abscond [əb’skɒnd] v.
1. to escape from a place that you are not allowed to leave without permission.
eg. She absconded from every children’s home they placed her in.
2. to leave secretly and take with you something, especially money, that[……]
seamless /ˈsiːmləs / adj. You use seamless to describe something that has no breaks or gaps in it or which continues without stopping.
eg. This is a seamless flow of talk.
oust [aʊst] v. to force somebody out of a job or position of power, especially in order to take their place.
oust somebody (as something)
eg. He was ousted as chairman.
oust somebody (from something)
eg. The rebels fi[……]
obfuscate [‘ɒbfʌskeɪt] v. [intransitive, transitive] obfuscate (something) (formal)to make something less clear and more difficult to understand, usually deliberately
eg. They are obfuscating the issue.
Delude [dɪ’lu:d] v.
to make somebody believe something that is not true.
1. delude somebody You poor deluded creature.
2. delude yourself He’s deluding himself if he thinks it’s going to be easy.
3. delude somebody/yourself into doing something[……]
grass-roots [‘grɑ:s’ru:ts] n. (plural) ordinary people in society or in an organization, rather than the leaders or people who make decisions.
eg. We need support at grass-roots level.
Epic [‘epɪk] n.& adj.
1. n. An epic is a long book, poem, or film, whose story extends over a long period of time or tells of great events.
eg.They are the creative genius of Greek epic.
2.adj. very great and impr[……]
fad [fæd] n. something that people are interested in for only a short period of time.
eg. Rap music proved to be more than just a passing fad.