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2. A person who is a very enthusiastic fan.
- 1. A person with a very strong desire for something that is habit-forming and sometimes harmful.
- Junk food addicts need to change their eating habits.
To have a strong desire to get or do something; to seek.
Every NFL team aspires to win the Super Bowl.
- 1. A preference that prevents one from being impartial; prejudice.
- The lawyers in town insist that Judge Lewis shows bias in favor of women.
- 2.To cause someone to have prejudice; to influence.Don’t let a single bad experience with one French restaurant bias you against all others.
- Very obvious in an offensive or shameless way.
- The governor’s promise to cut taxes if re-elected was a blatant attempt to win votes.
- Expressed honestly and without holding back unpleasant truths.
- Tony asked the teacher for her candid opinion about his poem.
1.To stand up to; to face boldly.
Do you intend to confront the people who have been spreading rumors about you?
- 2.To put or bring face to face
- When the police confronted the pair with the evidence, they confessed to the robbery.
2.To make a first public appearance.
- 1. A first public appearance.
- Radio broadcasting made its debut in 1920.
The new television shows debut in September.
- To sign up to become a member of some group or activity; to register.
- A small inheritance made it possible for me to enroll in art school.
- To make nervous, embarrassed, or confused.
- The personal question flustered me, so I was unable to think of an answer quickly.
- Freedom from being harmed or punished.
- Those who think they can smoke cigarettes with impunity are sadly mistaken.
To increase; to strengthen or deepen.
Volunteers will intensify their efforts to find the missing children.
- To frighten, especially by threatening someone.
- The pitcher’s scowl was intended to intimidate the batter.
- Very unpleasant; disgusting.
- An obnoxious diner at the next table ruined our meal by complaining in a very loud voice.
- 1.To answer, especially in a quick or clever way.“You have much to be modest about,” I retorted when the speaker claimed to be a modest person.
- 2.A quick or clever reply. Unable to think of a suitable retort, I remained silent.
- 1. A period of time devoted to a job or some task.After finishing college, Marsha had a two-year stint in the Peace Corps in Kenya.
- 2. A limit or restriction. Local benefactors gave without stint to help make the youth center a reality.
- 3. To limit or restrict.
- Many parents stint on luxuries to pay for their children’s education.