同 1.antecedent 2.preference, greater importance
Getting food to the famine victims is a priority for the relief workers.
同still, motionless, fixed, stationary
Stan stared for hours at the quiescent scene of the Japanese rock garden.
同casual, haphazard, fortuitous, unplanned
It was hard to find the CD I wanted because the store clerks had put all the CDs in random order.
同reminiscence, reflection, remembrance, review
This movie is a retrospect on the life of Sun Yat-sen.
同 echo, rebound, resound, recoil
The music coming from the great organ reverberated through the entire church.
同hygienic, clean, sterilized, germfree, safe
Hospitals must keep everything sanitary to prevent the spread of germs.
同 separate, cut off, cleave
The road workers accidentally severed a water pipe.
同 smear, soil, blotch, stain
You have a smudge of chocolate on your shirt.
同 waste, dissipate
Kevin was broke because he had squandered all his money gambling.
同 line, streak, band
Eric bought a new shirt that has green and yellow stripes on it.
同 excess, remainder, oversupply
The farmer decided to sell some of his corn surplus instead of storing it.
The wages workers earn in that factory are tantamount to nothing.
同 hue, tinge
Norma would like her new car to have a green tint.
同 fantastic, mysterious, eerie, unearthly, weird
Walter has the uncanny ability to know when the boss is going to call a meeting.
同 crush, conquer, overcome, overwhelm
The enemy was vanquished at last.
同decrease, lessen, ebb
The moon wanes to a thin crescent every month.
同 devotee, fan, partisan, believer
Many religious zealots will do nearly anything to gain converts.
Exercise: Fill in the blanks.
1. In _____, I realized that I had been wrong in ending my friendship with Julie.
2. He was a careless worker, and the machine he was working with suddenly _____ his hand.
3. The resemblance between the two men is absolutely _____.
4. Genghis Khan _____ most of Asia, establishing the Mongol Empire.
5. Mr. Harris is a _____ when it comes to the idea of cleanliness.
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