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verbal reasoning inlcuding vocabulary, cloze, missing letters etc

word of the day: inundate

Justin and Hailey Bieber have been inundated with offers after putting $8.5m mansion’ up for sale. (Daily Mail)

verb
past tense: inundated; past participle: inundated

  1. overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with.
    “we’ve been inundated with complaints from listeners”

    synonyms: overwhelm, overpower, overburden, overrun, overload, swamp, bog down, besiege, snow under, bury, bombard, glut”we have been inundated by complaints”
  2. flood.
    “the islands may be the first to be inundated as sea levels rise”

    synonyms: flood, deluge, overflow, overrun, swamp, submerge, engulf, drown, immerse, cover;

De jure | De facto

Northern Ireland would de jure be in the UK’s customs territory but de facto in the European Union’s,” one diplomatic source said of the tentative agreement.”(the Guardian)

de jure
/deɪ ˈjʊəreɪ,diː ˈdʒʊəri/
1. adverb .  according to rightful entitlement or claim; by right.
by right, rightfullylegally, according to the law
2 adjective . existing or holding a specified position by legal right.
de facto
/deɪ ˈfaktəʊ/
1. adverb . in fact, whether by right or not.
“the country was de facto divided between two states”
in practice, in effect, in fact, in reality, reallyactually, in actuality

importunate

/ɪmˈpɔːtjʊnət/
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adjective

persistent, especially to the point of annoyance.

persistent, insistent, tenacious, persevering, dogged, unremitting, unrelenting,  tireless, indefatigable, stubborn, intransigent

“I hope that when we go out from this place tonight and we are waylaid by importunate nose-ringed climate change protesters.” (Boris Johnson on Climate activists)

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浅淡遗忘曲线和记忆单词

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11+ Exam: Verbal Reasoning

CEM style 11+ entrance exams types of questions in verbal reasoning. CEM 11+ 小升初考试语言逻辑考题类型分析。

Free Sample 11 Plus CEM Verbal Reasoning Exam Questions

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