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jettison (verb)

jet-i-sen
to throw out forcefully;
to throw overboard

After buying a new furniture, we jettison the old furniture to the trash area.
abstain (verb)

ab-stan
not to do something by choise

Ethiopian people abstain from involving in the adjecent countries political problems.
dejected (adjective)

di-jektd
depressed; downcast

Mark was dejected when he lost his lovely girlfriend.
staunch (adjective)

stonch
faithful; firmly supporting

My staunch wife stood by me through our difficult times.
conducive (adjective)

k n-doosiv
contributing to, leading to

My cultured manager of my company created a conducive atmosphere which leads to work with him.
status quo (noun)

stat s kwo
the existing conditios; present state of things
Today we had a discussion with Shilley, our instructor of read 100, which changed our status quo.
abduction (noun)

ab-duksh n
kidnapping

Abduction, kidnapping of people, should be destroyed from America as soon as possible.
deduction

di-duksh n
something subtracted from a total;
a conclusion drawn from evidence
From our three hour dialoque with my classmate, I made a deduction that she loves me.
eject (verb)

i-jekt
to force to leave; to expel

Poison gases should not be ejected to the atmospher.
stature ( )

stach r
level of achievement and honor;

In my country, elder people has a great social stature.