Definitions and samples

  • evolve (v.) to develop; to come forth


- Today people enter one career and evolve into others as they develop new skills.

  • conceal (v.) keep from sight; hide


- Some athletes may even conceal their symptoms to continue playing in their sport.

  • feature (n.) part, characteristic


- However, some of the more advanced features, like video chat, are not supported.

  • practical (adj.) having to do with everyday life or real actions and results; realistic; useful


- I think that's the kind of solution that might be very practical.

  • abbreviate (v.) to shorten something by leaving a part, or parts, out


- The student abbreviated most of the words in his or her class notes to keep up with the teacher’s lecture.