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to incinerate

to incinerate

/ˌɪnˈsɪnɝˌeɪt/
verb
become reduced to ashes
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Millions of tons of incinerated material are catapulted into the atmosphere.

- If this plastic was binned correctly, it could have been incinerated.

My neighbors across the street were incinerated.

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to postulate

to postulate

/ˈpɑstʃəˌɫeɪt/, /ˈpɑstʃəɫət/
verb
an idea or assumption that serves as a premise of reasoning, or argumentation
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Other scientists postulate that life may have formed from organic chemicals next to the warmth of underwater volcanoes.

And that was not known, by the way, when it was postulated.

But he postulated that there were eight mental functions.

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to acclimate

to acclimate

/ˈækɫəˌmeɪt/
verb
get used to a certain climate
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When you go up into a plane, they acclimate the cabin.

Right, you acclimate to the salsa.

These are recordings that we made to acclimate the dogs to the training.

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to contemplate

to contemplate

/ˈkɑntəmˌpɫeɪt/
verb
to spend a considerable amount of time thinking about a possible future option in a serious and quiet way
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But others, like the Stairway to Heaven, force recruits to slow down and contemplate each move.

They directed him further into town, where he came across another set of villagers contemplating a gnarled tree.

I have not even contemplated to discuss a resignation with the Central People's Government.

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to perambulate

to perambulate

/pəɹˈæmbjʊlˌeɪt/
verb
walk with no particular goal
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As you know, Nietzsche never had an idea without perambulating.

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to denigrate

to denigrate

/ˈdɛnəˌɡɹeɪt/
verb
cause to seem less serious; play down
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And I don’t mean to denigrate [William] Barr.

I didn't even know it was denigrated.

That's not to denigrate Abraham Lincoln.

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to recuperate

to recuperate

/ɹɪˈkupɝˌeɪt/
verb
to recover from a disease or injury
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Sure, sitting for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise.

I'm trying to recuperate.

If companies are not able to recuperate research and development cost, they won’t research or develop.

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to evacuate

to evacuate

/iˈvækjəˌeɪt/, /ɪˈvækjəˌeɪt/
verb
to leave a place to be safe from a dangerous situation
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Senators have been evacuated.

If you asked to evacuate, do it, do it.

Students were instructed to evacuate and join their families.

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to consummate

to consummate

/ˈkɑnsəˌmeɪt/, /ˈkɑnsəmət/
verb
make perfect; bring to perfection
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Later she asserted that the marriage was never consummated.

It was never consummated.

You don't go out of your way to use "consummated".

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to deviate

to deviate

/ˈdiviˌeɪt/
verb
cause to turn away from a previous or expected course
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It doesn't deviate.

But this mostly consistent mixture starts to deviate as we get towards the outer edge of the atmosphere.

Deviance is anything that deviates from what people generally accept as normal.

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to placate

to placate

/ˈpɫeɪkeɪt/
verb
cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
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Louis tried to placate the crowds telling them that he had ordered the troops to withdraw.

The king, who secretly admired Mussolini, now tried to placate him by offering him a governmental role.

And I think he felt the need to placate the base.

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to confederate

to confederate

/kənˈfɛdɝˌeɪt/, /kənˈfɛdɝət/
verb
form a group or unite
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There were American flags and Confederate flags and there were also American flags that had been altered.

I have a question, some one says my great grandfather who was a slave served in confederate Army.

You have to worry about the possibility of confederate raids and information security.

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to regenerate

to regenerate

/ɹiˈdʒɛnɝˌeɪt/
verb
restore strength
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Crabs are one of few animals that can regenerate.

We need 5 G3Ps to regenerate the 3 RuBPs that we started with.

Just a small population of blood stem cells can regenerate a whole body’s worth of healthy marrow.

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to devastate

to devastate

/ˈdɛvəˌsteɪt/
verb
to destroy something completely
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I was devastated.

It brings unexpected revenue to an industry that has been devastated by the coronavirus.

The pandemic has absolutely devastated the casual dining segment.

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to fumigate

to fumigate

/ˈfjuməˌɡeɪt/
verb
treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
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- I have to fumigate this place. -

We went in Kristal's and the owner locked us up there and started fumigating the place.

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to narrate

to narrate

/ˈnɛˌɹeɪt/
verb
narrate or give a detailed account of
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A couple of European YouTubers narrated it, and uploaded it to their own channels.

And it entices the reader towards an appendix, narrated by a scholar living long after Winston.

And this looks like it was a challenging book to narrate.

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to assimilate

to assimilate

/əˈsɪməˌɫeɪt/
verb
make similar
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Those who do well, those who assimilate well stay here, those who don't do well go back.

Sometimes tribal leaders participated to prove their civility and ability to assimilate.

Larsen ’s Passing is about the losses gained from assimilating into whiteness and how for Black folks it comes with more traumas.

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to inculcate

to inculcate

/ˈɪŋkəɫˌkeɪt/
verb
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
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That's a fear of the healer, you know, inculcated by the behavior of those healers unfortunately.

And the last thing I want to, um, inculcate in people is a sense of hopelessness.

On addition to his formal studies, Wilhelm was inculcated into the military ideals of Prussian manliness.

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to vacate

to vacate

/ˈveɪkeɪt/
verb
leave behind empty; move out of
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FEMALE SPEAKER: Raymond, what was it like when-- how did you find out that the convictions had been vacated?

They've resisted even the idea that the convictions should have been vacated.

Oh and that's also four more victories that would need to be vacated for players receiving free textbooks.

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to premeditate

to premeditate

/pɹiˈmɛdəˌteɪt/
verb
consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand
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Jessie says premeditated is Zack's middle name.

Everything I did was not premeditated.

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