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aggregate
(adj) gathered into or amounting to a whole
(v)(n)
anticipate
(v)By placing sensors in earthquake-prone areas, scientist can anticipate some tremors in time to warn the public.
(a) anticipatory
*v( anticipation
defoliate
This tree usually defoliates in the autumn.
quorum
(vote, meeting, minimum)
inveterate
(a) firmly established, deeply stable
elaboration
an improvement up on or addition to sth
engulf
The tsunami engulfed everything.
circumlocution
(n) an indirect and wordy means of expression
ravenous
extremely hungry.
compassion
long thuong
cerebral
(brain) (a)
choleric
severe, irritable, hot-tempered
amorous
ACVT is an amorous guy.
temper
to make more moderate, soften, dilute
mortgage
(v) (bank, lend)
ex: mortgage a house.
mortgage a car.
constraint
(n) something that restrict thought or action
(v)constrain
catastrophic
It was an catastrophic accident. It became her obsession.