A


about approximately


abstract summary


to accomplish to achieve


to accumulate to build up


to administer to manage


to admit to confess


almost nearly


animated lively


to annoy to irritate, to bother


to answer to reply


anyway besides


apparent obvious


to appear to seem


applicable relevant


appreciable considerable


ardour passion


arise occur


aromatic fragrant


to arrive to reach


artful crafty


association organization


to assure to guarantee


attractive appealing


away absent


awful terrible



B


backbone spine


backside behind, bottom


bad (not good) poor, naughty


ballot poll


To bear on sth. to affect


to beat to defeat


becoming fitting


to begin to start


to behave to act


believable plausible


belly stomach


bendy flexible


beneficent generous


beneficial favourable


bid tender


bizarre weird


blameless innocent


bloodbath massacre


bloodless cold


branch department


brave courageous


to bring sth. back to reintroduce


to bring sth. on to cause


to bring sb. up to raise


brow forehead


bum backside, behind, bottom


business commerce, trade


busy (telephone) engaged



C


candy sweet


to categorize


to classify


to categorise


charter constitution


cheesy corny, tacky


chiefly mainly


choosy picky


to chop to cut


chorus refrain


citation quotation


to cite to quote


class lesson, course


clerk receptionist


clever intelligent


to close to shut


coiffure hairstyle


to collapse to break down


to collect to gather


comfort consolation


comic comedian


commencement graduation


complete total


completely totally


concord harmony


to condemn to sentence


confederate accomplice


to confine to restrict


conflict clash


to conform to comply


to confuse to mix up


to connect to associate, to put through (telephone)


considerate thoughtful


constancy fidelity


constant fixed


constitution structure


Construction (lit.) interpretation


to consult to refer to


contemporary modern


continuous continual


contrary opposite


convention conference


to convey to communicate


to cope to manage


correct right


couch sofa


crook criminal


crusade campaign


cube dice


curative healing


curler roller


cussed stubborn



D


dash sprint


daybreak dawn


deceptive misleading


decontrol deregulate


dedicated committed


to deduce to infer


defective faulty


deliberate planned


deliberately intentionally


delicate fragile


to demonstrate to protest


to denationalize


to privatize


to denationalise


denims jeans


to denote to indicate, to represent


to deprave to corrupt


depraved wicked, evil


to desert to abandon


deserted abandoned


destiny fate


detached indifferent


devil Satan


dicey risky


to differentiate to distinguish


to diminish to decrease


disadvantaged deprived


disagreeable unpleasant


to disappear to vanish


disaster catastrophe


to disclaim to deny


to disclose to reveal


discount reduction


disgrace shame


domesticate cultivate


dossier file


dubious doubtful


dull (person) stupid


 


E


eager keen


earth soil


economic profitable


egocentric selfish


to elevate to raise, to promote


to emphasise


to stress


to emphasize


to encounter to come across


enormous huge, immense


to enquire to investigate


equity fairness


especially particularly


essential fundamental


to establish to set up


to evaluate to assess


everlasting eternal


exactly precisely


except apart from


to expire to run out


to explode to blow up


extra additional



F


to fabricate to manufacture


famous famed, renowned


fanatic enthusiast


fantastic great, brilliant


to float to drift


fool idiot


foolish silly


forehead brow


to foretell to predict


formerly previously


fortunate lucky


foxy cunning


foyer lobby


fragrance perfume


French dressing vinaigrette


to function to operate


 


G


garbage rubbish


garbage can trashcan


gay homosexual


to glitter to sparkle


to grab to seize


grasping greedy


gratis free of charge


gratuity tip


gravestone headstone


to grouse to grumble


gut intestine



H


hall corridor


to hand sth. out to distribute


handsome good-looking


hang-out haunt


happily fortunately


hard tough


hashish cannabis


to hawk to peddle


to hazard to endanger


hearsay rumour


hermetic airtight


highbrow intellectual


hint trace, tip


hole gap


home domestic


homicide murder


housebreaking burglary


hunger starvation


to hurry to rush


hypothesis speculation



I


idler loafer


if whether


to ignore to disregard


illiberal intolerant


to illuminate to clarify; to light up


to illustrate to demonstrate


to imagine to suppose, to assume


to imitate to mimic


immediate instant


immobile motionless


immoderate excessive


immodest conceited


to impact to affect


impartial neutral


impasse deadlock


impassive emotionless


to impeach to question


impediment obstacle


imperative vital


impolite rude


incidentally by the way


inconsiderate thoughtless


indisputable undeniable


infamous notorious


infantile childish


to infect to contaminate


inflexible rigid


inflow influx


informal casual


infrequent rare


inheritor heir


innocent harmless


insolvent bankrupt


to inspect to examine


instinct intuition


instructions directions


insufferable unbearable


insufficient inadequate


insupportable intolerable


insurgent rebel


intellectual mental


to intend to mean


to intensify to heighten


interplay interaction


inventory stock


invoice bill


isolated lonely



J


jealous envious


joy delight



K


knowingly deliberately


 


L


lacking missing


last final


leading main


to learn to memorize


legitimate valid, legal


lethal deadly


liveable habitable


livid furious


loopy crazy


lousy awful


lucid clear


 


M


mackintosh waterproof coat


madness insanity


magician conjuror


magistrate Justice of the Peace


to magnify to exaggerate


to maintain to preserve


manmade artificial


mannequin model


material fabric


matters things


maybe perhaps, possibly


in the meantime meanwhile


measure degree


meeting assembly


mendacity lying


merciless cruel


middleman intermediary


midway halfway


 


M


to migrate emigrate


mild gentle


to mimic to imitate


mind intellect


mindless senseless


to minimize to play down


to mirror to reflect


to misconceive to misunderstand


miserable depressing


misery distress


misread misinterpret


missing lost


mistrust distrust


mo


moment


moderately reasonably


modern contemporary


more and more increasingly


moreover in addition


movie film


murderer assassin



N


naked bare


nameless anonymous


napkin serviette


to narrate to relate


a narrative a story


a native a local


to near to approach


necessary essential


nightfall dusk


nobility the Aristocracy


to nominate to appoint


non-stop continuous


noon midday


noted famous


to notify to inform


notwithstanding however


nugatory worthless


numerous many



O


obdurate stubborn


object thing


obligatory compulsory


oblique indirect


omnipotent all-powerful


obsolete out of date


off-season low season


to operate to function


organic biological


ornament decoration


outside external


to overhaul to overtake


to overlook to miss


overseas abroad


to oversee to supervise



P


painting portray


paper money notes


particular specific


passable satisfactory


pattern sample


peaceable peaceful


perception insight


phantasm illusion


pocket book notebook


poisonous toxic


possibility opportunity


post-mortem autopsy


practically virtually


praise compliment


precedence priority


precept principle


precis summary


pressing urgent


previous preceding


priority precedence


prompt immediate


prosperous affluent


to provide to supply


provided if


 


Q


to quake to tremble


quite fairly



R


reasonable fair


to receive to get


refrain chorus


reliable dependable


religious devout


remainder the rest


remark comment


reminiscence memory


remorse regret


remoted isolated


removable detachable


to renew to resume


to renounce to give up


repute reputation


to respond to reply


revolting disgusting


rubbish nonsense


rude impolite


to rue to regret


 


S


sacristy vestry


satisfied convinced


scarcity shortage


scrumptious delicious


second moment


to select to choose


selection choice


self-assured confident


signal sign


significant meaningful


silly foolish


sincere honest


skull cranium


soiled dirty


spotlight highlight


stable steady


steady regular


stupid silly


substantially considerably


suggest propose


sundown sunset


sunrise dawn


sure certain


surroundings environment


to survive to outlive


to symbolize to represent



T


tailored tailor-made


temper mood


terror terrorism


testament testimony


today nowadays


torpid lethargic


touchdown landing


touchy sensitive


to transform to convert


transitory temporary


transparent obvious


trustworthy reliable


twister tornado


twosome pair



U


ultimate final


uncared for neglected


uncommon unusual


uncooked raw


undeniable indisputable


understandable comprehensible


unforeseen unexpected


unfortunate unlucky


unhurt unharmed


uninjured unhurt


unlawful illegal


unmarried single


unstated unspoken


untimely premature


untrue unfaithful


unusual strange


unvoiced voiceless


uprising rebellion


usually generally, normally



V


vacancy emptiness


to vacuum to hoover


vague indistinct


vain useless


valueless worthless


to vanquish to conquer


to vary to differ


vast huge


virtue advantage


to visualize to imagine


W



warranty guarantee


well mannered polite


well timed timely


winery vineyard


to withstand to resist



Z


zenith peak