Vocabulário teste FCE


Cambridge inglês Flashcards on Vocabulário teste FCE, created by Carolina Mello on 26/08/2016.
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abate to become less stronger
accordance If something is done in accordance with a rule/law/wish,etc it follows or obbeys that rule.
accuracy being exact or correct
acquire to get something
adorn to add something decorative to a person or thing
advocate to publicly support or suggest an idea, development or way of doing something
aim at if information is aimed at a particular person or group of people, it is made know in a way that influences them or makes them interested in something
alarmingly in a way that causes worry or fear
alight to get out of a vehicle, especially a train or bus
alike used after referring to two groups of people or things to show that both groups are included
alter to change, or to make someone or something change
amazed extremely surprised
anecdote a short often funny story, especially about something someone has done
approach to come closer in distance or time
assertively behaving confidently and as if not frightened to say what they want or believe
assist to help
assure to tell someone confidently that something is true, especially so that they do not worry
avail use, porpuse, advantage or profit
bark (of a dog) to make a loud rough noise to shout someone in a forceful manner
be banging your head against a brick wall to try to do something that is very difficult or impossible to achieve and therefore causes you to feel annoyed
bear to accept, tolerate or endure especially something umpleasant
befriend to be friendly towards someone
beloved loved very much
bench a long, usually hard, seat for two or more people, often found in public places, or a long table for working on
bet I bet you (that) she's missed the bus (aposto) used when you are certain that something is true or will happen
bin a container for waste
bitterly in a way it shows strong negative emotion such as anger or disappointment
bleat when a sheep or goat bleats, it makes a high, shaking sound to complain in a annoying way
blistered covered inn blisters (painful red swellings on the skin)
blizzard a severe snow storm with strong winds
blood-stained with marks of blood on it
boost to improve or increase something
bound going to
branch one of the offices or groups that forms part of a large business organisation
breakneck carelessly fast and dangerous
bunch up/together to move close together to form a tight group
cabin a small simple house made of wood
carry on to continue doing something, or to cause something to continue
casualty a person injured or killed in a serious accident or war
causative acting as a cause of something
charmingly inn a pleasand and attractive way
clammy sticky and slightly wet in a unpleasant way ex: My hands felt all clammy
colleague one of a group of people who work together
collision when two vehicles hit each others with force or a strong disagreement
companion a person or animal that you are really close and spent a lot of time with
compare favourably if something compares favourably with something else, it is as good as or better than it
compelling very exciting and interesting and making you want to watch or listen
consciously in a determined or intentional way
corpse a dead body, usually of a person
credible able to be believed or trusted
Croak when you croke because you have a sore or dry throat, you speak with a rough voice
crop up to happen or appear unexpectedly
CV a short written description of your education, qualification, previous jobs and sometimes also your personal interests, which you send to an employer, when you are trying to get a job, curriculum vitae
dawn if a day or period of time dawns, it begins
deadline a time or day by which something must be done
debt something, especially money, which is owed to someone else, or the state of owing something
deceive to persuade someone that something false is the truth, to keep the truth hidden from someone for your own advantage, to trick
decipher to discover the meaning of something written badly or in a difficult or hidden way
defendant a person in a law case who is accused of having done something illegal
defiance when you refuse to obey someone or something
degree a course of study at a college or university, or the qualification given to a student who has done this course
depict to represent or show something in a picture or story
descent a movement down
despair the feeling that there is no hope and that you can do nothing to improse a difficult or worrying situation
differ to be not like something or someone else, either physically or in another way
disguise (verb) to give a new appearance to a person or thing, especially in order to hide its true form (noun) something that someone wears to hide their true appearance
dismay a feeling of unhappiness or disappointment
dither to be unable to make a decision about doing something
diverge to follow a different direction, or to be or become different
drive mad/crazy to make someone extremely annoyed
drop out to not do something that you were going to do, or to stop doing something before you have completely finished
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