Disaster (02)

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  Verb Noun Adjective Adverb
1 anticipate anticipation anticipatory
2 catastrophe catastrophic catastrophically
3 collide collision
4 erupt eruption
5 famine
6 flood flood
7 impact impact
8 persevere; persist persistent
9 plunge plunge
10 unleash

 

Definitions and Samples

  1. Anticipate v. To think of something that will or might happen in the future

He anticipates his retiring moment by investing money in building a business venture.

  1. Catastrophic adj. A terrible calamity

Many people in Aceh died in a catastrophic tsunami on December 2004.

  1. Collide v. To hit something or each other with strong force

My plan to visit Bali collides with a company tour.

  1. Eruption n. A sudden blow-up

Mountain Tangkuban Parahu released a vigorous eruption and caused death to the local inhabitants in 1829.

  1. Famine n. A drastic food shortage

The victims caused by a great famine in Russia have reached to 5 million people.

  1. Flood n. An excessive amount of water covering an area

The cruel flood occurs in the southern area of Bandung yearly.

  1. Impact n. A powerful influence or effect

His speech’s given an impact on my life.

  1. Persevere v. To continue doing something even though it’s difficult

I persevere to learn English regularly despite a busy life.

  1. Plunge v. To fall suddenly from a high place; To drop abruptly in amount

They plunged into cold water from the highness and enjoyed themselves.

  1. Unleash v. To remove a leash from (an animal) so that it can freely run, attack someone, etc

I unleash my cat from home every evening, so that he can meet and play with his friends freely.

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