Friday, September 23, 2011

EL practice Paper 11

ludicrously

prudently

recuperating

reciprocating

lugged

shoved

whisked

instilled

scoffing

accolade

concedes

aptitude

perks (n)

incentives

concurrently

consecutively

14 comments:

  1. ludicrously :causing laughter because of absurdity
    prudently :careful in providing for the future
    recuperating :to regain health or strength
    lugged : to pull or carry with force
    shoved : to push roughly
    whisked :to sweeping stroke
    instilled : to put in drop by drop
    scoffing :mock or jeer
    accolade:any award ;honour
    concedes ; to admit
    aptitude :capability; ability
    perks :informal
    incentives:something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity.
    concurrently:occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side
    consecutively :marked by logical sequence
    Jacques

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  2. ludicrously: completely unreasonable,stupid or unsuitable
    prudently:sensible and careful.especially by trying to avoid unnecessary risks
    recuperating:to get better again after an injury or illness
    lugged:to pull or carry something heavu with difficulty
    shoved:a strong push
    whisked:to take someone away qucikly from a place
    instilled:to teach someone a way of thinking or behaving over a long period of time
    scoffing:to laugh at a person or idea and talk about them in a way that shows you think they are stupid
    accolade:praise for someone who is greatly admired or a prize given to them for their work
    concede:to admit that something is true or correct although you do not wish it was true
    aptitude:natural ability or skill,especially in learning
    perks: something that you get legally from your work in addition to your wages,such as goods,meals or a car
    incentives:something that encourages you to work harder ,start new activities,etc
    concurrently:existing or happening at the same time
    consecutively:consecutive numbers or periods of time follow one after another without any interruptions

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  3. ludicrously:causing laughter because of

    absurdity; provoking or deserving derision;

    ridiculous; laughable

    prudently:wise or judicious in practical affairs; sagacious; discreet or circumspect; sober.

    recuperating:to recover from sickness or exhaustion; regain health or strength.

    reciprocating:to cause to move alternately backward and forward.

    lugged:to pull or carry with force or effort: to lug a suitcase upstairs.

    shoved:to move along by force from behind; push.

    whisked:to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke

    instilled:to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings; insinuate; inject

    scoffing:to speak derisively; mock; jeer

    accolade:a light touch on the shoulder with the flat side of the sword or formerly by an embrace, done in the ceremony of

    concedes:to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit

    aptitude:capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent

    perks:to become lively, cheerful, or vigorous, as after depression or sickness

    incentives:something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity.

    concurrently:occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side

    consecutively:following one another in uninterrupted succession or order



    For receprocating, it is not receprocating but reciprocating.

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  4. Gregory Ler Jun Kai

    ludicrously: causing laughter because of absurdity

    prudently: wise or judicious in practical affairs

    recuperating: recovering from sickness or exhaustion

    receprocating:to cause to move alternately backward and forward

    lugged: to pull or carry with force or effort

    shoved: to push roughly or rudely

    whisked: to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke

    instilled: to put in drop by drop

    scoffing: an expression of mockery, derision, doubt, or derisive scorn

    accolade: any award, honor, or laudatory notice

    concede: to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit

    aptitude: readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence

    perk: to put oneself forward briskly or presumptuously

    incentives: inciting, as to action; stimulating; provocative

    concurrently: acting in conjunction

    consecutively: following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive

    I think all of us found the meaning from the same website so don't be surprised.

    And one more thing, it is not recEprocating but recIprocating.

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  5. ludicrouly: causing laughter because of absurdity


    prudently: wise or judicious in practical affairs

    recuperating: to recover from sickness or exhaustion regain health or strength./to recover from financial loss.

    receprocating:to cause to move alternately backward and forward./to give, feel, etc., in return.

    lugged:to pull or carry with force or effort./to introduce or interject in an inappropriate or irrelevant manner.

    shoved:to move along by force from behind; push./to push roughly or rudely; jostle.

    whisked:to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke./to sweep (dust, crumbs, etc., or a surface) with a whisk broom, brush, or the like./to draw, snatch, carry, etc., lightly and rapidly.

    instilled:to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings, insinuate, inject./to put in drop by drop.

    scoffing:to speak derisively; mock; jeer./to mock at; deride.

    accolade:any award, honor, or laudatory notice./a light touch on the shoulder with the flat side of the sword or formerly by an embrace, done in the ceremony of conferring knighthood.

    concedes:to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit./to acknowledge before it is officially established./to grant as a right or privilege; yield.

    aptitude:capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent./readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence./the state or quality of being apt; special fitness.

    perks:an advantage or extra thing, such as money or goods, which you are given because of your job.

    incentives:something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity

    concurrently:occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side./acting in conjunction; cooperating./having equal authority or jurisdiction./accordant or agreeing./tending to or intersecting at the same point./something joint or contributory.


    consecutively:following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive./marked by logical sequence./ expressing consequence or result.

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  6. ludicrously-causing laughter because of absurdity; provoking or deserving derision; ridiculous; laughable: a ludicrous lack of efficiency.

    prudently-1.wise or judicious in practical affairs; sagacious; discreet or circumspect; sober.

    recuperating-to recover from sickness or exhaustion; regain health or strength;to recover from financial loss

    reciprocating-to move alternately backward and forward

    lugged-to pull or carry with force or effort

    shoved-to move along by force from behind; push;to push roughly or rudely; jostle.

    whisked-to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke;to draw, snatch, carry, etc., lightly and rapidly

    instilled-to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings; insinuate; inject: to instill courtesy in a child;to put in drop by drop.

    scoffing-to speak derisively; mock; jeer

    accolade-any award, honor, or laudatory notice

    concedes-to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit

    aptitude-capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent;readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence;the state or quality of being apt; special fitness

    perks (n)-an incidental payment, benefit, privilege, or advantage over and above regular income, salary, or wages;a gratuity or tip;something demanded or due as a particular

    privilege-a right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed only by a person beyond the advantages of most

    incentives-something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity

    concurrently-occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side;

    consecutively-following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive;marked by logical sequence

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  7. ludicrous-Laughable or hilarious

    Sentence:On film, however, the story quickly becomes ludicrous.

    prudent-Careful in regard to one's own interests; provident

    Sentence:However, it seemed prudent to leave all our options open.

    recuperate-To return to health or strength; recover.

    Sentence:Still recuperating herself she helped to nurse david through a very serious time following the transplant.

    reciprocate-To show, feel, or give in response or return.

    Sentence:Reciprocates in the only way he knows how to

    lugged-To pull something with difficulty

    Sentence:He lugs his suitcase upstairs.

    shoved-to push forward

    Sentence-You can then shove the whole lot into a tube

    whisked-To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions.

    Sentence- The taxi whisked us to the airport.

    instilled-To pour in (medicine, for example) drop by drop.

    Sentence:Whatever the film evoked in our feelings for jesus, it did not instill any sense of gratitude to god.

    scoff-To mock

    Sentence:When Tom was playing a basketball game,he scoffed at the other team since they scored, so he booed.

    accolade-An expression of approval; praise

    Sentence:I will then identify the ways we can identify whether or not a school deserves the accolade of being a good school.

    concedes-Admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it.

    Sentence:However, the government finally conceded to the prisoners ' demands.
    aptitude

    perks (n)-an advantage

    Sentence:Having such easy access to some of the best cinema and theatre is one of the perks of living in Sydney.

    incentives-inciting, as to action; stimulating; provocative.

    Sentence:The freedoms they offer provide a new incentive for all to improve

    concurrently-occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side

    Sentence:I am concurrently enrolled in both high school and community college.

    consecutively -continuously

    Sentence:She will serve two or four year terms consecutively.

    Ayisha

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  8. ludicrously: so unreasonable that you cannot take it seriously

    prudently: sensible and careful when you make judgements and decisions to avoid unnecessary risks

    recuperating: to recover your health, strength or energy after being sick

    receprocating: to move backwards and forwards in a straight line

    lugged: to carry or drag something heavy with a lot of effort

    shoved: to push somebody or something in a rough way

    whisked: to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke

    instilled: to make somebody feel, think or behave in a paticular way over a period of time

    scoffing: talking about somebody or something in a way that makes it clear that you think they are stupid

    accolade: to praise or an award for an achievement that people admire

    concedes: to admit that something is true

    aptitude: natural ability or skill at doing something

    perks (n): something you receive as well as your wages for doing a particular job

    incentives: something that encourages you to do domething

    concurrently: existing or happening at the same time

    consecutively: continuously

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  9. ludicrously : completely unreasonable
    prudently : sensible and careful when you make judgments
    recuperate :recover
    reciprocating:to cause to move alternately backward and forward.
    Lugged :to pull or carry with force
    shoved : to push roughly
    whisked : to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke
    instilled :to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings
    scoffing :to mock; jeer
    accolade : to praise or an award for an achievement that people admire
    concedes :to admit that something is true
    aptitude :capability; ability; talent
    perks(n) :a privilege, or advantage over and above regular income, salary, or wages

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  10. ludicrously : causing disrespectful laughter

    prudently : wise decisions
    Sentence : It is prudent to wear a coat during winter.

    recuperating : recovering from an illness (strength and energy as well)

    receprocating : to take and give
    Sentence : They appreciated her kindness but were not ready to reciprocate the gesture.

    lugged : a heavy or difficult pull
    Sentence : She had to lug her heavy suitcase down the stairs of her apartment, before leaving for the airport.

    shoved : to push in a rough or careless way.
    Sentence : there was a lot of pushing and shoving before i was able to board the bus.

    whisked : to move something quickly especially to brush something of
    Sentence : Jane whisked the dirt away.

    instilled : to put ideas into someone's mind
    Sentence: My mother instilled the need for good manners into my brother.

    scoffing ; To speak or act disrespectfully
    Sentence : I came to the meeting to scoff but the speaker persuaded me not to.

    accolade : strong praise and approval
    Sentence ; His new book received accolades from the papers.

    concedes : to admit it is true or proper, usually unwillingly
    Sentence : The government conceded defeat as soon as the election results were known.

    aptitude : Natural ability or skill
    Sentence : He showed great aptitude in painting.

    perks (n) : An advantage gained for one's employment
    Sentence : One of the perks of this job is that you don't have to work on Tuesdays.

    incentives : things that are given to you when you achieve the goals set for you. encourages you to achieve the goals as well.
    Sentence : There is always incentives that makes me wants to achieve the targets set by my boss.

    concurrently : More than one thing happening at the same time
    Sentence : My opinions are concurrent with yours with regards to this matter.

    consecutively (adj) : following in regular or unbroken order
    Sentence : The numbers 1,2.3 are consecutive numbers


    Done by : Khoo Xin Hui
    Meanings taken from Longman Dictionary Of Contemporary English (1978)
    so if there is any mistakes please dont blame me!!!

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  11. ludicrously: Absurd or incongruous to the point of provoking ridicule or laughter.

    prudently: Discreet or cautious in managing one activities; circumspect.

    recuperating: To recover from illness or exhaustion.

    reciprocating: To give or feel in return.

    lugged: To carry or drag (something heavy) with great effort.

    shoved: To give a thrust or push to (a person or thing).

    whisked: To brush, sweep, or wipe off lightly.

    instilled: To introduce gradually; implant or infuse.

    scoffing: To speak contemptuously (about); express derision (for); mock.

    accolade: Strong praise or approval; acclaim.

    concedes: To admit or acknowledge (something) as true or correct.

    aptitude: Inherent or acquired ability.

    perks(n): An advantage or benefit.

    incentives: A motivating influence; stimulus.

    concurrently: Taking place at the same time or in the same location.

    consecutively: Following chronological sequence.

    Kian Yang.

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  12. Bhairavi BuddhamurthySeptember 25, 2011 at 3:08 PM

    Ludicrously- Laughable, unreasonable or foolish
    Sentence: Despite holding a degree in accounting, May’s income was ludicrously (unreasonably) low.

    Prudently- To think of the future (Consequences) or showing care.
    Sentence: Johnny prudently told his mother to recuperate at the hospital and that he would watch over the house for her.

    Recuperating- To recover from an illness or exertion.
    Sentence: Sally’s friends advised her to head the doctor’s advice of recuperating at home as her examinations were nearing.

    Reciprocating- To respond to a gesture or action by returning it.
    Sentence: Sally’s neighbours were thankful to her and her family and in turn planned on reciprocating their kindness.

    Lugged- To carry a heavy or bulky object with great effort.
    Sentence: Tom, who was returning home after serving the Army, lugged his bag across the street.
    Shoved- To push someone or something roughly.
    Sentence: In a moment of anger, Tim shoved Jerry causing Jerry to fall.

    Whisked- Take or move someone or something in a particular direction suddenly and quickly
    Sentence: The thief whisked the sack with the stolen goods upon hearing the siren of the police cars.
    Instilled-Gradually but firmly establish something into one’s mind.
    Sentence: Good values have to be instilled in children from young.

    Scoffing-Eat something quickly (Gobble)
    Sentence: After scoffing down his breakfast, Josh rushed to his job interview he was already late for.

    Accolade-An award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgment of merit.
    Sentence: For saving a drowning girl while risking his own life, Drake was awarded an accolade.

    Concedes- Admit that something is true or valid
    Sentence: A true sportsman concedes defeat no matter what.

    Aptitude-A natural ability to do something
    Sentence: Justin has an aptitude of drawing with his eyes closed.

    Perks (n)- An advantage or benefit following from a job or situation.
    Sentence: When Rachel was starting to adapt and discover the perks of living in a town, she was called back to work in her family’s farm due to unforeseen circumstances.

    Incentives- A thing that motivates or encourages one to do something
    Sentence: The school is coming up with incentives for students to show more interest in studies.
    Concurrently- Existing, happening, or done at the same time
    Sentence: Susan is having a dilemma on choosing which of her friends’ parties to attend that is concurrently on Thursday.

    Consecutively- Following continuously
    Sentence: Zack was full of praises when he retained his position as the first in his level’s examination consecutively for the third time.

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  13. ludicrouly: causing laughter because of absurdity


    prudently: wise or judicious in practical affairs

    recuperating: to recover from sickness or exhaustion regain health or strength./to recover from financial loss.

    receprocating:to cause to move alternately backward and forward./to give, feel, etc., in return.

    lugged:to pull or carry with force or effort./to introduce or interject in an inappropriate or irrelevant manner.

    shoved:to move along by force from behind; push./to push roughly or rudely; jostle.

    whisked:to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke./to sweep (dust, crumbs, etc., or a surface) with a whisk broom, brush, or the like./to draw, snatch, carry, etc., lightly and rapidly.

    instilled:to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings, insinuate, inject./to put in drop by drop.

    scoffing:to speak derisively; mock; jeer./to mock at; deride.

    accolade:any award, honor, or laudatory notice./a light touch on the shoulder with the flat side of the sword or formerly by an embrace, done in the ceremony of conferring knighthood.

    concedes:to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit./to acknowledge before it is officially established./to grant as a right or privilege; yield.

    aptitude:capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent./readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence./the state or quality of being apt; special fitness.

    perks:an advantage or extra thing, such as money or goods, which you are given because of your job.

    incentives:something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity

    concurrently:occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side./acting in conjunction; cooperating./having equal authority or jurisdiction./accordant or agreeing./tending to or intersecting at the same point./something joint or contributory.


    consecutively:following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive./marked by logical sequence./ expressing consequence or result.

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  14. Ludicrously
    Meaning: Ridiculously
    Sentence: This wedding dinner service is ludicrously expensive.

    Prudently
    Meaning: Wisely
    Sentence: According to legends, Pragg was an old man who was very prudent.

    Recuperating
    Meaning: Recovering
    Sentence: The doctor said that John is recuperating quickly.

    Reciprocating
    Meaning: Giving and receiving
    Sentence: Life is all about reciprocating- learning to give and take.

    Lugged
    Meaning: Pulled
    Sentence: With great effort, Johnny lugged his golden retriever away from his new found soul mate.

    Shoved
    Meaning: Pushed
    Sentence: He had to shove Tim away from the exit in order to escape from the death-threatening tiger.

    Whisked
    Meaning: To move quickly
    Sentence: The team had to move fast if they have any chance of whisking the band away.

    Instilled
    Meaning: Infused
    Sentence: Parents have the most important job of instilling the correct moral values in their children.

    Scoffing
    Meaning: Mocking
    Sentence: John could not help but scoff at Tim's poor handiwork since it was done horribly.

    Accolade
    Meaning: Highest award
    Sentence: The Apple company brand received the highest accolade for selling the most number of phones.

    Concedes
    Meaning: To acknowledge
    Sentence: After a bitter fight, the Trojans finally conceded defeat and surrender themselves to the Greeks.

    Aptitude
    Meaning: Ability
    Sentence: Tim is a man of great aptitude.

    Perks
    Meaning: Privileges
    Sentence: If you are working in this field, you get to enjoy many perks.

    Incentives
    Meaning: Rewards
    Sentence: For saving our country, the general received many incentives.

    Concurrently
    Meaning: Occurring at the same time
    Sentence: The earthquake and the tsunami are happening concurrently.

    Consecutively
    Meaning: Continuously
    Sentence: The question asked for numbers consecutively from 10.

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