Category: Academic Vocabulary of the Day
maen ih fest
definition: to show plainly; display; demonstrate.
example: The results of the treatment generally manifest themselves after only four days.
example: The man’s face manifested both shock and grief.
example: The patient manifested symptoms of a rare disease.
definition: clear and unmistakable to the eye or mind; plain; obvious.
example: His guilt was manifest to all.
definition: to transform (something) into another form, substance, or state.
example: We can convert the sofa into a bed.
example: The gas engine converts the gas into electrical power.
definition: to adopt new and fundamentally different beliefs or attitudes, especially religious or political.
example: Before her marriage, she converted to Judaism.
he t@ ro ji ni @s [or] he t@ ro jin y@s
definition: made up of parts or members that differ from each other.
example: The dogs at the shelter form a heterogeneous group ranging from boxers to bulldogs to chihuahuas.
definition 1: to prevent from happening by means of a prior action or previously established condition.
example: Their heated dispute some years before precluded any future friendship between them.
example: The crimes he committed in his homeland precluded his becoming a U.S. citizen.
definition 2: to prevent (someone) from doing or becoming something.
example: Being female in the nineteenth century precluded a woman from voting or holding public office.
pra mih n@nt
definition 1: clearly noticeable; obvious; conspicuous.
example: The advertisement was placed in a prominent position on the page.
definition 2: jutting out beyond a surface; protruding.
example: The nose is the most prominent feature on a person’s face.
definition: widely recognized; eminent.
example: He had been a prominent politician before the scandal.