Road to IETLS 2.3 ngày 31/10

affection (n)
(She felt no affection for the child.
He had a deep affection for his aunt.)
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gratifying (adj) (/ˈɡræt̬.ə.faɪ.ɪŋ/) (It must be very gratifying to see all your children grown up and happy.)pleasing and satisfyingdisclosure (n) (/dɪˈskloʊ.ʒɚ/) (Any public disclosure of this information would be very damaging to the company. The newspaper made damaging disclosures of management incompetence.)the act of making something known or the fact that is made knowntenet (n) (/ˈten.ɪt/) (It is a tenet of contemporary psychology that an individual's mental health is supported by having good social networks.)one of the principles on which a belief or theory is basedsubstantial (adj) (/səbˈstæn.ʃəl/) (The findings show a substantial difference between the opinions of men and women. She inherited a substantial fortune from her grandmother. The first draft of his novel needed a substantial amount of rewriting.)large in size, value, or importancesensible (adj) (/ˈsen.sə.bəl/) (a sensible answer/approach/compromise/option a sensible person I think the sensible thing to do is call and ask for directions. It would be sensible to take an umbrella.)based on or acting on good judgment and practical ideas or understandingcontemporary (adj) (/kənˈtem.pə.rer.i/) (Robert J. Sternberg's contemporary research on lovestories has elaborated on how these narrativesdetermine the shape of our relationships and our lives.)existing or happening nowfulfill (v) (/fʊlˈfɪl/) (A school fails if it does not fulfill the needs/requirements of its students. At the age of 45, she finally fulfilled her ambition to run a marathon.)to do something that is expected, hoped for, or promised, or to cause it to happenhierarchy (n) (/ˈhaɪ.rɑː (Some monkeys have a very complex social hierarchy. He rose quickly through the political hierarchy to become party leader.)a system in which people or things are arranged according to their importancefrustration (n) (/frʌsˈtreɪ.ʃən/) (I could sense his frustration at not being able to help. This job has more than its fair share of frustrations.)the feeling of being annoyed or less confident because you cannot achieve what you want, or something that makes you feel like thisfantasy (/ˈfæn.tə.si/) (Steve's favourite fantasy was to own a big house and a flashy car. sexual fantasies She retreated into a fantasy world, where she could be anything she wanted.)a pleasant situation that you enjoy thinking about but is unlikely to happen, or the activity of imagining things like thismilieu (n) (/miːlˈjɜː/) (It is a study of the social and cultural milieu in which Michelangelo lived and worked.)the people, physical, and social conditions and events that provide the environment in which someone acts or livescomplement (v) (/ˈkɑːm.plə.ment/) (Strawberries and cream complement each other perfectly. The music complements her voice perfectly.)to make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with itdefy (v) (/dɪˈfaɪ/) (It is rare to see children openly defying their teachers. A few workers have defied the majority decision and gone into work despite the strike. The fact that aircraft don't fall out of the sky always seems to me to defy (= act against) the law of gravity. A forest fire raging in southern California is defying (= is not changed by) all attempts to control it.)to refuse to obey a person, decision, law, situation, etc.

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