Wordlist 24 My Brand Is Me. 1. Asset (n .) Definition: a useful and desirable thing or quality Synonym: property, resources Example: Organizational ability is an asset. Word Family : as·set·less , adjective. 2. Corporate (v .) Definition: relating to a large company
1. Asset (n.)
Definition: a useful and desirable thing or quality
Synonym: property, resources
Example: Organizational ability is an asset.
2. Corporate (v.)
Definition:relating to a large company
Example: corporate executives
3. Elaborate (v.)
Synonym: complicated, detailed
Example: The country has an elaborate political system.
4. Hang out (v.)
Definition:to spend a lot of time in a place or with someone
Example: I've been hanging out backstage with the band.
5. High opinion (exp.)
Definition:think somebody or something is good.
Example: The boss have a high opinion of her.
6. Hip (adj.)
Definition:familiar with or informed about the latest ideas, styles, developments
Synonym: fashionable, popular
Example: My parents aren't exactly hip, you know.
7. Insult you to your face (exp.)
8. Nonconformity (n.)
Definition: refusal to conform, as with established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
Example: His choice of clothes was a sign of nonconformity.
9. Presume (v.)
Definition: to believe something to be true because it is very likely, although you are not certain
Synonym: assume, suppose
Example: I presume (that) they're not coming, since they haven't replied to the invitation.
10. Punk (adj.)
Definition: a culture popular among young people, especially in the late 1970s, involving opposition to authority expressed through shocking behaviour, clothes, and hair, and fast, loud music
11. Radical (adj.)
Definition: believing or expressing the belief that there should be great or extreme social or political change
Synonym: progressive, revolutionary
Example: He was known as a radical reformer/ thinker/ politician.
non·rad·i·cal, adjective, noun
12. Street-wise (adj.)
Definition: able to deal successfully with dangerous or difficult situations in big towns or cities where there is a lot of crime
Example: McDonald was as streetwise as any of the criminals he had investigated.
13. Subsidize (v.)
Definition: to pay part of the cost of something
Synonym: support, pay subsidy
Example: The refugees live in subsidized housing provided by the authorities.
de·sub·si·dize, verb (used with object), de·sub·si·dized, de·sub·si·diz·ing.
14. Trustworthiness (n.)
Definition: the state of being able to be trusted
Example: One of his charactristics is his trustworthiness.