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Petroleum Alternatives (04)

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  Verb Noun Adjective Adverb
1 constraint constraint
2 contaminate contamination; contaminant
3 deplete depletion
4 dispose of disposal disposable
5 element elemental elementally
6 emit emission
7 extinction extinct
8 reserve reservoir
9 shrink shrinkage shrinkable
10 stable stability stable stably


Definitions and Samples

  1. Constraint n. Something that restricts something or someone

The major constraint of students who live in the developing country is they lack to get a part-time job to pay their fees.

  1. Contamination n. Being dangerous, dirty, or impure by adding something harmful or undesirable to it

The children’s behavior have been contaminated by their uneducated father.


Contamination’s everywhere & harms our earth

  1. Deplete v. To greatly reduce the amount of something

Illegal activities such as logging and mining absolutely deplete natural resources.

  1. Dispose of [phrasal verb] v. To get rid of something

Please, dispose of your cigarette into the basket bin.

  1. Elementally adv. In terms of elements

Elementally, concrete and soil are not alike.

  1. Emission n. The act of sending out of something (such as energy or gas)

Leaky emission of soil in Java by the irresponsible government has damaged adjacent local houses.


Emissions from a coal’s factory

  1. Extinction n. Completely die out

Modern lifestyle has caused the extinction of many old traditions.


Dinosaurs are good example of an extinction caused by nature

  1. Reservoir n. An artificial lake used to store a large supply of water for use in people’s homes

Dry season afflicts many reservoirs in my city.


Nowadays, a reservoir in my city for its beauty becomes an aim of many local tourists to visit

  1. Shrink v. Becoming smaller in amount, size, or value

Don’t boil water too much or it may shrink.

  1. Stable adj. Not easily changed because of being in a good state or condition

Her continuously work has made her life more stable than before.

Food Crops (01)

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  Verb Noun Adjective Adverb
1 abandon abandonment abandoned
2 adversity adverse adversely
3 aggregate aggregate aggregate
4 cultivate cultivation cultivated
5 fertilize fertilizer; fertilization
6 intensify intensification intense
7 irrigate irrigation
8 obtain
9 photosynthesize photosynthesis
10 precipitation


Definitions and Samples

  1. Abandon v. To leave a place because of danger

The Chinese families have to abandon their homes because of incessant flood.

  1. Adversely adv. Negatively; In a harmful way

Living together with a sick member of family may adversely affect one’s health.

  1. Aggregate adj. Formed by adding together two or more amounts

Parents usually collect aggregate money to aid their families’ life.

  1. Cultivation n. Preparing the land to grow crops; Improvement for agricultural purposes

A good technology can improve the method of cultivation.

  1. Fertilize v. To make (soil, land) richer & better able to support plant growth by adding chemicals or a natural substance (such as manure)

The farmer fertilizes the field in order to get a better result of cultivation.

  1. Intensify v. To become stronger

His spirit towards learning English intensifies his success.

  1. Irrigation n. The supplying of water to dry land

The lack of water can harm irrigation.

  1. Obtain v. To gain or get (something) by effort

He obtains a great score by cramming.

  1. Photosynthesis n. The process by which a green plant turns water & carbon dioxide into food when the plant is exposed to light

Many plants have a capability to do photosynthesis in order to support their lives.

  1. Precipitation n. Water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, etc

In a desert area, precipitation comes rarely.