COMM's entries   Quiz Options>>: [ Print |Interactive ]
Check >      


Comm words, 04 Oct 23, 13:31


1cantankerous 14 a cantankerous muleADJdifficult or irritating to deal with2022.07.11 10:25
2fall 1 leaves of any colors were all over the place during fallNthe season of the year that comes after summer and before winter -2022.06.19 11:17
3résumé she handed over her résumé and waited.Na brief written account of educational and professional qualifications and experience2022.06.19 11:11
4recess 6 let's have a short recess between classesNa temporary withdrawal from or stopping of the usual work or activity - - a break.2022.06.19 11:08
5downtown let's go downtown to do some shoppingNof, pertaining to, or situated in the main business section of a city. - 2022.06.19 11:05
6atm if you need cash you can draw it from an ATMNautomated-teller machine. 2022.06.19 11:01
7highway 3 from a big town to another better get the highway to avoid local trafficNa main road, esp. one between towns or cities.2022.06.19 10:59
8fall 1 leaves fall during fallNthird season in a year2022.06.19 10:56
9pollution 2 Neuf millions de personnes meurent chaque année dans le monde à cause de la pollutionNDégradation de l'environnement 2022.06.02 10:42
10chimney 5 A column of smoke rose from the chimney.Na hollow structure that allows the smoke from a fire inside a building to escape to the air outside:2022.06.02 05:06
11machinery 1 His hand was injured when he got it caught in the machinery.Na group of large machines or the parts of a machine that make it work:2022.06.02 05:03
12smoke 1 cigarette smokeNthe grey, black, or white mixture of gas and very small pieces of carbon that is produced when something burns:2022.06.02 04:57
13digital 3 The digital era is very complexNit is something virtual2022.05.26 10:28
14car 1 My friend's car is newNEngine vehicle with four wheels2022.05.26 10:28
15change 1 change moneyVchange money2022.05.26 10:27
16digital 3 The digital era is very complexNit is something virtual2022.05.26 10:26
17digital 3 The digital era is very complexNit is something virtual2022.05.26 10:23
18story 1 We all have a story to tell.NA sequence of words used to describe fictional or real events happened to somebody in the past.2022.05.26 10:23
19ought 1 Every citizen ought to help. - - He ought to be punished.Vopinion that the action of the main verb is one's duty or moral obligation):2021.08.11 12:52
20 van 1 These heavy boxes must go by van.Vcars used to carry2016.09.26 22:07
21temirlan ? The number of Temirlan insects has sharply increased in Kazakhstan, anti- temirlan substances are sprayed in all houses.NA nasty, scary and poisonous insect.2020.11.29 11:49
22redundancy 5 This politican's speech has one redundancyNRepetition of a word, expression or idea2021.02.18 10:27
23review 3 please review thisVCheck something in detail2020.06.03 01:56
24poll 3 1.The opinion polls show great interest in the economy - 2. Polls are open at five-thirty in the morning.N1.a sampling of opinions on a subject, taken from a group of people, as for analysis - 2.Usually, polls. the place where votes are cast2020.05.06 00:16
25 reconnaissance 8 Aerial reconnaissance of the enemy position showed they were ready to attack.ADJInformation gathering in a military context2019.12.01 12:42
26 spacecraft ? The spacecraft sends a beacon signal to the ground indicating how urgent it is to track the spacecraft for telemetry.Na vehicle used for travel in space2019.12.01 12:41
27 meaning 1 The word 'flight' has two different meanings: a plane journey, and the act of running away.NThe meaning of something is what it expresses or represents2019.12.01 12:38
28 research 2 I research everydayVto search for something2018.02.08 06:46
29 termination 4 Because of outside controversies, they have to make a termination on their project.Nan act of ending something2016.11.20 20:36
30 facility 3 The government spend more money to strengthen the protection facility for citizen.Nsomething that provide a particular service2016.09.27 20:06
31 possession 2 It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.Nsomething that you own a situation in which you have own something.2016.09.27 13:10
32 universally 3 It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.Advdescribe something what is usually agreed by most people.2016.09.27 13:01
33 bracket 5 In bracket 20-30 of the graph, we can find the answer.N: an object that is attached to hold up something - : a category that includes a certain range,incomes, ages, or prices2016.09.27 09:32
34 transpire 8 This gragh is shown that nothing has transpired since 2000V: to happen - : to become known2016.09.27 09:21
35 counselor 3 My father is a legal counselor.NThe people who know professional or provide guidance to personal groups. 2016.09.26 21:59
36 commerce 2 My parents went abroad for their commerce.Nbusiness2016.09.26 21:50
37 obsolete 7 Many obsolete electronic equipments can not be solved into the dump on time, that will cause the E-trash problem.ADJcan not be used any more, too old2016.09.26 19:33
38 obsolete 7 Many obsolete electronic equipments can not be solved into the dump on time, that will cause the E-trash problem.ADJcan not be used any more, too old2016.09.26 19:33
39 domestic 3 The film turns about a domestic tragedy.ADJa servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household2016.09.26 08:47
40 fragrance 5 It is recommended that people spray a little bit of fragrance. Na pleasant and usually sweet smell; a perfume or cologne2016.09.25 18:24
41 unacceptable 1 I believe it was unacceptable.N not pleasing or welcome : not acceptable2016.09.25 18:23
42 drip 4 All the way dripping down. V to fall in drops.2016.09.25 18:22
43 streak 4 See those streaks?N a long, thin mark that is a different color from its background. 2016.09.25 18:20
44 producer 2 Get into hotels with a producer.Nsomeone who is in charge of making and usually providing the money for a play, movie, record, etc. 2016.09.25 18:15
45 gadget 7 Many computer gadgets are very useful.Na small useful device2016.09.23 08:21
46 innovator 3 An innovator like Lucas experiments with new ideas.Na person who introduces new methods, ideas, or products2016.09.23 08:19
47 insolent 10 He gave an insolent reply to her questionADJ1.boldly rude or disrespectful; - insulting:2016.09.21 22:26
48 discipline 2 I liked the discipline and structure of the militaryNpractice of making people obey rules or standards of behaviour, and punishing them when they do not2016.09.21 10:55
49 egalitarian 7 It is an egalitarian State in which each voice is equally weightedNsupporting or following the idea that all people are equal and should have the same rights and opportunities2016.09.21 10:51
50 compulsory 6 There is a compulsory course in this schoolADJyou must do it or accept it; - put into force by law or rules - 2016.09.21 10:41
51 reflect 3 His face was reflected in the mirrorV it shows that the attitude or situation exists or it shows what it is like. 2016.09.21 10:36
52 constitution 3 The constitution is prior to all other lawsNlaws/rules of a country - (formally states people's rights and duties)2016.09.21 10:31
53 aspect 3 There are many aspects to this problemNThere are many aspects to this problem2016.09.21 10:26
54 afford 1 Anyone can afford to go to a university.Nhave enough money to pay for.2016.09.19 17:04
55 discipline 2 They need great discipline;in order to make time for their studies. Nthe practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience.2016.09.19 16:53
56 emphasis 3 There is emphasis on the country's rich cultural history. Nspecial importance,value,or prominence given to something.2016.09.19 16:45
57 boredom 1 the greatest emotional problem was boredom.Nthe state of feeling bored.2016.09.19 09:33
58 interactivity 3 Advertising has been revolutionized by interactivity.N?????2016.05.17 21:19
59 dominance 5 Every group want to establish dominance over the other group。NThe dominance of a particular person or thing is the fact that they are more powerful, successful, or important than other people or things.2015.11.09 22:00
60 spouse 4 When spouses are far from each other they use technology to have conversation.Neither member of a married pair in relation to the other; one's husband or wife.2015.11.09 20:40
61 hereditary 8 Now doctors can use technologies to clinical testing in hereditary cancers.ADJpassing, or capable of passing, naturally from parent to offspring through the genes2015.11.09 19:39
62 rigidly 4 New generation is rigidly depended on mobile phones.ADJstiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard; strictly.2015.11.09 19:24
63 reliance 2 Nowadays human reliance on modern technology is much greater.Nconfident or trustful dependence.2015.11.09 19:06
64 instinctual 3 And, if we follow the RAYBURN pattern, as consciously or by an INSTINCTUAL political sense I like to think I have followed it - ADJprompted by or resulting from or as if from instinct; natural; unlearned:2015.11.02 15:42
65 peer 3 children each will be happy to play with the others' toys until stopped by PEER group pressure.Na person who is equal to another in abilities, qualifications, age, background, and social status.2015.11.02 15:39
66 terrestrial 7 But by the end of the poem, he has become a character of extra- TERRESTRIAL proportions, a romantic sufferer carrying on his shADJpertaining to, consisting of, or representing the earth as distinct from other planets.2015.11.02 15:37
67 twig 10 walls and floors of the pool, and consequently against any sharp stone or TWIG, is such that it can be ultimately forced through the liner. - Na small, dry, woody piece fallen from a branch2015.11.02 15:32
68 instinctive 3 Do you believe that learned behaviour (vs instinctive behaviour) separates humans from other animals? Why?ADJdone or felt without thinking or considering: done or performed by instinct:2015.11.02 15:20
69 subside 6 They may be intense while I am experiencing them but will subside like an afternoon thunderstorm.VTo become less strong, or to become less violent2015.07.23 10:14
70 subside 6 They may be instense while I am experiencing them but will subside like an afternoon thunderstorm.VTo become less strong, or to become less violent2015.07.23 10:08
71 perspective 3 It is weasy to for me to see things from the animals' perspective.Na particular way of viewing things that depends on one's experience and personality2015.07.23 10:04
72 tolerate 4 A light touch sets off a flight reaction, and my oversensitive nerve ending do not tolerate hugging.VTo bear something unpleasant ot annoying, or to keep going despite difficulties.2015.07.23 10:04
73 dispute 3 The neighbors had a violent dispute about on the noise.Nan argument or a disagreement between two people, groups or countries.2015.07.23 09:59
74 authority 3 My husband and I vested my first child with authority for controling her pocket money.Nthe power to give orders to people2015.07.23 09:56
75 impartial 6 when the kids fight with each other, the parents must remain impartialADJnot supporting on person or group more than another2015.07.23 09:54
76 intervention 3 I think that it was a helpful intervention for themNaction taken to improve or help a situation2015.07.23 09:52
77 squabbling 8 my kids were squabbling over what to watch the movieADJnoisy argument about something that is not very important2015.07.23 09:50
78 commerce 2 Our country has grown rich because of its commerce with other nations.Ntransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)2015.03.24 09:16
79 inventory 5 The security asked an inventory of the exhibition for investigating.Na written list of all the objects, furniture, etc. in a particular building2015.03.19 13:34
80 vending_machine ? Can you see the guy who stands by the vending_machine?Na machine from which you can buy cigarettes, drinks, etc. by putting coins into it2015.03.19 13:31
81 ceaseless 3 ceaseless rainADJwithout stop, unending2015.03.15 13:01
82 cue 5 But that is exactly what Google Glass makes possible, without the cue of a cameraphone being producedNa clue, an indication2015.03.15 12:59
83 fuss 5 made a fuss over a little accident.Nan excessive display of attention or activity:2015.03.15 12:50
84 nod 3 He nodded his head in approvalVto make a slight, quick bending movement of the head, as in agreement, greeting, or command2015.03.15 12:49
85 sidle 10 Sidle up to him and then ask for a raise.Vto move in a furtive or stealthy manner; edge along2015.03.15 12:47
86 covertly 7 They covertly observed Lauren, who was sitting between Ned and Algie at a nearby table. Advsecret2015.03.15 12:43
87 snag 6 Our plans hit a snag when our best player broke her legNanything that gets in the way of progress:2015.03.15 12:37
88 ubiquitous 10 Earth's ubiquitous atmosphere.ADJhaving or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent2015.03.15 12:29
89 portend 14 What do the polls portend for the election?Vto give warning of; predict or foreshadow2015.03.15 12:27
90 headset ? why don't you use the headset I got you?Na pair of headphones, esp with a microphone attached2015.03.15 12:11
91 dividend 4 The dividend of Bank of China this year is only 8%NThe payment declared by the company to its shareholders2015.03.12 00:31
92 pretentious 8 The houses in the neighborhood are large and pretentious.ADJhaving or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want to be regarded as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are2015.01.15 23:40
93 malicious 7 The neighborhood chatterbox has again been spreading malicious gossip.ADJhaving or showing a desire to cause harm to another person : having or showing malice2015.01.15 23:16
94 swell 3 Her broken ankle swelled badly.Vto become larger than norma2015.01.15 23:06
95 recoil 7 We recoiled in horror at the sight of his wounded arm.Vto quickly move away from something that is shocking, frightening, or disgusting : to react to something with shock or fear2015.01.15 22:44
96 fester 9 His wounds festered for days before he got medical attention.Vto become painful and infected2015.01.15 22:39
97 precarious 6 He earned a precarious livelihood by gambling.ADJnot safe, strong, or steady2015.01.15 22:36
98 throng 7 He grabbed a megaphone and addressed the vast throng.Na large group of people2015.01.15 22:34
99 linger 4 The tourists didn't linger very long.Vto stay somewhere beyond the usual or expected time2015.01.15 22:29
100 accord 6 He was accorded certain favors because of his age.Vto give (something, such as special treatment or status) to someone or something2015.01.15 22:20
101 tread 5 Don't tread on the grass.Vto walk on or along (something)2015.01.15 22:18
102 moderate 3 Her doctor recommended moderate exercise.ADJaverage in size or amount : neither too much nor too little2015.01.15 22:13
103 ordeal 6 The hikers were finally rescued after a three-day ordeal in the wilderness.Nan experience that is very unpleasant or difficult2015.01.15 22:11
104 endeavor 4 The school endeavors to teach students to be good citizens.Vto seriously or continually try to do (something)2015.01.15 22:10
105 deception 6 She accuses the company of willful deception in its advertising.Nthe act of making someone believe something that is not true : the act of deceiving someone2015.01.15 22:08
106 formidable 5 The mountains were a formidable barrier.ADJvery powerful or strong : deserving serious attention and respect2015.01.15 22:06
107 diesel 5 Does your car take diesel or gasoline?Na vehicle (such as a truck or bus) that has a diesel engine2015.01.15 22:02
108 impassive 9 Her face remained impassive throughout the trial.ADJnot showing emotion2015.01.15 21:59
109 insensate 20 The insensate boss refuses to allow time off for funerals.ADJlacking sense or understanding2015.01.15 21:57
110 tardy 12 She was tardy to work.ADJarriving or doing something late2015.01.15 21:47
111 crotchet 17 Her one crotchet is a fondness for eating cookies while soaking in the tub.Na peculiar trick or device2015.01.15 21:26
112 harness 5 The horses were harnessed to the wagon.Vto put a harness on (an animal)2015.01.15 20:19
113 incline 4 She listened with her eyes closed and her head inclined.Vto bend forward or to cause (something) to bend forward2015.01.15 20:17
114 uncongenial 9 He was being asked to support a policy that was uncongenial to him.ADJnot pleasant or enjoyable2015.01.15 19:57
115 glare 4 The sun glared down relentlessly.Vto shine with a harsh, bright light - 2015.01.15 19:52
116 avant-garde ? Readers of this very avant-garde novel should not expect to find much in the way of traditional narrative structure.ADJculturally or stylistically advanced 2015.01.15 19:49
117 pediatrician 11 He is a pediatrician.Na doctor who treats babies and children2015.01.15 19:47
118 grunt 5 The workers were grunting with effort as they lifted the heavy furniture.Vto make a short, low sound : to make a grunt2015.01.15 19:43
119 province 3 They left the city for life in the provinces.Nthe parts of a country that are away from large cities2015.01.15 19:40
120 petty 5 My behavior was petty and stupid. I apologize.ADJnot very important or serious2015.01.15 19:31
121 immaculate 7 She had an immaculate record of service.ADJperfectly clean2015.01.15 19:28
122 impudent 12 The boy was punished for his impudent behavior.ADJfailing to show proper respect and courtesy : very rude2015.01.15 19:27
123 transcendent 5 The star player's transcendent performance helped the team to a surprise victory.ADJgoing beyond the limits of ordinary experience2015.01.15 19:25
124 audacity 10 He had the audacity to suggest that it was all my fault.Na confident and daring quality that is often seen as shocking or rude : an audacious quality2015.01.15 19:24
125 whirlpool ? The swimmer was caught in a whirlpool and nearly drowned.Nan area of water in a river, stream, etc., that moves very fast in a circle2015.01.15 19:18
126 hindrance 5 Is my presence here a help or a hindrance?Na person or thing that makes a situation difficult : a person or thing that hinders someone or something2015.01.15 19:05
127 derange 10 Being stranded at night on a lonely road would derange anyone.Vto disturb the operation or functions of2015.01.15 18:52
128 obstruct 4 A large tree obstructed the road.Vto block (something, such as a pipe or street) so that things cannot move through easily2015.01.15 18:42
129 convent 7 The nuns live in the convent.Na group of nuns who live together; also : the house or buildings they live in2015.01.15 18:40
130 motorcade 12 The next part of the parade was a motorcade of fire engines.Na group or line of cars or other vehicles that travel together2015.01.15 18:31
131 quip 8 They traded quips over a beer.Na clever remark2015.01.15 18:27
132 tomb 5 We visited the tomb of Shakespeare. Na grave, especially a large one above ground2015.01.09 11:37

Group Lex Extract © by Tom Cobb, UQAM
All Rights Reserved