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to consecrate

to consecrate

/ˈkɑnsəˌkɹeɪt/
verb
render holy by means of religious rites
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Marriage must be a union consecrated by feeling.

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to deteriorate

to deteriorate

/dɪˈtɪɹiɝˌeɪt/
verb
in an ornate manner
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But it can only be kept for about a year before it starts to deteriorate.

So, what happens if economic conditions continue to deteriorate?

Penney has had declining total sales annually since 2016, according to FactSet, as its financials deteriorated.

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to prevaricate

to prevaricate

/pɹəˈvɛɹəkeɪt/
verb
be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

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to eradicate

to eradicate

/ɪˈɹædəˌkeɪt/
verb
kill in large numbers
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The government clearly has a huge responsibility in playing a role in trying to eradicate this level of inequality.

Army ants that fought other army ants probably eradicated themselves millions of years ago.

They are practically impossible to eradicate and the perfect parasite taxi.

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to vaccinate

to vaccinate

/ˈvæksəneɪt/
verb
to protect a person or an animal against a disease by giving them a vaccine
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Vaccinate your kids, people.

Its goal was to have 20 million Americans vaccinated by the end of 2020.

That should happen around a time 40 to 50 percent of the population have been vaccinated, according to L.G..

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to procrastinate

to procrastinate

/pɹəˈkɹæstəˌneɪt/
verb
postpone or delay needlessly
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And sometimes you can be a really effective human being but still procrastinate about some things.

Sometimes we procrastinate.

But not now, now but you should not procrastinate watching that video.

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to deliberate

to deliberate

/dɪˈɫɪbɝˌeɪt/, /dɪˈɫɪbɝət/, /dɪˈɫɪbɹət/
verb
discuss the pros and cons of an issue
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Chipotle's now quintessential minimalist layout wasn't a deliberate design decision.

Other times, they have deliberate policies that lead to starvation.

But in Bourne, each cut is a deliberate act to quicken the pace of the film.

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to articulate

to articulate

/ɑɹˈtɪkjəˌɫeɪt/, /ɑɹˈtɪkjəɫət/
verb
to pronounce or utter something in a clear and distinct way
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It's articulated itself.

Finally after 80 cards, they could articulate that decks A&B were bad and C&D were good.

And this book actually articulates a very consistent thesis.

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to emaciate

to emaciate

/ɪˈmeɪʃiˌeɪt/
verb
grow weak and thin or waste away physically
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He had a broken leg, he was emaciated.

Started off being very shocked by the emaciated bodies.

Then an emaciated Laura politely asks for a chip before scarfing down a whole bunch of chips.

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to contaminate

to contaminate

/kənˈtæməˌneɪt/
verb
to make a place, substance, etc. dirty or harmful by adding dangerous material
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Bioplastics require special industrial facilities to properly compost, and they can contaminate the regular recycling stream.

So we're always trying to find the authentic in a saturated world that's kinda contaminated by materialism.

These carcasses contaminate drinking water, while feral dogs and rats carry the diseases into human communities.

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to eliminate

to eliminate

/ɪˈɫɪməˌneɪt/
verb
to fully remove or get rid of something
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Fortunately, corneal implants and laser surgery may one day eliminate the need for corrective devices altogether.

So we may never eliminate disposables completely.

Tesla is trying to eliminate cobalt from its batteries entirely.

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to modulate

to modulate

/ˈmɔdʒjuɫeɪt/, /ˈmɔdʒuɫeɪt/
verb
adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of
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-Sisqó came up with an idea for a key change to modulate a half-step up halfway through the song.

>> You can just start doing these techniques and you can modulate your adrenaline levels by will.

Stress are able to modulate your immune response.

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to adulterate

to adulterate

/əˈdəɫtɝˌeɪt/
verb
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
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- Vegemite has adulterated it-- - Yeah. -

- Yeah, it's un adulterated.

Smith was charged with "adulterating a substance with intent to cause death, harm or illness".

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to abnegate

to abnegate

/ˈæbnɪɡˌeɪt/
verb
deny or renounce

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to abrogate

to abrogate

/ˈæbɹəˌɡeɪt/
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to formally end a law, agreement, etc.

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to cultivate

to cultivate

/ˈkəɫtəˌveɪt/
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to raise crops or grow plants
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But these little guys are hard to cultivate.

Bananas were first cultivated here on this tiny island 3000 years ago.

Companies can standardize transport systems and cultivate loyalty and trust among consumers.

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to rejuvenate

to rejuvenate

/ɹɪˈdʒuvəˌneɪt/
verb
make younger or more youthful
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You can now reprogram stem cells to rejuvenate the heart.

It's doing something that makes you feel good and rejuvenate you.

And the way that they're hoping to rejuvenate it is by getting offense up.

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to emulate

to emulate

/ˈɛmjəˌɫeɪt/
verb
strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
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These will emulate 20/400.

So, that red side is supposed to emulate the actual knife portion of the actual bayonet.

The costly skin is painstakingly dyed to emulate the snowy appearance of the Himalayan mountains.

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to humiliate

to humiliate

/hjuˈmɪɫiˌeɪt/
verb
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
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Never, I would be humiliated to interfere.

Basically, a warning shot intended to humiliate North Korea.

The head of the Cavendish was humiliated, forbidding them from more DNA modeling.

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to corrugate

to corrugate

/ˈkɔɹəˌɡeɪt/
verb
fold into ridges
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Starting in the early 2000s the U.S. corrugated box market faced multiple economic obstacles.

And it was corrugated, and it was covered in earth.

It's made a pretty profound difference we've reduced substantially our use of corrugate box.

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