Vocabulary Notebook #3

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1. Abandon D: Cease to support or look after. SS: You should not abandon your parents after you get a good job. MS: His parents abandoned him when he was 2 years old. F: Abandons, abandoned. 1. Version (n.) D: the specific form of something that is different from its other forms. SS: You should use print sources or their electronic versions. MS: This is my new version of the song. F: versions, versioned 2. Violate (v.) D: To disrespect or not comply with something SS: Truth is not only violated by falsehood. MS: He violated the rules of the game. F: violates, violated, violation, violations, violating 3. Thereby (adv.) D: as a result of something SS: Thereby allowing you to develop your reliable method for undertaking a writing task. MS: He left, thereby giving us a chance to win the game. F: thereby 4. Subsidy (n.) D: money provided to businesses or industry cover part of the cost by government SS: The state approved the subsidy. MS: Farmers have received a subsidy for their farm inputs. F: subsidize, subsidizes, subsidizing, subsidized, subsidiary, subsidies 5. Straightforward (adj.) D: easy to do or uncomplicated SS: The writing process is rarely as simple and straightforward as it might appear to be. MS: The instructions for the test were straightforward. F: straightforwardness 6. Structure (n.) D: the way parts of something are arranged SS: Writers must make conscious decisions on content, sentence structure, and word choice. MS: This structure is wrong. F: structured, structural, restructure, restructured, unstructured 7. Resolve (v.) D: find a solution to something. SS: try to resolve the problem. MS: They resolved the dispute. F: resolves, resolving, resolved, resolution, unresolved 8. Tense (adj.)
D: rigid or highly stretched SS: Fake titles use significantly more past tense words. MS: I was tense after running. F: tenser, tensely, tensest, tension, tensions 9. Sustain (v.) D: support or strengthen something SS: It is established to sustain individual rights of students and faculty members. MS: My mother's love sustained me. F: sustaining, sustained, sustains, sustenance, sustainable, sustainably, unsustainable 10. Supplement (n.) D: something that adds to something else to make it better SS: I have usually supplemented it with Google AdWords. MS: I have been taking supplements. F: supplements, supplemented, supplementary, supplementing 11. Rely (v.) D: to depend on something or someone SS: They rely on concrete words. MS: John can rely on Mary for help. F: relied, relying, reliable, reliability, reliance, reliant 12. Require (v.) D: to need something to do something else SS: These are questions that are asked but require no answer from the reader. MS: She requires support to pay the bill. F: requires, required, requirement 13. Sector (n.) D: a portion or area of something SS: It would not be good news for some sectors of the health care industry. MS: That is a sector of the house. F: sectarian, section, sectoring, sectioned 14. Revenue (n.) D: income from something or some activity SS: They have a vested interest in collecting revenue. MS: The company's revenue has increased. F: revenues 15. Series (n.) D: a sequence of things or events SS: He took out a series of entirely false loans. MS: There were a series of games at the fair. F: serial, serializing, 16. Team (n.) D: A group of people on the same side SS: The participants work together as a team. MS: We need to work as a team on the project.
F: teams, teaming, teamed, teaming 17. Technique (n.) D: a skill or way to do some task SS: These techniques were amazing at defusing violence. MS: The player has a good technique for scoring. F: techniques 18. Policy (n.) D: a principle to guide action for an individual or organization SS: As a matter of policy, he is not going to expose himself. MS: Our policy is to serve you well. F: policies 19. Pose (v.) D: to present an issue SS: Why might this requirement pose problems in our culture? MS: The bridge poses a problem to the children. F: poses, posed, posing 20. Offset (v.) D: to counteract something SS: The debt has been offset. MS: Let us offset the difference. F: offsetting, offsets 21. Odd (adj.) D: strange or different from the normal SS: Diversity and free expression are inherently at odds. MS: The cat looks odd. F: odds, oddly, 22. Outcome (n.) D: consequences or how things turn out SS: Our editors can align our resources to your outcomes. MS: We did not like the outcome of the trip. F: outcomes 23. orient (v.) D: to position something to a certain direction SS: I had not gone to the orientation. MS: He oriented the business to the town. F: oriented, orients, orientation, orienting, orients, reorient, orientate 24. overlap (v.) D: To cover something else SS: Did they overlap on occasion? MS: Our interests in the room overlapped. F: overlapped, overlaps, overlapping 25. phase (n.) D: a stage in a process or event
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