Powerful verbs Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Vilify
slander
Intercede
mediate
Proscribe
to prohibit
Conjoin
to unite
Apprise
make aware of
prove
same as justify
(Você/Ele/Ela) vê
You/He/She sees
(Eu) estou
I am
(temporary)
(Eu) sou
I am
(permanent)
(Você/Ele/Ela) foi
You/He/She went
Exalt
praise, glorify, or honor
define
give a clear meaning
hypothesize
to make an explanation
patronize
treat condescendingly, be condescending toward
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) estiveram
You all/They were
(temporary)
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) tomaram
You all/They took
Aver
state confidently; declare as true
Rusticate
Spend time in a place
gesticulate
to make gestures for emphasis
Isolate
compare; emphasize points that are similiar and describe them in writing
Covet
to desire something belonging to another
relate
compare; emphasize points that are similiar and describe them in writing
summarize
present main points in written font
Cohere
come or be in close contact with
Scintillate
be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
identify
to establish an identity or recognize (explain what it is)
outline
make a regular outline with major parts
(Eu) vou ver
I am going to see
(Nós) vamos fazer
We are going to do
struggled
to contend with an adversary or opposing force.
Ostracize
to exclude from a group, banish, send away
enumerate
answer in an outline form by listing all the facts point by point
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) vão fazer
You all/They are going to do
deduct
to come away with, to come to a conclusion
ambled
to go at a slow, easy pace; stroll; saunter:
Disparage
belittle
Titillate
to excite
Countervail
To offset.
Remunerate
to compensate, reimburse
interpret
same as explain
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) querem
You/They want
(Eu) vi
I saw
(Nós) tivemos
We had
(Você/Ele/Ela) é
You/He/She is
(permanent)
(Nós) famos
We were
(permanent)
(Nós) fazemos
We do
(Nós vimos
(vir)
We come
(Você/Ele/Ela) gosta
You/He/She likes
(Nós) somos
We are
(permanent)
Mitigate
To make less severe
Quibble
argue over petty things
state
talk about main points
penalize
impose a penalty on
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) quiseram
You all/They wanted
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) estão
You all/They are
(temporary)
Ruminate
reflect deeply on a subject
distinguish
perceive, point out the difference
immortalize
living forever, make live forever
scribble
to write hastily or carelessly:
Disabuse
to free from error or falsehood
review
to view; to look over again
Illustrate
explain your response in writing along with a drawing or chart to make the point
Procrastinate
postpone doing what one should be doing
demonstrate
to make evident: provide proof of understanding
(Você/Ele/Ela) vai ter
You/He/She are going to have
(Eu) vou querer
I am going to want
(Eu) vou gostar
I am going to like
giggled
to laugh in a silly, often high-pitched way, esp. with short, repeated gasps and titters, as from juvenile or ill-concealed amusement or nervous embarrassment.
Expiate
to make amends, make up for; to avert
criticize
look at something and take about its worth: What might be wrong with it?
(Vocês/Eles/Elas) vão vir
You all/They are going to come
(Nós) vamos poder
We are going to be able to
/ 72
Term:
Definition:
Definition:

Leave a Comment ({[ getComments().length ]})

Comments ({[ getComments().length ]})

{[comment.username]}

{[ comment.comment ]}

View All {[ getComments().length ]} Comments
Ask a homework question - tutors are online