1) Slay – to kill (someone)
= The knight slew the dragon.
2) Deteriorate – to become worse as time passes/to make (something) worse
= Exposure to rain and sun will gradually deteriorate the paint.
3) Rehabilitate – to bring (someone or something) back to a normal, healthy condition after an illness, injury, drug problem, etc.
= The clinic rehabilitates drug addicts.
4) Virtuoso – a person who does something in a very skillful way
= He’s a real virtuoso in the kitchen.
5) Opt – to choose one thing instead of another
= After that near catastrophe, they opted to reinstate the telephone service.
6) Abduct – to take (someone) away from a place by force
= The gangsters planned to abduct the industrialist’s young daughter and demand a huge ransom from her family
7) Premeditate – to think about and revolve in the mind beforehand
= She premeditate before deciding it.
8) Peer – a person who belongs to the same age group or social group as someone else
= He was respected and admired by his peers.
9) Playwright – a person who writes plays.
= William Shakespears is one of the famous playwrights
10) Contour – the outline or outer edge of something
= He loved the sleek contours of the car.
11) Iota – a very small amount
= There’s not an iota of doubt regarding the defendant’s guilt
12) Edgy – nervous and tense/ new and unusual in a way that is likely to make some people uncomfortable
= Too much coffee makes me edgy.
13) Underneath – on the bottom of (something)
= He hid the envelope underneath his coat.
14) Hitchhike – to get a ride in a passing vehicle by holding out your arm with your thumb up as you stand on the side of the road
= Her car broke down, so she had to hitchhike back home.
15) Deliberate -to think about or discuss something very carefully in order to make a decision
= The jury deliberated for two days before reaching a verdict.
16) Verdict – law : the decision made by a jury in a trial: a judgment or opinion about something
= The jury reached a guilty verdict.
17) Demolition – deliberate destruction of a building or other structure
= The old factory is scheduled for demolition next week.
18) Trigger – something that causes something else to happen
= Smoke triggered the fire alarm.
19) Bargain – an agreement in which people or groups say they will do or give something in exchange for something else
= I think everyone involved was satisfied with the bargain we made.
20) Outweigh – to be greater than (someone or something) in weight, value, or importance
= She outweighs her sister by 10 pounds.
21) Dispense – to give or provide (something)
= The ATM only dispenses $20 bills.
22) Ethic – a belief that something is very important
= Ethics is his chosen field of study.
23) Revenue – money that is made by or paid to a business or an organization/ money that is collected for public use by a government through taxes
= The firm is looking for another source of revenue.
24) Wage – an amount of money that a worker is paid based on the number of hours, days, etc., that are worked
= The company offers competitive wages and good benefits.
25) Disingenous – not truly honest or sincere : giving the false appearance of being honest or sincere
= Her recent expressions of concern are self-serving and disingenuous.
26) Fare – to do something well or badly
= Residents of the flood-ravaged town are faring much better than one might have expected
27) Attest – to show, prove, or state that something is true or real
= I can attest that what he has said is true.
28) Shortcoming – a bad feature : a flaw or defect in something
= Her lack of attention to detail is her biggest shortcoming
29) Implode – to collapse inward in a very sudden and violent way
= A controlled demolition during which the entire building imploded in a matter of seconds
30) Invoke – to refer to (something) in support of your ideas
= The suspect invoked his right to an attorney.
31) Acquire – to gain (a new skill, ability, etc.) usually by your own effort
= He is studying the way that language is acquired by children.
32) Erratic – acting, moving, or changing in ways that are not expected or usual : not consistent or regular
= Paul Pogba has erratic hairstyle pattern
33) whining – to make a high and unpleasant sound that continues for a long time/ to complain in an annoying way
= He’s always whining about the weather
34) Livid – very angry
= the boss was livid when yet another deadline was missed
35) Uptight – nervous or worried and tending to become upset about something that does not make other people upset
= If our flight is delayed, there’s nothing we can do. There’s no reason to get so uptight about it.