16. make up a small fraction of (01-03-5)
…ethnic minorities only make up a small fraction of Britain’s population as a whole,…
17. upsurge (01-03-5) go up
…with the upsurge of xenophobia against asylum-seekers, the fallout is affecting anyone perceived to be foreign or different,…
18. ferocity (01-03-5) very violent
…recent attack on black people have a ferocity that appalls police and community organizers alike.
19. bearing (01-03-6) resemble
…whether or not a composition establishes a new principle in the history of music has little bearing on its aesthetic worth….
20. envisage (02-03-2) foresee
…with the relief road and the volume of traffic envisaged, there is no doubt that…
21. succumb to (02-03-3) surrender to
…their forest habitats have been succumbing to the machete and the match…
22. hustle (02-03-5)
…Diana and I were delivered to the earth through the luggage shaft in the plane’s belly, hustled through the customs at a trot and thrust into a waiting car,…
23. dwell on (02-09-2) elaborate on…
…rather than dwell on your own personality characteristics, such as how hardworking or creative you are, you can discuss hard facts,…
24. endear (02-09-2) intimate
…these types of activities may enable you to have more time and access to top executives of the company to whom you may endear yourself.
25. prone to (02-09-3)
…those people were prone to heart attacks…
26. swoon (03-03-3)
…this famous store is a real one-off. The toilets are fab, the food hall enough to make you swoon, and if they haven’t got what you want…
27. broach (03-03-5)
…don’t broach the subject when you’re upset or worried, because your emotions will come through and can upset your child…
28. pluck (03-09-1) pick
…winding through the dense Philippine rainforest, my guide slows to a halt. He leans over and carefully plucks a leaf from a bright green plant.
29. mire (03-09-2) drown
…it was the American consumer who saved the country from becoming mired in recession last year.
30. override (03-09-4) prior to …
…money is certainly an effective motivator, but it is not the only reason why we work. These is no doubt that the economic motive can be overridden by other considerations…
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