WW Lesson 6
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WW Lesson 6
WW Lesson 6
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.
2. A person who is a very enthusiastic fan.
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.
1. A first public appearance.
Radio broadcasting made its debut in 1920.
2.To make a first public appearance.
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.