10 New Words, Meaning and Example Sentences
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Meaning: Give special importance or prominence to (something) in speaking or writing.
She emphasized the importance of education.
Meaning: act in such a way as to have an effect on another; act reciprocally.
Alex seems to be unable to interact normally with other people.
Meaning: Get, acquire, or secure (something)
He worked hard to obtain his objective.
Meaning: Put a limit on; keep under control.
He restricted his drinking to one beer a day.
Meaning: occur in turn repeatedly.
I may suggest an alternate plan?
Meaning: Distribute (resources or duties) for a particular purpose
I would like to allocate more time to dating, though. I need to find a girlfriend.
Meaning: Come before (something) in time.
The rain was preceded by wind.
Meaning: Direct toward a particular end or object
Jessica flipped through the channels.
Meaning: Compel observance of or compliance with (a law, rule, or obligation)
The laws were very difficult to enforce.
Meaning: Compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action
Children are constrained to work in the way the book dictates