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consequence   (2 meanings)
2 meanings, 57 uses
1  —28 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Your decision will have three major consequences.
consequences = results
DefinitionGenerally this sense of consequence means:
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
Word Statistics
Book28 uses
Library28 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 100
1st useChapter 1
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2  —29 uses as in:
of little consequence
Think carefully. This is a consequential decision.
consequential = important
DefinitionGenerally this sense of consequence means:
importance or relevance
Word Statistics
Book29 uses
Library3 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 2000
1st useChapter 3
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convey   (2 meanings)
2 meanings, 27 uses
1  —12 uses as in:
convey her thoughts
She dresses to convey a sense of a successful, no-nonsense woman.
convey = communicate or express
Word Statistics
Book12 uses
Library9 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 100
1st useChapter 34
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2  —15 uses as in:
convey her safely to
I was ordered to convey her to London.
convey = transport
Word Statistics
Book15 uses
Library5 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 37
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dispose   (3 meanings)
3 meanings, 25 uses
1  —1 use as in:
dispose of the matter
I expect them to dispose of the matter this afternoon.
dispose = settle something so it no longer requires attention
DefinitionGenerally this sense of dispose means:
to settle something so it no longer requires attention
Word Statistics
Book1 use
Library3 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st useChapter 3
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2  —4 uses as in:
disposed the troops along...
Troops were disposed strategically along the northern border.
disposed = placed
DefinitionGenerally this sense of dispose means:
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
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Book4 uses
Library6 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st useChapter 2
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3  —20 uses as in:
Is she disposed to help?
I am not disposed to help someone who has been so rude.
disposed = inclined (with a tendency to; or in the mood to)
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Book20 uses
Library1 use in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 1
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disposition
38 uses
1  —38 uses as in:
a kind disposition
She has a cheerful disposition.
disposition = normal mood or typical way of behaving
DefinitionGenerally this sense of disposition means:
someone's normal mood, personality, or typical way of behaving
Word Statistics
Book38 uses
Library2 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 2
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establish   (2 meanings)
2 meanings, 13 uses
1  —12 uses as in:
establish a positive tone
Which word choice best maintains the tone established in the first paragraph?
established = created
DefinitionGenerally this sense of establish means:
create, start, or set in [a] place
Word Statistics
Book12 uses
Library25 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 100
1st useChapter 10
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2  —1 use as in:
establish that there is a need
The passage is primarily about establishing the relationship between the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and global temperature.
establishing = showing or demonstrating
DefinitionGenerally this sense of establish means:
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
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Book1 use
Library6 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 100
1st useChapter 47
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inclined
63 uses
1  —63 uses as in:
I'm inclined to
I'm inclined to believe him.
inclined = have a tendency; or an attitude or mood that favors something
DefinitionGenerally this sense of inclined means:
a tendency, mood, desire, or attitude that favors something; or making someone favor something
Word Statistics
Book63 uses
Library10 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 500
1st useChapter 17
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oblige   (3 meanings)
3 meanings, 96 uses
1  —57 uses as in:
I am obliged by law.
The law obliges doctors to report suspected child abuse.
obliges = requires
DefinitionGenerally this sense of oblige means:
require (obligate) to do something
Word Statistics
Book57 uses
Library5 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 1
Web Links
2  —19 uses as in:
I obliged her every request.
She asked for help and we obliged her.
obliged = granted a favor to
DefinitionGenerally this sense of oblige means:
grant a favor to someone
Word Statistics
Book19 uses
Library6 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 2
Web Links
3  —20 uses as in:
I'm much obliged for your kindness
I am much obliged to you for your help.
obliged = grateful or indebted
Word Statistics
Book20 uses
Library3 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 3
Web Links
reflection
24 uses
1  —2 uses as in:
is a reflection of American values
The diversity of our police force is a reflection of our community.
reflection = representation
DefinitionGenerally this sense of reflection means:
something that indirectly shows something else — such as an indication, demonstration, expression, or representation of something
The exact meaning of this sense of reflection depends upon its context. For example:
  • "The students' behavior is a reflection on the school." — indication of quality
  • "She says the immorality in the movie is a reflection of American values." — expression or representation
  • "It was a reflection of the selfishness she had seen growing for years." — demonstration
  • "The surrounding panic found no reflection in her." — expression or demonstration
  • "I saw no reflection of jealousy in her action." — indication or sign
Word Statistics
Book2 uses
Library3 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 500
1st useChapter 7
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unquizzed meaning  —22 uses
resolve   (3 meanings)
3 meanings, 37 uses
1  —34 uses as in:
I resolved to stop drinking.
This year I resolved to lose a pound a week for 5 weeks.
resolved = decided
DefinitionGenerally this sense of resolve means:
to decide — typically a firm or formal decision
Word Statistics
Book34 uses
Library7 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st useChapter 14
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2  —2 uses as in:
Her resolve weakened.
She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.
resolve = determination (firmness of purpose)
DefinitionGenerally this sense of resolve means:
firmness of purpose (strong determination to do something)
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Book2 uses
Library6 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st useChapter 13
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3  —1 use as in:
How did you resolve the problem?
Three of the five issues have already been resolved.
resolved = settled or solved
DefinitionGenerally this sense of resolve means:
to solve a problem or settle a disagreement
Word Statistics
Book1 use
Library8 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st useChapter 24
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trifle   (2 meanings)
2 meanings, 26 uses
1  —23 uses as in:
a trifling matter
We all agree with the goal, but how to achieve it is not a trifling matter.
trifling = small (of little importance)
DefinitionGenerally this sense of trifle means:
something of small importance; or a small quantity
Word Statistics
Book23 uses
Library3 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 2
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2  —3 uses as in:
trifle with her affections
She is not a woman to trifle with or ignore.
trifle with = treat thoughtlessly or without respect
DefinitionGenerally this sense of trifle with means:
to treat somebody or something thoughtlessly or without respect
Word Statistics
Book3 uses
Library1 use in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 17
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