Chapter One Learning New Words From the Context. Part 3 Commonsense Contexts Group 6. 1. Accommodate (v.). A. hold or contain without crowding or inconvenience; have room for The new restaurant will accommodate 128 persons. B. oblige; do a favor for; furnish with something desired
A. hold or contain without crowding or inconvenience; have room for
B. oblige; do a favor for; furnish with something desired
A. to anticipate (foresee) with fear; dread
A. Alarm; uneasiness
B. Apprehensive (adj.) fearful; afraid
Patti is apprehensive when she has to stay at home; she is afraid something bad will happen.
Some of the residents are hostile to the new ways; they cleave to the customs and traditions of the past.
I answered all questions truthfully, for I had nothing to conceal.
B. (n)- exhaustion; weariness
The doctor told the only thing wrong with me was fatigue; I needed to get some rest.
B. territory; region; domain
A. Turn completely about; change to the opposite position; revoke; annul
B. (N) setback; defeat; reversal
C. Reversible (adj.) able to be worn with either side out
Nonswimmers must use the shallow part of the pool.
B. Lacking intellectual depth; superficial; uncritical
Timothy is shallow because he skims along only thinking of himself.