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pernicious : having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way. prone: likely to or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something, typically something regrettable or unwelcome. Hindsight bias has pernicious effects on the evaluations of decision makers. Consider low-risk surgical intervention in which an unpredictable accident occurred that caused the patient’s…

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Scorching: very hot, extremely hot ( as verb: burn the surface of (something) with flame or heat.) Noah Walker stands carefully on the roof of his house, takes a moment to ensure his balance, and removes the Yankees cap from his head to wipe the sweat off his brow under the scorching early-June sun. Scorching:…

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Bleak: (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements. Synonyms: bare, exposed, desolate, stark, desert, lunar, open, empty, windswept, treeless Unravel: undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads). Climate scientists offer a similarly bleak view, fearing that Trump will quickly unravel President Barack Obama’s legacy and that “the world, then, may have…

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  trotting: (with reference to a horse or other quadruped) proceed or cause to proceed at a pace faster than a walk, lifting each diagonal pair of legs alternately. Synonyms: run, jog. If it notices that your goal was to go running every morning at 5am but then notices that you never start trotting until 7am…

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  plausibility: probability, possibility, likelihood, chance, odds The evaluation of plausibility and coherence does not suggest an answer to the probability question. plausibility: olasılık, makul olma, akla yakınlık Akla yakınlık ve tutarlılık değerlendirilmesi olasılık sorusu için bir cevap önermez. You can share it!!

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Only much later did men encase their legs in a single bifurcated garment, trousers. For women the legs were enveloped in long skirts, with no bifurcated garment of any kind worn until the mid nineteenth century. The gender division of dress was thus much more pronounced than in Near Eastern dress, with garments of entirely…

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An intention to answer one question evoke another, which was not only superfluous but actually detrimental to the main task. superfluous: unnecessary, especially through being more than enough. detrimental: tending to cause harm. In Turkish: detrimental :zararlı superfluous: gereğinden fazla, fazla, bol bol Bir soruyu cevaplama niyeti sadece fazla değil ama ana görev için zararlı…

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    Stifle – restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion). Stamina – the ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort.   In a typical demonstration, participants who are instructed to stifle their emotional reaction to an emotionally charged film will later perform poorly on a test of physical stamina –…

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Fin: a flattened appendage on various parts of the body of many aquatic vertebrates and some invertebrates, including fish and cetaceans, used for propelling, steering, and balancing. To resist the illusion, there is only one thing you can do: you must learn to mistrust your impressions of the length of lines when fins are attached to them.…

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Agony – extreme physical or mental suffering. shuttering – close the shutters of (a window or building). As someone who has felt, first-hand, the agony of shuttering the doors of his startup, I feel Paul’s pain. But I want to focus on what Branson, a self-made billionaire, who is more often right than wrong, said about ride-sharing…