Category: Academic Vocabulary of the Day
definition 1: the gathering of ripe crops, the crops or the amount so gathered, or the season in which they are gathered.
example: Even small children helped out with the harvest of the crops.
example: It was a small harvest that year.
example: We met at harvest five years ago.
definition 2: the product of an action, process, or event.
example: The movement yielded a harvest of new ideas.
definition: to gather (ripe crops); pick or reap.
example: Farmers will harvest their corn soon.
k@m pleks [or] kam pleks
definition 1: having a complicated structure; not simple.
example: Her early designs were simple, but now she combines many patterns, making her new designs quite complex.
definition 2: difficult to analyze or understand because of being complicated.
example: His first spy novel was so complex that I found it hard to figure out what was happening when I read it.
definition 3: having interconnected elements.
example: They’ve developed a complex system of communication.
example: A spider’s web is complex and beautiful.
definition 1: to put deeply into or cover with liquid; submerge.
example: Immerse the dry beans in the water and soak them overnight.
example: He immersed his tired feet in the warm water.
definition 2: to involve deeply; absorb.
example: The novel immerses the reader in a brilliantly-imagined fantasy world.
example: The whole class was deeply immersed in the discussion.
example: He was immersed in his studies when I entered the room.
definition 1: done immediately, without delay.
example: I was impressed by his prompt return of my phone call.
example: Prompt service is expected in a fast food restaurant.
definition 2: swift to respond or to be in attendance at an expected place.
example: Fortunately, the police were prompt and arrived before the thief could flee the area.
example: She expects her staff to be prompt for meetings.
@ trIb yut
definition 1: to regard as the result of.
example: Scientists are attributing the increase in the number of violent storms to global climate change.
example: To what can we attribute this dramatic change in your attitude?
definition 2: to regard as a characteristic of.
example: In the novel, the writer attributes innocence and gentleness to the impoverished peasants.
definition 3: to regard as the maker of.
example: The museum attributes these unsigned sketches to Leonardo Da Vinci.
ae trih byut
definition: a characteristic or quality.
example: Honesty is a famous attribute of President Abraham Lincoln, who was often referred to as “Honest Abe.”
example: The finest attribute of this restaurant is its elegant atmosphere.