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Today’s article title is: China is building new, green cities but can’t find people to live there
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Important words and idioms from the article
Meaning: to express one’s unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of
Synonyms: blame, censure, condemn, criticize, dispraise, fault, knock, pan, reprehend, slag
Antonyms: extol, laud, praise, condemn
Usage: I don’t mean to denounce your practice
Forms: Denouncement (noun)
Meaning: something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
Synonyms: aim, ambition, aspiration, design, dream, end, goal, idea, ideal, intent, objective, purpose
Usage: It was never my intention to hurt him
Forms: Intentional (adverb), Intend (verb)
Meaning: showing no signs of being under control
Synonyms: abandoned, intemperate, rampant, raw, runaway, unbounded, unchecked, uncontrolled, unhampered, unhindered, unrestrained
Antonyms: bridled, checked, constrained, controlled, curbed, governed, hampered, hindered, restrained, temperate
Usage: The unbridled horse ran across the field
Meaning: growing thickly and vigorously
Synonyms: luxuriant, prosperous, rampant, rank, weedy
Usage: Lush trees turned the landscape green
Meaning: to represent in visible form
Synonyms: body, epitomize, express, externalize, incarnate, incorporate, instantiate, manifest, materialize, personalize, personify, substantiate
Usage: They embody the virtues of the ancient tribe.
Forms: Embodiment (noun)