1. to strike or collide with something (usually followed by “on” or “upon”).
A blaring car horn impinged on my thoughts.
2. to encroach (usually followed by “on” or “upon”).
We do not want the school policy to impinge on our parental authority.
3. to have an effect or influence (usually followed by “on” or “upon”).
His opinion impinged on her choice.
to inform (often followed by “of”).
Please apprise me of new developments as they occur.
The lawyer apprised the family that their father had drawn up a new will recently.
bi ae tih faI
1. in the Roman Catholic Church, to proclaim (a deceased person) blessed in heaven and deserving of a ceremony of honor.
Mother Teresa was beatified in 2003 by Pope John Paul II.
2. to admire or exalt as superior.
Many classical music lovers beatify Bach’s concertos.
fae br@ keIt
1. to construct or create.
The knives are fabricated out of stainless steel.
2. to put together by assembling.
The entire home is fabricated in the factory.
3. to invent with the intention of deceiving; make up.
The story had been fabricated just for the publicity.
He fabricated an elaborate excuse for turning his project in late.
ihn jen d@r
to create or give rise to.
The innovative product engendered many imitations.
The theory engendered criticism from the scientific community.