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adjacent

Type: preposition, adjective Definitions: (preposition) If two things are adjacent to each other, there is nothing in between them. (adjective) If something is adjacent, it is next to something else. Examples: (preposition) There is one large stand for fans adjacent...

compile

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) Someone compiles some things or ideas when they bring them together into one place. Examples: (verb) She compiled a good set of books to read about the history of that place. (verb) I need to compile a list of reasons not to go ahead...

forthcoming

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) A person who is forthcoming is someone who tells others what they’re thinking. (adjective) An event that is forthcoming is something that will happen soon. It’s coming in a short time. Examples: (adjective) If a...

integrity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Integrity is the quality of being whole, not broken. (noun) Integrity is the quality of being honest and of doing only good things. Examples: (noun) The integrity of his beliefs weakened after the conversation. (noun) We need to test the...

intrinsic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If one thing is intrinsic to another, it is a very important part of it. Examples: (adjective) Food has intrinsic value, while gold only has value because other people want it. (adjective) Finding a way to stop being angry is...

notwithstanding

Type: preposition Definitions: (preposition) When A happens notwithstanding B, then A happens even if B might stop it from happening at a different time or situation. Examples: (preposition) Notwithstanding the poor conditions they live in, they seem very happy with...

odd

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) An odd number is one that does not divide evenly by 2 (e.g., 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, etc.) (adjective) An odd sock, boot, etc. is one without its pair. (adjective) The odd time, problem, etc. is one that happens sometimes, but not...

panel

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A panel is a group of people who come together at a table to talk or to judge, usually in front of many other people. (noun) A panel is a flat piece of wood or other material, used as part of a wall or on the side of something. Examples:...

straightforward

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is straightforward, it is simple. It is easy to understand and easy to know how to do it. Examples: (adjective) She was a very straightforward person. This is the reason why she was so popular. (adjective)...

undergo

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you undergo something, it happens to you; often it is not nice. Examples: (verb) The bridge is currently undergoing tests to see if it can be reopened. (verb) She had to undergo surgery because of her broken leg. (verb) The country...