous statements to each other.
The detective came to see what transpired and how did the victim got killed.
keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties
During the war, all the soldiers were vigilant.
enthusiastic or passionate
The ardent student always participated in class and school activities very well.
dark or dull in color or tone
The sky was somber and it made me feel gloomy, too.
strong desire to do or to achieve something
Her ambition about swimming made her win the gold medal.
famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
J.K.Rowling became an eminent writer because of her Harry Potter series.
cause to lose control of their faculties or behavior
Drinks containing alcohol makes you intoxicate.
Because she was an ambitious student, teachers wrote good commendations about her.
say or recite with little rise and fall of the pitch of the voice
The prayers intoned together in the church.
an idea about something one formed without conscious thought or on the basis of small evidence
The manager employed a man with good first impression.
duty or commitment
All Korean males have obligation to do military service for 2 years.
fail to resist
Because he was succumbed to temptation, he betrayed his own country.
keep or restrict something within certain limits of
Some adults are still confined to old thoughts.
very eager and curious to hear or see something
After the contest, our team was agog to know the final consequence.
use gestures etc. to emphasize one’s words
She gesticulated the important phrases during her presentation.