Definitions and samples

  • defraud (v.) take money, rights, etc., away by cheating


- She defrauded her employers of thousands of pounds.

  • inject (v.) to insert a liquid by means of a syringe


- The doctor used a needle to inject the medicine slowly into her arm.

  • procedure (n.) a specific way of performing or doing something


- The flight attendant explained the emergency evacuation procedure.

  • scar (n.) a mark on the skin left after a wound has healed; a lasting sign of damage, either mental or physical


- The surgery was successful, but it left a large scar across her abdomen.

  • intermediary (n.) a person or organization that tries to help two other people or groups to agree with each other


- Jackson acted as an intermediary between the two parties.