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Useful Vocabulary for CAE Test II
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(adj) used so often as to lack freshness or originality; overused ÄRALEIERDATUD One cannot be blamed for being bored stiff after hearing grandmother's hackneyed old sayings.
(noun) an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; METSIKUS, JÕLEDUS Atrocities were committed by forces on both sides of the conflict.
(adj) impossible to achieve or reach. Setting unattainable goals will only lead to frustration.
(noun) reduction in the number or quantity of something AMMENDUMINE, OTSALÕPPEMINE It is evident that excessive logging and mining lead to the depletion of natural resources.
(adj) harmful; damaging. This could be seriously detrimental to the mental health of the kids and parents involved.
(verb/noun) an effect or result; MÕJU. At the end of May, officials warned about a Russian hacking campaign that has impacted more than 500,000 routers worldwide.
(adj) fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing SÕNAOSAV People later told Yang how powerful their presence and eloquent presentations were.
(adj) difficult to believe. He gave an implausible excuse for showing up late for work.
(adj) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn. That question seemed quite apt in the circumstances.
(adj) deserving strong condemnation; completely unacceptable. 1)They were living in the most deplorable conditions.
2)We tried to forget the whole deplorable episode.
(adj) acting or done quickly and without thought or care; rash LÄBEMATU, TORMAKAS Callous, impetuous Logan is suddenly the lone voice of reason.
(verb) to grow rapidly or flourish. The market for her work has burgeoned in recent years.
(verb) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt.
His views were derided as old-fashioned.
(adv) simply, just, only, purely. They agreed to go merely because they were getting paid for it.
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