My new words

Proliferating – increase rapidly in numbers; multiply. Numerical simulation of chain reactions within computers initiated a chain reaction among computers, with machines and codes proliferating as explosively as the phenomena they were designed to help us understand.   In Turkish: Proliferating – çoğalmak, sayıların hızla artışı Bilgisayarların içindeki zincirleme reaksiyonların sayısal simülasyonu bilgisayarlar arasında zincirleme reaksiyonu, bizim anlamanıza yardımcı…

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Evolve – develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form. Amid – surrounded by; in the middle of. Gradual – taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees. Abrupt – sudden and unexpected. We humans evolved to survive amid the gradual, predictable changes of the natural world, but now our livelihoods are threatened by abrupt, unpredictable…

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Scorn – feel or express contempt or derision for, despise Insurgency – rebellion, riot It sounds as if smart, highly educated people will be scorned in the coming economy – but that is not necessarily the case. Success will come through ‘recognizing the physical, cognitive, and social influences on a civilian population targeted by an insurgency’. In…

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Recidivism – Tendency of re-offending Parole – the release of a prisoner temporarily (for a special purpose) or permanently before the completion of a sentence, on the promise of good behavior. Capriciously – whimsy,freakish In light of the findings on predicting recidivism by SVP’s and other prisoners, it is virtually certain that computer analysis could judge parole applications…

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  Demonic – Devilish Sheer- entire, full, downright, absolute, pure Enormity – grandness Stagger – be giddy, become giddy, feel dizzy God of the Evening Star – Venus. That’s what Hesperus meant in Greek. There wasn’t anything especially demonic about the Hesperus. Its sheer enormity was staggering. In Turkish: Demonic – Şeytani Sheer – Tam, bütün, düpedüz, katışıksız Enormity- büyüklük Stagger…

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Turnip – Cole-seed Dispassion –  detachment, objectivity, fairness  Clay just looked at him as if he’d fallen off the turnip truck – which, apart from an expression of mute dispassion, was the most frequent look he used on Luke in those days. In Turkish; Turnip – şalgam Dispassion – hislerine kapılmama; tarafsızlık, objektivite Clay sanki şalgam kamyondan…