🔰 Vocabulary class
✳️ Today's words are:
5️⃣ simplify /ˈsɪmplɪfaɪ/ verb [transitive] ➡️ simplification noun [countable, uncountable]
📖 to make something easier or less complicated
🏷 A) Should we try to simplify things? ➡️ B) Yes. we need a simplification of the rules.
🏷 These figures are a simplification. The real situation is much more complicated than this.
6️⃣ abuse /əˈbjuːz/ verb [transitive] ➡️ abuse noun
📖 to treat someone in a cruel and violent way, often sexually
🏷 A) Was he abused when he was young? ➡️ B) Yes. he suffered physical abuse as a child.
🏷 Many children suffer racial abuse at school.
7️⃣ severe /səˈvɪə $ -ˈvɪr/ adjective ➡️ severity /səˈverəti/ noun [countable, uncountable]
📖 severe problems, injuries, illnesses etc are very bad or very serious
🏷 A) Are the injuries severe? ➡️ B) We don't know the severity orthem yet.
🏷 We didn’t realize the severity of her illness.
8️⃣ indicate /ˈɪndɪkeɪt/ verb ➡️ indication /ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
📖 to show that a particular situation exists, or that something is likely to be true
🏷 A) What does the report indicate? ➡️ B) Well, it gives some indication of progress.
🏷 Indications are that the situation hasn’t improved much.
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