discover: verb to be the first to find
The scientist discovered this element years ago. invent: (verb) to think out and produce
Who will invent a better way to stop people from texting while
disinterested: (adjective) not biased or prejudiced; showing no
We all want a disinterested judge to work in our judicial system. uninterested: (adjective) not interested
Gracie is uninterested in that particular field of mathematics.
emigrate from: (verb) to leave one country to go live in another
The Greek family emigrated from their homeland and settled in
Astoria, New York. immigrate to: (verb) to come to a new country or area
These Irish brothers immigrated to Manhattan and established themselves
there in a short time.
explicit: fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated
The troop leader gave us explicit directions on what to expect
during the trip. implicit: implied, rather than expressly stated
Our dadís facial expressions implicitly told us that we should not
behave in the same manner again.
famous: (adjective) well known; having fame; renowned
She became a famous singer whose name was known around
the world. notorious: (adjective) well known; publicly discussed; widely, but unfavorably,
The notorious bank robber had spread fear throughout the city.