Wordlist 32 The Minnesota Starvation Experiment. 1. Brochure (n.) Definition : a type of small magazine that contains pictures and information on a product or a company Synonym: pamphlet, booklet Example: a travel brochure Word Family:. 2. Charity (n .)
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Definition:a type of small magazine that contains pictures and information on a product or a company
Synonym: pamphlet, booklet
Example: a travel brochure
Definition: a system of giving money, food, or help free to those who are in need because they are ill, poor, or have no home, or any organization that has the purpose of providing money or helping in this way
Example: She does a lot of work for charity.
Definition:loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something that you believe in
Synonym: devoted, dedicated
Example: a committed socialist/Christian/teacher
pre·com·mit, verb (used with object), pre·com·mit·ted, pre·com·mit·ting.
Definition:putting a lot of effort into your work
Synonym: diligent, attentive, studious
Example: a conscientious student
Definition:not giving or having much light
Synonym: faint, weak
Example: The lamp gave out a dim light.
Definition:to start an enterprise, business
Synonym: begin, start
Example: He was ready to embark on a new career.
Definition: extremely tiring and difficult, and demanding great effort and determination
Synonym: tiring, demanding
Example: Junior doctors often have to work a gruelling 100-hour week.
Definition: disapproving of or refusing to accept ideas or ways of behaving that are different from your own
Synonym: narrow-minded, biased
Example: She can be very intolerant of students who don't understand what she's talking about.
Definition: someone who is shy, quiet, and unable to make friends easily
Synonym: coy, shy
Example: He is an introverted and thoughtful person.
Definition: becoming annoyed very easily
Synonym: moody, irascible
Example: Be careful what you say - he's rather irritable today.
Definition: something or someone that you think about all the time
Synonym: passion, preoccupation
Example: He's always wanted to find his natural mother but recently it's become an obsession.
Definition: the possibility that something good might happen in the future
Synonym: expectation, probability
Example: Is there any prospect of the weather improving?
Definition:sticking out from or through something
Synonym: jutting, sticking out
Example: He has protruding teeth.
pro·tru·si·ble, pro·trud·a·ble, adjective
Definition: returning someone or something to a good or healthy condition
Example: a drug rehabilitation clinic
Definition: a brassicaceous plant, Brassica napobrassica, having a yellow- or white-fleshed, edible tuber.
Definition: to (cause someone to) become very weak or die because there is not enough food to eat
Synonym: crave, perish
Example: Whole communities starved to death during the long drought.
Definition: physically strong and solid or thick, and therefore unlikely to break or be hurt
Synonym: strong, muscular
Example: sturdy walking boots
Definition: large in size, value, or importance
Synonym: considerable, major
Example: The findings show a substantial difference between the opinions of men and women.
sub·stan·ti·al·i·ty, sub·stan·tial·ness, noun
Definition: said in a clear and short way
Synonym: concise, brief
Example: Keep your letter succinct and to the point.
Definition: seeming to have fallen further into the face, especially because of tiredness, illness, or old age
Example: She looked old and thin with sunken cheeks and hollow eyes.
Definition: a rounded, white root that is eaten cooked as a vegetable, or the plant that produces it