500 terms

Longman - 2501a3000

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guess
Noun: hypothesis; theory; prediction; postulation; conjecture - (Example: my guess is that he is a receiver of stolen cars - adivinhar)
pad
Verb: walk quietly; tread softly; walk barefoot; walk in stockinged feet; walk in slippers - (Example: I make no noise as I pad along towards the bedroom - almofada)
application
Noun: request; appeal; petition; entreaty; plea - (Example: an application for an overdraft - aplicação)
jam
Verb: stuff; shove; force; ram; thrust - (Example: he jammed a finger in each ear - geléia)
wage
Noun: pay; payment; remuneration; salary; emolument - (Example: a fair wage - salário)
generate
Verb: cause; give rise to; lead to; result in; bring about - (Example: the move should generate extra business - gerar)
purse
Verb: press together; compress; contract; tighten; pucker - (Example: the doctor pursed his lips in thought - Bolsa)
council
Noun: local authority; local government; municipal authority; civic authority; legislative body - (Example: they won an election for their seats on the council - conselho)
tip
Verb: cap; top; crown; surmount; finish - (Example: mountains tipped with snow - dica)
hotel
Noun: inn - (Example: they provided plenty of good hot food - hotel)
rhythm
Noun: beat; cadence; tempo; time; pace - (Example: the rhythm of the rock music thumped relentlessly - ritmo)
swear
Verb: promise; vow; promise under oath; solemnly promise; pledge oneself - (Example: they swore to marry each other - jurar)
propose
Verb: put forward; suggest; advance; offer; present - (Example: we could propose a simpler system - propor)
lane
Noun: byroad; byway; bridleway; bridle path; path - (Example: she walked along the country lanes - faixa)
increase
Verb: grow; get bigger; get larger; become greater; enlarge - (Example: gas demand is likely to increase - aumentar)
prayer
Noun: invocation; intercession; devotion; appeal; plea - (Example: she stood in the chapel listening to the priest's murmured prayers - oração)
cruel
Adjective: brutal; savage; inhuman; barbaric; barbarous - (Example: the prisoner was a hard, cruel man - cruel)
spring
Adjective: springlike; vernal - (Example: two days of warm spring weather - Primavera)
device
Noun: implement; gadget; utensil; tool; appliance - (Example: a device for measuring rapid pressure fluctuations - dispositivo)
cheap
Adjective: inexpensive; low-priced; low-price; low-cost; economical - (Example: the firm are offering cheap day trips to London - barato)
almost
Adverb: nearly; just about; about; more or less; practically - (Example: lunch is almost ready - quase)
current
Adjective: contemporary; present-day; present; contemporaneous; ongoing - (Example: current fashions - atual)
welcome
Verb: greet; say hello to; salute; bid someone welcome; play host to - (Example: hotels should welcome guests in their own language - bem vinda)
pad
Noun: dressing; compress; pack; padding; wadding - (Example: Sister will put a pad over your eye for the time being - almofada)
mate
Noun: friend; companion; boon companion; comrade; intimate - (Example: he's gone off to the pub with his mates - companheiro)
wave
Verb: move to and fro; move up and down; wag; waggle; ripple - (Example: Farrell waved a hand dismissively - onda)
exit
Verb: leave; depart; take one's leave; make one's departure; make an exit - (Example: the doorway through which the doctor had just exited - Saída)
technique
Noun: method; approach; procedure; process; system - (Example: different techniques were developed for dealing with the problem - técnica)
sufficient
Adjective: enough; adequate; plenty of; ample; abundant - (Example: they had secured sufficient evidence to justify a charge - suficiente)
except
Verb: exclude; omit; leave out; rule out; count out - (Example: you're all crooks, present company excepted - exceto)
date
Noun: day; day of the month; occasion; year; anniversary - (Example: the only dates he can remember are his birthday and 1066 - encontro)
inevitable
Adjective: unavoidable; inescapable; bound to happen; sure to happen; inexorable - (Example: his resignation was inevitable - inevitável)
closet
Verb: shut away; sequester; seclude; cloister; insulate - (Example: David was closeted in the den with Luther - armário de roupa)
previous
Adjective: foregoing; preceding; precursory; antecedent; above - (Example: her previous boyfriend - anterior)
focus
Verb: bring into focus; bring to a focus; concentrate; fix; centre - (Example: he focused his binoculars on the distant tower - foco)
head
Adjective: chief; principal; leading; main; first - (Example: the head waiter - cabeça)
reading
Noun: perusal; study; scan; scanning; scrutiny - (Example: a cursory reading of the financial pages - leitura)
pardon
Verb: forgive; absolve; have mercy on; be merciful to; deal leniently with - (Example: I know she will pardon me - perdão)
nonsense
Noun: rubbish; balderdash; gibberish; claptrap; blarney - (Example: don't talk complete nonsense, please! - absurdo)
name
Noun: title; denomination; designation; honorific; tag - (Example: her name's Gemma - nome)
government
Noun: administration; executive; regime; authority; powers that be - (Example: the government has announced defence cuts of a billion pounds - governo)
among
Preposition: surrounded by; in the company of; amid; in the middle of; between - (Example: you're among friends - entre)
yet
Adverb: so far; thus far; as yet; still; even now - (Example: he has not made up his mind yet - ainda)
recommend
Verb: advocate; endorse; commend; approve; suggest - (Example: his former employer recommended him for the post - recomendar)
level
Adjective: flat; smooth; even; uniform; plane - (Example: these wallcoverings need to be hung on a smooth and level surface - nível)
other
Adjective: alternative; different; dissimilar; disparate; distinct - (Example: these homes use other fuels only because gas is unavailable - de outros)
readily
Adverb: willingly; without hesitation; unhesitatingly; gladly; happily - (Example: Durkin readily offered to drive him - prontamente)
tail
Verb: follow; shadow; stalk; trail; track - (Example: a flock of paparazzi had tailed them all over London - rabo)
team
Verb: harness; yoke; saddle; bridle; hitch up - (Example: the horses are teamed in pairs - equipe)
scientist
Noun: researcher; technologist - (Example: the scientific establishment in Britain - cientista)
hurt
Adjective: injured; wounded; bruised; grazed; scratched - (Example: the doctor looked at my hurt hand - ferido)
restrict
Verb: limit; impose limits on; set limits on; keep within bounds; keep under control - (Example: a busy working life restricted his leisure activities - restringir)
near
Preposition: close to; close by; not far from; not far away from; a short distance from - (Example: a family-run hotel near the seafront - perto)
introduce
Verb: institute; initiate; launch; inaugurate; establish - (Example: he has tried to introduce a new system of joint consultation - introduzir)
check
Noun: examination; inspection; scrutiny; scrutinization; check-up - (Example: they did an official check of the records - Verifica)
nod
Verb: incline; bob; bow; dip; wag - (Example: all she could do was nod her head - aceno com a cabeça)
commission
Verb: engage; contract; charge; employ; hire - (Example: he commissioned Van Dyck to paint his portrait - comissão)
weather
Noun: meteorological conditions; atmospheric conditions; meteorology; climate - (Example: what's the weather like? - clima)
possibly
Adverb: perhaps; maybe; it could be; it may be; it is possible - (Example: possibly he took the boy with him - possivelmente)
place
Verb: put down; put; set; set down; lay down - (Example: newspapers and magazines were placed on the table - lugar)
disappointed
Adjective: saddened; upset; let down; disheartened; downhearted - (Example: I was disappointed that my mother wasn't there - desapontado)
use
Verb: utilize; make use of; avail oneself of; employ; work - (Example: she used her key to open the front door - usar)
limit
Verb: restrict; curb; check; place a limit on; cap - (Example: Congress's power to legislate may be limited by the Constitution - limite)
overcome
Verb: defeat; beat; best; conquer; trounce - (Example: neither team was strong enough to overcome the other - superar)
programme
Verb: arrange; organize; schedule; plan; map out - (Example: she tried to programme her day into housework and study - programa)
deep
Adjective: extending far down; extending far back; extending far in; extending a long way back; extensive - (Example: a deep ravine - profundo)
sensible
Adjective: practical; realistic; responsible; full of common sense; reasonable - (Example: isn't this the sensible thing to do? - sensato)
challenge
Noun: dare; provocation; confrontation with; dispute with; stand against - (Example: he accepted the challenge - desafio)
paper
Verb: wallpaper; hang wallpaper on; line - (Example: we papered the walls and put up curtains to match - papel)
singer
Noun: vocalist; soloist; songster; songstress - (Example: Miguelito began to sing a traditional Spanish folk song - cantor)
combine
Verb: amalgamate; merge; unite; integrate; incorporate - (Example: he attempts to combine comedy with more serious themes - combinar)
tough
Noun: ruffian; rowdy; thug; hoodlum; hooligan - (Example: a gang of toughs - resistente)
improvement
Noun: advance; development; upgrade; change for the better; refinement - (Example: an improvement in the quality of Britain's rivers - melhoria)
chief
Noun: leader; chieftain; head; headman; ruler - (Example: a Highland chief petitioned her father for her hand - chefe)
cloud
Noun: mass; billow; pall; shroud; mantle - (Example: a cloud of blue exhaust smoke - nuvem)
brief
Adjective: concise; succinct; short; thumbnail; to the point - (Example: a brief account of what had happened - breve)
capital
Noun: first city; most important city; seat of government; centre of administration; money - (Example: Warsaw is the capital of Poland - capital)
wake
Noun: vigil; death-watch; watch; backwash; wash - (Example: a mourner at a wake - acordar)
hospital
Noun: medical institution; medical centre; health centre; clinic; infirmary - (Example: children screamed in horror - hospital)
premise
Noun: proposition; assumption; hypothesis; thesis; presupposition - (Example: a philosophy based on the premise that human life consists of a series of choices - premissa)
guy
Noun: man; fellow; gentleman; effigy of Guy Fawkes - (Example: he's quite a handsome guy - cara)
ill
Adjective: unwell; sick; not well; not very well; ailing - (Example: Mama was seriously ill - doente)
convenient
Adjective: suitable; appropriate; fitting; fit; suited - (Example: try to agree on a mutually convenient time - conveniente)
communicate
Verb: convey; tell; impart; relay; transmit - (Example: he communicated the bad news to his boss - comunicar)
classical
Adjective: ancient Greek; Grecian; Hellenic; Attic; traditional - (Example: classical mythology - clássico)
holder
Noun: container; receptacle; case; casing; cover - (Example: a large knife in a leather holder - suporte)
heavily
Adverb: laboriously; slowly; ponderously; steadily; deliberately - (Example: Dad walked heavily towards the door - pesadamente)
nearby
Adjective: not far away; not far off; close at hand; near at hand; close by - (Example: a boy from one of the nearby villages - perto)
show
Verb: be visible; be seen; be in view; manifest; display - (Example: the dropped stitches can be left if they do not show - exposição)
permanent
Adjective: lasting; enduring; indefinite; continuing; perpetual - (Example: a permanent ban on the dumping of nuclear waste at sea - permanente)
nil
Noun: nothing; none - (Example: the brooch goes nicely with my scarf - nada)
though
Adverb: nevertheless; nonetheless; even so; however; be that as it may - (Example: You can't always do that. You can try, though - embora)
sack
Noun: laying waste; ransacking; plunder; plundering; sacking - (Example: after the sack of the city the cathedral fell into decay - saco)
little
Determiner: hardly any; not much; slight; small; scant - (Example: they have low status and little political influence - pequeno)
think
Verb: believe; be of the opinion; have as one's opinion; be of the view; be under the impression - (Example: do you think Isobel will come? - pensar)
launch
Verb: set afloat; float; send into orbit; put into orbit; throw - (Example: he ordered his crewmen to launch a boat - lançamento)
clean
Adverb: completely; entirely; totally; fully; wholly - (Example: I clean forgot her birthday - limpar)
retain
Verb: keep; keep possession of; keep hold of; hold on to; hold fast to - (Example: the government retained a minority share in the privatized industries - reter)
plug
Noun: stopper; bung; cork; seal; spigot - (Example: she pulled out the plug and the liquid drained away - plugue)
spare
Verb: afford; do without; manage without; get along without; dispense with - (Example: he could not spare any money - poupar)
stock
Verb: sell; market; supply; provide; equip - (Example: most supermarkets now stock a range of organic produce - estoque)
click
Verb: clink; clack; chink; snick; tick - (Example: the cameras clicked as the oarsmen prepared for the challenge - clique)
behave
Verb: act correctly; act properly; conduct oneself well; act in a polite way; show good manners - (Example: the children worked hard and behaved themselves - comporte-se)
promise
Verb: give one's word; swear; pledge; vow; undertake - (Example: she promised to keep it a secret - promessa)
channel
Verb: hollow out; flute; convey; transmit; transport - (Example: you need to channel out the plaster where the conduit is to go - canal)
honest
Adjective: morally correct; upright; honourable; moral; ethical - (Example: he is an honest man - honesto)
experience
Noun: skill; practical knowledge; practice; incident; occurrence - (Example: salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience - experiência)
feel
Verb: touch; stroke; caress; fondle; finger - (Example: she encourages her customers to feel the fabrics - sentir)
escape
Noun: getaway; breakout; bolt for freedom; running away; flight - (Example: he had been at large since his escape from prison - escapar)
coast
Verb: freewheel; cruise; taxi; drift; glide - (Example: they were coasting down a long hill - costa)
world
Noun: earth; globe; planet; sphere; planet - (Example: he travelled the world with the army - mundo)
design
Verb: plan; draw plans of; draw; sketch; outline - (Example: this simple church was designed by John Hicks in 1869 - projeto)
security
Noun: safety; freedom from danger; feeling of safety; feeling of ease; absence of anxiety - (Example: the security of the nation's citizens is our highest responsibility - segurança)
secure
Adjective: tight; firm; taut; fixed; secured - (Example: check to ensure that all nuts and bolts are secure - seguro)
find
Verb: locate; spot; pinpoint; unearth; obtain - (Example: I found a book on dreams in the library - encontrar)
fence
Noun: barrier; paling; railing; rail; bar - (Example: she crept through a gap in the fence - cerca)
valuable
Adjective: precious; costly; high-priced; high-cost; expensive - (Example: a valuable watch - valioso)
spring
Noun: springtime; Eastertide; leap; jump; bound - (Example: we're getting married next spring - Primavera)
transfer
Verb: move; convey; shift; remove; take - (Example: the plants should be transferred into a tank - transferir)
bang
Verb: hit; strike; beat; thump; hammer - (Example: he began to bang the table with his fist - estrondo)
additional
Adjective: extra; added; supplementary; supplemental; further - (Example: beach towels are provided without additional charge - adicional)
dead
Adverb: completely; absolutely; totally; utterly; deadly - (Example: he was dead serious in his accusations - morto)
weigh
Verb: measure the weight of; measure how heavy someone is; measure how heavy something is; put someone on the scales; put something on the scales - (Example: the vendor at our market weighs the vegetables carefully - pesar)
advantage
Noun: benefit; value; reward; merit; good point - (Example: the advantages of belonging to a union - vantagem)
rank
Noun: position; grade; level; echelon; gradation - (Example: a former civil servant elevated to ministerial rank - classificação)
coffee
Noun: joe; java - (Example: a message in code - café)
constitute
Verb: amount to; add up to; account for; form; make up - (Example: farmers constituted 10 per cent of the population - constituir)
swing
Verb: sway; oscillate; move back and forth; move to and fro; wave - (Example: the basket was swinging in the wind - balanço)
ammunition
Noun: bullets; shells; projectiles; missiles; rounds - (Example: police seized arms and ammunition - munição)
subject
Verb: put through; treat with - (Example: they have been subjected to physical violence - sujeito)
illustrate
Verb: decorate; adorn; ornament; embellish; accompany - (Example: the etchings and photographs that illustrate the book are gruesome - ilustrar)
content
Verb: soothe; pacify; placate; appease; please - (Example: her reply seemed to content him - conteúdo)
pen
Noun: enclosure; fold; sheepfold; pound; compound - (Example: the sheep in the pen behind the barn - caneta)
repair
Verb: mend; put right; set right; restore; restore to working order - (Example: the car was taken to a garage to be repaired - reparar)
become
Verb: come to be; get to be; turn out to be; grow; get - (Example: she became rich - tornar-se)
freedom
Noun: liberty; liberation; release; emancipation; deliverance - (Example: the prisoners made a desperate bid for freedom - liberdade)
trip
Verb: stumble; lose one's footing; catch one's foot; slip; lose one's balance - (Example: Owen tripped on the loose stones - viagem)
regret
Noun: remorse; sorrow; contrition; contriteness; repentance - (Example: it was an injudicious action, and both players later expressed regret - arrepender)
steep
Verb: marinade; marinate; soak; souse; macerate - (Example: the ham is then steeped in brine for three or four days - íngreme)
extent
Noun: area; size; expanse; length; stretch - (Example: the garden was about two acres in extent - extensão)
dimension
Noun: proportions; measurements; extent; size; size - (Example: the approximate dimensions of the master bedroom - dimensão)
product
Noun: artefact; commodity; manufactured article; manufactured item; manufactured thing - (Example: household products - produto)
pitch
Verb: throw; toss; fling; hurl; cast - (Example: he crumpled the page up and pitched it into the fireplace - breu)
point
Verb: aim; direct; level; train; indicate - (Example: she drew a revolver and pointed it at him - ponto)
quiet
Adjective: silent; still; hushed; noiseless; soundless - (Example: the whole pub went quiet - quieto)
same
Noun: the same thing; the aforementioned; the aforesaid; the above-mentioned - (Example: Louise would have said the same - mesmo)
budget
Adjective: cheap; inexpensive; economy; economic; economical - (Example: a budget hotel - orçamento)
provided
Conjunction: if; on condition that; provided that; on the assumption that; as long as - (Example: the clove-pink needs no special cultivation, provided it has well-drained soil - forneceu)
part
Adjective: incomplete; partial; half; semi-; demi- - (Example: a part payment is refundable - parte)
square
Noun: marketplace; close; quadrangle; quad; courtyard - (Example: I got it at a shop in the square - quadrado)
white
Adjective: colourless; unpigmented; undyed; bleached; natural - (Example: a clean white bandage - branco)
consumption
Noun: eating; devouring; ingestion; swallowing; using up - (Example: the fish were declared unfit for human consumption - consumo)
resort
Noun: holiday destination; holiday centre; tourist centre; centre; spot - (Example: a English seaside resort - recorrer)
clothes
Noun: clothing; garments; articles of clothing; articles of dress; attire - (Example: she took off her clothes and crawled into bed - roupas)
deal
Verb: cope with; handle; manage; attend to; see to - (Example: they got advice on how to deal with difficult children - acordo)
offer
Verb: provide; put forward; give; proffer; present - (Example: the manager is always at hand to offer advice and information - oferta)
science
Noun: branch of knowledge; body of facts; body of information; body of knowledge; area of study - (Example: the science of criminology - Ciência)
maximum
Adjective: greatest; highest; biggest; largest; top - (Example: the vehicle's maximum speed - máximo)
advise
Verb: counsel; give counsel; give counselling; give guidance; guide - (Example: her grandmother advised her about marriage - aconselhar)
forever
Adverb: for always; evermore; for ever and ever; for good; for good and all - (Example: their love would last forever - para sempre)
medium
Noun: means of communication; means of expression; mode of expression; means; method - (Example: television is the most powerful medium available - médio)
instrument
Noun: implement; tool; utensil; device; apparatus - (Example: the wound appeared to have been made with a sharp instrument - instrumento)
build
Noun: physique; frame; body; figure; form - (Example: police are looking for a man of slim build - construir)
shine
Verb: emit light; give off light; beam; radiate; gleam - (Example: the sun shone through the window - brilho)
stir
Verb: mix; blend; agitate; move slightly; change one's position - (Example: use a wooden spoon to stir the mixture - mexer)
pretend
Adjective: imaginary; imagined; pretended; make-believe; made-up - (Example: she picked up the phone and had a pretend conversation - faz de conta)
smart
Verb: sting; burn; tingle; prickle; feel annoyed - (Example: her eyes were smarting from the smoke - inteligente)
term
Noun: word; expression; phrase; turn of phrase; idiom - (Example: a dictionary of current scientific and technical terms - prazo)
bowl
Verb: pitch; throw; propel; hurl; toss - (Example: he got a wicket for every thirty balls he bowled - tigela)
wheel
Verb: push; trundle; roll; turn; turn round - (Example: she wheeled the trolley into the kitchen - roda)
leaf
Verb: flick; flip; thumb; skim; browse - (Example: he leafed through a pile of documents - folha)
although
Conjunction: in spite of the fact that; despite the fact that; notwithstanding the fact that; notwithstanding that; even though - (Example: although the sun was shining it wasn't that warm - Apesar)
acknowledge
Verb: admit; accept; grant; allow; concede - (Example: the government acknowledged the need to begin talks - reconhecer)
encourage
Verb: hearten; cheer; buoy up; uplift; inspire - (Example: the players were encouraged by the crowd's response - encorajar)
amount
Noun: quantity; number; total; aggregate; sum - (Example: the same amount of people as last year - quantidade)
angry
Adjective: irate; annoyed; cross; vexed; irritated - (Example: Vivienne got angry and started shouting - irritado)
spread
Verb: lay out; open out; unfurl; unroll; roll out - (Example: he fetched the map and spread it out on the table - espalhar)
practice
Noun: application; exercise; use; operation; implementation - (Example: the principles and practice of radiotherapy - prática)
uniform
Adjective: constant; consistent; steady; invariable; unvarying - (Example: a uniform temperature of between 18 and 21 degrees - uniforme)
safety
Noun: welfare; well-being; protection; security; security - (Example: she is still driving too fast for the safety of local residents - segurança)
hunt
Noun: chase; pursuit; stalking; course; coursing - (Example: they enjoyed the thrill of the hunt - caçar)
relax
Verb: unwind; loosen up; ease off; ease up; let up - (Example: yoga or meditation may be helpful in learning to relax - Relaxe)
comprise
Verb: consist of; be made up of; be composed of; contain; take in - (Example: the country comprises twenty states - compreender)
free
Verb: release; liberate; discharge; emancipate; set free - (Example: the government freed all political prisoners - livre)
wonderful
Adjective: marvellous; magnificent; superb; glorious; sublime - (Example: I've had a wonderful evening - Maravilhoso)
continuous
Adjective: continual; uninterrupted; unbroken; constant; ceaseless - (Example: for the past few days there had been continuous rain - contínuo)
regulation
Noun: rule; ruling; order; directive; act - (Example: EC regulations regarding health and safety in the workplace - regulamento)
design
Noun: plan; blueprint; drawing; scale drawing; sketch - (Example: an architect submitted a design for the offices - projeto)
photograph
Noun: picture; photo; shot; snap; snapshot - (Example: a photograph of her father - fotografia)
remind
Verb: jog someone's memory; refresh someone's memory; help someone remember; cause someone to remember; make one think of - (Example: I left a note on the cooker to remind him - lembrar)
nuisance
Noun: source of annoyance; source of irritation; annoyance; inconvenience; bore - (Example: I'm terribly sorry to be such a nuisance - incómodo)
difficulty
Noun: strain; struggling; awkwardness; trouble; toil - (Example: her note had been penned with obvious difficulty - dificuldade)
route
Verb: direct; send; convey; dispatch; forward - (Example: the system will ensure that specialist enquiries are routed to the most appropriate staff - rota)
warn
Verb: notify; alert; apprise; give notice; inform - (Example: David had warned her that it would be late when he returned - advertir)
cup
Noun: trophy; chalice; punch; drink; mixed drink - (Example: the winner was presented with a silver cup - copo)
signal
Verb: gesture; sign; give a sign to; indicate; direct - (Example: a lorry driver signalled to her to cross the road - sinal)
parcel
Verb: pack; pack up; package; wrap; wrap up - (Example: she parcelled up the papers - parcela)
labour
Verb: toil; grub away; plod away; grind away; sweat away - (Example: a project on which he had laboured for many years - trabalho)
drink
Verb: swallow; gulp down; quaff; swill; guzzle - (Example: she drank her coffee - beber)
low
Noun: nadir; low point; lowest point; all-time low; lowest level - (Example: the news caused the dollar to fall to an all-time low - baixo)
celebrate
Verb: commemorate; observe; honour; mark; salute - (Example: they were celebrating their wedding anniversary - comemoro)
bad
Adjective: substandard; poor; inferior; second-rate; second-class - (Example: bad workmanship - mau)
delay
Noun: hold-up; wait; waiting period; detainment; postponement - (Example: the delay between the exchange of contracts and completion - demora)
park
Verb: leave; station; position; put; put down - (Example: he parked his car outside Emma's house - parque)
map
Noun: plan; chart - (Example: the region was mapped from the air - mapa)
meaning
Adjective: meaningful; significant; pointed; eloquent; expressive - (Example: she gave him a meaning look - significado)
few
Adjective: scarce; scant; scanty; meagre; insufficient - (Example: though the car parks are few, they are strategically placed - poucos)
worrying
Adjective: alarming; concerning; worrisome; daunting; perturbing - (Example: their financial situation was very worrying - preocupante)
rid
Verb: clear; free; make free; cleanse; purge - (Example: they had rid the building of all asbestos - livrar)
swim
Verb: bathe; go swimming; take a dip; dip; splash around - (Example: when it rained they played squash or swam in the indoor pool - nadar)
ward
Verb: admit to hospital; admit; take in; let in; accept - (Example: the last of the accident victims was warded - enfermaria)
nevertheless
Adverb: in spite of everything; in spite of that; nonetheless; even so; however - (Example: nevertheless, it makes sense to take a few precautions - mesmo assim)
behaviour
Noun: conduct; way of behaving; way of acting; deportment; bearing - (Example: we are absolutely disgusted with his behaviour - comportamento)
flow
Noun: movement; motion; course; passage; current - (Example: the pump produces a good flow of water - fluxo)
definite
Adjective: explicit; specific; express; precise; exact - (Example: I need a definite answer - definido)
reason
Verb: think rationally; think logically; think straight; use one's mind; use one's common sense - (Example: such a child, left to himself, grows up unable to express himself and unable to reason - razão)
potential
Adjective: possible; likely; prospective; future; probable - (Example: a potential source of conflict - potencial)
own
Verb: be the owner of; possess; be the possessor of; be the proud possessor of; have in one's possession - (Example: I own this house - próprio)
suddenly
Adverb: immediately; instantaneously; instantly; in an instant; straight away - (Example: she suddenly began to laugh - de repente)
capture
Verb: catch; apprehend; seize; arrest; occupy - (Example: a spy had been captured in Moscow - capturar)
lorry
Noun: truck - (Example: the lorry was rumbling over Tower Bridge - caminhão)
supply
Verb: give; contribute; provide; furnish; donate - (Example: they supplied money and professional assistance to rebels at by-elections - fornecem)
definitely
Adverb: certainly; surely; for sure; unquestionably; beyond doubt - (Example: it was definitely a case of exploiting child labour - definitivamente)
careful
Adjective: cautious; heedful; alert; aware; attentive - (Example: be careful when you go up the stairs - Cuidado)
hide
Verb: conceal; secrete; put in a hiding place; put out of sight; camouflage - (Example: he hid the money in the house - esconder)
platform
Noun: stage; dais; stand; rostrum; podium - (Example: another official climbed on the platform and spoke to the crowd - plataforma)
source
Noun: spring; origin; head; well head; headspring - (Example: the source of the river - fonte)
soil
Verb: dirty; get dirty; make dirty; get filthy; make filthy - (Example: he might soil his expensive suit - solo)
entirely
Adverb: absolutely; completely; totally; fully; wholly - (Example: his solution was entirely out of the question - inteiramente)
skin
Verb: peel; pare; hull; graze; scrape - (Example: scald and skin the tomatoes - pele)
asleep
Adjective: sleeping; fast asleep; sound asleep; in a deep sleep; slumbering - (Example: she was still asleep in bed - adormecido)
round
Adverb: around; about; encircling; enclosing; throughout - (Example: there's a maze of alleys round the station - volta)
politician
Noun: legislator; Member of Parliament; MP; representative; minister - (Example: the political affairs of the nation - político)
butcher
Noun: meat seller; meat merchant; meat trader; murderer; mass murderer - (Example: a butcher's shop - açougueiro)
sister
Noun: female sibling; comrade; friend; partner; associate - (Example: I had nine brothers and sisters - irmã)
discipline
Verb: train; drill; teach; school; coach - (Example: these families have different ways of disciplining their children - disciplina)
oven
Noun: stove; kitchen stove - (Example: an outstanding painter - forno)
permit
Verb: allow; let; authorize; give someone authorization; give someone leave - (Example: no company would permit an unqualified accountant to audit its books - permitir)
condition
Noun: state; shape; order; circumstances; surroundings - (Example: visually check the condition of your wiring - condição)
ignore
Verb: disregard; take no notice of; pay no attention to; pay no heed to; pass over - (Example: he ignored the customers and began counting money - ignorar)
mass
Noun: pile; heap; stack; clump; cloud - (Example: a thick soggy mass of fallen leaves - massa)
paint
Verb: colour; apply paint to; decorate; tint; dye - (Example: simply paint the ceiling - pintura)
enough
Determiner: sufficient; adequate; ample; abundant; as much ... as necessary - (Example: have we enough food? - o suficiente)
proceed
Verb: begin; make a start; get going; move; set something in motion - (Example: after almost six weeks, she was still uncertain how to proceed - prosseguir)
clearly
Adverb: intelligibly; plainly; distinctly; comprehensibly; understandably - (Example: everybody has to be able to write clearly - claramente)
lot
Adverb: a great deal; a good deal; to a great extent; much - (Example: I work in pastels a lot - muito)
off
Adverb: away; to a distance; from here; from there; away - (Example: the youths scrambled out of the car and ran off - fora)
cat
Noun: feline - (Example: their pet cat - gato)
size
Verb: sort; categorize; classify - (Example: the drills are sized in millimetres - tamanho)
travel
Noun: journeys; expeditions; trips; tours; excursions - (Example: he amassed great wealth during his travels - viagem)
discount
Noun: reduction; deduction; markdown; price cut; cut - (Example: many rail commuters will get a discount on next year's season tickets - desconto)
channel
Noun: sound; neck; arm; narrows; passage - (Example: the English Channel - canal)
guidance
Noun: advice; counsel; direction; instruction; teaching - (Example: she looked to her instructor for guidance - orientação)
rely
Verb: depend; count; bank; place reliance; bargain - (Example: I think we can rely on his discretion - depender)
second
Noun: moment; bit; little while; short time; instant - (Example: I'll only be gone for a second - segundo)
criminal
Adjective: unlawful; illegal; against the law; illicit; illegitimate - (Example: they were found guilty of criminal conduct - criminal)
govern
Verb: rule; preside over; be in power over; reign over; control - (Example: the Conservative Party governed the province for the next five years - governo)
print
Noun: type; printing; letters; lettering; characters - (Example: the print was very small - impressão)
band
Verb: team up; join forces; pool resources; club together; get together - (Example: local people banded together to fight the company - banda)
differ
Verb: vary; be different; be unlike; be dissimilar; be distinguishable - (Example: child-rearing patterns differ across cultural groups - diferir)
newspaper
Noun: paper - (Example: colleagues were stunned by the news of his death - jornal)
wife
Noun: spouse; partner; mate; consort; woman - (Example: there is widespread concern about the outcome - esposa)
diagram
Noun: drawing; line drawing; illustration; picture; artist's impression - (Example: a diagram of the alimentary canal - diagrama)
refuse
Noun: rubbish; waste; debris; litter; garbage - (Example: dogs nosed around in piles of refuse - recusar)
concerned
Adjective: worried; anxious; disturbed; perturbed; troubled - (Example: her mother looked concerned - preocupado)
sea
Noun: the waves; wave; breaker; roller; comber - (Example: the sea sparkled in the sun - mar)
wish
Verb: desire; want; hope for; long for; yearn for - (Example: I have never wished for power - desejo)
stand
Noun: attitude; stance; point of view; viewpoint; opinion - (Example: I applaud him for his tough stand on human rights - ficar de pé)
frequent
Verb: visit; visit often; be a regular visitor to; be a regular client of; go to regularly - (Example: he frequented the most chic supper clubs - freqüente)
draft
Noun: preliminary version; rough sketch; outline; plan; blueprint - (Example: the draft of his speech - rascunho)
decline
Noun: reduction; decrease; downturn; downswing; lowering - (Example: the company suffered a decline in profits - declínio)
half
Noun: fifty per cent of; bisection of - (Example: half a bar of chocolate - metade)
ideally
Adverb: in a perfect world; in a Utopia - (Example: ideally, everyone should have enough to live on - idealmente)
combination
Noun: amalgamation; amalgam; merger; union; blend - (Example: an elegant combination of ancient and modern - combinação)
all
Determiner: each of; each one of the; every one of the; every single one of the; the whole of the - (Example: all the children went - todos)
switch
Noun: button; handle; lever; key; control - (Example: he pressed the switch on top of the telephone console - interruptor)
load
Noun: cargo; freight; freightage; charge; burden - (Example: MacDowell's got a load to deliver - carga)
seize
Verb: grab; grasp; snatch; seize hold of; grab hold of - (Example: a protester seized the microphone - apreender)
remain
Verb: continue to exist; endure; last; abide; go on - (Example: unless that is sorted out, the problem will remain - permanecer)
fuel
Noun: power source; combustible; propellant; firewood; wood - (Example: one aircraft ran out of fuel and had to ditch - combustível)
status
Noun: standing; rank; ranking; position; social position - (Example: an improvement in the status of women - estado)
original
Noun: archetype; prototype; source; master; paradigm - (Example: the portrait may be a copy of the original - original)
counter
Noun: worktop; work surface; worktable; table; bench - (Example: he left his groceries on the counter - contador)
victim
Noun: sufferer; injured party; casualty; injured person; wounded person - (Example: a victim of violent crime - vítima)
asylum
Noun: refuge; sanctuary; shelter; safety; safe keeping - (Example: the refugees had to find another asylum - asilo)
period
Noun: time; spell; interval; stretch; term - (Example: a six-week period - período)
front
Adjective: at the front; foremost; leading; lead; first - (Example: she was in the front garden - frente)
illegal
Adjective: unlawful; illicit; illegitimate; against the law; criminal - (Example: gangs operating illegal gambling - ilegal)
elderly
Noun: old people; older people; elderly people; elders; geriatrics - (Example: purpose-built accommodation for the elderly - idoso)
stake
Noun: bet; wager; ante; pledge; hazard - (Example: if the horse wins, you get five times your stake back - estaca)
personnel
Noun: staff; employees; workforce; workers; labour force - (Example: sales personnel - pessoal)
little
Adverb: hardly; barely; scarcely; not much; only slightly - (Example: he is little known as a teacher - pequeno)
wing
Noun: pinion; van; part; section; side - (Example: a bird's wings - asa)
inside
Adjective: inner; interior; internal; inmost; innermost - (Example: he took an envelope from his inside pocket - dentro)
dirty
Verb: soil; stain; muddy; blacken; mess up - (Example: she didn't like him dirtying her nice clean towels - sujo)
much
Determiner: a lot of; a good deal of; a great deal of; a great amount of; a large amount of - (Example: did you get much help? - muito)
root
Noun: radicle; rhizome; rootstock; tuber; tap root - (Example: the fungus attacks a plant's roots - raiz)
back
Noun: spine; backbone; spinal column; vertebral column; rear - (Example: they think she's broken her back - costas)
resolve
Verb: settle; sort out; solve; find a solution to; find an answer to - (Example: the government seems to think that the matter can be resolved overnight - resolver)
define
Verb: explain; expound; interpret; elucidate; explicate - (Example: the dictionary defines it as a type of pasture - definir)
sit
Verb: take a seat; seat oneself; settle down; be seated; take a chair - (Example: you'd better sit down - sentar)
division
Noun: dividing; dividing up; breaking up; break-up; cutting up - (Example: they protested against the division of the island - divisão)
reference
Noun: mention of; allusion to; comment on; remark about; source - (Example: his journal contains many references to railways - referência)
impossible
Adjective: not possible; beyond the bounds of possibility; out of the question; not worth considering; unattainable - (Example: gale force winds made fishing impossible - impossível)
team
Noun: group; squad; side; band; bunch - (Example: the village cricket team - equipe)
copy
Verb: duplicate; photocopy; xerox; photostat; mimeograph - (Example: each form had to be copied and sent to a different editor - cópia)
topic
Noun: subject; subject matter; theme; issue; matter - (Example: he brought the conversation round to the topic of food and drink - tema)
title
Noun: name; subtitle; caption; legend; inscription - (Example: the author and title of the book - título)
emergency
Adjective: urgent; crisis; alternative; substitute; replacement - (Example: an emergency meeting - emergência)
create
Verb: generate; produce; design; make; fabricate - (Example: the sculpture has been created out of Portland stone - crio)
different
Adjective: dissimilar; unalike; unlike; non-identical; contrasting - (Example: the plots of the two books are very different - diferente)
majority
Noun: larger number; larger part; greater number; greater part; major part - (Example: in the majority of cases - maioria)
hold
Noun: grip; grasp; clasp; clutch; influence - (Example: he lost his hold and fell - aguarde)
dirt
Noun: grime; dust; soot; smut; earth - (Example: his face was streaked with dirt - sujeira)
deserve
Verb: merit; earn; warrant; rate; justify - (Example: everyone involved with this book deserves the greatest praise - merecer)
rate
Noun: percentage; ratio; proportion; scale; standard - (Example: a fixed rate of interest - taxa)
lack
Verb: be without; have need of; be in need of; need; be lacking - (Example: she's immature and lacks judgement - falta)
pack
Verb: fill; fill up; put things in; load; stuff - (Example: she helped pack the hamper - pacote)
material
Adjective: physical; corporeal; tangible; non-spiritual; mundane - (Example: the material rather than the spiritual world - material)
dry
Adjective: arid; parched; scorched; baked; burned - (Example: the dry desert lay behind - seco)
can
Noun: tin; canister - (Example: a petrol can - posso)
bloke
Noun: man; boy; male; individual; body - (Example: a wall of concrete blocks - sujeito)
sex
Noun: sexual intercourse; intercourse; lovemaking; making love; sex act - (Example: a group of teenage boys sat around the table talking about sex - sexo)
unknown
Adjective: undisclosed; unrevealed; undivulged; untold; unspecified - (Example: the ultimate outcome of their dispute was unknown - desconhecido)
idea
Noun: concept; notion; conception; conceptualization; thought - (Example: the idea of death scares her - idéia)
till
Verb: cultivate; work; farm; plough; dig - (Example: he went back to tilling the land - até)
considerably
Adverb: greatly; much; very much; a great deal; a lot - (Example: alcoholic drinks vary considerably in strength - consideravelmente)
institution
Noun: organization; establishment; institute; foundation; centre - (Example: an academic institution - instituição)
any
Determiner: some; a piece of; a part of; a bit of; the slightest bit of - (Example: is there any ginger cake left? - qualquer)
debate
Noun: discussion; exchange of views; discourse; parley - (Example: there is renewed debate about NATO's defence role - debate)
university
Noun: college; academy; educational establishment; educational institution; institute - (Example: the laws of the physical universe - universidade)
line
Verb: furrow; wrinkle; crease; mark with lines; cover with lines - (Example: her face was lined with age - linha)
register
Noun: official list; listing; roll; roster; index - (Example: the register of electors - registrar)
revenue
Noun: income; takings; receipts; proceeds; earnings - (Example: 15% of all revenue is generated by a single product - receita)
imagine
Verb: visualize; envisage; envision; picture; form a picture of - (Example: one can imagine the cloud-capped towers of the castle - imaginar)
stuff
Verb: fill; pack; pad; line; wad - (Example: flowers were used to stuff pillows and mattresses - material)
mother
Noun: female parent; materfamilias; matriarch; dam; source - (Example: it was time for the foal to be separated from its mother - mãe)
meaning
Noun: significance; sense; signification; import; thrust - (Example: I didn't understand the meaning of his remark - significado)
wear
Noun: use; wearing; service; employment; utility - (Example: you won't get much wear out of something so cheap - vestem)
pity
Verb: feel sorry for; feel pity for; feel for; feel sympathy for; sympathize with - (Example: I could see from their faces that they pitied me - pena)
repeat
Verb: say again; restate; reiterate; go through again; go over again - (Example: she repeated her story in a flat monotone - repetir)
aged
Adjective: elderly; old; mature; older; senior - (Example: she treated him with the respect one might give to an aged relative - idoso)
suffer
Verb: hurt; ache; be in pain; feel pain; be racked with pain - (Example: I loved him too much to want to see him suffer - sofrer)
lady
Noun: woman; member of the fair sex; member of the gentle sex; female; noblewoman - (Example: he gave the ladies presents of flowers from his garden - senhora)
bill
Verb: send an invoice to; invoice; charge; debit; send a statement to - (Example: we shall be billing them for the damage caused - conta)
slope
Noun: gradient; incline; angle; slant; inclination - (Example: the roof should have a slope sufficient for proper drainage - declive)
ear
Noun: organ of hearing; attention; attentiveness; notice; heed - (Example: Helen had an infection of the ear - orelha)
mine
Verb: quarry; excavate; extract; unearth; remove - (Example: the iron ore was mined from shallow pits - meu)
arise
Verb: come to light; become apparent; make an appearance; appear; emerge - (Example: if any problems arise, go to the Citizens' Advice Bureau - surgir)
till
Noun: cash register; cash box; cash drawer; strongbox - (Example: she counted the money in the till - até)
king
Noun: ruler; sovereign; monarch; supreme ruler; crowned head - (Example: Edward made a bid to be crowned king of France - rei)
fish
Verb: go fishing; angle; cast; trawl; search - (Example: some people were fishing in the lake - peixe)
pocket
Adjective: small; little; miniature; mini; compact - (Example: a pocket dictionary - bolso)
silly
Noun: nincompoop; dunce; simpleton - (Example: come on, silly - boba)
entertainment
Noun: amusement; pleasure; leisure; relaxation; fun - (Example: he read the books purely for entertainment - entretenimento)
infection
Noun: disease; virus; contagion; contamination; poison - (Example: she was treated for a kidney infection - infecção)
fuel
Verb: power; charge; fire; stoke up; supply with fuel - (Example: power stations fuelled by low-grade coal - combustível)
allowance
Noun: permitted amount; permitted quantity; allocation; allotment; quota - (Example: your baggage allowance - abono)
carpet
Verb: cover; coat; overlay; overspread; blanket - (Example: the gravel was carpeted in bright green moss - tapete)
feed
Verb: give food to; provide food for; provide for; cater for; prepare food for - (Example: I have a large family to feed - alimentação)
market
Verb: sell; retail; offer for sale; put up for sale; vend - (Example: the product was marketed worldwide - mercado)
because
Conjunction: since; as; for the reason that; in view of the fact that; owing to the fact that - (Example: his classmates liked him because he was very friendly - Porque)
approve
Verb: agree with; hold with; endorse; support; back - (Example: his boss doesn't approve of his party-boy lifestyle - aprovar)
reverse
Noun: opposite; contrary; converse; inverse; obverse - (Example: the reverse is the case - reverso)
pray
Verb: say one's prayers; be at prayer; make one's devotions; invoke; call on - (Example: he prayed to God - orar)
climb
Noun: ascent; clamber - (Example: he was out of breath after his steep climb - escalada)
swap
Noun: exchange; interchange; trade; barter; switch - (Example: he was on the lookout for a job swap - troca)
producer
Noun: manufacturer; maker; builder; fabricator; creator - (Example: the company is the largest European car producer - produtor)
anger
Verb: annoy; irritate; exasperate; irk; vex - (Example: she was angered by his terse reply - raiva)
skill
Noun: expertise; skilfulness; expertness; adeptness; adroitness - (Example: once again, he demonstrated his skill as a politician - habilidade)
potential
Noun: possibilities; potentiality; prospects - (Example: he obviously has great potential - potencial)
completely
Adverb: totally; entirely; wholly; thoroughly; fully - (Example: he had always been completely honest with her - completamente)
poster
Noun: notice; placard; public notice; bill; sign - (Example: a poster advertising his latest film - poster)
organic
Adjective: living; live; animate; biological; natural - (Example: organic matter - orgânico)
sink
Noun: basin; washbasin; handbasin; wash-hand basin - (Example: he washed himself as best he could at the sink in the bathroom - Pia)
boat
Noun: vessel; craft; watercraft; ship - (Example: a small rowing boat - barco)
poor
Adjective: poverty-stricken; impoverished; necessitous; beggarly; in penury - (Example: a poor family - pobre)
deposit
Verb: place; unload; rest; settle; sit - (Example: she deposited a pile of school books on the table - depósito)
opposite
Adjective: facing; face to face with; across from; facing; opposing - (Example: she and Alice sat opposite each other - oposto)
theory
Noun: hypothesis; thesis; conjecture; supposition; speculation - (Example: I reckon that confirms my theory - teoria)
arrive
Verb: come; get here; get there; reach one's destination; make it - (Example: more police arrived - chegar)
last
Adjective: rearmost; rear; hindmost; bringing up the rear; nearest the rear - (Example: the last woman in the queue - último)
late
Adjective: behind time; behind schedule; behind; behindhand; dead - (Example: he was late for work - atrasado)
serve
Verb: work for; be in the service of; perform duties for; be employed by; have a job with - (Example: they have served their political masters faithfully for the past 40 years - servir)
give
Verb: present with; provide with; supply with; furnish with; gift with - (Example: he had given them nearly two thousand pounds - dar)
refer
Verb: mention; make mention of; make reference to; allude to; touch on - (Example: he referred to errors in the article - referir)
bright
Adjective: shining; light; brilliant; vivid; blazing - (Example: she stood blinking in the bright sunlight - brilhante)
awareness
Noun: consciousness; recognition; realization; cognizance; perception - (Example: a growing public awareness of the need to protect the environment - consciência)
punch
Noun: blow; hit; knock; thump; thwack - (Example: he landed a punch on Lorrimer's nose - soco)
consideration
Noun: thought; deliberation; reflection; contemplation; cogitation - (Example: your case needs very careful consideration - consideração)
blank
Noun: space; gap; blank space; empty space; void - (Example: leave blanks to type in the appropriate names - em branco)
illness
Noun: sickness; disease; ailment; disorder; complaint - (Example: he was making a steady recovery from his recent illness - doença)
confident
Adjective: optimistic; hopeful; sanguine; self-assured; assured - (Example: we are confident that business will improve - confiante)
complete
Verb: finish; end; conclude; bring to a conclusion; finalize - (Example: she advised him to complete his architectural training - completo)
excuse
Noun: justification; defence; reason; explanation; mitigating circumstances - (Example: that's no excuse for stealing - desculpa)
pants
Noun: underpants; briefs; Y-fronts; boxer shorts; boxers - (Example: there's no need to panic - calças)
north
Adjective: northern; northerly; northwardly; Arctic; polar - (Example: the north wind - norte)
determination
Noun: resolution; resolve; resoluteness; setting; fixing - (Example: it took all her determination to stand her ground - determinação)
prison
Noun: jail; penal institution; place of detention; lock-up; place of confinement - (Example: pioneering new forms of surgery should be a priority for the National Health Service - prisão)
fashion
Noun: vogue; trend; craze; rage; mania - (Example: the fashion for figure-hugging clothes - moda)
drunk
Noun: drunkard; inebriate; drinker; imbiber; tippler - (Example: a drunk lay slumped against a wall - bêbado)
stage
Noun: phase; period; juncture; step; point - (Example: a stage in the development - etapa)
transport
Noun: conveyance; transportation; transfer; transference; transmission - (Example: this service is used mainly by the elderly who have no access to alternative forms of transport - transporte)
push
Noun: shove; thrust; ram; bump; knock - (Example: I felt a push in the back - empurrar)
touch
Verb: meet; join; connect; be against; be up against - (Example: his shoes were touching the end of the bed - tocar)
outstanding
Adjective: excellent; marvellous; magnificent; superb; fine - (Example: an outstanding painter - excepcional)
disaster
Noun: catastrophe; calamity; cataclysm; tragedy; act of God - (Example: a railway disaster - desastre)
award
Verb: give; grant - (Example: a 3.5 per cent pay rise was awarded to staff - prêmio)
fancy
Noun: desire; urge; wish; want; imagination - (Example: he was able to indulge his fancy to own a farm - chique)
darling
Noun: dear; dearest; dear one; love; lover - (Example: good night, darling - querida)
innovation
Noun: change; alteration; revolution; upheaval; transformation - (Example: they favoured the traditional approach and resisted innovation - inovação)
front
Noun: forepart; fore; foremost part; anterior; forefront - (Example: a little deck at the front of the boat - frente)
baby
Noun: infant; newborn; child; tot; little one - (Example: a newborn baby - bebê)
church
Noun: house of God; the Lord's house; house of prayer; denomination; sect - (Example: a village church - Igreja)
valley
Noun: dale; vale - (Example: they could just make out the vague shape of a ship in the mist - vale)
cost
Noun: price; asking price; market price; selling price; fee - (Example: there was a row over the cost of the equipment - custo)
mode
Noun: manner; way; fashion; means; method - (Example: an extremely informal mode of policing - modo)
section
Noun: segment; part; component; division; piece - (Example: I unscrewed every section of the copper pipe - seção)
people
Noun: human beings; persons; individuals; humans; mankind - (Example: crowds of people - pessoas)
while
Verb: pass; spend; occupy; use up; kill - (Example: tennis and quoits helped to while away the time during the voyage - enquanto)
fine
Adverb: well; all right; not badly; satisfactorily; in a satisfactory manner - (Example: you're doing fine - bem)
share
Noun: portion; part; division; bit; quota - (Example: her share of the profits from the original television show - compartilhar)
roll
Verb: turn round and round; go round and round; turn over and over; spin; rotate - (Example: the empty bottle rolled down the pavement - rolo)
notice
Noun: attention; observation; awareness; consciousness; perception - (Example: no aspect connected with the running of his companies escaped his notice - aviso prévio)
wet
Verb: dampen; damp; moisten; humidify - (Example: wet the clothes before ironing them - molhado)
stretch
Verb: be elastic; be stretchy; be stretchable; be tensile; pull - (Example: the material stretches - esticam)
understand
Verb: comprehend; apprehend; grasp; see; take in - (Example: he couldn't understand anything we said to him - Compreendo)
sympathy
Noun: commiseration; pity; condolence; consolation; comfort - (Example: Sarah touched his arm in sympathy - simpatia)
building
Noun: structure; construction; edifice; erection; pile - (Example: the church is a plain red brick building - prédio)
graph
Verb: plot; trace; draw up; delineate - (Example: we can calculate and graph new prices - gráfico)
bound
Noun: leap; jump; spring; bounce; hop - (Example: he crossed the room with a single bound - limite)
count
Verb: add up; add together; find the sum of; sum up; reckon up - (Example: he was counting a stack of dollar bills - contagem)
station
Verb: put on duty; post; position; place; set - (Example: a flagman was stationed at the road crossing - estação)
soon
Adverb: in a short time; shortly; presently; in the near future; before long - (Example: she'll be there soon - em breve)
universe
Noun: cosmos; macrocosm; totality; whole world; Creation - (Example: the laws of the physical universe - universo)
trouble
Verb: worry; bother; cause concern to; concern; disturb - (Example: this matter had been troubling her for some time - problema)
emerge
Verb: come out; appear; come into view; become visible; make an appearance - (Example: a policeman emerged from the alley - emergir)
price
Noun: cost; asking price; selling price; charge; fee - (Example: the purchase price of a car - preço)
known
Adjective: recognized; well known; widely known; generally known; publicly known - (Example: a known criminal - conhecido)
novel
Adjective: new; original; unusual; unfamiliar; unconventional - (Example: the practice would not be considered unusual today, but in 1945 it was novel - romance)
reaction
Noun: response; backlash; counteraction; recoil; conservatism - (Example: the reaction from listeners was encouraging - reação)
highlight
Verb: call attention to; focus attention on; focus on; spotlight; foreground - (Example: this has highlighted a number of shortcomings in the technical arrangements - realçar)
plug
Verb: seal; seal off; seal up; close; close off - (Example: plug the holes with dowels - plugue)
own
Adjective: personal; individual; particular; private; personalized - (Example: he has his own reasons - próprio)
oil
Verb: lubricate; grease - (Example: I'll oil that gate for you tomorrow - oleo)
invite
Verb: ask; bid; summon; ask for; request - (Example: they invited us to Sunday brunch - convite)
big
Adjective: large; sizeable; of considerable size; substantial; considerable - (Example: a big garden - grande)
sack
Verb: ravage; lay waste; devastate; ransack; strip - (Example: Edward I sacked the town in 1296 - saco)
machinery
Noun: equipment; apparatus; hardware; plant; mechanism - (Example: a paper mill equipped with modern machinery - maquinaria)
pencil
Verb: write; write down; jot down; note; set down - (Example: she pencilled slogans on an envelope - lápis)
swap
Verb: exchange; interchange; trade; barter; trade off - (Example: I'd swapped some toy cars for a set of dice in a leather case - troca)
must
Verb: ought to; should; have to; have got to; need to - (Example: I must go - devo)
try
Verb: attempt; endeavour; make an effort; exert oneself; seek - (Example: we've got to try to help him - experimentar)
egg
Noun: ovum; gamete; germ cell; zygote - (Example: they made an effort to reach a settlement - ovo)
stretch
Adjective: stretchy; stretchable; elastic; elasticated - (Example: today's popular stretch fabrics - esticam)
constant
Adjective: continual; continuous; persistent; sustained; abiding - (Example: the constant background noise of the city - constante)
comfortable
Adjective: pleasant; free from hardship; well off; well-to-do; affluent - (Example: a comfortable lifestyle - confortável)
suit
Verb: look attractive on; enhance the appearance of; look right on; look good on; become - (Example: blue really suits you - terno)
sexual
Adjective: reproductive; genital; sex; procreative; carnal - (Example: the sexual organs - sexual)
hearing
Noun: ability to hear; faculty of hearing; sense of hearing; aural faculty; auditory perception - (Example: people who have very acute hearing - audição)
rush
Noun: dash; run; sprint; dart; bolt - (Example: the men made a rush for the exit - pressa)
alcohol
Noun: liquor; intoxicating liquor; alcoholic drink; strong drink; drink - (Example: I don't even smoke cigarettes or touch alcohol - álcool)
dress
Verb: put on clothes; don clothes; slip into clothes; clothe oneself; get dressed - (Example: he dressed quickly and ran out of the house - vestir)
sale
Noun: selling; vending; disposal; deal; transaction - (Example: a law to curb the sale of firearms - venda)
slowly
Adverb: unhurriedly; without hurrying; at a leisurely pace; at a slow pace; leisurely - (Example: Rose walked off slowly - lentamente)
circle
Verb: wheel; move round; move round in circles; revolve; rotate - (Example: seagulls circled above his head - círculo)
original
Adjective: indigenous; native; aboriginal; first; earliest - (Example: the original inhabitants of Canada - original)
moral
Noun: lesson; message; meaning; significance; signification - (Example: the moral of the story - moral)
full
Adjective: filled; filled up; filled to capacity; filled to the brim; brimming - (Example: her glass was full - cheio)
sure
Adjective: certain; positive; convinced; definite; confident - (Example: I am sure that they did not have an affair - certo)
pattern
Verb: shape; influence; form; model; fashion - (Example: there is a dread that someone else is patterning your life - padrão)
secretary
Noun: assistant; personal assistant; PA; administrator; clerk - (Example: he asked his secretary to place a call through to England - secretário)
deliberately
Adverb: intentionally; on purpose; purposely; by design; knowingly - (Example: he deliberately tried to hurt me - deliberadamente)
matter
Noun: material; substance; stuff; medium; affair - (Example: decaying vegetable matter - importam)
nation
Noun: country; state; land; sovereign state; nation state - (Example: there was a nasty smell in the kitchen - nação)
preparation
Noun: devising; putting together; thinking up; drawing up; construction - (Example: the preparation of contingency plans - preparação)
might
Noun: strength; force; power - (Example: she hit him with all her might - poderia)
innocent
Adjective: guiltless; guilt-free; not guilty; blameless; not to blame - (Example: the police realized he was entirely innocent - inocente)
off
Adjective: unfair; unjust; uncalled for; below the belt; unacceptable - (Example: his boss deducted the money from his pay, which was a bit off - fora)
injure
Verb: hurt; wound; harm; damage; disable - (Example: she was injured in a road accident - ferir)
divide
Verb: split; cut up; cleave; carve up; slice up - (Example: he divided his kingdom into four - dividir)
stick
Verb: thrust; push; insert; jab; dig - (Example: he stuck his fork into the sausage - Vara)
imply
Verb: insinuate; suggest; hint; intimate; implicate - (Example: she seemed to be implying that he was mad - implicar)
assistant
Noun: subordinate; deputy; auxiliary; second; second in command - (Example: he spent three years as a photographer's assistant - assistente)
progress
Noun: forward movement; onward movement; progression; advance; advancement - (Example: ceaseless rain made further progress impossible - progresso)
contact
Verb: get in touch with; communicate with; make contact with; approach; reach - (Example: anyone with any information should contact the police - contato)
no one
Pronoun: nobody; not a soul; not anyone; not a person; not a single person - (Example: there was no one about - ninguém)
bottle
Noun: container; courage; courageousness; bravery; valour - (Example: Gareth opened a bottle of whisky - garrafa)
foreign
Adjective: overseas; distant; remote; far off; far flung - (Example: foreign branches of UK banks - estrangeiro)
string
Noun: twine; cord; yarn; thread; strand - (Example: a ball of string - corda)
annual
Adjective: yearly; once-a-year; every twelve months; year-long; lasting a year - (Example: an annual report - anual)
beyond
Adverb: further on; far off; far away; in the distance; afar - (Example: a view of Hobart with Mount Wellington beyond - além)
plate
Verb: cover; coat; overlay; laminate; veneer - (Example: the roof was plated with steel - prato)
operator
Noun: machinist; mechanic; operative; engineer; driver - (Example: a machine operator - operador)
wool
Noun: fleece; hair; coat - (Example: tufts of sheep's wool - lã)
lad
Noun: boy; schoolboy; youth; youngster; juvenile - (Example: a young lad of eight - rapaz)
link
Noun: loop; ring; connection; connective; connector - (Example: a chain made of steel links - ligação)
build
Verb: construct; erect; put up; assemble; set up - (Example: a small supermarket had been built - construir)
shelter
Noun: protection; shield; cover; a roof; screen - (Example: the plants provide shelter for animals - abrigo)
correct
Adjective: right; accurate; true; veracious; exact - (Example: the answer he gave was perfectly correct - corrigir)