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abbreviation
abnormal
abolish
aboriginal
abort
abound
abrasion
abridge
abrupt
absorb
abstract
abundance
accelerate
accessory
acclaim
accommodate
accommodation
accompany
accord
accountable
accumulate
accuser
achieve
acquaint
acquire
acquisition
activate
acute
adapt
addict
adept
adequate
adhere
adjacent
adjoin
administer
administrate
admission
adolescence
advent
adverse
advertise
advocate
aerial
aesthetic
affiliate
affirm
affix
afflict
aggregate
agitation
agony
agreeable
airing
albeit
alienate
allege
allegiance
alleviate
allocate
allot
allowance
alloy
alongside
alphabetical
alter
alternate
altitude
amateur
amaze
ambiguity
ambiguous
ambitious
amend
amends
amid
amidst
ammunition
amphibian
ample
amplify
amuse
analogy
analyse
analytical
ancestor
anchor
anecdote
annihilate
annoy
annuity
antagonism
antarctic
anthem
anthology
anthropology
antibiotic
anticipate
anticipation
antonym
apologetic
apparatus
apparent
append
appendix
applaud
appliance
applicant
appraisal
appreciable
apprentice
approximate
apt
aptitude
aquarium
aquatic
arbitrary
arc
arch
archaic
architect
archives
ardent
arduous
arena
arise
armour
arouse
array
articulate
artificial
artillery
ascend
ascent
ascertain
ascribe
aspect
aspiration
aspire
assassination
assemble
assert
assess
asset
assign
assorted
assumption
assurance
astound
astronomy
asylum
athlete
atlas
attach
attain
attendance
attendant
attribute
audible
audit
auditorium
augment
authentic
author
authoritative
authorize
automate
automatic
automation
automobile
autonomy
auxiliary
avail
avalanche
avert
aviation
axis
backward
bacterium
badminton
baffle
ballot
bamboo
ban
bandage
banish
bankrupt
banquet
bark
barometer
barren
barricade
barrier
barter
batch
bathe
batter
bead
beautician
beforehand
beneficial
berth
beset
beverage
bewilder
bias
bibliography
bilateral
bilingual
bind
biography
bitumen
blaze
bleach
bleak
blend
blink
bloc
bloom
blossom
blot
blunder
blunt
blur
blush
boast
boil
bookcase
bookkeeper
bookstall
boost
boundary
bounty
bouquet
bowel
boycott
brace
brake
brashness
breach
breakthrough
breed
brew
brink
brisk
brochure
bronze
brood
browse
bruise
buckle
buffet
bulb
bulge
bulk
bulletin
bumper
bundle
bungalow
buoyant
bureaucracy
burgeon
burial
burrow
bustle
butcher
butterfly
bypass

Word and Definition List


abbreviation: Read
n.
(viết tắt) shortening something by omitting parts of it

abnormal: Read
a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
(bất thường) unusual; not typical; not normal

abolish: Read
v. Syn. cancel; annul
(không nhận bãi bỏ) cancel; put an end to; destroy completely

aboriginal: Read
a. Syn. primitive; native
(thổ dân) being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native

abort: Read
v. Syn. failure; terminate
(hủy bỏ) stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy

abound: Read
v.
(rất nhiều) be full of; be plentiful

abrasion: Read
n. Syn. scratch; friction
(mài mòn) scratch; friction

abridge: Read
v. Syn. condense; shorten
(hạn chế một) condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abrupt: Read
a. Syn. sudden; unforeseen
(đột ngột) broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

absorb: Read
v. Syn. monopolize; receive
(hấp thụ) assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

abstract: Read
a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
(trừu tượng) theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

abundance: Read
n. Syn. profusion; richness
(phong phú) great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing

accelerate: Read
v. Syn. speed; hasten
(tăng tốc) move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

accessory: Read
n. Syn. adjunct; appendage
(Phụ kiện) additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item

acclaim: Read
v. Syn. applaud
(ca ngợi) applaud; announce with great approval

accommodate: Read
v. Syn. adapt; oblige
(phù hợp) do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for

accommodation: Read
n.
(nhà ở) living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience

accompany: Read
v.
(cùng) travel with; be associated with

accord: Read
n. Syn. agreement; treaty
(phù) settlement or compromise of conflicting opinions; written agreement between two states

accountable: Read
a.
(Kế toán) liable to being called to account; answerable; responsible; something that can be explained

accumulate: Read
v. Syn. collect
(trách nhiệm tích lũy) pile up; collect; mount up; increase

accuser: Read
n.
(người tố cáo) one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault

achieve: Read
v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
(đạt) gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill

acquaint: Read
v. Syn. Inform
(làm quen) inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar

acquire: Read
v. Syn. obtain; gain
(mua) gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system

acquisition: Read
n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
(mua) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

activate: Read
v. Syn. encourage; stimulate
(kích hoạt) make active or more active; stimulate; make radioactive

acute: Read
a. Syn. keen; sharp
(cấp) quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

adapt: Read
v. Syn. alter; modify
(thích ứng) make fit for; change to suit a new purpose

addict: Read
v.
(nghiện) cause someone to become dependent; indulge in; be devoted to

adept: Read
a. Syn. competent; proficient
(chuyên nghiệp) expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

adequate: Read
a. Syn. sufficient; enough
(đầy đủ) sufficient; enough to meet a purpose

adhere: Read
v. Syn. stick; bond
(tuân thủ) stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with

adjacent: Read
a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
(lân cận) adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near

adjoin: Read
v. Syn. attach
(phụ hợp) be next to; be contiguous to; border on

administer: Read
v. Syn. govern; supervise
(quản trị) govern; supervise; give or apply medications

administrate: Read
v.
(quản trị) administer; supply; supervise or be in charge of

admission: Read
n. Syn. admittance; entrance; access
(nhập học) act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter

adolescence: Read
n. Syn. youth; juvenescence
(niên thiếu) state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity

advent: Read
n. Syn. arrival
(đời) coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important

adverse: Read
a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
(bất lợi) in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

advertise: Read
v. Syn. notify
(quảng cáo) give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of

advocate: Read
v. Syn. urge; support
(biện hộ) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aerial: Read
a.
(trên không) of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air

aesthetic: Read
a. Syn. artistic; elegant
(thẩm mỹ) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste

affiliate: Read
v. Syn. associate; incorporate
(liên kết) associate; incorporate

affirm: Read
v. Syn. assert; confirm
(khẳng định) assert; confirm

affix: Read
v. Syn. fasten; attach
(đóng) fasten; append; add on; secure to something

afflict: Read
v. Syn. plague; suffer; torment
(ức hiếp) cause pain, suffering or distress

aggregate: Read
v. Syn. gather; accumulate
(tổng hợp) gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to

agitation: Read
n. Syn. anxiety; disturbance
(kích động) anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance

agony: Read
n.
(khổ) extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; last struggle of life; death struggle

agreeable: Read
a. Syn. pleasing; acceptable
(dễ chịu) ready to consent or submit; acceptable

airing: Read
a.
(phát sóng) exposure to air for freshening or drying; exposure to public attention; radio or television broadcast

albeit: Read
ad.
(dù) even though; although; notwithstanding

alienate: Read
v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
(xa lánh) cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

allege: Read
v. Syn. affirm
(tố cáo) state without proof; assert to be true

allegiance: Read
n. Syn. loyalty; fidelity
(trung thành) loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion

alleviate: Read
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
(giảm) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

allocate: Read
v. Syn. assign
(giao) assign; distribute according to plan

allot: Read
v. Syn. distribute
(allot) parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot

allowance: Read
n. Syn. authorization; permission
(phụ cấp) approval; act of allowing, granting, or admitting

alloy: Read
v. Syn. combine; mix
(hợp kim) combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate

alongside: Read
ad.
(cùng) along or by the side; side by side with

alphabetical: Read
a.
(thứ tự chữ cái) arranged in customary order of the letters of a language

alter: Read
v. Syn. modify; change; convert
(thay đổi) modify; cause to change; make different; convert

alternate: Read
a. Syn. substitute
(thay thế) happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute

altitude: Read
n. Syn. elevation; height
(độ cao) elevation especially above sea level; height

amateur: Read
a. Syn. nonprofessional; inexpert
(nghiệp dư) nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art

amaze: Read
v. Syn. stun; astonish; shock
(ngạc nhiên) astonish; affect with wonder

ambiguity: Read
n.
(mơ hồ) state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty

ambiguous: Read
a.
(mơ hồ) unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambitious: Read
a. Syn. aspiring; enterprising
(tham vọng) aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement

amend: Read
v. Syn. correct; improve
(Sửa đổi) change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors

amends: Read
n.
(sửa đổi) compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation

amid: Read
ad. Syn. among
(giữa) in the middle of; among; surrounded by

amidst: Read
ad. Syn. amid; among
(giữa) amid; in the middle of; among

ammunition: Read
n. Syn. weapon
(tiện nghi đạn dược) military stores or provisions; articles used in weapons, as powder, balls, shot, shells

amphibian: Read
a.
(lưỡng cư) able to live both on land and in water

ample: Read
a. Syn. abundant
(phong phú) more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large

amplify: Read
v. Syn. intensify; increase
(khuếch đại) broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase

amuse: Read
v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
(giải trí) occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive

analogy: Read
n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
(tương tự) similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

analyse: Read
v.
(phân tích) resolve anything complex into its elements; separate into parts for purpose of examination of each separately

analytical: Read
a.
(phân tích) of analysis; resolving into elements or parts

ancestor: Read
n. Syn. forefather; forebear
(tổ tiên) forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor

anchor: Read
v. Syn. fasten
(neo) secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate

anecdote: Read
n. Syn. episode; story
(giai thoại) short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

annihilate: Read
v. Syn. destroy
(tiêu diệt) destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence

annoy: Read
v. Syn. disturb; irritate
(làm phiền) disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate

annuity: Read
n.
(niên kim) annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year

antagonism: Read
n. Syn. hostility; enmity
(đối kháng) active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antarctic: Read
a.
(Nam Cực) opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it

anthem: Read
n. Syn. song; hymn
(ca) song of praise or patriotism; song of devotion or loyalty

anthology: Read
n. Syn. collection
(tuyển tập) book of literary selections by various authors

anthropology: Read
n.
(nhân chủng học) social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings

antibiotic: Read
a. Syn. antibacterial
(kháng sinh) of or relating to chemical substance that kills microorganisms and cures infections

anticipate: Read
v. Syn. expect; predict
(dự đoán) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict

anticipation: Read
n. Syn. expectation
(dự đoán) something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence

antonym: Read
n.
(trái nghĩa) word of opposite meaning; counter term

apologetic: Read
a.
(xin lỗi) offering or expressing an apology or excuse; serving as or containing a formal justification or defense

apparatus: Read
n. Syn. equipment
(bộ máy) a group of parts that work together to perform given function; appliance or device for particular purpose

apparent: Read
a. Syn. visible
(rõ ràng) capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

append: Read
v. Syn. attach
(thêm) attach; add as supplement or appendix

appendix: Read
n. Syn. appendage; adjunct; concomitant
(phụ lục) something appended or added

applaud: Read
v. Syn. clap; acclaim
(hoan nghênh) acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands

appliance: Read
n.
(thiết bị) durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use

applicant: Read
n. Syn. candidate
(đơn) candidate

appraisal: Read
n. Syn. assessment; evaluation
(thẩm định) assessment; evaluation; the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

appreciable: Read
a. Syn. considerable; perceptible
(đáng) considerable; perceptible

apprentice: Read
n.
(tập sự) works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner

approximate: Read
v. Syn. approach
(gần) approach; come near

apt: Read
a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
(apt) likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude: Read
n. Syn. intelligence; talent
(aptitude) inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

aquarium: Read
n.
(hồ) tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals

aquatic: Read
a. Syn. watery
(thủy sản) consisting of, relating to, or being in water

arbitrary: Read
a. Syn. capricious; impulse
(độc đoán) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arc: Read
n.
(hồ quang) continuous portion of a circle; something curved in shape

arch: Read
n.
(kiến trúc) any part of a curved line

archaic: Read
a. Syn. antiquated
(cổ) no longer current or applicable; antiquated

architect: Read
n.
(Kiến trúc sư) one who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures

archives: Read
n.
(lưu trữ) public records; place where public records are kept

ardent: Read
a. Syn. intense; passionate; zealous
(hăng hái) displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate

arduous: Read
a. Syn. hard; strenuous
(gian nan) demanding great effort or labor; difficult

arena: Read
n.
(trường) playing field where sports events take place; large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

arise: Read
v. Syn. spring
(phát sinh) come up from a lower to a higher position; come above the horizon; spring up; come into action

armour: Read
n.
(giáp) defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons

arouse: Read
v. Syn. excite; stimulate; awake
(đánh thức) excite; stimulate; awaken from or as if from sleep

array: Read
v. Syn. marshal
(mảng) set out for display or use; place in orderly arrangement

articulate: Read
a. Syn. effective; distinct
(rõ) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

artificial: Read
a. Syn. unreal
(nhân tạo) made by humans; produced rather than natural.

artillery: Read
n.
(pháo) large weapons, such as cannon and missile launchers operated by crews; branch of army in use of large weapons

ascend: Read
v. Syn. climb; mount
(lên) climb; mount

ascent: Read
n.
(leo) upward slope or grade; movement upward

ascertain: Read
v. Syn. discover; insure
(xác định) find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of

ascribe: Read
v. Syn. refer; attribute; assign
(gán) inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality

aspect: Read
n. Syn. respect; facet
(khía cạnh) distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind

aspiration: Read
n. Syn. ambition; longing
(khát vọng) ambition; longing

aspire: Read
v. Syn. dream; seek
(khao khát) seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end

assassination: Read
n.
(ám sát) act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack

assemble: Read
v. Syn. gather
(lắp ráp) put together; bring or call together into a group or whole

assert: Read
v. Syn. declare
(khẳng định) declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly

assess: Read
v. Syn. estimate; judge
(đánh giá) estimate value; judge worth of something

asset: Read
n. Syn. properties; advantage
(tài sản) properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality

assign: Read
v. Syn. appoint; allot
(giao) appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly

assorted: Read
a. Syn. varied; miscellaneous
(các loại) varied; miscellaneous

assumption: Read
n. Syn. hypothesis; supposition
(giả định) something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of

assurance: Read
n. Syn. certainty; confidence; insurance; guaranty
(đảm bảo) promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt

astound: Read
v. Syn. surprise; shock
(astound) affect with wonder; surprise; shock

astronomy: Read
n.
(thiên văn học) branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and universe as a whole

asylum: Read
n. Syn. protection
(tị nạn) place of refuge or shelter; protection

athlete: Read
n.
(vận động viên) sports man; one who contended for prize in public games

atlas: Read
n.
(bản đồ) a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables

attach: Read
v. Syn. fasten; annex
(chú) fasten; annex; be in contact with

attain: Read
v. Syn. gain
(đạt) achieve or accomplish; gain

attendance: Read
n.
(tham gia) act of being present

attendant: Read
n. Syn. aide; servant
(giả) aide; servant; accompanying; person who participates in a meeting

attribute: Read
n. Syn. trait
(thuộc tính) essential quality; reputation; honor

audible: Read
a. Syn. perceptible; discernible
(nghe) perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear

audit: Read
n.
(kiểm toán) examination of accounts; adjustment or correction of accounts

auditorium: Read
n.
(thính) area of theater or concert hall where audience sits

augment: Read
v. Syn. increase
(tăng) make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

authentic: Read
a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
(xác thực) not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

author: Read
n.
(tác giả) beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer

authoritative: Read
a.
(thẩm quyền) having weight of authority; peremptory and dictatorial

authorize: Read
v. Syn. empower; sanction
(ủy quyền) empower; give permission for; sanction

automate: Read
v.
(tự động) replace or enhance human labor with machines

automatic: Read
a. Syn. automated; mechanized; involuntary
(tự động) mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control

automation: Read
n.
(tự động hóa) act or process of converting the controlling of a machine or device to a more automatic system, such as computer or electronic controls

automobile: Read
n.
(ô tô) self-propelled vehicle suitable for use on street or roadway

autonomy: Read
n. Syn. independence; liberty
(tự chủ) independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination

auxiliary: Read
a. Syn. aiding; supplementary
(phụ) helper, additional or subsidiary

avail: Read
v. Syn. profit; promote
(tận) turn to advantage of; be of service to; profit; promote

avalanche: Read
n.
(thác) great mass of falling snow and ice

avert: Read
v. Syn. prevent
(tránh) prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away

aviation: Read
n. Syn. flying; flight; aeronautics
(hàng không) art or science of flying; flight; aeronautics

axis: Read
n. Syn. shaft; pivot
(trục) the center around which something rotates; pivot

backward: Read
a.
(lạc hậu) directed to the back or rear; unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; undeveloped

bacterium: Read
n.
(vi khuẩn) single celled organism with no nucleus

badminton: Read
n.
(cầu lông) game played on a court with light long-handled rackets

baffle: Read
v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
(vách ngăn) frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of

ballot: Read
n.
(phiếu) printed or written ticket used in voting; act of voting; whole number of votes cast at an election

bamboo: Read
n.
(tre) plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries

ban: Read
n. Syn. Prohibition
(ban) official prohibition; decree that prohibits something

bandage: Read
n.
(băng) strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds

banish: Read
v. Syn. dispel
(trục xuất) drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel

bankrupt: Read
a.
(phá sản) penniless, without any money; financially ruined

banquet: Read
n. Syn. feast
(tiệc) feast; entertainment of eating and drinking

bark: Read
n. Syn. yelp; howl
(vỏ) sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog

barometer: Read
n.
(phong vũ biểu) instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere

barren: Read
a. Syn. desolate
(cằn cỗi) desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking

barricade: Read
n. Syn. obstacle
(chướng ngại vật) hastily put together defensive barrier; obstacle

barrier: Read
n. Syn. obstacle; hindrance; hurdle
(rào) obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit

barter: Read
v. Syn. trade; exchange
(trao đổi) trade goods or services without the exchange of money

batch: Read
n.
(hàng loạt) quantity of bread baked at one time; a collection of things or persons to be handled together

bathe: Read
v. Syn. lave; immerse
(tắm) wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self

batter: Read
v.
(đập) beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence

bead: Read
n. Syn. pearl; drops; droplet
(hạt) small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing

beautician: Read
n.
(mỹ) one skilled in giving cosmetic treatments; one who does hair styling, manicures, and other beauty treatments

beforehand: Read
ad. Syn. previously; aforetime
(trước) in state of anticipation; in advance; by way of preparation

beneficial: Read
a. Syn. helpful; useful
(lợi) helpful; tending to promote physical well-being

berth: Read
n.
(cầu) space for ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; place to sleep or stay; appointment or job

beset: Read
v. Syn. harass; attack
(bao vây) attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in

beverage: Read
n. Syn. refreshment
(thức uống) liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment

bewilder: Read
v. Syn. confuse
(chưng hửng) lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes

bias: Read
n. Syn. prejudice; preference
(thiên vị) preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way

bibliography: Read
n.
(thư mục) list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject

bilateral: Read
a. Syn. mutual; lateral
(song) two-sided; mutual

bilingual: Read
n.
(song ngữ) using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency

bind: Read
v. Syn. contract; cohere; stick
(liên kết) tie, or confine with a cord, band, or chain; make fast; contract; cohere or stick together

biography: Read
n.
(tiểu sử) an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life

bitumen: Read
n.
(nhựa đường) mineral pitch; black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame

blaze: Read
n. Syn. flame
(đám cháy) brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame

bleach: Read
v. Syn. whiten; blanch
(thuốc tẩy) make white or colorless; blanch

bleak: Read
a. Syn. cold; cheerless
(ảm đạm) cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable

blend: Read
n. Syn. combination; mixture
(pha trộn) combination; mixture; forming uniform mixture

blink: Read
v. Syn. wink
(nhấp nháy) shut eyes briefly; wink

bloc: Read
n.
(khối) a group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action

bloom: Read
n. Syn. flower; blossom
(hoa) flower; blossom; best time of youth; period of greatest prosperity or productivity

blossom: Read
n.
(hoa) reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts

blot: Read
n.
(blot) spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; weak point or failing

blunder: Read
n. Syn. error
(sai lầm) serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion

blunt: Read
a. Syn. insensitive
(cùn) having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive

blur: Read
n. Syn. stain; dim
(mờ) something that is hazy and indistinct to the sight or mind; dim, confused appearance; moral stain or blot

blush: Read
v.
(đỏ) become rosy or reddish; turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

boast: Read
v. Syn. brag; vaunt
(khoe khoang) show off oneself; speak of with excessive pride

boil: Read
v.
(sôi) be agitated; pass from a liquid to vapor when heated; be excited with passion; heat in water

bookcase: Read
n.
(tủ sách) case with shelves for holding books, especially one with glazed doors

bookkeeper: Read
n.
(nhân viên kế toán) one who keeps accounts; one who has charge of keeping books and accounts in an office

bookstall: Read
n.
(bookstall) stall where books are sold, as on a street; table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale

boost: Read
v. Syn. raise; advance
(tăng) raise; advance; push or shove upward

boundary: Read
n. Syn. border; frontier
(ranh giới) dividing line; border; frontier

bounty: Read
n. Syn. kindness; virtue
(bounty) goodness, kindness; virtue; liberality in giving

bouquet: Read
n. Syn. bunch
(bó) small cluster or arrangement of flowers; an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

bowel: Read
n.
(ruột) a part or division of intestine; interior of something; any internal organ of the body, as the stomach, liver, brain

boycott: Read
v.
(tẩy chay) refrain from buying or using

brace: Read
n.
(nẹp) something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;

brake: Read
n.
(phanh) a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction

brashness: Read
n.
(brashness) characteristic of being brash; trait of being rash and hasty; tasteless showiness

breach: Read
n. Syn. violation; infringement
(vi phạm) breaking of contract or duty

breakthrough: Read
n.
(đột phá) act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction

breed: Read
v. Syn. raise; hatch; mate
(giống) raise; produce offspring; give birth to or hatch; mate

brew: Read
v. Syn. boil; cook
(pha) boil or seethe; cook; be in a state of preparation; be mixing, forming, or gathering

brink: Read
n. Syn. verge; border
(bờ vực) edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge

brisk: Read
a. Syn. energetic; swift
(nhanh) marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner

brochure: Read
n. Syn. pamphlet
(Tài liệu) pamphlet; small book usually having paper cover

bronze: Read
n.
(đồng) an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements

brood: Read
v.
(bố mẹ) think long and anxiously; be in a state of gloomy, serious thought

browse: Read
v. Syn. graze
(duyệt) graze; skim or glance at casually

bruise: Read
v.
(vết bầm tím) injure, as by a blow or collision; contuse; fight with the fists

buckle: Read
v. Syn. fold; fasten; distort
(khóa) fold or collapse; bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

buffet: Read
n.
(buffet) table with food set out for people to serve themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out

bulb: Read
n.
(bóng) rounded part of a cylindrical structure; electric lamp consisting of a glass ball

bulge: Read
v.
(phình) cause to curve outward; swell up; stick out; protrude

bulk: Read
n. Syn. majority; mass
(số lượng lớn) majority; main part; volume; mass

bulletin: Read
n.
(tin) brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement; a periodical publication

bumper: Read
n.
(bội) something as bars at edges to absorb shock and prevent serious damage

bundle: Read
n. Syn. packet; parcel
(bó) packet; a package of things tied together; a large sum of money

bungalow: Read
n.
(bungalow) small house or cottage usually having a single story and attic

buoyant: Read
a.
(nổi) able to float; cheerful and optimistic

bureaucracy: Read
n.
(quan liêu) over-regulated administrative system

burgeon: Read
v. Syn. thrive; mushroom
(đọt non) grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly

burial: Read
n. Syn. grave
(mai táng) grave or tomb; ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground

burrow: Read
n. Syn. tunnel; den
(hang) tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; dig; move through by or as by digging

bustle: Read
v. Syn. teem
(nhộn nhịp) move or cause to move energetically and busily; teem

butcher: Read
n. Syn. slaughterer
(hàng thịt) one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty; vendor, especially on train or in theater

butterfly: Read
n.
(bướm) insect typically having a slender body with broad colorful wings

bypass: Read
n.
(bỏ qua) channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture; conductor having low resistance in parallel