: inclined, prone, disposed : Pessimists are apt to lack vigor and enthusiasm.
: appropriate, proper, suitable
: surprise, astound, shock : James was astonished to be chosen for such a prestigious award.
: constantly, continuously , inveterately, habitually : The cronocally late employee was punished by this boss.
: coat, cover, plaster, slather : Jeffery decorated his room by daubing red paintin patches all over his walls.
: region, area, territory, realm : Sinchi roca, the second emperor, made no military campaigns to add lands to the Inca domain.
: area, field, sphere : Once the domain of experts,computer programming can be made easy with new software.
: eager, ardent, zealous, passionate : The citizenry was enthusiastic about the president's decision to cut taxes by ten percent.
: go, run, range, stretch : The Sahara desert extends far and wide.
: expand, enlarge, increase, prolong, lengthen : Thomas Jefferson extended the territory of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase.
: achievement, accomplishment, exploit : The Taj Mahal is considered a remarkable feat of engineering.
: accomplish, achieve, execute : Everyone wants to fulfill their wildest dreams.
: satisfy, meet : the contract clauses fulfilled our requirements.
give over to헌신하다, 바치다
: dedicate, devote, commit : John Brown gave his life over to the cause against slavery.
: ponderous, weighty, burdensome : The roof of the cabin callapsed under the heavy wight of snow.
: sleep, dormancy : Hibernation in winter is common in certain mamal species.
: submerge, dip, submerse : Jennifer immersed the film in developer.
: attract, fascinate, interest : Young Albert was intrigued by the mysteries of science.
: plot, conspire : The police didn't believe Jim intrigued with the enemy against the government.
: abundant, exuberant, opulent : Tracts of luxuriant plant life and teeming insects populatethe Amazon river basin.
: extent, measure, degree, volume, size, amplitude : the magnitude of an earthquake is measuredon the Richter Scale.
: affirm, contend, claim : Some participants maintained that their present situations were worse than before.
: sustain, preserve, keep : J,K,Rowling has maintained a private life despite the attention and adulation roaring about her.
: check, examine, insect : The US Department of Agriculture monitors food safety.
: epidemic : The outbreak of the measeles came to be a serious problem.
: eruption, explosion, burst : The outbreak of violence was a sure sign of what was to came.
: at intervals, from time to time, once in a while, infrequently : The fire alarms are tested periodically to ensure they are working properly.
: free, liberate, loose : Johnson will be released from prison tomorrow.
: emit, give off, discharge : The burning of fossil fuels releases poisonous gases into the air.
: loosen, untie, unfasten : The first-aid worker released the tourniquet slowly after the bleeding had stopped.
: aid, assistance, support : The New Deal extended federal relief on a vast scale.
: alleviation, ease : The drug provides temporary relief from suffering.
: copy, duplicate, imitate : The photograph of the president slipping on ice was reproducedin all the major dailies.
: breed, multiply, spawn : All living organisms need to reproduce to keep their species alive.
: uneven, rough, bumpy : The rugged terrain proved a challenge for the hikers.
: independent : People in Western societies are expected to be self-sufficeint after graduation.
: theoretical, academic : An exact date for the appearance of Homo sapiens remains speculative.
: thoughtful, reflective, meditative : Though rather aggressive in his youth, Robert became more speculative later in life.
: prompt, activate, inspire, incite : The New Deal included federal action to stimulate industrial recovery.
: inferior, subject, dependent , secondary : Law should be subordinate to morality.
: wild, violent : The village was flooded after eight hours of torrential rains.
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