Vocab-ability Suffix–359 (__ure = noun suffix) – A More Powerful Vocabulary (earn UpVotes with “Vocab Practice” exercise)

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  1. Hydro electric power relies on PRESSURE of water to generate electricity
  2. Water and oil is a bad MIXTURE
  3. The use of foul language has been CENSURED by religion
  4. You are called a FAILURE only when you give up trying

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  1. Failure to comply will attract a huge penalty
  2. The water pressure was so high it made the container to burst
  3. Iron and clay do not make a good mixture
  4. Bitcoin has been openly censured by various governments

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  1. A printing press uses pressure to print words and pictures onto paper.
  2. An engine failure made the vehicle useless for travel.
  3. Those who are corrupt seek censure of the truth.
  4. Fuel for a 2-cycle engine is a mixture of gasoline and oil.

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  1. The failure of his final exam prevented him from obtaining his diploma.
  2. The wind pressure was so strong during the storm that his car turned over.
  3. I love using a mixture of new ingredient to come up with a new dish.
  4. Information about the terrorist attacks were censored by the government.

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  1. CENSURE these activists for their careless remarks!
  2. A government that cant provide for its citizens is a FAILURE.
  3. Chemistry deals with the MIXTURE of compounds
  4. He is mounting PRESSURE on me to release my password

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My vocab Practice

1.- I don't like to work under pressure because I can't concentrate on what I do.

2.- Long ago, women were afraid of failure in marriage because society made it seem like she failed as a woman.

3.- When the coup took place in Venezuela, the media censored any news referring to what was happening in this Country.

4.- I love the mixture of the smell of freshly brewed coffee and that of wet ground when it rains.

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  1. It was a big failure on his part to set out hiking without the proper gear on his backpack in case of an emergency.

  2. She likes to put pressure to some of her colleagues on a project they’re working on just to annoy them.

  3. It was a mixture of green and blue for her painting to start off with.

  4. Her speech was being censured.

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