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* re-e·val·u·ate vt. 재평가하다

2. VERB
If you embrace a change, political system, or idea, you accept it and start supporting it or believing in it.
[ FORMAL ]
    He embraces the new information age.
    The new rules have been embraced by government watchdog organizations.


* close·ly ad.
1 접근하여, 바싹
2 , 단단히, 빽빽히, 꼭, 딱
   Her skirt fits closely. 그녀의 치마는 몸에 꼭 맞는다.

3 엄중히, 엄밀히;면밀히
   
a closely-guarded secret 극비 사항
   
translate a poem closely 시를 (원문에) 충실하게 번역하다

4 밀접하게, 친밀하게
5 열심히, 주의하여
6 검소하게;인색하게


* get
ahead (1) 나아가다, 진보하다;따라잡아 앞서다 (2) 출세[성공]하다

* Accounting is the activity of keeping detailed records of the amounts of money a business or person receives and spends.
    the accounting firm of Leventhal & Horwath.


* backing
noun
1. support, encouragement, endorsement, moral support

noun
2. assistance, support, help, aid, sponsorship, patronage

* hug
verb
1. embrace, cuddle, squeeze, clasp, enfold, hold close, take in your arms

noun
2. embrace, squeeze, bear hug, clinch [slang], clasp

* odds
plural noun
1. probability, chances, likelihood


* position
v.《미》 【광고】 <상품 을> (특정 소비자노려서) 선전하다, 시장내놓다

verb
7. place, put, set, stand, arrange, locate, lay out

* readily
adverb
1. willingly, freely, quickly, gladly, eagerly
reluctantly

adverb
2. promptly, quickly, easily, smoothly, effortlessly, speedily, unhesitatingly
with difficulty


  • The Thin Mint :  Girl Scout cookie

    * If someone is perky, they are cheerful and lively.
        He wasn't quite as perky as normal.

    * desperate
    adjective
    1. grave, pressing, serious, severe, extreme, urgent, drastic

    adjective
    2. last-ditch, daring, furious, risky, frantic, audacious

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    * association
     Your association with a person or a thing such as an organization is the connection that you have with them.
        the company's six-year association with retailer J.C. Penney Co.
        affiliation   

    noun
    1. group, club, society, league, band, set, pack, collection

    noun
    2. connection, union, joining, pairing, combination, mixture, blend, juxtaposition


    * pose
    If you pose a question, you ask it. If you pose an issue that needs considering, you mention the issue.
    [ FORMAL ]
        When I finally posed the question, `Why?' he merely shrugged.
        the moral issues posed by new technologies.

    * confront = face
    If you are confronted with a problem, task, or difficulty, you have to deal with it

    * particularly
    adverb
    1. specifically, expressly, explicitly, especially, in particular, distinctly

    adverb
    2. especially, notably, unusually, exceptionally, singularly, uncommonly

    * variety
    noun
    1. diversity, change, variation, difference, diversification, heterogeneity, multifariousness
    uniformity

    * retreat
    verb
    1. withdraw, back off, draw back, leave, go back, depart, fall back, pull back
    advance

    * terrific
    adjective
    1. [Informal]
    excellent, wonderful, brilliant, amazing, outstanding, superb, fantastic [informal], magnificent, booshit [slang], exo [slang], sik [slang], ka pai
    awful

    adjective
    2. [Informal]
    intense, great, huge, enormous, tremendous, fearful, gigantic

    * cut out  
    ADJ : usu with brd-neg, v-link ADJ, ADJ for n, ADJ to-inf
    If you are not cut out for a particular type of work, you do not have the qualities that are needed to be able to do it well.
        I left medicine anyway. I wasn't really cut out for it.

    be cut out for[to do]
    《구어》 ~에 안성맞춤이다, 적임이다
    This is cut out for the party.
    이건 파티에 안성맞춤이다.

    * disrespect
    If someone shows disrespect, they speak or behave in a way that shows lack of respect for a person, law, or custom.
        young people with complete disrespect for authority.
        respect   


    * Someone's confidante is a woman who they are able to discuss their private problems with.

        You are her closest friend and confidante.

    * confidant

    noun
    1. close friend, familiar, intimate, crony, alter ego, bosom friend

    *If you distance yourself from a person or thing, or if something distances you from them, you feel less friendly or positive towards them, or become less involved with them.

    * align
    If you align yourself with a particular group, you support them because you have the same political aim.

    에게 같은 태도취하게 하다;… 제휴시키다 《with
       align+++align oneself with others 동조하다[공동 전선펴다]

    verb
    1. ally, side, join, associate, affiliate, cooperate, sympathize

    verb
    2. line up, order, range, regulate, straighten, even up

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