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peden
24-11-2008, 11:25 PM
1.pessimistic
pessimism
noun [U]
the tendency to emphasize or think of the bad part of a situation rather than the good part, or the feeling that bad things are more likely to happen than good things:
- There is now a mood of deepening pessimism about/over the economy.
- An underlying pessimism infuses all her novels.
NOTE: The opposite is optimism.

pessimist
noun [C]
someone who always believes that bad things will happen:
- Don't be such a pessimist!

pessimistic
adjective
- The tone of the meeting was very pessimistic.
- The doctors are pessimistic (= not hopeful) about his chances of recovery.

pessimistically
adverb

2.optimistic
optimism
noun [U]
the tendency to be hopeful and to emphasize the good part of a situation rather than the bad part; the belief that good things will happen in the future:
- There was a note of optimism in his voice as he spoke about the company's future.
- Judging from your examination results, I think you have cause/grounds/reason for cautious optimism about getting a university place.
NOTE: The opposite is pessimism.

optimist
noun [C]
someone who always believes that good things will happen:
- She's a born optimist (= someone who has always been optimistic).

optimistic
adjective
- She is optimistic about her chances of winning a gold medal.

optimistically
adverb

3.depression
depression (NO ACTIVITY)
noun [C]
a period in which there is very little business activity and not many jobs:
- The stock market crash marked the start of a severe depression.

4.corporation
corporation (BUSINESS)
group noun [C] (WRITTEN ABBREVIATION Corp.)
a large company or group of companies that is controlled together as a single organization:
- a multinational corporation
- the British Broadcasting Corporation
- She didn't want to work for a big corporation where everything was so impersonal.

5.wipe
wipe sth out (DESTROY) phrasal verb [M]
to destroy something completely:
- Whole villages were wiped out in the fighting.
- One bad harvest could wipe out all of a grower's profits for the previous two years.

6.terrorism
terrorism
noun [U]
(threats of) violent action for political purposes:
- Governments must cooperate if they are to fight/combat international terrorism.
- The bomb explosion was one of the worst acts of terrorism that Italy has experienced in recent years.

terrorist
noun [C]
- Several terrorists have been killed by their own bombs.
- There has been an increase in terrorist attacks.
- The government has said that it will not be intimidated by terrorist threats.

7.domestic
domestic (HOME)
adjective
belonging or relating to the home, house or family:
- domestic chores/duties/arrangements

domesticated
adjective
able or willing to do cleaning, cooking and other jobs in the home, and to look after children:
- Since they had their baby they've both become quite domesticated.

domestic noun [C]
someone paid to do work, such as cleaning and cooking, in someone else's house

domestically
adverb

domesticity
noun [U]
life at home looking after your house and family:
- She married young and settled happily into domesticity.

Cần phân biệt domestic ở bài 8 và ở bài 7, có sự khác nhau đó nha !

8.incredible
incredible (DIFFICULT TO BELIEVE)
adjective
impossible, or very difficult, to believe:
- an incredible story
- The latest missiles can be fired with incredible accuracy.
- It seems incredible that no one foresaw the crisis.

incredibly
adverb
- Incredibly, no one was hurt in the accident.

9.shuttle
shuttle (VEHICLE)
noun [C]
a vehicle or aircraft that travels regularly between two places:
- To get across town, you can take the shuttle from Times Square to Grand Central.
- The American (space) shuttle can be used many times to put payloads in space.

shuttle
verb [I or T; usually + adverb or preposition]
to travel or take people regularly between the same two places:
- A small train shuttles constantly between the concourse and the runways.

10. centenarian
noun [C]
someone who is a hundred years old or more

11. eradicated
eradicate
verb [T] FORMAL
to get rid of completely or destroy something bad:
- The government claims to be doing all it can to eradicate corruption.
- The disease which once claimed millions of lives has now been eradicated.

eradication
noun [U]

11.contribute
contribute to sth phrasal verb
to help to cause an event or situation:
Smoking certainly contributed to his early death.

12.fatal
fatal
adjective
1 A fatal illness or accident, etc. causes death:
- This illness is fatal in almost all cases.
- the fatal shooting of an unarmed 15-year-old

2 very serious and having an important bad effect in the future:
- He made the fatal mistake/error of believing what they told him.
- It just shows how you should never say how well things are going for you - it's fatal (= it causes bad things to happen).

fatally
adverb
- Several people were injured, two fatally (= they died as a result).

fatality
noun [C]
a death caused by an accident or by violence, or someone who has died in either of these ways:
- Britain has thousands of road fatalities (= deaths on roads) every year.
The first fatalities of the war were civilians.

13.life expectancy
life expectancy noun [C usually singular]
the length of time that a living thing, especially a human being, is likely to live:
- Life expectancy in Europe has increased greatly in the 20th century.

14.predict
predict
verb [T]
to say that an event or action will happen in the future, especially as a result of knowledge or experience:
- It's still not possible to accurately predict the occurrence of earthquakes.
[+ that] Who could have predicted that within ten years he'd be in charge of the whole company?
[+ to infinitive] The hurricane is predicted to reach the coast tomorrow morning.
[+ question word] No one can predict when the disease will strike again.

predictable
adjective
1 Something which is predictable happens in a way or at a time which you know about before it happens:
- Comets appear at predictable times.
NOTE: The opposite is unpredictable.

2 DISAPPROVING happening or behaving in a way that you expect and not unusual or interesting:
- The ending to the film was just so predictable.

predictably
adverb
as expected:
- Predictably, after the initial media interest, the refugees now seem to have been forgotten.

predictability
noun [U]
the state of knowing what something is like, when something will happen, etc:
- Although her job is boring and monotonous, she likes the sense of predictability and security that it gives her.

predictive
adjective FORMAL
relating to the ability to predict:
- The predictive value of this new method of analysis has still to be proven.

15.eternal
eternal
adjective
lasting forever or for a very long time:
- The company is engaged in the eternal search for a product that will lead the market.
- Will you two never stop your eternal arguing!

eternally
adverb
- the eternally changing seasons
- eternally weary/sad/cheerful
- FORMAL I'd be eternally (= very or always) grateful if you could arrange it.

Cô gái H'Mông
15-05-2010, 06:35 PM
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peden
20-05-2010, 05:52 PM
Pe ơi , bạn có tổng hợp từ vựng T.Anh 12( hệ 7 năm, ban cơ bản) không, cho ḿnh xin nhe, gửi về nguyenha201081@yahoo.com (nnguyenha201081@yahoo.com)

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